Ph.D. 2013, Engineering Education
- M.S. 2012, Mechanical Engineering
Jacob graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2008 with a Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering. His research interests included engineering education, the design of digital textbooks, and desktop 3D printing devices. His dissertation research involved the development of an adaptive concept map as a prototype visualization tool to help students better navigate and develop conceptual understanding from digital textbooks.
Jacob earned his Master’s in Mechanical Engineering in 2012 and his Ph.D. in Engineering Education in 2013.