Gretchen Hein

Gretchen Hein


Senior Lecturer, Engineering Fundamentals

Faculty Adviser, Society of Women Engineers

  • PhD, Michigan Technological University
  • ME, Purdue University
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Kettering University


Dr. Hein's teaching interests include graphics, visualization, and computer aided design.  Her research interests include educational methods, and spatial visualization.  Her current research project is Development of the First Year Engineering Program.  She enjoys hiking, biking, farming, knitting, and weaving.

She is also the  Academic Advisor for Society of Women Engineers at Michigan Tech.

Teaching Interests

  • Blended Learning Methods
  • Technology in the Classroom

Research Interests

  • Engineering Education
  • Persistence in STEM fields