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Vikas Maturi

Vikas Maturi

Undergraduate Researcher, Mechanical Engineering


  • B.S. Candidate in Mechanical Design & Social Impact Analysis, expected 2020

Research Interests

I am interested in understanding how and why certain learning experience inspire excitement, confidence, and personal meaning in a student's life. I look forward to further exploring the practical realities of bringing such experiences to students furthest from opportunity.

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)

Honors & Awards

  • Finalist - Best Paper in Design in Engineering Education Division, ASEE 2019 Conference

Selected Publications/Presentations

Brubaker, E. R., Maturi, V., Karanian, B., Sheppard, S., & Beach, D. (2019). "Integrating Mind, Hand, and Heart: How Students Are Transformed by Hands-On Designing and Making". Proceedings of American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference, Tampa, FL.

Hobbies and Interests

Design strategy, Impact evaluation, Philanthropy, Rock climbing, Sculpture