Yadav Receives Computer Science Courtesy Appointment
The Purdue University Department of Computer Science welcomes Dr. Aman Yadav as a new Assistant Professor of Computer Science by courtesy, effective immediately.
Dr. Yadav is an Assistant Professor in the Educational Psychology program in the College of Education. He earned his Ph.D. in Educational Psychology and Educational Technology and his M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Michigan State University. His research focuses on the effectiveness of case-based instruction and problem-based learning within STEM disciplines. His work has examined effective teacher training and professional development models. He teaches courses on education research and the role of technology in education.
Dr. Yadav has been collaborating with computer science faculty on an NSF-funded project to create a CS supplemental teaching licensure that has been approved by the State of Indiana. As a part of this effort, he has developed and co-taught a new CS Teaching Methods course, examined the impact of computational thinking modules on education students, and given educational research workshops to CS researchers at the NSF CE21 & Community meeting and SIGCSE.
According to Departmental policy, Dr. Yadav's courtesy appointment is a zero-time, non-voting appointment. Its goal is to encourage collaborations with faculty and students in Computer Science. The appointment allows him to offer research seminars and to serve as a co-advisor on Ph.D. and M.S. theses committees
Effective with the 2012-2013 academic year, Aman Yadav has also been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure.