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2017 Engineering Deans Institute (EDI)
Building the Future: People, Spaces and Beyond

THE BILTMORE, CORAL GABLES, FL

April 2-5, 2017

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Program Highlights

SUNDAY, APRIL 2, 2017 (Day 1)

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

EDI Registration

10:15 am - 12:15 pm

EDC Executive Board Meeting (Invitation Only)

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Data Collection Committee Meeting (Invitation Only)

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

New Deans' Forum

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Transportation: The Biltmore to FIU Engineering Center

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Tour: FIU Wall of Wind – NSF NHERI facility

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Transportation: Engineering Center to Modesto Maidique Campus (MMC)

5:00 pm - 5:15 pm

Welcome by

Gerald Holder, Dean of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, EDC Chair Louis Martin-Vega, Dean of Engineering, North Carolina State University, ASEE President

5:15 pm - 6:30 pm

Panel Presentation – Infrastructure & Logistics Engineering


6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Opening Reception

Welcome by 2017 EDI Co-Chairs

Ranu Jung, Interim Dean of Engineering and Computing, Florida International University

Robert H. Bishop, Dean of Engineering, University of South Florida

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Banquet and Keynote Speaker

9:30 pm

Transportation to The Biltmore

MONDAY, APRIL 3, 2017 (Day 2)

7:00 am - 5:00 pm

EDI Registration

7:45 am - 8:45 am

Welcome, Breakfast, and Keynote Address

Welcome by 2017 EDI Co-Chairs

Panel: Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure (NHERI)

8:45 am - 9:00 am

Exhibit Break

9:00 am - 10:15 am

Initial Session – President's Panel

10:15 am - 10:45 am

Refreshment Break

10:45 am - 12:00 pm

2nd Session: Diversity and Inclusion

Coordinators:

Yannis Yortsos, Dean of Engineering, University of Southern California Emily Allen, Dean of Engineering, California State University, Los Angeles

12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Luncheon Talk

1:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Exhibit Break

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

3rd Session: P-12 Education

Coordinator:

Darryll Pines, Dean of Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park

2:15 pm - 3:30 pm

4th Session: Focus on the Americas

Coordinator:

Mohammad Ilyas, Dean of Engineering and Computer Science, Florida Atlantic University

3:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Refreshment Break

3:45 pm - 5:00 pm

Cool Ideas – Lightning Round

This is an open session for individuals to present their cool ideas. Each participant will have 3-5 minutes to present something they are working on in school that they are excited about and want to share. Sample topics include new and innovative experiments in engineering education, research breakthroughs, engineering outreach projects, and cool ideas that participants would like to pursue, but need collaborators to bring to fruition. Cool Ideas participants will be selected and notified of their presentation prior to the session.

Coordinators:

Larry Stauffer, Dean of Engineering, University of Idaho Jeffrey Duerk, Dean of Engineering, Case Western Reserve University

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

EDC Global Engineering Education Committee Meeting

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

EDI Reception

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Women Deans Networking Dinner

Coordinator:

Debra Larson, Dean of Engineering, California Polytechnic State University

TUESDAY, APRIL 4, 2017 (Day 3)

6:45 am - 7:30 am

EDC Public Policy Committee Meeting (Invitation Only)

7:30 am - 5:00 pm

EDI Registration

7:30 am - 8:15 am

Breakfast and Keynote Address

8:15 am - 8:30 am

Exhibit Break

8:30 am - 9:45 am

5th Session: : Future of Aerospace

Coordinators:

Maj Mirmirani, Dean of Engineering, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach Robert Bishop, Dean of Engineering, University of South Florida

9:45 am - 10:00 am

Refreshment Break

10:00 am - 11:15 am

6th Session: Progress and Impact of Academic Makerspaces

Coordinator:

Moshe Kam, Dean of Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology

11:15 am - 12:30 pm

EDC Business Meeting

12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

Lunch Table Talk: Grand Challenge Scholars Program

Coordinator:

Jenna Carpenter, Dean of Engineering, Campbell University

1:45 pm - 2:00 pm

Exhibit Break

2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

7th Session: Health

Coordinator:

Cammy Abernathy, Dean of Engineering, University of Florida

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm

Refreshment Break

3:45 pm - 5:00 pm

8th Session: Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Coordinator:

Jean-Pierre Bardet, Dean of Engineering, University of Miami

7:00 pm - 7:45 pm

Closing Reception

8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Closing Banquet

WEDNESDAY, April 5, 2017 (Day 4)

For 2017 EDI we are planning three events for registered EDI attendees (you will need to choose one event and register online – log in to your ASEE account, choose the event you plan to attend, and add a ticket):

Please follow the link – Wednesday, April 5th Program for details.

2017 EDI Banner

2017 Engineering Deans Institute (EDI)
Building the Future: People, Spaces and Beyond

THE BILTMORE, CORAL GABLES, FL

April 2-5, 2017

2017 EDI Program (tentative) PDF icon

Wednesday, April 5th Program PDF icon


Program Highlights

SUNDAY, APRIL 2, 2017 (Day 1)

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

EDI Registration

10:15 am - 12:15 pm

EDC Executive Board Meeting (Invitation Only)

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Data Collection Committee Meeting (Invitation Only)

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

New Deans' Forum

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Transportation: The Biltmore to FIU Engineering Center

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Tour: FIU Wall of Wind – NSF NHERI facility

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Transportation: Engineering Center to Modesto Maidique Campus (MMC)

5:00 pm - 5:15 pm

Welcome by

Gerald Holder, Dean of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, EDC Chair Louis Martin-Vega, Dean of Engineering, North Carolina State University, ASEE President

5:15 pm - 6:30 pm

Panel Presentation – Infrastructure & Logistics Engineering


6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Opening Reception

Welcome by 2017 EDI Co-Chairs

Ranu Jung, Interim Dean of Engineering and Computing, Florida International University

Robert H. Bishop, Dean of Engineering, University of South Florida

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Banquet and Keynote Speaker

9:30 pm

Transportation to The Biltmore

MONDAY, APRIL 3, 2017 (Day 2)

7:00 am - 5:00 pm

EDI Registration

7:45 am - 8:45 am

Welcome, Breakfast, and Keynote Address

Welcome by 2017 EDI Co-Chairs

Panel: Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure (NHERI)

8:45 am - 9:00 am

Exhibit Break

9:00 am - 10:15 am

Initial Session – President's Panel

10:15 am - 10:45 am

Refreshment Break

10:45 am - 12:00 pm

2nd Session: Diversity and Inclusion

Coordinators:

Yannis Yortsos, Dean of Engineering, University of Southern California Emily Allen, Dean of Engineering, California State University, Los Angeles

12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Luncheon Talk

1:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Exhibit Break

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

3rd Session: P-12 Education

Coordinator:

Darryll Pines, Dean of Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park

2:15 pm - 3:30 pm

4th Session: Focus on the Americas

Coordinator:

Mohammad Ilyas, Dean of Engineering and Computer Science, Florida Atlantic University

3:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Refreshment Break

3:45 pm - 5:00 pm

Cool Ideas – Lightning Round

This is an open session for individuals to present their cool ideas. Each participant will have 3-5 minutes to present something they are working on in school that they are excited about and want to share. Sample topics include new and innovative experiments in engineering education, research breakthroughs, engineering outreach projects, and cool ideas that participants would like to pursue, but need collaborators to bring to fruition. Cool Ideas participants will be selected and notified of their presentation prior to the session.

Coordinators:

Larry Stauffer, Dean of Engineering, University of Idaho Jeffrey Duerk, Dean of Engineering, Case Western Reserve University

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

EDC Global Engineering Education Committee Meeting

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

EDI Reception

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Women Deans Networking Dinner

Coordinator:

Debra Larson, Dean of Engineering, California Polytechnic State University

TUESDAY, APRIL 4, 2017 (Day 3)

6:45 am - 7:30 am

EDC Public Policy Committee Meeting (Invitation Only)

7:30 am - 5:00 pm

EDI Registration

7:30 am - 8:15 am

Breakfast and Keynote Address

8:15 am - 8:30 am

Exhibit Break

8:30 am - 9:45 am

5th Session: : Future of Aerospace

Coordinators:

Maj Mirmirani, Dean of Engineering, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach Robert Bishop, Dean of Engineering, University of South Florida

9:45 am - 10:00 am

Refreshment Break

10:00 am - 11:15 am

6th Session: Progress and Impact of Academic Makerspaces

Coordinator:

Moshe Kam, Dean of Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology

11:15 am - 12:30 pm

EDC Business Meeting

12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

Lunch Table Talk: Grand Challenge Scholars Program

Coordinator:

Jenna Carpenter, Dean of Engineering, Campbell University

1:45 pm - 2:00 pm

Exhibit Break

2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

7th Session: Health

Coordinator:

Cammy Abernathy, Dean of Engineering, University of Florida

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm

Refreshment Break

3:45 pm - 5:00 pm

8th Session: Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Coordinator:

Jean-Pierre Bardet, Dean of Engineering, University of Miami

7:00 pm - 7:45 pm

Closing Reception

8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Closing Banquet

WEDNESDAY, April 5, 2017 (Day 4)

For 2017 EDI we are planning three events for registered EDI attendees (you will need to choose one event and register online – log in to your ASEE account, choose the event you plan to attend, and add a ticket):

Please follow the link – Wednesday, April 5th Program for details.