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Hyungsok "Nathan" Choe

  • Research Assistant Professor, Dept of Engineering Education
  • 209 Hitchcock Hall
    2070 Neil Ave
    Columbus, OH 43210

About

Education


Ph.D., STEM Education, The University of Texas at Austin, 2019

M.S., Electrical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, 2009                                    

B.S., Electrical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, 2006

 

Dr. Choe is a Research Assistant Professor at The Ohio State University in the Department of Engineering Education. His research utilized both quantitative and qualitative methods to understand disciplinary domain identities for undergraduate and graduate engineering students. He is also interested in students’ career trajectory in STEM filed. He has served as a program evaluator of NSF REU programs. He also worked as an engineer at LG electronics mobile communication company.

Research Interests


Researcher Identity

Engineering Identity

Engineering curriculum development

Psychological attribution of engineering students

Career trajectory of engineering students

Latino/a success in STEM fields

AI Education

 

Honors


ASEE ERM Best Diversity Paper, June 2019                                                                                                 

UT Austin College of Education Departmental Continuing Fellowship, Aug. 2018- May 2019                                 

Jewel Popham Raschke Endowed Presidential Scholarship in Mathematics Education, Aug. 2018- May 2019                                                            

Teresa Lozano Long Endowed Graduate Fellowship, Aug. 2018- May 2019                                                                                                                  

UT Austin Professional Development Award, Dec. 2015                                                                                                                                                

KSEE Best Paper Presentation, Sept 2015                                                                                                                                                                    

NTT Docomo Best LTE Smartphone Design, Dec. 2012                                                                                                                                                

Illinois Tech Dean’s Fellowship, Aug. 2007- Dec. 2007                                                                                                                                                  

Illinois Tech International Student Scholarship, Aug. 2004- Dec. 2006                                                                                                                          

Illinois Tech Dean’s list, Aug. 2004- Dec. 2006                                                                                                                                                              

 

Journal Articles


Choe, N. H., Martins, L. L., Borrego, M. J., & Kendall, M. R. (2019). Professional aspects of engineering improve prediction of undergraduates' engineering identity. Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, 145(3), 1-8

Choe, N. H. & Borrego, M. (2019). Prediction of engineering identity in engineering graduate students. IEEE Transactions on Education. doi: 10.1109/TE.2019.2901777

Borrego, M. J., Choe, N. H., & Nguyen N.A. (2019) STEM Doctoral Student Agency regarding Funding. Studies in Higher Education. doi: 10.1080/03075079.2019.1650737

Martin, J.P., Choe, N.H., Halter, J.M., Foster, M.J., Froyd, J. E., Borrego, M. J., & Winterer, E. (2019) Interventions supporting baccalaureate achievement of Latino STEM students matriculating at 2-year Institutions: A systematic review. Journal of Research in Science Teaching. 56(4), 440-464.

Park, J.J., Park, S., Choe, N. H., & Schallert, D. L. (2019). When groups experience conflict: Intersection among undergraduates’ individual and group motivational goals, project commitment, and emotions. Educational Psychology, 1-8. 

Kendall, M. R., Denton, M., Choe, N. H., & Borrego, M. J. (2019) Factors influencing engineering identity development of latinx students. IEEE Transactions on Education. doi: 10.1109/TE.2019.2909857

Knight, D.B., Kinoshita, T., Choe, N.H., & Borrego, M. (2018). Doctoral student funding portfolios across and within engineering, life sciences, and physical sciences. Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 9(1), 75-90.

Park, J. J., Long, P., Choe, N. H., & Schallert, D. L. (2018). The contribution of self-compassion and compassion to others to students’ emotions and project commitment when experiencing conflict in group projects. International Journal of Educational Research, 88, 20-30.

Borrego, M., Knight, D.B., & Choe, N.H. (2017). Research group experiences and intent to complete. Studies in Graduate and Postdoctoral Education, 8(2), 109-127.  

Park, J.J., Choe, N.H., Schallert, D. L., & Forbis, A.K. (2017). The chemical engineering research laboratory as context for graduate students' training: The role of lab structure and cultural climate in collaborative work. Learning, Culture and Social Interaction, 13, 113-122. doi: 10.1016/j.lcsi.2017.04.001

 

Presentations


Park, J.J., Choe, N.H., & Schallert, D.L. (2019, April) Different Levels of Compassion to Self/Others: Predicting Undergraduates’ Emotional and Motivational Experiences During Group work. Roundtable paper will be presented at 2019 American Educational Research Association Conference (AERA), Toronto, Canada.

Kinoshita, T., Knight, D. B., Borrego, M. J., & Choe, N. H. (2019, April) Exploring No Job Prospects for Doctoral Recipients: Recent Trends and Differences Across Demographics. Paper will be presented at 2019 American Educational Research Association Conference (AERA), Toronto, Canada.

Bortz, W.E., Knight, D. B., Kinoshita, T., Choe, N. H., Nguyen, K.A., Borrego, M. J., & Lyles, C.H. (2019, April) A Competitive System: Graduate Student Recruitment in STEM and Why Money May Not Be the Answer. Roundtable paper will be presented at 2019 American Educational Research Association Conference (AERA), Toronto, Canada.

Choe, N.H., Borrego, M.J., Kinoshita, T.J., Nguyen, K.A., & Knight, D.B., (2018, April) Doctoral Students' Types of Funding and Agency in Time to Degree: A Mixed-Methods Study. Round table presented at 2018 American Educational Research Association Conference (AERA), New York, NY, United States.

Choe, N.H., Park, J.J., Lawlor, P.J., Park, C., & Lee, Y. (2018, April) Future Possible Career Self as Moderator of Relation Between Mentoring and Undergraduate Students' Academic Motivation. Poster presented at 2018 American Educational Research Association Conference (AERA), New York, NY, United States.

Park, J. J., Choe, H. N., & Schallert, D. L. (2018, April) Compassion as Moderator of Relation Between College Students' Psychological Attributes and Group Project Commitment. Paper presented at 2018 American Educational Research Association Conference (AERA), New York, NY, United States.

Kuchar, A., Park, J.J., Choe, N.H., & Schallert, D.L. (2018, April) Self-Compassion as a Moderator Between Fear of Failure and Academic Motivation for Undergraduate Student Athletes. Round table presented at 2018 American Educational Research Association Conference (AERA), New York, NY, United States.

Choe, N. H., Park, J. J., &, Schallert, D. L. (2017, April). Undergraduates Who Can See the Future Study Harder: Academic Motivation, Mentorship, and Future Possible Selves. Paper Presented at American Educational Research Association Conference (AERA), San Antonio, TX, United States.

Park, J. J., Long, P., Choe, N. H., &, Schallert, D. L. (2017, April). Mitigating the Conflict Students Experience With Group Projects Through Self-Compassion and Compassion to Others. Paper Presented at American Educational Research Association Conference (AERA), San Antonio, TX, United States.

Park, S., Park, J. J., Schallert, D. L., & Choe, N. H. (2017, April). When Groups Experience Conflict: Intersection Among Undergraduates' Individual and Group Motivational Goals, Project Commitment, and Emotions. Paper Presented at American Educational Research Association Conference (AERA), San Antonio, TX, United States.

Park J.J., Choe, N.H., & Lee, Y. (2017, March). Group Commitment and Emotional Outcomes from College Students: Difference between American and Korean Students. Poster Presented at Society for Research in Child Development, Austin, TX.

Park, J. J., Choe, H. N, Schallert, D. L., & McGinn, B. (2016, April). When Group Projects Conflict With Students' Personal Goals: Motivational and Emotional Correlates of Group Commitment. Round Table Presented at American Educational Research Association Conference (AERA), Washington D.C., United States.

Park, J. J., Choe, H. N, Forbis, A.K., & Schallert, D. L. (2016, April). Chemical-Engineers-in-Training: Influence of Climate, Communication, and Culture on Group and Individual Productivity and Learning. Paper Presented at American Educational Research Association Conference (AERA), Washington D.C., United States.

 

Conference Proceedings


Choe, N. H., Park, J. J., & Park, M. (2019, September). Agency in career advancement of engineering graduate students. Paper Presented at the Korean Society of Engineering Education (KSEE), Jeju City, South Korea.

Park, J. J., Park, M., & Choe, N. H. (2019, September). Understanding female students’ motivation to join the humanitarian engineering social entrepreneurship program. Paper Presented at the Korean Society of Engineering Education (KSEE), Jeju City, South Korea.

Denton, M., Choe, N. H., Nguyen, K.A., Borrego, M. J., Knight, D. B., Kinoshita, T., & Bortz, W. E. (2019, June), Predictors of Engineering Doctoral Student Future Career Sector. Paper will be presented at 2019 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Tampa, FL, United States.

Kendall, M. R., Choe, N. H., Denton, M., & Borrego, M. J. (2018, June), Engineering Identity Development of Hispanic Students. Paper presented at 2018 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Salt Lake City, Utah. https://peer.asee.org/30411

Patrick, A. D., Borrego, M. J., Martins, L. L., Choe, N. H., Seepersad, C. C., & Kendall, M. R. (2017, July), Constructing a Measure of Affect Towards Professional Practice: What matters for Engineers? Paper presented at 2017 Research in Engineering Education Symposium, Bogotá, Colombia.

Choe, N. H., Borrego, M. J., Martins, L. L., Patrick, A. D., & Seepersad, C. C. (2017, June), A Quantitative Pilot Study of Engineering Graduate Student Identity. Paper presented at 2017 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Columbus, Ohio, United States.  https://peer.asee.org/27502

Patrick, A. D., Choe, N. H., Martins, L. L., Borrego, M. J., Kendall, M. R., & Seepersad, C. C. (2017, June), A Measure of Affect toward Key Elements of Engineering Professional Practice. Paper presented at 2017 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Columbus, Ohio, United States.  https://peer.asee.org/27476

Knight, D. B., Borrego, M. J., Kinoshita, T., & Choe, N. H. (2017, June), Board # 76 : Investigating National-Scale Variation in Doctoral Student Funding Mechanisms Across Engineering Disciplines. Paper presented at 2017 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Columbus, Ohio, United States.  https://peer.asee.org/27921

Winterer, E., Froyd, J. E., Borrego, M. J., Martin, J. P., & Choe, N. H., Halter, J. M., & Foster, M. J. (2017, June), Board # 153 : A Systematic Review of Literature on Latino Transfer Students in Engineering. Paper presented at 2017 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Columbus, Ohio, United States.  https://peer.asee.org/27780

Froyd, J. E., Foster, M. J., Martin, J. P., Borrego, M., Choe, H. S., & Chen, X. (2015, October). Special session: Introduction to systematic reviews in engineering education research. Paper Presented at Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), 2015. 32614 2015. IEEE (pp. 1-3). IEEE.

Choe, H. S., & Borrego, M. (2015, September). Engineering students’ research experiences in higher education: Graduate engineering students’ satisfaction and intention to complete their degree in the United Stated of America. Paper Presented at the Korean Society for Engineering Education (KSEE), Jeju City, South Korea.

Choe, H. S., Park, J. J., Forbis, A. K., & Schallert, D. L. (2015, September). Newcomers in a chemical engineering lab: Graduate students learning to collaborate on research. Paper Presented at the Korean Society of Engineering Education (KSEE), Jeju City, South Korea.

Froyd, J. E., Foster, M. J., Martin, J. P., Borrego, M., Choe, H. S., & Chen, X. (2015, June). What have we learned from a systematic review of literature on Hispanic transfer students in engineering? Poster Presented at American Society for Engineering Education Conference (ASEE), Seattle, WA.