Miranda appointed assistant dean for faculty undergraduate mentoring
Constanza Miranda, senior lecturer in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been appointed assistant dean for faculty undergraduate mentoring in Whiting School of Engineering Office of Undergraduate Academic Affairs.
The office is reimagining undergraduate academic advising and faculty mentoring. Miranda will develop and implement strategies and programming to mobilize and engage a pool of high-quality, well-prepared, diverse faculty mentors. She will be responsible for designing curricula, executing orientation and training for faculty members and undergraduate students.
Miranda has more than 16 years of teaching experience. Before coming to Johns Hopkins in 2020, she was an assistant professor in the school of engineering at Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, where she founded and directed the Engineering Design Initiative (DILAB). While completing her PhD at NC State, she was awarded a Fulbright fellowship to join Stanford’s Center for Design Research. There, she worked with faculty in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, conducting fieldwork-design in engineering, education, and innovation-driven teams.
Miranda will continue to mentor and teach design teams in the Department of Biomedical Engineering.