2010 Engineering Deans Institute (EDI)
Rising Above the Economic Storm
April 11-14, 2010
Renaissance Vinoy Resort & Golf Club
St. Petersburg, FL

Presentations

Sunday, April 11, 2010

New Deans Forum

Moderator: Richard Benson, Dean of Engineering, Virginia Tech

Panelists:

Monday, April 12, 2010

Breakfast & Keynote Speaker Sponsored by National Instruments

Speaker: Dave Wilson, Director for Academic Marketing, National Instruments

Speech Title: "Grand Challenges: An Urgent Demand for Hands-on Learning "

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Higher Education's Transformation in the New Economy

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Chair and Moderator: John Wiencek, Dean of Engineering, University of South Florida

Panelists:

  • Nariman Farvardin, Provost, University of Maryland
  • Kirk Schulz, President, Kansas State University
  • Bud Baeslack, Provost, Case Western Reserve University
  • Linda Katehi, Chancellor, University of California, Davis

Engineering Education in K-12: Implications and Opportunities

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Chair and Moderator: Maj Mirmirani, Dean of Engineering, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Panelists:

  • Linda Katehi, Chancellor, University of California, Davis
  • Greg Pearson, Senior Program Officer, National Academy of Engineering
  • Don Giddens, Dean of Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Leah Jamieson, Dean of Engineering, Purdue University
  • Linda Abriola, Dean of Engineering, Tufts University
  • Darryll Pines, Dean of Engineering, University of Maryland
  • Elizabeth Parry, Coordinator, K-16 STEM Partnership Development, North Carolina State University

Interactive Session 1: University-wide Implementation of Faculty Teaching Loads - a Blessing or a Curse for Engineering Colleges?

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Click here to view the Interactive Session 1 Report

Chair: John Wiencek, Dean of Engineering, University of South Florida

Presenter: Marek Dollár, Dean of Engineering & Applied Science, Miami University

Introduced by: Karl Stevens, Dean of Engineering & Computer Science, Florida Atlantic University

Interactive Session 2: Distance Education

Chair: Ching-Jen Chen, Dean of Engineering, Florida A&M University - Florida State University

Panelists:

  • Maryanne Weiss, Accreditation Director, ABET

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  • Michael Milligan, Executive Director, ABET

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  • Amir Mirmiran, Dean of Engineering and Computing, Florida International University

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  • Bill Lindner, Director of Academic and Professional Services, Florida State University
Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Breakfast and Keynote Speaker Sponsored by NCEES

Speaker: David Whitman, Ph.D., P.E., President, NCEES

Introduced by: Susan Blanchard, Founding Director of Engineering, Florida Gulf Coast University

Speech Title: "Licensure of Engineering Faculty - A Difficult Proposition?"

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Educational Imperatives of the NAE Grand Challenges

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Co-Chairs: Thomas Katsouleas, Dean of Engineering, Duke University & James M. Tien, Dean of Engineering, University of Miami

Moderator: James M. Tien, Dean of Engineering, University of Miami

Panelists:

  • Thomas Katsouleas, Dean of Engineering, Duke University
  • Richard Miller, President, Olin College of Engineering
  • Yannis Yortsos, Dean of Engineering, University of Southern California

Attributes of a Global Engineer

Co-Chairs: Cristina Amon, Dean of Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Toronto; Amir Mirmiran, Dean of Engineering and Computing, Florida International University; and Sara Rajala, Dean of Engineering, Mississippi State University

Moderators: Cristina Amon, Dean of Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Toronto; and Sara Rajala, Dean of Engineering, Mississippi State University

Panelists:

  • David Garza, Campus President, Tecnológico de Monterrey

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  • Ibrahim Hajj, Dean of Engineering and Architecture, American University of Beirut

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  • Lynn Brown, University Relations, The Boeing Corporation

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  • Xavier Fouger, Director, Global Learning and PLM Academy, Dassault Systèmes

Building the Knowledge Economy

Chair and Moderator: Cammy Abernathy, Dean of Engineering, University of Florida

Panelists:

  • Lilo Newberry, Vice President of Strategic Growth Operations, Harris Corporation

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  • Rod Casto, Associate Vice President for Research, University of South Florida

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  • Bob Madonna, CEO, Savant

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All Hands on Deck! Engaging Faculty Voices to Rise Above the Storm

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Co-Chairs: Christine Grant, Associate Dean of Faculty Development and Special Initiatives, North Carolina State University and Susan Blanchard, Founding Director of Engineering, Florida Gulf Coast University

Moderator: Susan Blanchard, Founding Director of Engineering, Florida Gulf Coast University

Panelists:

  • Christine Grant, Associate Dean of Faculty Development and Special Initiatives, North Carolina State University
  • Louis Martin-Vega, Dean of Engineering, North Carolina State University
  • Lesia Crumpton-Young, Professor and Former Chair of Industrail Engineering, University of Central Florida

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  • Valerie Taylor, Department Head of Computer Science, Texas A&M University
  • Gregory Washington, Dean of Engineering, Ohio State University
  • Jose Zayas-Castro, Chair of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering, University of South Florida

Global Initiatives and Opportunities: World Engineering Education Forum

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Co-Chairs: Sarah Rajala, Dean of Engineering, Mississippi State University; Hasan Mandal, Dean, Anadolu University; Paul Peercy, Dean of Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison; and Satish Udpa, Dean of Engineering, Michigan State University

Meet and Dialog with Michael Milligan the New Executive Director of ABET

Moderator: Kenneth F. Galloway, Dean of Engineering, Vanderbilt University

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2010 Engineering Deans Institute (EDI)
Rising Above the Economic Storm
April 11-14, 2010
Renaissance Vinoy Resort & Golf Club
St. Petersburg, FL

Presentations

Sunday, April 11, 2010

New Deans Forum

Moderator: Richard Benson, Dean of Engineering, Virginia Tech

Panelists:

Monday, April 12, 2010

Breakfast & Keynote Speaker Sponsored by National Instruments

Speaker: Dave Wilson, Director for Academic Marketing, National Instruments

Speech Title: "Grand Challenges: An Urgent Demand for Hands-on Learning "

Click here to view the presentation!

Higher Education's Transformation in the New Economy

Click here to view the presentation!

Chair and Moderator: John Wiencek, Dean of Engineering, University of South Florida

Panelists:

  • Nariman Farvardin, Provost, University of Maryland
  • Kirk Schulz, President, Kansas State University
  • Bud Baeslack, Provost, Case Western Reserve University
  • Linda Katehi, Chancellor, University of California, Davis

Engineering Education in K-12: Implications and Opportunities

Click here to view the presentation!

Chair and Moderator: Maj Mirmirani, Dean of Engineering, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Panelists:

  • Linda Katehi, Chancellor, University of California, Davis
  • Greg Pearson, Senior Program Officer, National Academy of Engineering
  • Don Giddens, Dean of Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Leah Jamieson, Dean of Engineering, Purdue University
  • Linda Abriola, Dean of Engineering, Tufts University
  • Darryll Pines, Dean of Engineering, University of Maryland
  • Elizabeth Parry, Coordinator, K-16 STEM Partnership Development, North Carolina State University

Interactive Session 1: University-wide Implementation of Faculty Teaching Loads - a Blessing or a Curse for Engineering Colleges?

Click here to view the presentation!

Click here to view the Interactive Session 1 Report

Chair: John Wiencek, Dean of Engineering, University of South Florida

Presenter: Marek Dollár, Dean of Engineering & Applied Science, Miami University

Introduced by: Karl Stevens, Dean of Engineering & Computer Science, Florida Atlantic University

Interactive Session 2: Distance Education

Chair: Ching-Jen Chen, Dean of Engineering, Florida A&M University - Florida State University

Panelists:

  • Maryanne Weiss, Accreditation Director, ABET

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  • Michael Milligan, Executive Director, ABET

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  • Amir Mirmiran, Dean of Engineering and Computing, Florida International University

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  • Bill Lindner, Director of Academic and Professional Services, Florida State University
Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Breakfast and Keynote Speaker Sponsored by NCEES

Speaker: David Whitman, Ph.D., P.E., President, NCEES

Introduced by: Susan Blanchard, Founding Director of Engineering, Florida Gulf Coast University

Speech Title: "Licensure of Engineering Faculty - A Difficult Proposition?"

Click here to view the presentation!

Educational Imperatives of the NAE Grand Challenges

Click here to view the presentation!

Co-Chairs: Thomas Katsouleas, Dean of Engineering, Duke University & James M. Tien, Dean of Engineering, University of Miami

Moderator: James M. Tien, Dean of Engineering, University of Miami

Panelists:

  • Thomas Katsouleas, Dean of Engineering, Duke University
  • Richard Miller, President, Olin College of Engineering
  • Yannis Yortsos, Dean of Engineering, University of Southern California

Attributes of a Global Engineer

Co-Chairs: Cristina Amon, Dean of Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Toronto; Amir Mirmiran, Dean of Engineering and Computing, Florida International University; and Sara Rajala, Dean of Engineering, Mississippi State University

Moderators: Cristina Amon, Dean of Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Toronto; and Sara Rajala, Dean of Engineering, Mississippi State University

Panelists:

  • David Garza, Campus President, Tecnológico de Monterrey

Click here to view the presentation!

  • Ibrahim Hajj, Dean of Engineering and Architecture, American University of Beirut

Click here to view the presentation!

  • Lynn Brown, University Relations, The Boeing Corporation

Click here to view the presentation!

  • Xavier Fouger, Director, Global Learning and PLM Academy, Dassault Systèmes

Building the Knowledge Economy

Chair and Moderator: Cammy Abernathy, Dean of Engineering, University of Florida

Panelists:

  • Lilo Newberry, Vice President of Strategic Growth Operations, Harris Corporation

Click here to view the presentation!

  • Rod Casto, Associate Vice President for Research, University of South Florida

Click here to view the presentation!

  • Bob Madonna, CEO, Savant

Click here to view the presentation!

All Hands on Deck! Engaging Faculty Voices to Rise Above the Storm

Click here to view the presentation!

Co-Chairs: Christine Grant, Associate Dean of Faculty Development and Special Initiatives, North Carolina State University and Susan Blanchard, Founding Director of Engineering, Florida Gulf Coast University

Moderator: Susan Blanchard, Founding Director of Engineering, Florida Gulf Coast University

Panelists:

  • Christine Grant, Associate Dean of Faculty Development and Special Initiatives, North Carolina State University
  • Louis Martin-Vega, Dean of Engineering, North Carolina State University
  • Lesia Crumpton-Young, Professor and Former Chair of Industrail Engineering, University of Central Florida

Click here to view the presentation!

  • Valerie Taylor, Department Head of Computer Science, Texas A&M University
  • Gregory Washington, Dean of Engineering, Ohio State University
  • Jose Zayas-Castro, Chair of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering, University of South Florida

Global Initiatives and Opportunities: World Engineering Education Forum

Click here to view the presentation!

Co-Chairs: Sarah Rajala, Dean of Engineering, Mississippi State University; Hasan Mandal, Dean, Anadolu University; Paul Peercy, Dean of Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison; and Satish Udpa, Dean of Engineering, Michigan State University

Meet and Dialog with Michael Milligan the New Executive Director of ABET

Moderator: Kenneth F. Galloway, Dean of Engineering, Vanderbilt University

Click here to view the presentation!