Patricia Sheridan

PhD Candidate | patricia.sheridan@utoronto.ca

PSsqPatricia Kristine Sheridan received her BASc (2009) and MASc (2011) in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Toronto. Throughout her degrees Patricia pursued numerous leadership roles, initiating the UTFIRST Robotics Mentorship program, and coordinating the University of Toronto Engineering Kompetitions. Having taught and engaged in research in engineering design education during her Master’s, Patricia decided to turn her interest in developing engaging engineering curricula into a career. She is now pursuing her PhD at the Institute for Leadership Education in Engineering under the supervision of Profs. Evans and Reeve. Her research involves developing web-based applications to teach team-effectiveness through team-based projects and integrating team-effectiveness education into the engineering curricula.