Racheida Lewis, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Research focuses on engineering education

Education
  • Ph.D., Engineering Education, Virginia Tech
  • M.E., Electrical Engineering, University of Virginia
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University
Professional Appointments
  • Assistant Professor, University of Georgia College of Engineering, 2019 – present
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Virginia Tech, 2015 – 2019
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Virginia Tech, 2017 – 2018
  • Instructor for Student Transition Engineering Program (STEP), Virginia Tech, 2018
  • Writing Consultant, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2012 – 2013
  • Teaching Assistant, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2012 – 2013
Other Professional Experience
  • National Parliamentarian, National Society of Black Engineers, 2019 – 2021
  • National Vice Chair, National Society of Black Engineers, 2017 – 2018
  • Summer Engineering Experience for Kids (SEEK) – Operations Site Lead, National Society of Black Engineers, 2017
  • National Secretary, National Society of Black Engineers, 2016 – 2017
  • Summer Engineering Experience for Kids (SEEK) – Lead Mentor, National Society of Black Engineers, 2016
  • National Public Relations Chair, National Society of Black Engineers, 2015 – 2016
  • Technical Research Exhibition (TRE) Coordinator, National Society of Black Engineers, 2014 – 2015
  • Region II Vice Chair, National Society of Black Engineers, 2013 – 2014
  • Intern, Diffusion, Micron Technology, 2013
  • Region II O Zone Coordinator, National Society of Black Engineers, 2012 – 2013
  • Software Engineer, GE Healthcare, 2012
  • Chapter President, National Society of Black Engineers, 2011 – 2012
  • Application Engineer, GE Transportation, 2011
  • Chapter Public Relations Chair, National Society of Black Engineers, 2010 – 2011
  • Systems and Information Engineering, VA – NC Alliance Summer Research Program, 2010
  • Editorial / Video Team Lead, Novel Teens Ink, 2007 – 2010
Areas of Expertise
  • First-year engineering
  • Retention
  • Minority engineering support programs
Publications

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