Prof. Cynthia J. Finelli

Associate Professor
University of Michigan
Cynthia Finelli
Cindy is Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (EECS) with a courtesy appointment in Education. In her unique role, she is integrated into EECS as a tenured faculty member who contributes to the intellectual mission of EECS but conducts scholarship in engineering education research (EER). She currently studies student resistance to active learning, faculty adoption of evidence-based teaching practices, and the impact of classroom design on teaching and learning. She is also leading efforts to hire other tenure-track EER faculty in technical engineering departments and to develop an EER Ph.D. program, and she is a fellow of ASEE.
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