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Jeffrey Harris

Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, Director of Common Engineering


Mechanical Engineering

Phone Number: 416-736-2100,44215

Email: jpharris@yorku.ca


Jeffrey Harris is an Assistant Lecturer at the Lassonde School of Engineering. Previously he was at the University of Toronto where he worked as a research associate and sessional lecturer. He has worked to implement active learning and flipped classrooms, and he is an early adopter of new educational technology. Jeff is an active member of the Canadian Engineering Education Association. His research interests are in the area of engineering education, including identity formation, teaching assistant development, and the phenomenology of work-integrated learning

Jeff completed his PhD and post-doc in mechanical engineering at the University of Toronto, developing solid oxide fuel cells fabricated by thermal spray processes. His research transcended disciplinary boundaries, drawing on elements of mechanical engineering, materials science, and chemistry.

Research Interests

  • Engineering education