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The International Forum brings together engineering professionals from academia and industry from around the globe who are engaged in novel engineering education initiatives to share information on successful models, experiences and best practices.

Keynote Speaker


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Martin Vigild
President, European Society for Engineering Education (SEFI)
Senior Vice President &
Dean of Undergraduate Studies and Student Affairs
Technical University of Denmark, DTU

Martin holds a Ph.D. degree in Polymer Physics from the Univetsity of Copenhagen, Denmark, and a M.Sc. degree in Engineering from DTU, the Technical University of Denmark. He started his academic career as a post doctoral researcher at the University of Minnesota, USA. He is a founding member of ESS-S, the European Spallation Source - Scandinavia. He has served as a member of the Council for the international CDIO Initiative. He is the President of SEFI, the European Society for Engineering Education and carries the Knight's Class Cross of the Order if Dannebrog.

Martin's research has spiralled around structural-property relationship of polymeric systems and he has applied techniques ranging from anionic living polymerisation, transmission and scanning electron microscopy to neutron and x-ray scattering and reflelectivity. His h-index is 17. He has developed new courses and new learning material at both undergraduate and graduate level engineering education. He has authored over 40 scientific peer-reviewed journal articles, two theses and one text book. As SVP and Dean Martin carries the overall responsibility for approx. 6000 students enrolled in 30 programmes in various fields of engineering. He is very interested in the constant reform of engineering education in order to serve the needs of society in the best possible way.


Plenary Speakers

"From iSTREAM to iCDIOS: New IT for New Education of K-12 and Beyond"
Prof. Fei-Yue Wang
Chinese Academy of Sciences

“Online Engineering Education as Global Challenge — Opportunities and Needs”
Dr. Michael Auer
International Association of Online Engineering

All accepted papers for a paper presentation will be indexed in the ASEE PEER repository and in SCOPUS.

Virtual presentations will be accepted for 2017! If you are unable to travel to attend the event, you may submit your abstract and paper for consideration for a virtual session.


Important Dates and Deadlines To Remember

Date Activity
October 14th, 2016 Abstract submissions open
January 4th, 2017 Registration Opens
January 22nd, 2017 Abstract Submission Closed
February 17, 2017 Abstract Decision
March 12, 2017 Paper Submissions Due
April 1st, 2017 Paper Review Due
April 8th, 2017 Notification of Authors
April 29th, 2017 Final Papers Due
All deadlines occur at 4:59PM, Eastern Standard Time on the days listed

NEW! Interested participants now have the option of submitting a poster to one of two poster sessions:

Technical Poster Session
President's Reception Highlighted Posters

For any questions please contact – Tom Walker, Program Assistant, External Affairs at international@asee.org.

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2017 International Forum Banner

The International Forum brings together engineering professionals from academia and industry from around the globe who are engaged in novel engineering education initiatives to share information on successful models, experiences and best practices.

Keynote Speaker


Picture of Martin Vigild

Martin Vigild
President, European Society for Engineering Education (SEFI)
Senior Vice President &
Dean of Undergraduate Studies and Student Affairs
Technical University of Denmark, DTU

Martin holds a Ph.D. degree in Polymer Physics from the Univetsity of Copenhagen, Denmark, and a M.Sc. degree in Engineering from DTU, the Technical University of Denmark. He started his academic career as a post doctoral researcher at the University of Minnesota, USA. He is a founding member of ESS-S, the European Spallation Source - Scandinavia. He has served as a member of the Council for the international CDIO Initiative. He is the President of SEFI, the European Society for Engineering Education and carries the Knight's Class Cross of the Order if Dannebrog.

Martin's research has spiralled around structural-property relationship of polymeric systems and he has applied techniques ranging from anionic living polymerisation, transmission and scanning electron microscopy to neutron and x-ray scattering and reflelectivity. His h-index is 17. He has developed new courses and new learning material at both undergraduate and graduate level engineering education. He has authored over 40 scientific peer-reviewed journal articles, two theses and one text book. As SVP and Dean Martin carries the overall responsibility for approx. 6000 students enrolled in 30 programmes in various fields of engineering. He is very interested in the constant reform of engineering education in order to serve the needs of society in the best possible way.


Plenary Speakers

"From iSTREAM to iCDIOS: New IT for New Education of K-12 and Beyond"
Prof. Fei-Yue Wang
Chinese Academy of Sciences

“Online Engineering Education as Global Challenge — Opportunities and Needs”
Dr. Michael Auer
International Association of Online Engineering

All accepted papers for a paper presentation will be indexed in the ASEE PEER repository and in SCOPUS.

Virtual presentations will be accepted for 2017! If you are unable to travel to attend the event, you may submit your abstract and paper for consideration for a virtual session.


Important Dates and Deadlines To Remember

Date Activity
October 14th, 2016 Abstract submissions open
January 4th, 2017 Registration Opens
January 22nd, 2017 Abstract Submission Closed
February 17, 2017 Abstract Decision
March 12, 2017 Paper Submissions Due
April 1st, 2017 Paper Review Due
April 8th, 2017 Notification of Authors
April 29th, 2017 Final Papers Due
All deadlines occur at 4:59PM, Eastern Standard Time on the days listed

NEW! Interested participants now have the option of submitting a poster to one of two poster sessions:

Technical Poster Session
President's Reception Highlighted Posters

For any questions please contact – Tom Walker, Program Assistant, External Affairs at international@asee.org.

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