Heidi Morano currently serves as Director of the Entrepreneurial Engineering Design Curriculum. Through the generous support of the Kern Family Foundation, a continuous thread of entrepreneurially-minded learning is intentionally woven through the engineering curriculum – beginning with the freshmen EGE 1001 Fundamentals of Engineering Design Projects and further evolving with the sophomore level EGE 2123 Entrepreneurial Engineering Design Studio, the junior-level EGE 3022 Leadership & Professional Development for Engineers and culminating with the Senior Capstone Experience. Prior to her role as Director, Professor Morano served as the Project Engineer in the Studio for Entrepreneurial Engineering Design and collaborated in the development and design of the EGE 2123 course. Professor Morano also served as an adjunct faculty member in the A. Leon Linton Department of Mechanical Engineering for 11 years. She earned a MSME in Applied Mechanics at the University of Michigan.