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Jennifer Cross

Research Assistant Professor
Center for Engineering Education and Outreach

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Jennifer Cross

Research Assistant Professor
Center for Engineering Education and Outreach

Phone 617-627-8764
CEEO, Suite G810
200 Boston Avenue, Medford, MA
Research: 
robotics, engineering education, educational technology, computer science education, human-robot interaction
Biography: 

Jennifer Cross is an assistant research professor at the Tufts University Center for Engineering Education and Outreach. Her primary research interests focus on supporting teacher and student technological fluency, creativity, and computational thinking through transdisciplinary technology integration and education-focused human-robot interaction. She completed her PhD in robotics at the Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institute as a member of the Creative Robotics Education and Technology Empowerment Lab.

Education: 
PhD, Robotics, Carnegie Mellon University, 2017
MS, Robotics, Carnegie Mellon University, 2013
BS, Electrical and Computer Engineering, F. W. Olin College of Engineering, 2010
Professional Experience: 
2018-present:

Center of Engineering Education and Outreach, Tufts School of Engineering

  • 2020-present: Assistant Research Professor
  • 2018-2020: Postdoctoral Research Associate
Professional Memberships: 
American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

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