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First PhD in EER at MSU - Also winner of MSU Excellence in Teaching Citation

posted Jun 3, 2010, 3:01 PM by Jon Sticklen   [ updated Jun 3, 2010, 5:33 PM ]
For the first time in recent memory, the College of Engineering has graduated a doctoral student whose dissertation is in engineering education research (EER). Mr. Qaiser Malik - now Dr. Malik - has studied over the last three years under the guidance of his advisor, Dr. Mike Shanblatt (ECE). 

Qaiser has won numerous awards during his academic career at MSU. In 2009, Dr. Malik was awarded  an NAE Center for the Advancement of Scholarship on Engineering Education (CASEE) Fellowship for doctoral scholars (travel to Frontiers in Education). In 2010, he was honored with one of the six MSU Excellence in Teaching Citations at the MSU Annual Awards Convocation, 2010. 

Dr. Malik's dissertation is an early study of the attitudinal outcomes resulting from the College of Engineering's Cornerstone (first year) program.