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Vicki V. May

Professor of Engineering


Research Interests

Engineering education; inquiry-based learning; student-centered learning; K-12 and outreach activities; creativity; seismic engineering


Selected Publications


Professional Activities


In Dartmouth Engineer Magazine


Building a Tiny House

edX: The Engineering of Structures Around Us

Seminar: To MOOC Or Not To MOOC?

Vicki May, 2013 NH Professor of the Year

The New Face of Engineering

Summer Engineering Workshop: Part 1

Summer Engineering Workshop: Part 2

Summer Engineering Workshop: Part 3 - Kids React

$300 House

Integrated Design: Engineering, Architecture, and Building Technology at Dartmouth

Students in Integrated Design: Engineering, Architecture, and Building Technology work to understand how forces flow through a structure.

Structural Analysis Class at Dartmouth: Treehouse

For a Structural Analysis course, Professor May had students design and build a treehouse at Hanover's Storrs Pond Recreation Area:

Solid Mechanics Bridge Competition at Dartmouth 2011

Students taking Solid Mechanics with Professor May test how well they predicted the strength of their bridge designs: