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James Egenrieder

Research Faculty and Director, Qualcomm® Thinkabit Lab™ Virginia Tech National Capital Region

Degrees and/or credentials

  • Ed.D., Science and Literacy Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Virginia Tech, Falls Church, VA.; Dissertation: STEM Program Implementation: Analysis of Perceptions, Resources, Equity and Diversity
  • M.Ed., Math and Science Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Virginia Tech, Falls Church, VA.
  • B.S., Wildlife and Fisheries Science, Pennsylvania State University, College of Agriculture, University Park, PA. 


  • College of Engineering, Department of Engineering Education
  • College of Natural Resources, Center for Leadership in Global Sustainability
  • College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, Office of Education Research and Outreach

Subject areas / Areas of expertise

  • STEM Education and Technical Workforce Development
  • Biodiversity Science and Stewardship
  • Watershed Systems Stewardship
  • Electronics and Fabrication
  • SCUBA and Mixed-Gas Tech Diving (Instructor)
  • Adventure and Expedition Vehicles 
  • Underwater Archaeologist (Certified)
  • Wetlands and Streambank Restoration
  • Environmental and Agricultural Science and Engineering
  • Dendrology, Phenology, Taxonomy and Classification

Courses I am teaching Fall semester 2018

  • Watershed Systems Stewardship
  • Daily workshops in Electronics, programming, IoT and Smart Cities initiatives
  • Ongoing Workshops for Minority Girls in Computer Science
  • Introduction to IoT and Smart Cities

Additional details about myself

I'm interested in connecting high achieving and/or ambitious students to internships in Northern Virginia companies and organizations.