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Elizabeth Starkey

Assistant Teaching Professor
Engineering Design Minors and Certificates Coordinator

Affiliation(s):

  • School of Engineering Design and Innovation
  • Engineering Design

213Q Hammond Building

ems413@psu.edu

813-865-2925

Research Areas:

Engineering Design

 
 

 

Education

  • BS, Computer Engineering and Applied Mathematics, 2012
  • Ph D, Industrial Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 2018

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Rohan Prabhu, Mohammad Alsager Alzayed and Elizabeth M Starkey, 2022, "Feeling the heat: investigating the influence of novice designers’ trait empathy, and their beliefs, attitudes, and intentions towards sustainability on their identification of problem requirements", Research in Engineering Design
  • Mohammad Alsager Alzayed, Elizabeth Starkey and Rohan Prabhu, 2022, "Exploring the relationship between students’ empathy, their attitudes towards sustainability, and their reflections on a workshop on sustainable design", International Journal of Engineering Education
  • Elizabeth Starkey, 2022, "Digitizing Dissection: A Case Study on Augmented Reality and Animation in Engineering Education", Journal of Mechanical Design
  • Torsten Maier, Nicolas Soria Zuita, Elizabeth Starkey, Daniel Spillane, Christopher McComb and Jessica Menold, 2022, "Comparing Human and Cognitive Assistant Facilitated Brainstorming Sessions", Journal of Engineering Design, 33, (4), pp. 259-283
  • Scarlett Rae Miller, Samuel T Hunter, Elizabeth M Starkey, Sharath Ramachandran, Faez Ahmed and Mark Fuge, 2021, "How Should We Measure Creativity in Engineering Design? A Comparison Between Social Science and Engineering Approaches", Journal of Mechanical Design, 143, (3), pp. 9
  • Elizabeth Starkey, Mohammad Alsager Alzayed, Samuel Hunter and Scarlett Rae Miller, 2020, "Dissection Versus Incubation: The Within-Subject Effects of Product Dissection Activities on Design Variety", Journal of Mechanical Design, 142, (1), pp. 13
  • Elizabeth Starkey, Samuel T Hunter and Scarlett Rae Miller, 2019, "Are creativity and self-efficacy at odds? an exploration in variations of product dissection in engineering education", Journal of Mechanical Design, Transactions of the ASME, 141, (1)
  • Elizabeth Starkey, Jessica Menold and Scarlett Rae Miller, 2019, "When Are Designers Willing to Take Risks? How Concept Creativity and Prototype Fidelity Influence Perceived Risk", Journal of Mechanical Design, Transactions of the ASME, 141, (3)
  • Elizabeth Starkey, A.S. McKay, Samuel T Hunter and Scarlett Rae Miller, 2018, "Piecing together product dissection: How dissection conditions impact student conceptual understanding and cognitive load", Journal of Mechanical Design, Transactions of the ASME, 140, (5)
  • Elizabeth Starkey, C.A. Toh and Scarlett Rae Miller, 2016, "Abandoning creativity: The evolution of creative ideas in engineering design course projects", Design Studies, 47

Conference Proceedings

  • Mohammad 1. Alsager Alzayed, Elizabeth Starkey and Rohan Prabhu, 2022, "Now Is the Time! Exploring the Effects of Variations in the Timing of a Sustainable Design Educational Intervention", ASME 2022 Design Education Conference at the International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, 4, pp. 13
  • Elizabeth M Starkey, Mohammad Alsager Alzayed, C and Rohan Prabhu, 2022, "Am I Right? Investigating the Influence of Trait Empathy and Attitudes Towards Sustainability on the Accuracy of Concept Evaluations in Sustainable Design", ASME 2022 Design Automation Conference at the International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference., 3B, pp. 14
  • Jessica M Gonzalez-Vargas, Courtney Cole, Sandeep Krishnakumar, Kathleen Shatinsky, Everett Hills and Elizabeth Starkey, 2022, "Innovating Walking Speed as a Vital Sign: An Interface Development and Usability Study", Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 66, (1), pp. 4
  • Hannah Nolte, Elizabeth Starkey, Christopher McComb and Nicolas Soria Zuita, 2022, "Student and Instructor Reflections on Integrating Short Mindfulness-Based Meditation Practices into a First-Year Engineering Design Course", American Society of Engineering Education Conference on First-Year Engineering Experience, pp. I 7
  • Jongho Park, Elizabeth M Starkey, Nathan Choe and Christopher McComb, 2022, "Emergence of Engineering Design Self-efficacy in Engineering Identity Development", Design Computing and Cognition
  • Rohan Prabhu, Mohammed Alsager Alzayed and Elizabeth Marie Starkey, 2021, "Feeling the Heat! Exploring the Relationship Between Students' Empathy, Attitudes Towards Sustainability, and Their Identification of Problem Requirements", pp. 11
  • Hannah Nolte, Xiaomei Tan, Alexander Weaver and Elizabeth Marie Starkey, 2021, "Modification of Robotics Curriculum for Project-Based First Year Engineering Design Course", pp. 12
  • Rohan Prabhu, Mohammed Alsager Alzayed and Elizabeth Marie Starkey, 2021, "Not Good Enough? Exploring Relationships Between Students' Empathy, Their Attitudes Towards Sustainability, and the Self-Perceived Sustainability of Their Solutions", pp. 10
  • Rohan Prabhu, Elizabeth Marie Starkey and Mohammed Alsager Alzayed, 2021, "Student Reflections on Sustainability and Empathy: The Outcomes of a Sustainability Workshop in First-year Design Courses", pp. 19
  • Aoran Peng, John Ostrander, Noriana Radwan, Elizabeth Starkey, Scarlett Rae Miller and Jason Zachary Moore, 2021, "Low-Cost Haptic Force Needle Insertion Simulator With Advanced Personalized Learning System", Proceedings of the International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care, 10, (1), pp. 6
  • Christie Hasbrook and Elizabeth M Starkey, 2021, "Cub Companion: Aiding The Establishment of Trust Between Patients and Nurses In Pediatric Oncology Units Via Technology And Augmented Reality", 66, (1), pp. 5
  • Scarlett Rae Miller, Samuel T Hunter, Elizabeth Starkey, Sharath Ramachandran, Faez Ahmed and Mark Fuge, 2020, "How Should We Measure Creativity in Design Studies? A Comparison of Social Science and Engineering Approaches", 83976
  • Andrea Ragonese and Elizabeth Starkey, 2020, "Implementing Product Dissection in Virtual Classrooms"
  • Jessica Menold, Catherine Berdanier, Sarah Ritter, Meredith Handley, Caitlin Grady, Margaret Byron, Elizabeth Starkey, Scarlett Rae Miller and Matthew B Parkinson, 2020, "BUILDing a community of female makers through hands-on experiences in a university MakerSpace", IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), pp. 8
  • Torsten Maier, Nicolas F Soria Zurita, Elizabeth Starkey, Daniel Spillane, Jessica Menold and Christopher McComb, 2020, "Analyzing the Characteristics of Cognitive-Assistant-Facilitated Ideation Groups", 83976
  • Charlotte DeVries, Kate Fu, Elizabeth Starkey, Christine Toh, Nicole B Damen, Shraddha Joshi, Brian Sylcott and Kathryn Jacobson, 2020, "Broadening Participation: Over Ten Years of Outreach Within the IDETC-DED Community", 83921
  • Kevin G Kearney, Elizabeth Starkey and Scarlett Rae Miller, 2020, "Digitizing Dissection: A Case Study on Augmented Reality and Animation in Engineering Education", pp. 10
  • Elizabeth Starkey, Scarlett Rae Miller and Samuel T Hunter, 2019, "Deploying virtual product dissection lesson modules in introductory engineering classrooms: A research driven approach"
  • C. Riegel, Elizabeth Starkey, Samuel T Hunter and Scarlett Rae Miller, 2019, "Do students want to dissect?: A survey of student opinions on the use of product dissection in the classroom", 3
  • K.G. Kearney, Elizabeth Starkey and Scarlett Rae Miller, 2019, "Leveraging animations to enhance learning through virtual product dissection", 3
  • Elizabeth Starkey, M.A. Alzayed, Samuel T Hunter and Scarlett Rae Miller, 2018, "Confidently exploring the solution space: The within-subject effects of product dissection on design variety and creative self-efficacy", 3
  • Elizabeth Starkey, W. Zeng and Scarlett Rae Miller, 2018, "Fixated on fixation? An exploration of the benefits and deficits of design "Fixation" in engineering design", 7
  • Elizabeth Starkey, Jessica Menold and Scarlett Rae Miller, 2018, "When are designers willing to take risks? How concept creativity and prototype fidelity influence perceived risk", 7
  • Elizabeth Starkey, C. Spencer, K. Lesniak, Conrad S Tucker and Scarlett Rae Miller, 2017, "Do technological advancements lead to learning enhancements? an exploration in virtual product dissection", 3
  • C.A. Toh, Elizabeth Starkey, C.S. Tucker and Scarlett Rae Miller, 2017, "Mining for creativity: Determining the creativity of ideas through data mining techniques", 7
  • Elizabeth Starkey, A.S. McKay, Samuel T Hunter and Scarlett Rae Miller, 2016, "Let's get physical? The impact of dissection modality on engineering student design learning", 3
  • Elizabeth Starkey, C.A. Gosnell and Scarlett Rae Miller, 2015, "Implementing creativity evaluation tools into the concept selection process in engineering education", 3

Research Projects

  • September 2020 - May 2021, "Formalizing the role of ideation techniques in engineering design classrooms," (Sponsor: Schreyer Institute).

Honors and Awards

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Committee Work, Coordinator, Engineering Design Certificates and Minors Coordinator, August 2021

Service to External Organizations:

  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Chairperson, Conference Chair, Design Education Committee, August 2021 - August 2022
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Chairperson, Program Chair, Design Education Committee, August 2020 - August 2021
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Secretary, Design Education Committee, August 2018 - August 2020
 


 

About

The School of Engineering Design and Innovation delivers effective engineering education and unrivaled research opportunities through active, collaborative, project-based, and professionally oriented classroom experiences. The school offers a variety of programs that partner faculty, students, and industry in the study of real-life engineering problems. Our programs teach students to solve real-life problems with innovative solutions. 

School of Engineering Design and Innovation

213 Hammond Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-2952