Barbara Oakley, PhD

Barbara Oakley, PhD, is a professor of engineering at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, and the Ramon y Cajal Distinguished Scholar of Global Digital Learning at McMaster University. Her research involves bioengineering with an emphasis on neuroscience and cognitive psychology. She co-teaches the world's most popular MOOC, "Learning How to Learn," and she has received many awards for her teaching, including the American Society of Engineering Education's Chester F. Carlson Award for Technical Innovation in Education.