Dr. Elizabeth Pluskwik, Associate Professor

PhD | Iron Range Engineering | Faculty

Address: Office | 1001 Chestnut St W, Virginia, MN 55792
Phone: 563-676-2174
Email: elizabeth.pluskwik@mnsu.edu

Elizabeth leads the Engineering Management and Statistics competencies at Iron Range Engineering, a project-based engineering education program located in northern Minnesota. Her research interests include gamification, entrepreneurship & innovation in engineering, cooperative learning, and engineering management. She enjoys helping student engineers develop entrepreneurial mindsets through active and collaborative learning in the classroom, through projects, and while on co-op. Her prior education and work experience are in accounting, and her Ph.D. in Organization and Management is from Capella University, Minneapolis. She recently gained Six Sigma and Lean certifications. Elizabeth and her husband have a photography business and spend time outdoors with their cameras photographing community events, people, and places in the natural beauty of northern Minnesota.


  • PhD in Organization and Management from Capella University

Research Areas

  • Ethical development of engineers
  • Distance learning methods
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