DEBRA J. LIGHTLY MASCARO portrait
  • Associate Professor (Lecturer), Mechanical Engineering
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Professional Service

  • American Society for Engineering Education. Role: Reviewer. Review Annual Conference abstracts and papers. 10/2010 - present

Internal Service

  • Senate Advisory Committee on Academic Policy (SACAP). Member, 08/19/2019 - present. University service.
  • Graduate Council Review for the Department of Atmospheric Sciences. Undergraduate Council Representative to exit meeting with external reviewers, 11/03/2017 - 11/03/2017. University service.
  • Learning Framework Ambassador (Office of Undergraduate Studies). Ambassador, 10/2017 - 05/2018. University service.
  • Mechanical Engineering ABET Committee. Member, 08/2014 - present. Department service.
  • Mechanical Engineering Curriculum Committee. Member, 08/2013 - present. Department service.
  • Mechanical Engineering ABET Committee. Chair, 08/2013 - 07/2014. Department service.
  • College of Engineering ABET Committee. Member, 08/2013 - 07/2014. College service.
  • Mechanical Engineering Curriculum Committee. Member, 10/2008 - 07/2011. Department service.

Outreach

  • College of Engineering Engineering Day: Represented the Department of Mechanical Engineering at information table (prospective students). 11/18/2017 - 11/18/2017
  • University of Utah Red, White and U Day: Represent the Department of Mechanical Engineering at information table (admitted students). 04/08/2017 - 04/08/2017
  • MRSEC Education and Outreach Group: Hosted a teacher workshop for Science Olympiad coaches to help them improve their coaching skills in general, and to help them prepare students for specific events. 11/2012 - 11/2012
  • Science Olympiad State Competition: Helped with registration and at the awards ceremony; represented Mechanical Engineering at an information table between the events and the awards ceremony; represented both ME and MRSEC by handing out scholarship offers at the awards ceremony. 04/2012 - 04/2012
  • MRSEC Education and Outreach Group: Established a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program and hosted a diverse group of 10 undergraduate researchers from across the country for a 9-week summer research experience in MRSEC labs. 01/2012 - 03/2014
  • MRSEC Education and Outreach Group: Participated in afterschool Weird Science Sessions at Glendale Middle School (86% URM). 01/2012 - 03/2014
  • MRSEC Education and Outreach Group: Updated the Materials Science section of the College‚Äôs Discover Engineering exhibit, which impacts 8,000-10,000 high school students annually. 01/2012 - 02/2013