Experts Guide

Welcome to the RIT Experts Guide. Here you will find information on RIT faculty and staff with expertise in a variety of areas. Each profile includes the expert’s credentials and contact information.

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Margaret Bailey

Professor, mechanical engineering
Faculty Associate to the Provost for Female Faculty
Co-chair, President's Commission on Women, RIT

Expert in:
Mechanical engineering: thermodynamic analysis of complex energy systems
Gender diversity: increasing representation of female faculty and female students in STEM disciplines
Research areas: Female students' increased retention and graduation through participation in cooperative education experiences


Credentials:
Principal investigator for NSF ADVANCE grants: Institutional Transformation (IT) project titled "Creating Opportunity Networks for Engagement and Collective Transformation: Increasing the Representation and Advancement of Women Faculty at RIT or Connect@RIT" and IT-Catalyst program grant for Establishing the Foundation for Future Organizational Reform and Transformation at RIT (EFFORT@RIT)
Author, "Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics"
BS in architectural engineering, Pennsylvania State University Ph.D. in civil, environmental, and architectural engineering (Building Energy Program focus), University of Colorado at Boulder
Founding Executive Director, Women in Engineering @RIT
Maria Mitchell Women in Science Award, 2008
Edwina Award for Gender Diversity, 2011, RIT

Contact:
Michelle Cometa, University News Services, 585-475-4954 or macuns@rit.edu