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Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Stephanie  Farrell

Stephanie Farrell

Professor and Chair of Experiential Engineering Education


Dr. Farrell's research interests include inductive and experiential learning in engineering, spatial visualization, and participation of underserved groups in engineering. Farrell’s contributions to engineering education have been recognized nationally and internationally with honors including the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Robert G. Quinn Award and National Outstanding Teaching Award.  She was awarded Honoris Causa in Engineering Education from the International Society for Engineering Pedagogy (IGIP) in 2012.  In 2014-15, Stephanie spent one year at Dublin Institute of Technology as a Fulbright Scholar in Engineering Education.  She is a Fellow of ASEE.

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Phone: (856) 256-5315

Office: 331 Rowan Hall


McIver, K., T.L. Merrill and S. Farrell, An experiment to introduce mass transfer concepts using a commercial hollow fiber blood oxygenator, Chemical Engineering Education, accepted September 2016.

Farrell, S. and J. Vernengo, A challenge-based laboratory to explore drug delivery from swellable matrices, Education for Chemical Engineers, 17, 21-30, 2016.

Farrell, S. and E. Cavanagh, An Introduction to Life Cycle Assessment with Hands-on Experiments for Biodiesel Production and Use, Education for Chemical Engineers, 9(3), Pages e67-e76, July 2014.

Farrell, S. and E. Cavanagh, Biodiesel Production, Characterization and Performance: A hands-on, Multidisciplinary Project for First Year Students, Education for Chemical Engineers, 9(2), pp. e21-e31 Apr 2014.

Purdy, C., J. Vernengo and S. Farrell, "Teaching Fundamental Concepts of Rheology within the Context of Sickle Cell Anemia", Chemical Engineering Education, 48(3), 2014.

Farrell, S., B.G. Crawford, E. Bristow, G. Mutanov, A. Rucinski, P. U. Bhaskar, The Transformation of Engineering Education to Produce Global Engineers: Case studies in Afghanistan, India, Kazakhstan and Nicaragua, Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. No. 25 - 4 / Vol. No. 26-1, April - 2012 / July - 2012.

Farrell, S. and J. Vernengo, A Controlled Drug Delivery Experiment using Alginate Microshperes, Chem. Eng. Educ., 46(12) 2012, pp. 97-109.

Farrell, S., C.S. Slater, V. DeDelva, P Kostetskyy, K. McIver, K. Whitaker, K. Zienowicz, Introductory Level Problems Illustrating Concepts in Pharmaceutical Engineering, Adv. Eng. Ed., Volume 3, Issue 1, Winter, 2012.