Cindy Rottmann

Associate Director, Research | | Office: Myhal 785

Professor Cindy Rottmann brings extensive research, teaching and curriculum development experience to her work as Associate Director, Research at Troost ILead. In January 2023, she was appointed Assistant Professor, Engineering Leadership in ISTEP and has joined the teaching team for our introductory undergraduate course—TEP343 Engineering leadership. Cindy joined Troost ILead in 2012 as a staff researcher and has since taken responsibility for leading an interdisciplinary team of engineers and social scientists on research projects investigating engineering leadership in professional practice contexts, engineers’ career paths, and ethics and equity in engineering education. Findings from these projects have been integrated into the undergraduate and graduate curriculum, laying the foundation for Industry-based professional development. Professor Rottmann currently serves as the Division Chair of ASEE-LEAD, the Engineering Leadership Development division of the American Society for Engineering Education.