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WKCTC Physics Associate Professor Wins Second Place in Regional Engineering Conference

Paducah resident Shen Liu, an associate professor of physics at West Kentucky Community and Technical College, won second place of the Best Faculty Paper Award at the American Society for Engineering Education North Central Section Conference held at the University of Cincinnati April 17-18.

Liu, the only faculty member who represented a community college at the conference, placed second out of the 80 faculty papers presented with her paper titled, Teaching Engineering Computation Using a Flipped Classroom Model.

The faculty papers were judged on intensive criteria including if the authors paper effectively conveyed the information in the abstract, provided conclusions that were supported by assessment and evaluation data, offered new and innovative ideas, topics, concepts, techniques for use in engineering education and included content relevant and appealing to a broad audience.

Liu and WKCTC received name recognition at the conferences award banquet and Liu also received a special certificate of accomplishment for her second place win.

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