(Peer Reviewed Publications)

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Shekhar, P., Woodcock, C., & Huang-Saad, A. Work in Progress: Assessing the Development of Student Outcomes in Project-based Learning Engineering Design and Entrepreneurship Courses.  2018 Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE). San Jose, CA. (abstract accepted, paper under review).

Shekhar, P., Huang-Saad, A., & Libarkin, J.  ‘Is someone in your family an entrepreneur?’  – Examining the influence of family role models on students’ Entrepreneurial Self-Efficacy and it’s variation across gender. American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition.  Salt Lake City, UT. (2018).

Handley, J., Huang-Saad, A., & Woodcock, C.S. Exploring biomedical engineering students self-raised motivations for engaging in instructional design.  American Society for Engineering Education: Annual Conference and Exposition. Salt Lake City, UT.  (2018)

Malaga, K., Nu, Chrono, & Huang-Saad, A.Y.  “Introduction to Neural Engineering:”  Design and Development of a BME-In-Practice Course through the BME Instructional Incubator.  American Society of Engineering Education – North Central Section Spring Conference 2018.  Akron, OH. (2018).

Shekhar, P., Huang-Saad, A., & Libarkin, J. Examining the Influence of Curricular and Co-curricular Entrepreneurship Programs on Students’ Entrepreneurial Self-Efficacy. Annals of Entrepreneurship Education and Pedagogy. (Accepted, Minor Revisions, 2018)

Shekhar, P., Ostrowski, A., Huang-Saad, A., & Libarkin, J.. Promoting Innovation by Women through Engineering Entrepreneurship Courses: An Assessment of Entrepreneurial Self-Efficacy. Canadian Engineering Education Association Annual Conference.  (In review, 2018)

Sienko, K. H., Young, M. R., Kaufmann, E. E., Obed, S., Danso, K. A., Opare-Addo, H. S., … Johnson, T. R. B. (2017). Global health design: clinical immersion, opportunity identification and definition, and design experiences. Mudd Design Workshop 2017, 34(2), 780–800.

Huang-Saad, A., Duval-Couetil, N., Park, J. Technology and Talent: Framing the Role of University Entrepreneurial Ecosystems in Empowering Regional Ecosystems.  Journal of Enterprising Communities: People and Places in the Global Economy [submitted August 1, 2017, to be published March 2018]

Shekhar, P., Huang-Saad, A., & Libarkin, J.  Understanding Student Participation in Entrepreneurship Education Programs: A Critical Review. International Journal of Engineering Education [submitted October 3, 2017, Accepted Minor Revisions]

Nnakwe, C.C., Cooch, N., Huang-Saad, A.Y.  Investing in Academic Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Moving Beyond Research Funding through the NSF I-Corps Program.  Technology and Innovation [submitted June 5, 2017, In Press, est March 2018]

Huang-Saad, A.,Y., Morton,C. S. , Libarkin, J. C. Entrepreneurship in Higher Education: A Research Review for Engineering Education Researchers, J. Eng. Educ. [submitted March 18, 2016, In Press, est April 2018]


Shekhar, P., Huang-Saad, A.,  & Libarkin, J., Defining Entrepreneurial Behaviour as a Learning Outcome of Engineering Entrepreneurship Programs. accepted to Research in Engineering Education Symposium, Bogota, Colombia, 2017.

Morton, C.S., Huang-Saad, A.Y., Libarkin, J.C., Entrepreneurship education for women in engineering: A systemic review of entrepreneurship assessment literature with a focus on gender. Journal of Engineering Entrepreneurship, 8(1), 17-31, Winter 2017 (peer reviewed, reprint)

Hirshfield, L., Huang-Saad, A., Libarkin, J.,  Mapping engineering outcomes to the Lean Launch curriculum in the context of design.  ASEE 124th Annual Conference, Columbus, OH, 2017

Ostrowski, A.K., Lee, J.W., Daly, S.R., Huang-Saad, A., and Seifert, C.M. Design in Biomedical Engineering:  Student Applications of Design Heuristics as a Tool for Idea Generation. ASEE 124th Annual Conference, Columbus, OH, 2017.

Shekhar, P., Huang-Saad, A., Libarkin, J., Cummings, R., Tafurt, Assessment of Student Learning in an Entrepreneurship Practicum Course.  ASEE 124th Annual Conference, Columbus, OH, 2017.

Huang-Saad, A. and Celis, S., How Student Characteristics Shape Engineering Pathways to Entrepreneurship Education. International Journal of Engineering Education, 33(2), 527-537, 2017.


Huang-Saad, A., Fay, J., Sheridan, L.  Closing the divide:  accelerating technology commercialization by catalyzing the university of entrepreneurial ecosystem with I-CorpsTM. Journal of Technology Transfer, 2016. DOI: 10.1007/s10961-016-9531-2. 

Daly, SR, Mosyjowski, EA, Oprea, SL, Huang-Saad, A, CM Seifert.  College students’ views of creative process instruction across disciplines. Thinking Skills and Creativity 22, 1-13, 2016

Aileen Huang-Saad, Christina Morton, Julie Libarkin, “Unpacking the impact of engineering entrepreneurship education that leverages the Lean LaunchPad Curriculum”, 2016 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), vol. 00, no. , pp. 1-7, 2016, doi:10.1109/FIE.2016.7757373

Morton, C.S., Huang-Saad, A.Y., Libarkin, J.C., Entrepreneurship education for women in engineering: A systemic review of entrepreneurship assessment literature with a focus on gender. ASEE 123rd Annual Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2016 

Celis, S. & Huang-Saad, A.Y. Students seeking different paths to entrepreneurial education. ASEE 122nd Annual Conference, Seattle, Washington, 2016 

Huang-Saad, A.Y., Gibson, M., Goebel, J., McNaughton, B., & Sheridan, R. Student learnings from a multidisciplinary capstone entrepreneurship course. Journal of Engineering Entrepreneurship, 7(1), pp. 13-23, 2016 


Conger, A. J., Gilchrist, B., Holloway, J.P., Huang-Saad, A.Y., Sick, V., & Zurbuchen, T. H. Experiential learning programs for the future of engineering education. IEEE Transforming Engineering Education, Dublin, Ireland, 2010

Huang-Saad, A.Y., Bornhorst, J., Zurbuchen, T.H., Grover, T., & Weiser, M. Organic development of a student-run accelerator at the University of Michigan . NCIIA 14th Annual Conference, San Francisco, California, 2010

Lewis, S., Van Hout, W., Huang-Saad, A.Y.  Teaching biomedical engineering ethics: A case based approach.  IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, 2010.


Huang-Saad, A.Y. Fostering the entrepreneurial mindset in the engineering classroom. IEEE Frontiers in Engineering Conference, San Antonio, Texas, 2009

White Papers

U-M CFE Undergraduate Engineering Entrepreneurship Education (2013)

UM COE Committee on Entrepreneurial Environment and Programs (CEEPS) (2007)


2018 CRLT | Operationalizing Entrepreneurial Behavior for Effective Assessment of Engineering Entrepreneurship Programs

2018 CRLT | Exploring the BME Instructional Incubator

2017 CRLT | Assessment of Student Learning in an Entrepreneurship Practicum Course

2017 CRLT | Integrating the Lean Launch curriculum into engineering courses

2017 BME Grad Day | Transforming Engineering Education

2016 NSF PI Mtg | Entrepreneurship Education for Professional Formation

2016 ASEE ENTR | Entrepreneurship Education for Women in Engineering: A Systematic Review of Entrepreneurship Assessment Literature with a Focus on Gender

2016 CRLT | Demystifying Entrepreneurship in Higher Education: A Systematic Review of Entrepreneurship Education Assessment Research

2016 CRLT | Investigating the Impact of the Lean Launch Curriculum for Entrepreneurship Students

2015 ASEE ENTR | Students Seeking Different Paths to Entrepreneurial Education