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Jessica Menold

Assistant Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • School of Engineering Design, Technology and Professional Programs
  • Engineering Design
  • Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

213V Hammond Building

jdm5407@psu.edu

Research Areas:

Engineering Design

Interest Areas:

 
 

 

Education

  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 2013
  • Ph D, Mechanical Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 2017

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Jessica Menold and Kathryn W Jablokow, 2018, "Exploring the effects of cognitive style diversity and self-efficacy beliefs on final design attributes in student design teams", Design Studies
  • Jessica Menold, Timothy W Simpson and Kathryn W Jablokow, 2018, "The prototype for X framework: exploring the effects of a structured prototyping framework on functional prototypes", Research in Engineering Design
  • Jessica Menold, Kathryn W Jablokow and Timothy W Simpson, 2018, "The Prototype for X Framework: Assessing Impact on Self-Reported Prototyping Behavior of Student Designers", Journal of Mechanical Design
  • Tobias Mahan, Nicholas A. Meisel, Christopher McComb and Jessica Menold, 2018, "Pulling at the Digital Thread: Exploring the Tolerance Stack Up Between Automatic Procedures and Expert Strategies in Scan to Print Processes", Journal of Mechanical Design
  • Elizabeth Starkey, Jessica Menold and Scarlett Rae Miller, 2018, "When are designers willing to take risks? How concept creativity and prototype fidelity influence perceived risk", Journal of Mechanical Design
  • Jessica Menold, Kathryn W Jablokow and Timothy W Simpson, 2017, "Prototype for X (PFX): A holistic framework for structuring prototyping methods to support engineering design", Design Studies, 50, pp. 70--112
  • Jessica Menold, Kathryn W Jablokow, DANIEL M Ferguson, Senay Purzer and MATTHEW W Ohland, 2016, "The Characteristics of Engineering Innovativeness: A Cognitive Mapping and Review of Instruments", International Journal of Engineering Education, 32, (1A), pp. 64--83
  • Philip M Reeves, Sarah E Zappe, Elizabeth C Kisenwether, D Jake Follmer and Jessica Menold, 2015, "Comparisons of Faculty and Student Definitions of Entrepreneurship", The Journal of Engineering Entrepreneurship, 6, (2), pp. 25--43

Conference Proceedings

  • Tobias Mahan, Brenna Doyle, Nicholas A. Meisel and Jessica Menold, 2018, "Pulling at the Digital Thread: Exploring the Tolerance Stack Up in Scan to Print Processes", pp. V007T06A048--V007T06A048
  • Elizabeth M Starkey, Jessica Menold and Scarlett Rae Miller, 2018, "When Are Designers Willing to Take Risks? How Concept Creativity and Prototype Fidelity Influence Perceived Risk", pp. V007T06A049--V007T06A049
  • Jessica Menold, Catherine Berdanier, Christopher McComb, Emma Hocker and Lisa Gardner, 2018, "“Thus, I had to go with what I had”: A Multiple Methods Exploration OF Novice Designers’Articulation of Prototyping Decisions", pp. V007T06A047--V007T06A047
  • Christopher McComb, Catherine Berdanier and Jessica Menold, 2018, "Design Practica as Authentic Assessments in First-year Engineering Design Courses", engrXiv
  • Jessica Menold, Kathryn W Jablokow, Timothy W Simpson and Rafael Seuro, 2017, "Evaluating the Discriminatory Value and Reliability of Ideation Metrics for Their Application to Concept Development and Prototyping", pp. V007T06A034--V007T06A034
  • Jessica Menold, Kathryn W Jablokow, Timothy W Simpson and Emily Waterman, 2016, "The Prototype for X (PFX) Framework: Assessing Its Impact on Students’ Prototyping Awareness"
  • Jessica Menold and Michael P Alley, 2016, "Effectively teaching presentations to large numbers of engineering and science students", pp. 1--3
  • Jessica Menold, Timothy W Simpson and Kathryn W Jablokow, 2016, "The Prototype for X (PFX) Framework: Assessing the Impact of PFX on Desirability, Feasibility, and Viability of End Designs", pp. V007T06A040--V007T06A040
  • Carlye Lauff, Jessica Menold and Meg L Small, 2016, "Two Design Cases Exploring Development of Social Emotional Learning Solutions"
  • Jessica Menold and Kathryn W Jablokow, 2015, "Using an Instrument Blueprint to Support the Rigorous Development of New Surveys and Assessments in Engineering Education"
  • Jessica Menold, Phil Reeves and Liz Kisenwether, 2015, "Best Practices in Survey Development for the Evaluation of Student Gains from Entrepreneurship Programs and Classes", pp. 1
  • Jessica Menold, Kathryn W Jablokow, Elizabeth C Kisenwether and Sarah E Zappe, 2015, "Exploring the Impact of Cognitive Preferences on student receptivity to design thinking"
  • Jessica Menold, Lydia Weizler, Yan Liu, Sven G Bilen and Scarlett Rae Miller, 2015, "Identifying end-user requirements for communication systems in disadvantaged environments", pp. 284--291
  • Kathryn W Jablokow, Senay Purzer, Daniel Ferguson, Matthew Ohland and Jessica Menold, 2015, "Identifying Key Factors of Engineering Innovativeness"
  • Senay Purzer, Kathryn W Jablokow, Daniel Ferguson, Matthew Ohland and Jessica Menold, 2014, "Collaborative Research: Identifying and Assessing Key Factors of Engineering Innovativeness", 24, pp. 1
  • Jessica Menold, Kathryn W Jablokow, S Purzer, D Ferguson and M Ohland, 2014, "A critical review of measures of innovativeness", pp. 1--17
  • Philip M Reeves, Sarah E Zappe, Elizabeth C Kisenwether, Jake Follmer and Jessica Menold, 2014, "Assessment of a new university-wide entrepreneurship and innovation minor"
  • Daniel Ferguson, Senay Purzer, Matthew W Ohland, Kathryn W Jablokow and Jessica Menold, 2014, "Characterizing engineering innovativeness through a modified Delphi Study", pp. 1--4

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About

The School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs (SEDTAPP) delivers effective engineering education through active, collaborative, project-based, and professionally oriented classroom experiences. SEDTAPP offers a variety of programs that partner faculty, students, and industry in the study of real-life engineering problems. Our programs teach students to solve real-life problems with innovative solutions. 

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