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Jessica Menold

Hartz Family Career Development Assistant Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • School of Engineering Design, Technology and Professional Programs
  • Engineering Design
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Law, Policy, and Engineering
  • The Learning Factory

213V Hammond Building

jdm5407@psu.edu

Research Areas:

Engineering Design

 
 

 

Education

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

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Sandeep Krishna, Catherine Berdanier, Christopher McComb and Jessica Menold, 2021, "Lost in Translation: Examining the Complex Relationship Between Prototyping and Communication", ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 143, (9)
  • Hannah Nolte, Catherine Berdanier, Jessica Menold and Christopher McComb, 2021, "Assessing Engineering Design: A Comparison of the Effect of Exams and Design Practica on First-Year Students’ Design Self-Efficacy", ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 143, (5)
  • Jacob Nelson and Jessica Menold, 2021, "Between Worlds: Exploring the links between the tangible and intangible costs of prototypes", ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 143, (3)
  • Mohammad Alsager Alzayed, Christopher McComb, Jessica Menold, Jacquelyn Huff and Scarlett Rae Miller, 2020, "Are you feeling me? An exploration of empathy development in engineering design education", ASME Journal of Mechanical Design
  • Jacob Nelson and Jessica Menold, 2020, "Opening the black box: Developing metrics to assess the cognitive processes of prototyping", Design Studies, 70, (1)
  • Jacob Nelson, Tobias Mahan, Christopher McComb and Jessica Menold, 2020, "The Prototyping Behaviors of Startups: Exploring the Relationship Between Prototyping Behavior and the Financial Success of Startups", 142, (3), pp. 1-10
  • Sakthi Prakash, Tobias Mahan, Glen Williams, Christopher McComb, Jessica Menold and Conrad S Tucker, 2020, "Detection Of System Compromise In Additive Manufacturing Using Video Motion Magnification", ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 142, (3), pp. 1-11
  • Daniel Spillane, Jessica Menold and Matthew B Parkinson, 2020, "Broadening participation in learning factories through Industry 4.0", 45, (1)
  • Jacob Nelson, Andrew Berlin, Jessica Menold and Matthew B Parkinson, 2020, "The role of digital prototyping tools in learning factories", 45, (1)
  • Matthew Li, Ninad Mahajan, Jessica Menold and Christopher McComb, 2019, "Image collection of 3D-printed prototypes and non-3D-printed prototypes", Data in Brief, 27, (1)
  • Jessica Menold, Kathryn W Jablokow and Timothy W Simpson, 2019, "The Prototype for X Framework: Assessing Impact on Self-Reported Prototyping Behavior of Student Designers", ASME Journal of Mechanical Design
  • Tobias Mahan, Nicholas A. Meisel, Christopher McComb and Jessica Menold, 2019, "Pulling at the Digital Thread: Exploring the Tolerance Stack Up Between Automatic Procedures and Expert Strategies in Scan to Print Processes", ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 141, (2)
  • Elizabeth Starkey, Jessica Menold and Scarlett Rae Miller, 2019, "When are designers willing to take risks? How concept creativity and prototype fidelity influence perceived risk", ASME Journal of Mechanical Design
  • 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, 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
  • Tobias Mahan and Jessica Menold, , "Simulating Cyber-Physical Systems: Identifying Vulnerabilities for Design and Manufacturing through Simulated Additive Manufacturing Environments", Additive Manufacturing
  • Torsten Maier, Christopher McComb and Jessica Menold, , "A Query Conundrum: The Mental Challenges of Using a Cognitive Assistant", SN Computer Science

Conference Proceedings

  • Walker, Pratima Saravanan and Jessica Menold, 2020, "Developing Training Tools for Clinicians in LICs: A Qualitative Investigation of the Patient Factors That Influence Prosthetic Prescription"
  • Tobias Mahan, Micaela Stover, Andrea Paola Arguelles and Jessica Menold, 2020, "Creating a Design for Inspectability Framework: Investigating DfAM Heuristics for Inspection Technologies"
  • Mohammad Alsager Alzayed, Scarlett Rae Miller, Jessica Menold, Jacquelyn Huff and Christopher McComb, 2020, "Can Design Teams Be Empathically Creative? A Simulation-Based Investigation on the Role of Team Empathy on Concept Generation and Selection"
  • Pratima Saravanan, Michael Walker and Jessica Menold, 2020, "Developing Training Tools for Clinicians in LICs: Using Hidden Markov Modeling to Study the Decision-Making Strategies of Expert and Novice Prosthetists"
  • Glen Williams, Lucas Puentes, Jacob Nelson, Jessica Menold, Conrad Tucker and Christopher McComb, 2020, "Comparing Attribute-and Form-Based Machine Learning Techniques for Component Prediction"
  • Torsten Maier, Elizabeth Starkey, Daniel Spillane, Christopher McComb and Jessica Menold, 2020, "Analyzing the Characteristics of Cognitive-Assistant-Facilitated Ideation Groups"
  • Andrew Berlin, Jacob Nelson and Jessica Menold, 2020, "Investigating the Relationship Between Digital Prototyping Tool Use and Student Designers’ Perceptions of Design Processes"
  • Jacob Nelson and Jessica Menold, 2020, "The Value of Prototyping: An Investigation of the Relationship Between the Costs of Prototyping, Perceived Value, and Design Outcome"
  • Sandeep Krishnakumar, Catherine Berdanier, Christopher McComb, Matthew B Parkinson and Jessica Menold, 2020, "Comparing Student and Sponsor Perceptions of Interdisciplinary Teams’ Capstone Performance"
  • Jayant Mathur, Saurabh Basu, Jessica Menold and Nicholas A. Meisel, 2020, "Quality Assessment of Additively Manufactured Fiducial Markers to Support Augmented Reality-Based Part Inspection"
  • Aoran Peng, Jessica Menold and Scarlett Rae Miller, 2020, "Does It Translate? A Case Study of Conceptual Design Outcomes With US and Moroccan Students"
  • Sandeep Krishnakumar, Gabriel Salliel, Catherine Berdanier, Meredith Handley, Teresa C Lang and Jessica Menold, 2020, "Roughing It: Evaluating a Novel Experiential Design Course on Resiliency, Self-Leadership, and Engineering Design Self-Efficacy"
  • Hannah Nolte, Catherine Berdanier, Jessica Menold and Christopher McComb, 2020, "Comparison of Exams and Design Practica for Assessment in First Year Engineering Design Courses"
  • Pratima Saravanan, Jiyun Yao and Jessica Menold, 2020, "Portable Gait Analysis System with an Integration of Kinect sensor and Inertial Measurement Units"
  • Jessica Menold and Catherine Berdanier, 2019, "BUILDing a community of female makers through hands-on experiences in a university MakerSpace"
  • Jacob Nelson, Tobias Mahan, Christopher McComb and Jessica Menold, 2019, "The Prototyping Behaviors of Startups: Exploring the Relationship Between Prototyping Behavior and the Financial Success of Startups"
  • Pratima Sarvanan, Christopher McComb and Jessica Menold, 2019, "Decision-Making in the Prescription of Orthotics and Prosthetics for Partial-Foot Amputees"
  • Sakthi Prakash, Tobias Mahan, Glen Williams, Christopher McComb, Jessica Menold and Conrad S Tucker, 2019, "On The Analysis Of A Compromised Additive Manufacturing System Using Spatio-Temporal Decomposition"
  • Dorcas Kaweesa, Christopher McComb, Jessica Menold, Sarah Ritter and Nicholas A. Meisel, 2019, "Evaluating Idea Quantity and Variety When Using Digital Collaboration Tools to Support Brainstorming in Non-Collocated Teams"
  • Carlye Lauff, Jessica Menold and Kristin Wood, 2019, "Prototyping Canvas: Tool for Intentional Prototyping Practice"
  • Jacob Nelson, Andrew Berlin and Jessica Menold, 2019, "ARCHIE: An Automated Data Collection Method for Physical Prototyping Efforts in Authentic Design Situations"
  • Torsten Maier, Vincent Donghia, Jessica Menold and Christopher McComb, 2019, "Assessing The Impact Of Cognitive Assistants On Mental Workload In Simple Tasks"
  • 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
  • Carlye Lauff, Jessica Menold and Kristin Wood, , "Prototyping Canvas: Design Tool for Planning Purposeful Prototypes"
  • Torsten Maier, Jessica Menold and Christopher McComb, , "Towards an Ontology of Cognitive Assistants"

Research Projects

Honors and Awards

  • NSF CMMI Panel Fellow, National Science Foundation, March 2021 - March 2023
  • President's Award for Engagement with Students, The Pennsylvania State University, March 2021
  • Hartz Family Career Professorship, The Pennsylvania State University, November 2021

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Contribution to Programs to Enhance Equal Opportunity/Cultural Diversity, Assistant Director of Diversity and Inclusion, The Bernard M. Gordon Learning Factory, January 2019

Service to External Organizations:

 


 

About

The School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs (SEDTAPP) delivers effective engineering education and unrivaled research opportunities 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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