Marina Bograd is an associate professor and the current Chair of the Engineering Department at MassBay Community College. She has been teaching and designing hybrid Engineering Design, CAD, and computer application courses for 20 years at colleges and adult training centers. She has led educational innovation projects integrating advanced technology and authentic project-based learning into the engineering curricula and organized STEM student presentation events. Prior to her teaching career, Ms. Bograd worked as an electrical and instrumentation engineer and was primarily involved with design of water and wastewater treatment plants. She has an MA in Adult Education, Training, and Curriculum Design from UOP and a BS in Electrical Engineering Technology from Northeastern University.