Associate Professor of Engineering Communication, Penn State
Author, The Craft of Scientific Presentations
The assertion-evidence approach will transform the way your laboratory or company does scientific presentations. Your presentations will be clearer and more focused. In addition, your engineers, scientists, and managers will not only feel more confident, but project more confidence.
Short Courses and Seminars in Past 12 Months
Volvo Workshop: Greensboro (Oct 28)
Norwegian National Course: Simula Research Lab (Sep 26-30, Part II)
Engineering Ambassadors National Conference: Penn State (Sep 9-11)
Texas Instruments Course: Dallas (August 9-10)
Texas Instruments Course: Dallas (July 14-15)
NIOSH Seminar: Pittsburgh (July 11)
Penn State Hershey Seminar: Hershey Medical Center (June 24)
Shanghai Jiao Tong University Course: Shanghai, China (June 13-17)
Asuragen Course: Austin (May 15-16)
Norwegian National Course: Simula Research Lab (May 9-13, Part I)
NIEHS Seminar: EPA Superfund: Boston (April)
Course for Women Engineers: Texas Instruments, Dallas (April)
Southwest Research Institute Course: San Antonio (March)
Pennsylvania State University Seminars: Graduate Students (Feb)
Pennsylvania State University Seminars: Undergraduates (Jan)
Texas Instruments Course: Dallas (Dec 14-15)
NIEHS Seminar: EPA Superfund: Puerto Rico (Nov 18)
Purdue University Seminar: Female Engineering Students (Nov 11)
Simula Research Laboratory Course: Fornebu, Norway (Oct 26-30)
Engineering Ambassador Network Workshop: WPI, Worcester (Oct 9-11)
Jess Spoll from Penn State providing one-on-one coaching to Ilse van Herck from the University of Oslo: Norwegian National Course [Photo by Simula/Bård Gudim].
Kelli Lenze from Penn State running a presentation critique session for PhD students at the Norwegian National Course [Photo by Simula/Bård Gudim].
Michael Alley teaching more than 40 researchers at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health in Pittsburgh.
Michael Alley teaching 45 graduate students from the School of Mechanical Engineering at Shanghai Jiao Tong University in June. Assisting the course were Penn State engineering students Kate Fertser and Ryan Dill.
Mengyi Zhang presenting during the communicating engineering research course at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. In the course, Mengyi worked on a research talk that she will give later this year in Washington D.C.