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Alaa Abdalla

Instructional Technology Graduate Assistant

Education

Ph.D. candidate in the Engineering Education at Virginia Tech
BS in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University at Qatar

Background

Alaa is a graduate assistant in the College of Engineering Dean’s Office – Engineering Technology Team. She is a Ph.D. candidate in the Engineering Education department at Virginia Tech. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University at Qatar. Her research interests include how higher education is discussed in the engineering education space, and questioning the purpose of obtaining a university degree. In the community, she is a volunteer with the Lyric theatre.