Gordon D. Hoople
Assistant Professor of Engineering
University of San Diego
Gordon D. Hoople is an assistant professor and one of the founding faculty members of integrated engineering at the University of San Diego. He is passionate about creating engaging experiences for his students. His work is primarily focused on two areas: engineering education and design.
In his education research, he focuses on developing pedagogies that help students develop a critical understanding of the ways in which engineers impact society. He is the principal investigator on the National Science Foundation Grant “Reimagining Energy: Exploring Inclusive Practices for Teaching Energy Concepts to Undergraduate Engineering Majors.” His recently co-authored book, "Drones for Good: How to Bring Sociotechnical Thinking Into the Classroom," provides faculty with a hands-on approach for engaging students in challenging conversations at the intersection of technology and society.