Regents' Outstanding
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Philip S. Schmidt, Ph.D., P.E.

University Distinguished Teaching Professor,  Associate Chair for Undergraduate Programs

Department of Mechanical Engineering

UT Austin

Learning isn't takes work, and learning engineering takes a lot of work. Students work when they're motivated. So how do you motivate them to use their precious time for the hard work of learning? If there is a single fundamental question in teaching, this is it.