Associate Professor
Chemical Engineering
Phone: (480)965-4557
Office: ERC 289 (Map)


Veronica Burrows is an Associate Professor of Engineering in Chemical and Materials Engineering at Arizona State University, and Associate Director of the ASU Center for Research on Education in Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology (CRESMET). She received her B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Drexel University and her Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Princeton University. Her research interests include the applied surface chemistry of semiconductors and thin film sensors. Her educational research and interests include learning frameworks in STEM fields, criterion-based assessment techniques, reflective practice in engineering education, and girl-friendly science and technology experiences for K-12 students.


1986, Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Princeton University
1981, B.S. Chemical Engineering, Drexel University

Research Interests

Engineering Education (reflective practice; design learning; concept inventories); Applied Surface Science (surface chemistry of semiconductors; chemical sensors, Chemical Mechanical Planarization).

Graduate Faculties

  • Chemical Engineering