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Dr. Yves Ngabonziza is a Professor of Engineering and the Director of the Engineering Program in the Math, Engineering, and Computer Science Department at LaGuardia Community College. He holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the City University of New York. He has published numerous papers in the field of solid mechanics and engineering education and has given talks at various major national and international conferences. Dr. Ngabonziza’s research interests include engineering education, composite materials simulation, electrical and mechanical behaviors of nanomaterials, nano-/micro-mechanics, and self-sensing of damage in carbon fiber reinforced structures and systems. Dr. Ngabonziza is also passionate about finding opportunities to provide students with industry-aligned career preparation.