BS, Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder; PE
Professor Margaret Bailey, Ph.D., P.E. recently moved from her inaugural role as Senior Faculty Associate to the Provost which she has held since 2013 to become the first director of the newly institutionalized ADVANCE RIT unit within the Office of the Provost. Dr. Bailey has led various NSF ADVANCE funded efforts at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) since 2008 including a six-year, $4M institutional transformation cross-university project which resulted in the newly institutionalized ADVANCE unit. Dr. Bailey is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering within the Kate Gleason College of Engineering and she teaches courses and conducts research related to Thermodynamics, engineering and public policy, inclusion and organizational development, engineering education, and gender in engineering and science. Dr. Bailey co-authors the engineering textbook, Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics, which is the top textbook worldwide within its field with over 250 adoptions and she is an author on over 85 peer-reviewed publications.
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March 4, 2020
Michigan Players presents workshops about supporting students facing mental health issues
AdvanceRIT will host the Michigan Players for a workshop and interactive program about addressing the role faculty can play in influencing how mental health issues can be recognized and addressed.
October 31, 2019
To Close the STEM Gender Gap, We Have to Address the Hard Issues
Women 2.0 talks to Jeanne Christman, associate professor in the Department of Electrical, Computer, and Telecommunications Engineering Technology, and Margaret Bailey, professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering.