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Don Engel

Don Engel

Asst Prof Dir

Research Administration
Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Center for Space Science and Technology

Information Technology & Engineering 220

Education

Postdoc Johns Hopkins University 2010

Ph D University of Pennsylvania 2006

Postdoc University of Pennsylvania 2006

MS Brown University 2001

BS Brown University 2000

About

Before joining UMBC as Assistant Vice President for Research, Dr. Engel served as the AAAS/APS Congressional Fellow, the APS Senior Science Policy Fellow, and as a Senior Consultant for Deloitte.

Research Interests

Visualization and machine vision; computational linguistics and robotics; computational physics.

Teaching Interests

Visualization and machine vision; computational linguistics and robotics; computational physics.

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants, and Sponsored Research

Gobbert, Matthias (Co-Principal), Suess, Jack (Principal), Engel, Donald Edward (Co-Principal). “CC*IIE Networking Infrastructure: Enabling Big Computing and Data Intensive Cyberinfrastructure (EBCDIC),” Grant (Funded). Sponsored By: NSF. (Sep 1, 2014 – Aug 31, 2017).

Intellectual Contributions

Ahuja, Rohan, Khan, Daniyal, Symonette, Danilo, Pan, Shimei, Stacey, Simon, Engel, Donald. (2020). Towards the Automatic Assessment of Student Teamwork. Proceedings of ACM GROUP 2020

Ahuja, Rohan, Khan, Daniyal, Tahir, Sara, Wang, Magdalene, Symonette, Danilo, Pan, Shimei, Stacey, Simon, Engel, Donald. (2020). Machine Learning and Student Performance in Teams. Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education

Murnane, Mark, Breitmeyer, Max, Matuszek, Cynthia, Engel, Donald. (2019). Virtual Reality and Photogrammetry for Improved Reproducibility of Human-Robot Interaction Studies. In Press. Proceedings of IEEE-VR 2019.

Engel, Donald, Murnane, Mark, Trenholm, Nicole, Daniels, Benjamin, Halverson, Jeffrey Brian. (2019). Open-Source Presentation of Spherical Content on Repurposed Hardware. Proceedings of IEEE VIS 2019

Bender, Gretchen, Lehmann, A, Zou, H, Cheng, H, Fry, H, Engel, Donald Edward., Therien, M, Blasie, J, Roder, H, Saven, J, DeGrado, W. (2007). De Novo Design of a Single-Chain Diphenylporphyrin Metalloprotein. 35. 129 10732-10740 Journal of the American Chemical Society.

Engel, Donald Edward., Charniak, Eugene, Johnson, Mark. (2002). Parsing and Disfluency Placement. 49-54 Proceedings of the 2002 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing.

Presentations

Engel, Donald Edward (Panelist). 2015 S&T Policy Fellows' Career Summit. Oral Presentation. "Exploring Career Opportunities in Academia," American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Washington, DC. (Jan 13, 2015).

Engel, Donald Edward (Author & Presenter). UMBC Physics Department Colloquium. Oral Presentation. "The DARPA Shredder Challenge," UMBC Physics Department. Baltimore, MD. (Nov 28, 2012).

Engel, Donald Edward (Presenter). ArtBytes Hackathon. Demonstration. "ArtBytes Presentation," The Walters Art Museum. Baltimore, MD. (Aug 22, 2012).

Engel, Donald Edward (Presenter). DARPA Shredder Challenge Presentations. Oral Presentation. "DARPA Shredder Challenge Presentation," DARPA. Arlington, VA. (Dec 9, 2011).

Engel, Donald Edward (Author & Presenter). American Association of Physicists in Medicine Mid-Atlantic Meeting. Oral Presentation. "Clinical Commissioning of Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy," American Association of Physicists in Medicine. College Park, MD. (Jan 10, 2010).

Engel, Donald Edward (Presenter). An Overview of Science and Technology Policy Fellowships. Oral Presentation. "An Overview of Science and Technology Policy Fellowships," Johns Hopkins University. Baltimore, MD. (Oct 29, 2009).

Engel, Donald Edward (Author & Presenter). American Association of Physicists in Medicine Annual Meeting. Oral Presentation. "Congress, Medical Physics, and You," American Association of Physicists in Medicine. Anaheim, CA. (Jul 29, 2009).

Engel, Donald Edward. Council of Engineering and Scientific Society Executives Annual Meeting. Oral Presentation. "The Role of Scientists and Engineers in Decision 2008," Council of Engineering and Scientific Society Executives. Detroit, MI. (Jul 17, 2008).

Engel, Donald Edward (Author & Presenter). National User Facility Organization Meeting. Oral Presentation. "The American Physical Society’s Outreach and Advocacy Strategy," National User Facility Organization. Richland, WA. (Apr 24, 2008).

Engel, Donald Edward (Author & Presenter). April Meeting of the American Physical Society. Oral Presentation. "Non-Traditional Careers for Physicists," American Physical Society. St. Louis, MO. (Apr 12, 2008).

Engel, Donald Edward. Louisiana State University Physics Department Colloquium. Lecture. "China and India: A New Sputnik?," Louisiana State University Physics Department. Baton Rouge, LA. (Mar 13, 2008).

Engel, Donald Edward (Author & Presenter). March Meeting of the American Physical Society. Oral Presentation. "Postdoctoral Careers in Science Policy," American Physical Society. New Orleans, LA. (Mar 12, 2008).

Engel, Donald Edward (Panelist). American Association of Physics Teachers Annual Meeting. Oral Presentation. "Physics Education Policy Initiatives on Capitol Hill," American Association of Physics Teachers. Baltimore, MD. (Jan 22, 2008).

Engel, Donald Edward (Author & Presenter). American Physical Society’s Executive Board Meeting. Oral Presentation. "2006-2007 Congressional Fellow Report," American Physical Society. Denver, CO. (Nov 17, 2007).

Engel, Donald Edward (Author & Presenter). American Physical Society’s Texas Section Meeting. Oral Presentation. "Federal Funding of Physical Sciences and Engineering Research," American Physical Society. College Station, TX. (Oct 19, 2007).

Engel, Donald Edward (Author & Presenter). Rice University Physics Department Colloquium. Oral Presentation. "How Faculty Can Influence the Federal Research Budget," Rice University Physics Department. Houston, TX. (Oct 18, 2007).

Engel, Donald Edward (Author & Presenter). Fermilab User’s Group Annual Meeting. Oral Presentation. "High Energy Physics Funding in the New Congress," Fermilab User’s Group. Batavia, IL. (Jun 5, 2007).

Engel, Donald Edward (Author & Presenter). American Institute of Physics Assembly of Society Officers. Oral Presentation. "The Science Agenda of the New Congress," American Institute of Physics. College Park, MD. (Mar 29, 2007).