Ph.D. – School of Engineering Education, Purdue University, 2018 (defense passed; projected deposit)
Dissertation title: Faculty Roles in Curricular Change: Postmodern Narrative Ontologies
B.S. – Electrical and Computer Engineering, Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering, 2007
Research Faculty – Center on Access Technology, National Technical Institute for the Deaf, Rochester Institute of Technology, 2017-Present
Postdoctoral Fellow, Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering, 2015-2017
Community Engineer and Education Liaison, Red Hat, Inc., 2009-2011
QA/Support Engineer, One Laptop Per Child, 2008-2009
Adams, R. S., Forin, T., Chua, M., & Radcliffe, D. (2015). Making Visible the "How" and "What" of Design Teaching. In R. S. Adams, P. Buzzanell, & J. Siddiqui (Eds.), Analyzing Design Review Conversations (pp. 431–456). West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press.
Stanislow, J., Dannels, W., & Chua, M. (2018). Adding visual signals to machine shop equipment: a case study of Deaf gain in engineering education. In ASEE St. Lawrence Section Proceedings. Ithaca, NY.
Chua, M. & Edmonds, T. (2017). Curricular culture literacy and miscodes in its absence: Making sense of conflicts in cross-institutional curricular collaborations. In _Proceedings of the Frontiers in Education Conferenc_e. Indianapolis, IN: IEEE.
Edmonds, T. & Chua, M. (2017). Curricular culture transferability, openness, and literacy: A framework for the curricular culture change capacity of individuals. In Proceedings of the Frontiers in Education Conference. Indianapolis, IN: IEEE.
Chua, M. and Cagle, L. E. (2017). You can change the world, but not this homework assignment: The contradictory rhetoric of engineering agency. In Proceedings of the Frontiers in Education Conference. Indianapolis, IN: IEEE.
Chua, M., Ray, B., & Stein, L. A. (2017). A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Access Setup: A case study of the Deaf Professional / Designated Interpreter model in engineering education research. In Proceedings of the Frontiers in Education Conference. Indianapolis, IN: IEEE.
Chua, M. & Stein, L. A. (2017). Cargo Cults and Cognitive Apprenticeships: Two Frameworks for Adopting Unfamiliar Curricular Cultures. ASEE Conferences.
Chua, M. & Edmonds, T. (2017). Conversation and Participation Architectures: Practices for Creating Dialogic Spaces with Engineering Students. ASEE Conferences.
Strong, A., Chua, M., & Cutler, S. (2016). Talking "Faculty Development" with Engineering Educators, Then Talking "Engineering Education" with Faculty Developers: A Collaborative Reflection on Working Across Communities. ASEE Conferences. https://doi.org/10.18260/p.26010
Cutler, S., Strong, A. C., & Chua, M. (2015). Exploring the black box of dissemination: The role of professional and organizational development (pp. 1–3). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2015.7344091
Chua, M. (2014). Hacker school begins to write a book: A massive collaborative autoethnography by a maker community (pp. 1–4). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2014.7044397
Chua, M., & Adams, R. S. (2014). Using realtime transcription to do member-checking during interviews (pp. 1–3). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2014.7044251
Chua, M., Adams, R. S., Fincher, S., & Stein, L. A. (2014). How do we talk about impact? Engineering education change language beyond dissemination (pp. 1–3). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2014.7043997
Chua, M., & Dringenberg, E. (2014). The quest for the Mythical Phoenix: Attendee narratives at an engineering education faculty workshop (pp. 1–4). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2014.7044260
Thompson, J. D., Chua, M., & Joslyn, C. H. (2014). Engineering and Engineering Education as Spiritual Vocations. Presented at the 2014 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Indianapolis, IN. Retrieved from https://peer.asee.org/20382 (Best Paper award, Liberal Engineering / Engineering in Society division)
Dringenberg, E., & Chua, M. (2014). What Can Reflections from an "Innovation in Engineering Education" Workshop Teach New Faculty? Presented at the 2014 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Indianapolis, IN. Retrieved from https://peer.asee.org/23299
Ellis, H. J. C., Chua, M., Hislop, G. W., Purcell, M., & Dziallas, S. (2013). Towards a model of faculty development for FOSS in education (pp. 269–273). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/CSEET.2013.6595259
Mondisa, J.-L., Siddiqui, J. A., Chua, M., Vanasupa, L., Herter, R., & Adams, R. S. (2013). Lessons Learned from Others' Stories: How Changemakers' Stories Changed Us. Presented at the 2013 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Atlanta, GA. Retrieved from https://peer.asee.org/19877
Ellis, H. J. C., Hislop, G. W., Chua, M., & Dziallas, S. (2012). How to Involve Students in FOSS Projects. In Proceedings of the Frontiers in Education Conference. Rapid City, SD: IEEE.
Chua, M., & Dziallas, S. (2012). Work in progress: From sage on the stage to guide on the side: Examining shifts in teaching practice through stories of open community participation (pp. 1–2). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2012.6462252
Chua, M., Dziallas, S., Ellis, H. J. C., Hislop, G. W., & Wurst, K. R. (2012). Welcome to Makerland: a first cultural immersion into open source communities.Proceedings of the 43rd ACM technical symposium on Computer Science Education (p. 659). ACM Press. https://doi.org/10.1145/2157136.2157341
Adams, R. S., Chua, M., Denick, D., Mondisa, J.-L., Sambamurthy, N., Siddiqui, J., … Herter, R. (2012). Work in Progress: In their own words - how "changemakers" talk about change. In Proceedings of the Frontiers in Education Conference. Seattle, WA: IEEE.
Ellis, H. J. C., Chua, M., Jadud, M. C., & Hislop, G. W. (2011). Learning through open source participation (p. 83). ACM Press. https://doi.org/10.1145/1953163.1953191
Ellis, H. J. C., Hislop, G. W., Chua, M., Kussmaul, C., & Burke, M. M. (2010). Panel: Teaching students to participate in Open Source Software projects (p. F2B–1–F2B–2). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2010.5673437
Manuscripts in press
Dannels, W., Stanislow, J. & Chua, M. (2018). Visual signaling for CMM machines: a case study of Deaf gain in manufacturing engineering education. In American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition. Salt Lake City, UT.
Manuscripts in preparation
Cagle, L. & Chua, M. (2017). Unpacking the rhetoric of engineering agency using topoi.
Chua, M. (2017). Curricular culture change partnerships: learnings from and for Olin College.
Chua, M., & Ray, B. (2017). Myth of Neutrality Considered Harmful.
Chua, M. (2016). Engineering as a Physical Art. ASEE Prism. Retrieved from http://www.asee-prism.org/unstable-equilibrium-oct-2/
Chua, M. (2016). Set an Example of a Normal Life. ASEE Prism. Retrieved from http://www.asee-prism.org/unstable-equilibrium-jan-3/
Chua, M. (2015). The Privilege of Being Oblivious. ASEE Prism. Retrieved from http://www.asee-prism.org/unstable-equilibrium-sep/
Chua, M. (2015). Communicating Is So Inefficient. ASEE Prism. Retrieved from http://www.asee-prism.org/unstable-equilibrium-jan-2/
Chua, M. (2014). More Than Words and Numbers. ASEE Prism. Retrieved from http://www.asee-prism.org/unstable-equilibrium-oct/
Chua, M. (2014). Culture Clash. ASEE Prism. Retrieved from http://www.asee-prism.org/unstable-equilibrium-jan/
Chua, M. (2016). Products and Practitioners. Retrieved from https://www.scribd.com/document/333574947/Products-and-Practitioners-how-a-visibility-of-developmental-processes-aids-in-practitioner-formation
Chua, M. (2016). Cognitive apprenticeship: 7 techniques for making thinking visible. Retrieved from https://www.scribd.com/document/331464370/7-Techniques-Adapted-From-Cognitive-Apprenticeship-Making-Thinking-Visible-in-spontaneous-complex-learning-environments
Chua, M. (2015). I have things in my ears, how the heck do they work: a comic about hearing aids. Retrieved from https://www.scribd.com/doc/278098853/I-have-things-in-my-ears-how-the-heck-do-they-work-draft
Chua, M. (2015). A graphical guide to wireless hearing aid technologies. Retrieved from https://www.scribd.com/doc/278098871/A-graphical-guide-to-wireless-hearing-aid-technologies-draft
Chua, M. (2015). A brief illustrated guide to frequency lowering in hearing aids, or: make your consonants sound like Darth Vader. Retrieved from https://www.scribd.com/doc/278098863/A-graphic-guide-to-hearing-aid-frequency-lowering-techniques-draft
Chua, M. (2014). Mastery: Dreyfus Model of Skill Acquisition on One Page. Retrieved from https://www.scribd.com/doc/248366137/Mastery-Dreyfus-model-of-skill-acquisition-on-one-page
Chua, M. (2012). EdPsych: 50 years on one page. Retrieved from https://www.scribd.com/doc/106526138/Edpsych-50-years-on-one-page
Chua, M. (2011). What is Engineering? Retrieved from https://www.scribd.com/document/67702423/What-is-Engineering
Chua, M. (2011). What is Education? Retrieved from https://www.scribd.com/document/70666622/What-is-Education
Awards and Honors
2015: AccessEngineering grant for "Together in the Mainstream," (weeklong microresidency of d/Deaf STEM practitioners at Olin College)
2014: Best Paper award, Liberal Engineering / Engineering in Society division, ASEE (for "Engineering and Engineering Education as Spiritual Vocations")
2013: Purdue Focus award (for work on disability accessibility and diversity)
2011-2015: Purdue Doctoral Fellowship (2 years full fellowship followed by 2 years full assistantship)
2003-2007: Franklin W. Olin Scholarship (4-year full tuition and room academic merit scholarship)
Chua, M. (2017). How to speak (about) Makers: articulating how learning works in maker/hacker communities. Invited talk as inaugural speaker for the IN2 Featured Speaker Series, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy.
Jadud, M. C., & Chua, M. (2011). A Walk In The Commons. Invited talk presented at the Kenyon College Center for Instructional Excellence series, Kenyon College.
Chua, M., & Dziallas, S. (2011, November 14). Engineering Education + Open Source = Great Justice. Invited talk presented at Engineer of the Future 3.0: Unleashing Student Engagement in and for the Transformation of Engineering Education, UIUC.
Other Conference Activity
Chua, M., & Ellis, H. J. C. (2012). Teaching Open Source Symposium. Pre-conference symposium presented at SIGCSE 2011, Raleigh, NC.
Dziallas, S., & Chua, M. (2011). Open Source Textbooks & Collaboration Workflows. Presented at EduComm, Orlando, FL.
Peters, S., Allen, S., Blakk, L., & Chua, M. (2011). What If All Women Knew How to Program? Panel presented at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, Portland, OR.
Chua, M., & Laroia, A. (2010). Junior Jobs and Bite-sized Bugs: Entry Points for New Contributors to Open Source. Presented at OSCON, Portland, OR.
Wade, K., & Chua, M. (2010). 5 FOSS in Edu Projects that Changed the World. Presented at OSCON, Portland, OR.
National Technical Institute of the Deaf (NTID)
NETS 150 Mechanical Design and Fabrication (2018)
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
IGME 585 Project in FOSS (Free and Open Source Software) Development (2018)
Facilitating Challenging Conversations (cocurricular, 2017)
Cartooning: Conveying Information (independent study, 2017)
Qualitative Methods in Practice (group independent study, 2016)
Senior humanities capstone supervisor, Elizabeth Doyle. (2015). Teaming with Disability Accommodations.
Internet Foundations of Technology and Development (graduate TA for experimental course, 2015)
Design Thinking in Technology (graduate TA for experimental course, 2014)
Signal Processing for Hearing and Speech Sciences (primary instructor for doctoral level course, 2012)
Harvard Law School
The Internet: Issues at the Frontiers (course team, 2009)
Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Revolutionizing Global Education (intersession, 2008 – 2009)
Midwest Python Workshops for Women (2012 – 2015)
Professors' Open Source Summer Experience (2009 – 2011)
Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering Open Access Policy, lead author (2012)
Frontiers in Education Conference Reviewer (2012, 2013, 2014)
Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering Academic Recommendations Board, student representative (2006—2007)
Community Development and Outreach
Ada Initiative for Women in Technology and Culture, Advisory board member (2014—2015)
Fedora Linux Scholarship Coordinator (2010—2011)
Sugar Labs Oversight Board member (2009—2011)
Conference Chair/Administrator, Fedora User and Developers Conference (2009—2011)
Head of Fedora Linux Marketing (2009)
American English (native)
American Sign Language (professional)
German (can read papers with dictionary)