ASEE Latest News  

FEB
08
2016
ASEE Past President Nicholas Altiero Named Interim Provost at Tulane

Altiero, Dean of the School of Science and Engineering, will serve as Provost during the search process. 

JAN
29
2016
ASEE Member to Assume University of Texas at Dallas Presidency

Virginia Tech Dean and ASEE Engineering Deans Council Public Policy Committee Chair Richard Benson has been named the sole finalist for the position. 

JAN
20
2016
Norman Fortenberry Featured on Public Radio's "Air Talk"

ASEE's ED discusses the efforts by some to turn STEM into STEAM. 

 

JAN
07
2016
ASEE Members Win NAE Gordon Prize

Arthur Heinricher, Richard Vaz, and Kristin Wobbe are part of a WPI team to win the $500K award for a "project-based engineering curriculum developing leadership, innovative problem-solving, interdisciplinary collaboration, and global competencies."

DEC
29
2015
NSF Position in Division of Undergraduate Education

NSF seeking candidates for permanent, full-time Program Director in Division of Undergraduate Education, Directorate for Education and Human Resources. Ideal candidate will have expertise in engineering education research, engineering, and undergraduate education. 

NOV
30
2015
November Prism Online

Cover story: Industrial RX for Healthcare. Systems engineers are out to show they can make medical practice cheaper while improving quality.

NOV
19
2015
Two ASEE Members Named State Professor of the Year

Craig Thompson, Professor of Earth Science and Engineering at Western Wyoming Community College and Y.A. Liu, Alumni Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering at Virginia Tech, won the award for their respective states. The award is administered by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education.

NOV
11
2015
ASEE Outstanding Teacher Wins Black Engineer of the Year Award

Yacob Astatke of Morgan State was ASEE's 2013 honoree. 

NOV
09
2015
Former ASEE President Sarah Rajala Receives Award

Rajala, ASEE President in 2008-2009, was honored with IEEE's Harriett B. Rigas Award.

NOV
03
2015
October eGFI Teachers' Newsletter Online

Technology in ballparks, building a better candy bag, and more. 

OCT
06
2015
Linda Katehi Wins NAE's Founders Award

ASEE Member and UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi is the first woman to receive the National Academy of Engineering's Founders Award.

AUG
17
2015
NAE Launches Site for PK-12 Educators

The National Academy of Engineering's website, LinkEngineering, will help PreK-12 educators implement engineering education in classrooms and out-of-school settings.

AUG
04
2015
Deans Sign Diversity Pledge

Over 100 engineering deans signed a letter, presented to the White House, pledging support to efforts to boost diversity in their colleges. 

JUN
24
2015
ASEE's Norman Fortenberry in Diverse Issues in Higher Education

The ASEE ED discusses his own path as a minority student and the welcoming environment of ASEE.

MAY
01
2015
ASEE Member Comments Requested on Strategic Doing

President Nick Altiero encourages all member to read and respond to the Board's “Strategic Doing” beta document.

PRISM Classifieds  

Leading in Engineering Education
Learn about various ongoing activities, from curriculum development to creating engineering pathways for non-traditional students. Click here.
Strategic Doing
ASEE members and staff are deep into this process, which the Board of Directors is using to examine how the entire Society operates. Go here to see the latest developments (ASEE member login required).
K-12 and eGFI
image of eGFI 5th edition poster ASEE recognizes the role K-12 educators play in demonstrating exciting engineering concepts to young people. ASEE convenes an annual K-12 workshop giving teachers effective classroom engineering education resources and networking opportunities. In addition, ASEE is home to the student-focused eGFI site and teachers' blog. Find K-12 teacher professional development materials.
Publications
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Who We Are
Fellowships & Research Opportunities
image of jet airplane ASEE administers fellowships and research opportunities for students--high school through post-doc--and faculty. These federally funded programs ensure U.S. competitiveness through the development of a strong technical workforce.
Obama Praises ASEE Retention Focus

President Obama congratulates the ASEE’s EDC on improving retention and graduation rates of engineering students. Read more.
Newsletters
Capitol Shorts Newsletter
Consider subscribing to Connections and Capitol Shorts to keep up with engineering-related developments.
Public Policy
ASEE takes an active role in seeking to inform policy in the government and private sector - learn more. ASEE is a leader in collecting facts on engineering education, promoting the role of engineering education in areas of national interest, and convening stakeholders and decision-makers.
Member Spotlight

Lieutenant Colonel Ken AllenLieutenant Colonel Ken Allen
Lieutenant Colonel Ken Allen is an Academy Professor with the Department of Physics and Nuclear Engineering at the United States Military Academy. He is an aviation officer who served in B Co., 3-23 Av Hunter Army Airfield, GA as a UH-60 helicopter flight platoon leader and an assistant battalion operations officer. He also served as Company Commander for A Co. 78th Aviation Bn, Camp Zama, Japan. In 2008, he was selected to be an Academy Professor in the Department of Physics and Nuclear Engineering. He has an MS in Nuclear Engineering from The University of Florida and in 2011 completed his PhD at the University of South Carolina. In addition to teaching, he is an avid Ironman triathlete and the Officer in Charge for the USMA triathlon club.

Veterans Report
image of VET ReportRead the new report on transitioning veterans into engineering-related careers. The report is a summary of two workshops, with recommendations.
 
For Parents and Students
girl on phoneCheck out our many resources, including, scholarships, fellowships, internships, and after school programs; newsletters; financial support; and university and major advice.
Learn about diversity
Leading in Engineering Education
Learn about various ongoing activities, from curriculum development to creating engineering pathways for non-traditional students. Click here.
Strategic Doing
ASEE members and staff are deep into this process, which the Board of Directors is using to examine how the entire Society operates. Go here to see the latest developments (ASEE member login required).
K-12 and eGFI
image of eGFI 5th edition poster ASEE recognizes the role K-12 educators play in demonstrating exciting engineering concepts to young people. ASEE convenes an annual K-12 workshop giving teachers effective classroom engineering education resources and networking opportunities. In addition, ASEE is home to the student-focused eGFI site and teachers' blog. Find K-12 teacher professional development materials.
Publications
image of ASEE publications
Advertise in Prism. Prism Magazine reaches over 12,000 influential people eight times a year and is delivered to nearly every college of engineering in the country.
Who We Are
Fellowships & Research Opportunities
image of jet airplane ASEE administers fellowships and research opportunities for students--high school through post-doc--and faculty. These federally funded programs ensure U.S. competitiveness through the development of a strong technical workforce.
Obama Praises ASEE Retention Focus

President Obama congratulates the ASEE’s EDC on improving retention and graduation rates of engineering students. Read more.
Newsletters
Capitol Shorts NewsletterConsider subscribing to Connections and Capitol Shorts to keep up with engineering-related developments.
Public Policy
ASEE takes an active role in seeking to inform policy in the government and private sector - learn more. ASEE is a leader in collecting facts on engineering education, promoting the role of engineering education in areas of national interest, and convening stakeholders and decision-makers.
Member Spotlight

Lieutenant Colonel Ken AllenLieutenant Colonel Ken Allen
Lieutenant Colonel Ken Allen is an Academy Professor with the Department of Physics and Nuclear Engineering at the United States Military Academy. He is an aviation officer who served in B Co., 3-23 Av Hunter Army Airfield, GA as a UH-60 helicopter flight platoon leader and an assistant battalion operations officer. He also served as Company Commander for A Co. 78th Aviation Bn, Camp Zama, Japan. In 2008, he was selected to be an Academy Professor in the Department of Physics and Nuclear Engineering. He has an MS in Nuclear Engineering from The University of Florida and in 2011 completed his PhD at the University of South Carolina. In addition to teaching, he is an avid Ironman triathlete and the Officer in Charge for the USMA triathlon club.

Veterans Report
image of VET ReportRead the new report on transitioning veterans into engineering-related careers. The report is a summary of two workshops, with recommendations.
 
For Parents and Students
girl on phoneCheck out our many resources, including, scholarships, fellowships, internships, and after school programs; newsletters; financial support; and university and major advice.
Learn about diversity