Professor of the Practice, College of Engineering
Director, Center for Civic Innovation
Professor Brockman is the director of the Center for Civic Innovation and professional specialist in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. He received his Sc.B. degree from Brown University in 1982 and Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University in 1992. Brockman is a developer of Notre Dame’s college-wide first-year engineering program and the author of the textbook, Introduction to Engineering: Modeling and Problem Solving (John Wiley & Sons, 2009), which has been gaining steady adoption at universities worldwide. He was an organizer of the “Workshop on Reforming the First Year Engineering Experience,” held jointly at the University of Notre Dame and the University of Melbourne (Australia) in August 2009.