Daniel D. Burkey
Daniel D. Burkey
Professor in Residence, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education and Diversity, UConn School of Engineering
Elected to the Academy in 2020


Lehigh University, 1998, BS, Chemical Engineering; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2000, MS, Chemical Engineering Practice and 2003, PhD, Chemical Engineering

Professional Area

Academic leadership, engineering education, game-based and game-inspired education, engineering ethics education, chemical vapor deposition.


For transformative leadership in increasing the size and impact of UConn Engineering’s undergraduate programs, building Connecticut’s STEM workforce, diversifying UConn engineering’s undergraduate student body, increasing the range of educational opportunities open to students, providing STEM outreach to Connecticut’s disadvantaged schools, and for national leadership in engineering education research and service.