Mary Besterfield-Sacre

University of Pittsburgh
Mary Besterfield-Sacre
Mary Besterfield-Sacre is a Professor in Industrial Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh. She is the Director for the Engineering Education Research Center (EERC) in the Swanson School of Engineering, and serves as a Center Associate for the Learning Research and Development Center. Her principal research is in engineering assessment, which has been funded by the NSF, Department of Education, Sloan Foundation, Engineering Information Foundation, and VentureWell. Mary's current research focuses on three distinct but correlated areas: innovative design, entrepreneurship, and global competency in engineering. She has served as an associate editor for the JEE and is currently associate editor for the AEE Journal.