Teaching

NEWS:

Dr. Grady is leading the Penn State preparation for the
Lockheed Martin Ethics in Engineering Case Competition

PENN STATE Student Information Session: Tuesday September 26th, 2017: 7pm-8pm: Hammond Building Room 212. Do you enjoy competitions? Are you interested in developing your presentation and public speaking skills? Do you have an interest in discussing real life engineering, ethical, and business decisions made in some of today’s top companies?  If so, come to an informational session on the upcoming Lockheed Martin Ethics in Engineering Competition. At this session we will discuss the competition and our Penn State process for selecting a Penn State team to compete in February. In collaboration with the Rock Ethics Institute, we will be providing funding for registration and travel for the top Penn State team to participate in this national competition this February 15-17, 2018 in Fort Worth Texas.

Faculty contacts: Caitlin Grady, cgrady@psu.edu and Michael Alley malley@engr.psu.edu

Dr. Grady’s teaching interests include a variety of water resources, environmental engineering, and environmental policy courses. Her teaching pedagogy is a mix of an active learning methodology and a problem based learning style. These approaches combine student-centered instruction with real-world problems to build critical thinking skills and apply technical knowledge to transdisciplinary topics. In recent years she has taught and guest lectured in several courses including:

  • Global Environmental Politics
  • Communicating with Policymakers
  • Global Sustainable Engineering
  • Engineering Environmental Sustainability
  • Water & Wastewater Treatment
  • Introduction to Sustainable Water Resources
  • Introduction to Environmental Engineering

Fall 2017 Course Instruction

  • CE 360: Fluid Mechanics (PSU, University Park)

Spring 2018 Course Instruction

  • CE 597: Engineering, Ethics, and Environmental Management (PSU, University Park)