Monica Hitchcock Lamm

  • Associate Professor

Main Office

2157 Sweeney
Ames, IA 50011-1098
Phone: 515-294-6533
Fax: 515-294-2689


Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, North Carolina State University, 2000 M.S. Chemical Engineering, North Carolina State University, 1998 B.S. Chemical Engineering, Syracuse University, 1993

Interest Areas

  • Molecular modeling and simulation
  • Multiscale simulation
  • Advanced materials
  • Team-Based Learning

 Teaching Spring Semester 2018

  • Ch E 642, Principles and Applications of Molecular Simulation

Brief Biography


Selected Publications

  • Geller J., Carpenter S.K., Lamm M.H., Rahman S., Armstrong P.I., Coffman C.R., “Prequestions do not enhance the benefits of retrieval in a STEM classroom”, Cognition Research: Principles and Implications, 2(42), 1-13 (2017). Link
  • Lippard C.N., Riley K.L., Lamm M.H., “Engineering Thinking in Prekindergarten Children:  A Systematic Literature Review”, Journal of Engineering Education 106(3), 454-474 (2017). Link
  • Freeman P.L., Maki J.A., Thoemke K.R., Lamm M.H., Coffman C.R., "Evaluating the quick fix: weight loss drugs and cellular respiration", CourseSource, (2017). Link 
  • Tank K.M., Raman D.R., Lamm M.H., Sundararajan S., and Estapa A., “Teaching Educators About Engineering: Preservice Elementary Teachers Learn Engineering Principles from Engineers,” Science & Children 54, 84-89 (2017).  Link
  • M. Jamieson, J. M. Shaw, N. Nocente, M. H. Lamm, C. E. Brewer, G. Miller, Q. Zhu, K. Altaii, O. Pierrakos, J. Bennedsen, "Flipping Engineering," in The Flipped College Classroom: Conceptualized and Reconceptualized, Eds. L. Santos Green, J. R. Banas. R. A. Perkins, Educational Communications and Technology: Issues and Innovations (2017). Link
  • S. Carpenter, T. Lund, C. R. Coffman, P. I. Armstrong, M. H. Lamm, R. Reason, "A classroom study on the relationship between student achievement and retrieval-enhanced learning," Educational Psychology Review (published online May 16, 2015). Link
  • G. Pranami and M. H. Lamm, “Estimating Error in Diffusion Coefficients Derived from Molecular Dynamics Simulations,” Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation, 11, 4586-4592 (2015). Link
  • S. Markutsya and M. H. Lamm, "A Coarse-Graining Approach for Molecular Simulation that Retains the Dynamics of the All-Atom Reference System by Implementing Hydrodynamic Interactions," Journal of Chemical Physics, 141, 174107 (2014). Link
  • M. H. Lamm, M. Dorneich, D. T. Rover, "Team-Based Learning in engineering classrooms: Feedback form and content adds value to the learning experience," Proceedings, The 2014 ASEE North Midwest Section Conference, (2014). Link
  • Lamm, M.H. and Brewer, C. E., "Plus-Minus-Interesting Exercises to Encourage Student Reflection," Chemical Engineering Education, 48, inside front cover (2014). Link
  • Ilgu, M., Fulton, B. D., Yennamalli, R. M., Lamm, M. H., Sen, T. Z., and Nilsen-Hamilton, M., "An Adaptable Pentaloop Defines a Robust Neomycin-B RNA Aptamer with Conditional Ligand-Bound Structures," RNA, 20, 815 (2014). Link