Understanding and Improving K-12 Engineering Education in the United States

Alan G. Gomez Biography

Alan G. Gomez, an instructor at the University of Wisconsin College of Engineering, and an engineering instructor and career and technical education coordinator for the Sun Prairie Area School District. He received his B.S. in Technology Education from the University of Wisconsin-Stout in 1995, his M.S. in Industrial/Technology Education from Stout in 2004, and a Ph.D. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2008. He has written a National Foundations of Technology curriculum and a National Introduction to Engineering curriculum for the International Technology Education Association Center to Advance the Teaching of Technology and Science. A member of the team writing technology education standards for the state of Wisconsin, he has published materials in professional journals and in the Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education. Dr. Gomez is principal author of Engineering Your Future: A Project-Based Introduction to Engineering and Survey of Engineering.