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Abts, Leigh R.

Abts, Leigh R.
Research Associate Professor

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Research Interests 

Engineering education.

Related News 

UMD to Lead Milestone NSF High School Engineering Pilot Course
Intended as Precursor to Widely-Accepted Transferable College-Level Credit  October 1, 2018

Dean Pines, Abts Featured in ASEE PRISM Magazine for Leadership in Exploring New AP Course in Engineering
New AP course would "brand engineering at the high school level," prepare more students for STEM careers. April 1, 2014

White Receives E. Robert Kent Outstanding Teaching Award for Junior Faculty
Professor honored at 2013 winter commencement. January 6, 2014

UMD Launches Online Course for Transitioning Service Members and Veterans on Energy Problem Solving
Engineering course supported by Department of Defense will focus on design skills December 10, 2013

UMD's Abts Featured in Discover Magazine
Clark School of Engineering STEM expert discusses plans for AP engineering test. November 13, 2013

Villaneuva Wins ASEE Biomedical Education Paper Award
Former lecturer recognized for efforts to enhance core laboratory course. September 5, 2013

UMD "Energy 101" Course Featured on DOE Blog
Course designed by Clark School professor serves as model for nation. August 21, 2013

Abts Presents at NSF Congressional Briefing on STEM Education
Clark School professor invited to brief Congress on improving K-12 STEM education. June 29, 2013

Undergrads Showcase Innovative Sustainability Design Ideas Developed in New "Energy 101" Course
Student design ideas include a green gym powered by exercise, sustainable floors for sporting arenas, water-powered watch. May 24, 2013

UMD Course To Serve as National Model for 'Energy 101' Curriculum
Collaborative Initiative Seeks to Educate Students on Key Energy Issues March 12, 2013

Capstone 2011: Improved Diagnostics and Monitoring, Surgical Devices, and Personal Technology
Learn about new products from tomorrow's innovators. June 2, 2011

BioE Hosts Teachers in NSF-Sponsored Program
Summer workshop will improve K-12 engineering, math education. July 26, 2010

Capstone 2010: Devices for Diagnostics, Improved Treatments, and Personal Health
See projects from tomorrow's innovators. May 18, 2010