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Faculty Member Presents at Engineering Education Conference


Thomas E. Ask, professor of industrial and human factors design at Pennsylvania College of Technology, participated in the American Society of Engineering Education’s conference, held recently at Villanova University.

Thomas E. Ask
Thomas E. Ask

Ask presented a paper titled “Creative Environments in the Age of the Smartphone” and a poster session titled “Visual Stereotypes in Design.” The creative environments study investigated the impact of information technology on creative work. The poster session presented the role of form in brand identity and design.

A licensed professional engineer, Ask has taught at Penn College for 14 years. He holds a doctorate in industrial design from Middlesex University, a graduate management certificate from Cornell University, a Master of Arts in liberal studies from Excelsior College, and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Illinois.

For information about Penn College’s industrial and human factors design major, visit the Web page.

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