Victoria Bill

  • Director of MakerSpace

  • Adjunct Professor

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Victoria Bill

Victoria Bill is the Director and founding Manager of the NYU Tandon School of Engineering MakerSpace Lab. She is also an adjunct faculty member in the first-year engineering program, teaching EG 1003 Introduction to Engineering and Design. She received her master's in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, specializing in embedded systems, electromagnetics, and acoustics. Her research interests include IoT, wearable technology, and engineering education. She presents annually at the American Society for Engineering Education and the International Symposium on Academic Makerspaces.

The University of Texas at Austin

Master's of Science in Electrical Engineering

 

The Ohio State University

Bachelor's of Science in Electrical Engineering


Conference Publications

Bill, V., & Fayard, A. L. (2021, June), Resilience and Innovation in Response to Covid-19: Learnings from Northeast Academic Makerspaces. Forthcoming in 2021 ASEE Virtual Annual Conference.
 
 
Bill, V., & Schoenwiesner, A. (2020, June), Work in Progress: Lessons Learned Supporting First-Year Students in an Academic Maker Space. Paper presented at 2020 ASEE Virtual Annual Conference.
 
 
Bill, V., & Fayard, A. L. (2019, October). Nurturing a student-led community of learning in an academic makerspace: how to support extracurricular experiential learning. In 2019 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE) (pp. 1-5). IEEE.
 
 
Gale, V., & Bill, V., & Si, J. (2019, June), Work in Progress: Multidisciplinary, Vertically Integrated Projects Course on 3-D Printed Biomedical Devices Paper presented at 2019 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Tampa, Florida.
 
 
Fayard, A. L., Bill, V., Kush, S., & Nicolas, M. (2018, August). CAIRN: A Tangible Research Tool to Materially Visualize Practices in a Makerspace. In 2018 International Symposium on Academic Makerspaces, Conference Proceedings.
 
 
Bringardner, J., Georgi, G. & Bill, V. (2018, July). From Design to Reality: Guiding First-Year Students from Design to Makerspace Reality. In First Year Engineering Experience Conference Proceedings.
 
 
Bill, V., & Fayard, A. L. (2018, June). Co-Creating Opportunities for Extracurricular Design Learning with Makerspace Students. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition 2018 Conference Proceedings.
 
 
Bill, V. & Fayard, A. L. (2017, September). Workshops, Blog Posts, and Mini-grants: Relaying Information and Increasing Student Engagement. In International Symposium on Academic Makerspaces, Conference Proceedings.
 
 
Bill, V., & Fayard, A. L. (2017, June). Building an Entrepreneurial and Innovative Culture in a University Makerspace. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition 2017 Conference Proceedings.
 
 
Bringardner, J., Georgi, G. & Bill, V. (2017, June). Examples of Free Choice Open-Ended Design Projects in a First-Year Engineering Course. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition 2017 Conference Proceedings.
 
 
Bill, V., & Fayard, A. L. (2016, November). Building a Makerspace to Nurture the Innovation Culture at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering. In the International Symposium on Academic Makerspaces 2016 Conference Proceedings.
 
 
Bringardner, J., Georgi, G. & Bill, V. (2016, August). Incorporating Open-Ended Design Projects in a First-Year Engineering Course. In First Year Engineering Experience Conference Proceedings.
 
 
Bill, V., & Skolnick, Y. (2016, June). Creation and Implementation of an Open Ended Design Course for a High School Summer STEM Program. In American Society for Engineering Education 2016 Conference Proceedings

NYU Tandon Staff Distinguished Award of Excellence 2020-2021

 

NYU Green Grant

Award: $13K

Project: Circular Design @ NYU MakerSpace

 

NYU Give-A-Violet Award 2018-2019


Current Projects, Research Labs, and Groups