Mitzi Renee Vernon

General Information

Occupation: Associate Professor, Industrial Designer, Architect

Resident City: Blacksburg

Resident State/Province: Virginia

Resident Country: United States


Subject: STEM education



Employer: California College of Arts & Crafts

State: California

Country: United States

Employer: University of Southern California

City: Los Angeles

State: California

Country: United States

Employer: Arizona State University

State: Arizona

Country: United States

Employer: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Title: Associate Professor of Industrial Design

City: Blacksburg

State: Virginia

Country: United States


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Name: National Science Foundation Grant Award

Description: PGE/SEP: interCONNECTIONS

Date Received: January 01, 1999

Name: National Science Foundation Grant Award

Description: Planning "Inside Phoebe's Field"

Date Received: January 01, 2005

Name: Diversity Award from the College of Architecture & Urban Studies at Virginia Tech

Date Received: January 01, 2007


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Institution: Stanford University

Degree: Master of Science in Engineering, Product Design

Institution: Virginia Tech

Degree: Master of Architecture

Institution: University of North Carolina, Greensboro

Degree: Bachelor of Science, Housing and Interior Design


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Professional Affiliations

Organization: Virginia Tech STEM Outreach Board of Advisors

Role: Member

Organization: Faculty Senate at Virginia Tech

Role: President

Organization: International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA)

Role: Executive Board of Advisors member

Organization: The Industrial Designer's Society of America

Role: Member and National Conference Presenter

Notes: presented "Myths of Knowledge" at 2007 Conference with Tom Witt, ASU

Publications By

Title: Phoebe's Field (Book One of interCONNECTIONS)

Title: The Heart in the Question

Title: Design-Blurring the Boundaries of Interdisciplinary Education

Co-author: Dr. Richard Goff

Title: Improvisation: Starting from Nothing

Title: Using Design: Build Projects to Promote Interdisciplinary Design

Co-author: Richard M. Goff, William R. Green, Clive R. Vorster

Publisher: 34th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference

Date Published: October 20, 2004

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