Patricia Sheridan

Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream | patricia.sheridan@utoronto.ca | Office: MC 308

Professor Sheridan is an Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream at ILead focusing on integrating teamwork and leadership learning into the engineering curriculum. She has previously taught leadership and teamwork courses at Northwestern University, where she is a Leadership Fellow. Prof. Sheridan has previously been involved in the instruction of first-year engineering design with her PhD research focusing on how students learn teamwork in their team-based engineering design projects. She holds a BASc and MASc in Mechanical Engineering, and has previously worked on large plant-design teams in industry, and on algorithms to develop co-operative multi-agent systems in robotics. She is a co-developer of the Team-effectiveness Learning System, which is in the process of being commercialized.