Dr. Emily Marasco, PhD

Pronouns: she/her/hers
Dr. Emily Marasco, PhD

Instructor

Schulich School of Engineering, Department of Electrical and Software Engineering

Undergraduate Program Director

Schulich School of Engineering, Department of Electrical and Software Engineering

SSE Chair in Engineering Education Innovation - Digital Transformation

Schulich School of Engineering

Phone number

Office: 403-210-6432

Location

Office: ICT309

Background

Educational Background

PhD Electrical Engineering, University of Calgary,

MSc Electrical Engineering, University of Calgary,

BSc Computer Engineering, minor in music, University of Calgary,

Biography

Dr. Emily Marasco is an instructor of software engineering and the SSE Teaching Chair in Engineering Education Innovation – Digital Transformation. Her pedagogical research and teaching interests are in the areas of innovation and learning engineering, including the use of machine learning, gamification, blended learning, and entrepreneurial thinking as tools for enhancing creativity within software and computer engineering.

Dr. Marasco is active as a science communicator and outreach speaker in the local education community. She has been recognized as the 2018 ASTech Outstanding Leader of Tomorrow and received the 2016 Claudette MacKay-Lassonde Graduate Award for women in engineering. She was most recently recognized as one of Calgary’s 2019 Top 40 Under 40 recipients.

Research

Areas of Research

Creativity and Digital Transformation in Engineering Education
  • Creativity and innovation in engineering
  • Gamification and learner-generated game-based learning
  • Entrepreneurial frameworks for engineering
  • Adaptive learning methodologies
  • Novel pedagogies in software engineering

***I am not currently accepting new students for research or graduate opportunities.***

Participation in university strategic initiatives

Courses

Course number Course title Semester
ENSF 409 Principles of Software Development Winter 2022
ENDG 233 Data Programming with Data Fall 2021
ENSF 608 Databases Fall 2021
ENSF 592 Programming Fundamentals for Data Engineers Spring 2021