What is Engineering Innovation?
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401 Rosemont Ave
Frederick, MD 21701
Dr. Allen Flora
Dr. Allen Flora, professor of physics, teaches introductory and upper level physics courses at Hood College. He has advised many undergraduates completing their computational science capstone projects. He received his B.A., magna cum laude in physics and mathematics from Bridgewater College and his Ph.D. in physics from the University of Virginia. In 2015 Dr. Flora was selected as the Adviser of the Year by the Academic Affairs Committee of the Student Government Association at Hood College and has twice received the Excellence in Teaching Award by the Keystone Chapter at Hood College of Mortar Board (2012 and 2003). He has been teaching Engineering Innovation since 2016.
Dr. Ahmed Salem
Dr. Ahmed Salem, associate professor of Computer Science and Information Technology, teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in computer science at Hood College. He received his B. Eng. from the Higher Technological Institute, Cairo, Egypt and his M.S. in Computer Science and Ph.D. in Computer Science and Computer Engineering from the University of Louisville. Dr. Salem has been with Engineering Innovation since 2016.
Mr. Reza Mirdamadi
Mr. Reza Mirdamadi is an Associate Professor of Engineering and Chair of the Department of Computer Science, Mathematics, and Engineering at Shepherd University. He has been teaching Engineering Innovation since 2010.
Dr. Ashish Chakradhar
Dr. Chakradhar has a PhD in Physical Chemistry/Surface Chemistry. He is an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Hood College; he also teaches a several other colleges in the area. This is his first year with EI.
Dr. Chris Malec
Dr. Malec has a PhD in Physics. He has taught high school physics and is currently a science writer. This is his third year with EI.
Mr. Patrick Greene
Mr. Patrick Greene teaches Project Lead the Way at Linganore High School teacher. He joined Engineering Innovation in 2016.
Mr. Paul Hoyt
Mr. Paul Hoyt is a high school technology education teacher. He joined the Engineering Innovation team in 2009.
Ms. Christina Orcutt
Ms. Christina Orcutt teaches chemistry at Hood College. She joined Engineering Innovation in 2016.
Mr. Richard Menendez
Mr. Richard Menendez teaches physics at Northwest High School in Germantown, MD. He has been with Engineering Innovation since 2016.
Ms. Marie Harold
Ms. Marie Harold teaches science at Oakdale High School in Ijamsville, MD. She joined Engineering Innovation in 2018.
Click the link below for answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding the Engineering Innovation residential program.
Residential students who wish to leave campus overnight to visit with family or friends must complete the following form and either bring it to campus at check-in or email it to us at firstname.lastname@example.org:
DINING HALL INFORMATION: Residential students will be eating at the Hood College Dining Hall during their stay on campus. The dining hall does not offer Kosher meals, but vegetarian and vegan options are available. For more information, contact Hood College Dining Services.
The Engineering Innovation Summer Program will hold classes on the second floor of the Hodson Science and Technology Center and in Rosenstock Hall. https://www.hood.edu/about-hood/hood-at-a-glance/our-people/hodson.html
Commuter Students: Lunch fee for the Hood College campus: $230 Commuting students will have lunch at the Hood College Dining Hall on the Hood campus for the duration of the course. The total cost to attend the commuter program at Hood College campus is $3,080 (Tuition plus Lunch Fee). The lunch fee will be paid with tuition when student enrolls in the program.
Commuter students will find free parking close to the Hodson Science and Technology building on Evergreen Avenue, Broadbeck Drive, and Rosemont Avenue.
Students will have access to computers to complete their online coursework.