My research interests tend to center around technology, in particular computing technology, and how those technologies mediate learning and identity development.

  1. Maczka, D. K. Computing Trajectories: Pathways into Computer Science and Programming Experience in the First Year. www 
  2. Kelly, S. L.; Maczka, D. K. and Grohs, J. R. Exploring Engineering Major Choice and Self-concept Through First-year Surveys. www 
  3. Maczka, D. K. and Grohs, J. R. A Socio-cognitive Framework and Method for Studying Technology-mediated Problem Solving. www 
  4. Shealy, T.; Grohs, J.; Hu, M. et al. Investigating design cognition during brainstorming tasks with freshmen and senior engineering students using functional near infrared spectroscopy. In ASEE, Columbus, OH, 2017.
  5. Basu, D.; McDonald, W.; Brogan, D. S. et al. Combined Contribution of 12 REU Students to the Development of the LEWAS Lab. www 
  6. Grohs, J. R.; Maczka, D. K.; Soledad, M. et al. Exploring the Feasibility of an Educational Computer Game as a Novel Means of Assessing Problem Solving Competencies. www 
  7. Basu, D.; Purviance, J. S. G.; Maczka, D. K. et al. Work-in-Progress: High-Frequency Environmental Monitoring Using a Raspberry Pi-Based System. www 
  8. Maczka, D.; Spinello, D.; Stilwell, D. J. et al. Coordinated tracking of an acoustic signal by a team of autonomous underwater vehicles. In AUVSI’s unmanned systems North America, Washington, DC, USA, 2009.
  9. Gadre, A. S.; Maczka, D. K.; Spinello, D. et al. Cooperative localization of an acoustic source using towed hydrophone arrays. In Autonomous Underwater Vehicles, 2008. AUV 2008. IEEE/OES, pages 1-8, 2008.
  10. Maczka, D. K.; Gadre, A. S. and Stilwell, D. J. Implementation of a Cooperative Navigation Algorithm on a Platoon of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles. In OCEANS 2007, pages 1-6, 2007.