Featured Publications

  • Wilson, M.D. and Fernandez, T.,(2017) “Making engineering education more entrepreneurial,” Guest Editorial, JEEN
  • Wilson, M.D. (2017), “Forward reasoning and worked-examples: What
    silence, eye-gaze, and missteps tell us through problem solving coding stripes,”
    ASEE, Columbus, OH (Abstract Accepted)
  • Wilson, M.D. (2016) “An entrepreneurial mindset empowers engineering education research: How rigor can exist while embracing ambiguous research approaches,” Last Word, PRISM (In Review)
  • Berger, E., Wilson, M.D. (2016), “A laboratory study of student usage of worked example videos to support problem solving,” ASEE, New Orleans, LA
  • Wilson, M.D., Summers, M., Gordon, J., Goris, T. (2013), “SMART Technology Learning Tools: Analysis of Industry Leader Perceptions and Satisfaction,” Technology Interface International Journal, Fall/Winter, Volume 14, No. 1, pg. 53-59


  • Ph.D., Engineering Education, Purdue University, 2018
  • B.S., Management, University of Massachusetts

Honors and Awards

  •  Recipient of CPE 5,000.00 award to develop a new Master’s class for the M.S. department in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at the University of Massachusetts @ Amherst., 2017
  • Recipient of an “Innovation for Teaching Curriculum Award” by the Krannert Undergraduate Dean. In the amount of $10,000.00, Co-PI., 2015
  • “Grant Donation Recipient of two SMART Boards from Smart Technologies, Inc., in the amount of 50,000.00, PI., 2013
  • “National I-Corps Finalist for patent-pending algorithm, NSF, Washington, D.C., 2014
  • “SEED Grant Recipient for Innovation” by the Associate Dean of Research in the College of Technology in the amount of 10,000.00, Co-PI., 2013
  • Master Sommelier Certification I, IL, 2010
  • Guinness World Book Record Holder, 2003
  • Entrepreneur of the Year in the Pioneer Valley, MA, 1998