Cassandra Groen is a PhD candidate in the Department of Engineering Education at Virginia Tech Graduate School. Her research focuses on exploring professional identity formation in undergraduate civil engineering students as influenced by academic and non-academic experiences and relationships. She is a member of the American Society for Engineering Education and serves as the national Student Division Chair. Cassandra has earned both bachelor of science and master of science degrees in civil engineering from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.
Groen is a 2004 graduate of Edgemont High School. She is the daughter of Randy and Diane Stevens of Edgemont.