Sara Thermer

Adjunct Faculty/ Course Administrator —NYU Tandon School of Engineering

Sara Thermer is an adjunct faculty at NYU Tandon School of Engineering’s General Engineering Department, where her focus is on Lean StartUp and Design Thinking based entrepreneurial courses. She completed her Master’s in Educational Technology Leadership from George Washington University’s Graduate School of Education and Human Development. In 2017 she joined the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute as a team coach. She continues her close involvement in NYU's entrepreneurial community as a mentor and a member of the CIE institute. Her research interests include digital literacy in adults, online learning in the age of COVID, and undergraduate transitions to STEM education.


NYU Tandon School of Engineering’s CIE Institute supports initiatives that help faculty and students reach greater heights by harnessing important technologies and re- imagining business ideas. We catapult these ideas into advanced, problem-solving innovations to address society’s greatest problems.

Our mission is to increase diversity and multi-disciplinary in STEM entrepreneurship and provide guidance as well as resources for STEM innovators to start-up.


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