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David Gattie

David Gattie is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering. He has expertise in simulation and modeling of biodegredation / transformation rates of chemicals in aquatic systems and environmental parameters affecting these rates. In addition, he works in the area of mathematical modeling of the effects of temperature, moisture, and other environmental parameters on methane production/consumption in sediments and soils. Dr. Gattie teaches in the area of environmental engineering at the University of George and serves this project in the area of connecting technology education with engineering.

Contact: dgattie@engr.uga.edu

Roger Hill

Roger Hill is a Professor and Department Head of Workforce Education, Leadership, and Social Foundations. His program area is technology education, having been a teacher educator in that field for 20 years. His stream of research has included a focus on work ethic and affective attributes necessary for success in a high-technology workplace. He is also an affiliate member of the University of Georgia Faculty of Engineering and has extensive experience operating summer programs and residential experiential education opportunities.

Contact: rbhill@uga.edu

Syd Thompson

Sidney Thompson is Professor and Coordinator of Undergraduate Programs in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering.  He was named the U. H. Davenport Professor of Biological and Agricultural Engineering in 1999. Dr. Thompson has been named Teacher of the Year by the students in his department nine times during his 22 years of teaching. He was awarded the D. W. Brooks Award for Excellence in Teaching in 1998. Dr. Thompson primarily teaches in the areas of mechanics and structural design and serves this project in the area of connecting technology education with engineering.

Contact: sidt@engr.uga.edu

Bob Wicklein

Robert Wicklein is a Professor in the Department of Workforce Education, Leadership, and Social Foundations. He has extensive experience in designing and developing instructional materials for technology education and is recognized as a national leader in that field. His primary research focus applies directly to the design of appropriate technological solutions for sustainable development. He has published studies related to mental processes used by technologists in problem solving and is been a principal investigator for an NSF - Bridges for Engineering Education grant.

Contact: wickone@uga.edu

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