Adjunct Director of Professional Development
Daina Briedis, an Adjunct Director at ABET, is a both a faculty member in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science and Assistant Dean for Student Advancement and Program Assessment in the College of Engineering. Dr. Briedis has been involved in several areas of discipline-based education research (DBER) including student retention, curriculum redesign, and the use of technology in the classroom. Daina helps facilitate student success through evidence-based improvement processes both at the college and the program level. She has been a co-PI on two NSF grants in the areas of integration of computation in engineering curricula and in developing comprehensive strategies to retain early engineering students. She is active nationally and internationally in engineering accreditation and program assessment and is a Fellow of ABET, the AIChE, and ASEE.