Faculty

Diana de la Rosa-Pohl
Dr. Diana De La Rosa-Pohl
Instructional Faculty
Phone: 713-743-4163 | Fax: 713-743-4444
Email: ddelarosa2 [at] uh [dot] edu

Education: 

BS Electrical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 1992
MS Physics, University of Texas at Arlington, 1997
M Electrical Engineering, University of Houston, 2003
EdD Curriculum and Instruction, University of Houston, 2011

Professional Experience: 

Joined the UH ECE Faculty as an Instructional Assistant Professor, 2013-present
Joined the UH Faculty as a lecturer with the Honors Engineering Program, 2003-2013
Research in biomedical image analysis with the Visual Computing Laboratory at UH's Texas Learning and Computation Center, 2002-2003
Taught two years at the University of Texas at Brownsville's Computer Science Department, 1998-1999
Hardware Engineer with a division of Bell+Howell, in Irving, TX, working on character recognition systems, 1992-1994

Classes: 

ECE 1100 Introduction to Engineering
ECE 1331 Computers and Problem Solving
ECE 4335/4336 Capstone Design
ENGI 1100H Honors Introduction to Engineering
ENGI 1331H Honors Computers and Problem Solving

Presentations: 

de la Rosa-Pohl, D. G., Trombetta, L., & Thomas, V. (2014). Translating an Honors Introductory Engineering Course for a Non-Honors Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Population: Initial Data. Paper presented at the ASEE Gulf-Southwest Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.
de la Rosa-Pohl, D. G., Habib, R., & Shattuck, D. (2013). First impressions of an honors engineering first-year experience. Paper presented at the AERA Annual Meeting 2013, San Francisco, CA.
de la Rosa-Pohl, D. G., Goodwin, C., & Long, S. A. (2013). Introduction of a digital logic project in a first-year honors engineering course. Paper presented at the 2013 ASEE Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.
Zerda, K., de la Rosa-Pohl, D. G., Long, S. A., & Claydon, F. J. (2012). Improving student engagement and outcomes in first year engineering courses at a highly diverse, multicultural urban university. Paper presented at the 199th Annual ASEE Conference and Exposition, San Antonio, TX.
de la Rosa-Pohl, D. G. (2012). Differences in educational goals within the field of electrical engineering. Paper presented at the 119th Annual ASEE Conference and Exposition, San Antonio, TX.
de la Rosa-Pohl, D. (2011). A tale of two careers: Differences in educational goals within the field of electrical engineering. Paper presented at the ASEE Gulf-Southwest Annual Conference, Houston, TX.
Zerda, K., Martin-Trenor, J., & de la Rosa-Pohl, D. G. (2007). A unique collaboration between senior design students and first-year engineering students. Paper presented at the Dialogue II on Engineering Education: the Role of the First Year, South Bend, IN.
Trombetta, L., de la Rosa-Pohl, D. G., Wilson, C. A., Claydon, F. J., & Ruchhoeft, P. (2007). The role of capstone design in technical communications instruction. Paper presented at the National Capstone Design Course Conference, Boulder, CO.