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December 29, 2011
Call for Papers
Special Issue of Advances in Engineering Education on “Product Dissection and Beyond.” Read more...
 
 
December 21, 2011
December 2011 Connections
e-Newsletter for engineering educators Read more...
 
December 13, 2011
Free Webinar for ASEE Members in January
MATLAB WEBINAR
Making project-based learning easy and affordable Discover how universities are using MATLAB(r) and Simulink(r) with Arduino, Beagle Board, Lego Mindstorms, and other very affordable hardware to teach control theory, mechatronics, circuit design, robotics, and other disciplines.

Friday, 20-JAN-2012 - 9am & 2pm US EST
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December 2, 2011
FREE December 7th Webinar, Sign Up Now!
On Wednesday, December 7th at 10:00am eastern time, Maplesoft is hosting a free webinar for ASEE members entitled Advanced Physical Modeling Tackles the Complexity of Modern Engineering. More information is available on the registration page - www.maplesoft.com/asee . The webinar will show firsthand how advanced physical modeling and simulation technology can enrich your classroom and accelerate your research and will highlight the work of three researchers and discuss such diverse projects as space rovers, hockey sticks, parallel manipulators, and EV and HEV batteries. If you think this webinar may be of interest to fellow educators or researchers, please forward it on.
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December 2, 2011
NDSEG Fellowship Program Application Deadline is Approaching!
Attention all science and engineering students in or near the beginning stages of their graduate study! The application deadline for the National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship Program is quickly approaching. Visit http://ndseg.asee.org to start an application today! All materials are due by Friday, December 16 at 5 p.m. Eastern Time.

Have a question? Get in touch by e-mail at ndseg@asee.org or call the NDSEG Program Office at (202) 649 - 3831.
 
 
November 22, 2011
ASEE Awards and Fellow Member Nominations are Now Open!
For information regarding awards that are offered, including award criteria, nomination requirements, and the online award nomination form, click here.
For information regarding Fellow Member nomination instructions, guidelines, and nomination form, click here.
 
November 21, 2011
November 2011 Connections
e-Newsletter for engineering educators Read more...
 
November 18, 2011
SFFP deadline extended
Attention Faculty! The deadline for the application for the 2012 Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship Program (SFFP) has been extended to December 14, 2011! Visit http://sffp.asee.org/apply to start an application today! Any questions may be directed to the SFFP helpdesk at sffp@asee.org
Apply SFFP
 
November 17, 2011
CASE Announces U.S. Professors of the Year
There’s the activist who worked in solidarity for Chilean democracy. There’s the psychologist who’s committed to teaching students to throw out the traditional guide on studying. There’s the software developer turned biologist. Oh, and there’s the engineer who used to work with the nation’s nuclear weapons stockpile.

These four people professors are the winners of the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education’s 2011 U.S. Professors of the Year awards...
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November 16, 2011
PRISM MAGAZINE
November 2011 - COVER STORY: MAKING IT Revolutionary manufacturing processes stir hope of a U.S. industrial revival. Read more...
 
November 16, 2011
Journal of Engineering Education
NEW ISSUE: October 2011 Read more...
 
November 16, 2011
BEIJING CONNECTION
Peking University has posted presentations from the recent Global Engineering Deans Council conference in China's capital. Included: David Munson, Sarah Rajala, Yannis Yortsos, many more.
 
 
November 7, 2011
Free Webinar for ASEE Members in December
Register now for "Advanced Physical Modeling Tackles the Complexity of Modern Engineering" which will be held Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 at 10:00 am ET. Presented by Maplesoft specifically for ASEE members, this webinar will highlight the work of three researchers, and discusses such diverse projects as space rovers, hockey sticks, parallel manipulators, and EV and HEV batteries. Learn firsthand how advanced physical modeling and simulation technology can enrich your classroom and accelerate your research.
Visit: http://www.maplesoft.com/lp/maplesim/asee/
 
November 7, 2011
ASEE-Air Force Summer Faculty Fellow Dr. Tonghun Lee Honored by President Obama
President Obama today named 94 researchers as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers. Read more...
 
November 2, 2011
Former ASEE Member Appointed Interim Prime Minister of Libya
TRIPOLI—Libya’s leaders on Monday elected a U.S.-educated engineering professor to serve as prime minister during the critical postwar period, in which the country will try to create an army out of hundreds of ragtag militias and launch its first democratic elections. Read more...
 
October 22, 2011
2011 ANNUAL CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
Plenary and Distinguished lecture presentations from the 2011 Annual Conference in Vancouver, Canada are now available on the ASEE website. Read more...
 
October 21, 2011
October 2011 Connections
e-Newsletter for engineering educators Read more...
 
October 13, 2011
PRISM MAGAZINE
OCTOBER 2011 - COVER STORY: WHEEL OF HOPE Rwanda stakes its future on engineering, leaving tragedy behind. Read more...
 
October 5, 2011
2011 Nobel Prize in Chemistry won by Dr. Daniel Shechtman
Dr. Daniel Shechtman, professor of materials science and engineering at Iowa State University as well as Philip Tobias Professor of Materials Science in the Faculty of Materials Engineering at the Technion- Israel Institute of Technology won the 2011 Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday for his discovery of quasicrystals, a mosaic-like chemical structure that researchers previously thought was impossible. See full story at http://www.usatoday.com/tech/science/story/2011-10-05/nobel-chemistry-prize/50664600/1
 
October 1, 2011
Register Now for “Classroom Strategies for Applying Sustainability Principles to Real-world Engineering Problems” Webcast
Join representatives from Autodesk and ASEE on Wednesday, October 26, 2011 from 2:00–3:00pm EST as they walk through the newest educational resources on the Autodesk® Sustainability Workshop. Find out how to use the free learning tools to teach whole systems thinking, energy efficient design and green materials selection. Register now at www.autodesk.com/aseewebcast
 
September 29, 2011
September 2011 Connections
e-Newsletter for engineering educators Read more...
 
September 29, 2011
Advances in Engineering Education
A Journal of Engineering Education Applications
New Issue: Summer 2011 | Volume 2 | Number 4
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September 27, 2011
Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship Program
Attention Faculty: The application for the 2012 Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship Program (SFFP) is now open at http://sffp.asee.org! Please visit the website for more information regarding eligibility requirements, application instructions, and deadlines. Faculty members also have the opportunity to nominate a graduate student to accompany them. If you have any questions, please e-mail the SFFP helpdesk at sffp@asee.org.
SFFP Homepage
 
September 9, 2011
PRISM MAGAZINE
SEPTEMBER 2011 - COVER STORY: SEEING AND DOING Revamped curricula show freshmen what it means to be an engineer. Read more...
 
September 6, 2011
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September 6, 2011
Free Teaching Webinar for ASEE Members
Wednesday, September 14, at 2:00 pm EDT all ASEE members are invited to attend the ASEE sponsored and NSF funded ENGAGE Project webinar, Using Everyday Engineering Examples in the Classroom with Eann Patterson, Ph.D. Please register here. Receive a complimentary PDF of Real Life Examples by Eann Patterson when you attend this webinar. For more information on the ENGAGE Project, please visit www.engageengineering.org or read about the project in a recent PRISM article here
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August 31, 2011
August 2011 Connections
e-Newsletter for engineering educators Read more...
 
August 24, 2011
Journal of Engineering Education
NEW ISSUE: July 2011 Read more...
 
 
August 15, 2011
SMART scholarship is now accepting applications
This scholarship program provides students with a stipend allowance, full tuition, book allowance, room and board and other normal educational expenses. The purpose of the program is to promote the education, recruitment and retention of undergraduate and graduate students in science, mathematics and engineering studies. The SMART Scholarship for Service Program is open only to citizens of the United States, and students must be at least 18 years of age to be eligible. There is an employment obligation to the DoD with this scholarship program.
Apply today!
 
August 4, 2011
ASEE cited in Washington Post
ASEE cited in Washington Post article "How the private sector can help curb our engineering shortage"
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August 1, 2011
July 2011 Connections
e-Newsletter for engineering educators Read more...
 
July 19, 2011
WORLD ENGINEERING EDUCATION FLASH WEEK

Participating societies include the International federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES, for which ASEE serves as secretariat) and the European Society for Engineering Education (SEFI), which is an ASEE collaborative partner. The conference will be held in Lisbon, Portugal September 27 to October 4, 2011. Details are available at www.wee2011.com

July 19, 2011
ASEE GLOBAL SYMPOSIUM

The ASEE Global Symposium for Engineering Education will be held in partnership with Shanghai Jiao Tong University in Shanghai, China October 24-25, 2011.Selected talks and panels will highlight current activities such as new research parks in China, innovative educational approaches in Asia and the United States. Focused working groups will identify opportunities for new initiatives and partnerships that can further the role of engineering education as a global economic driver.

 
July 19, 2011
ASEE K-12 WORKSHOP IN VANCOUVER

On Saturday, June 25th, ASEE held its 8th Annual K-12 workshop, "Collaboration Can Improve Engineering Education," with over 200 attendees from Canada and the United States. The workshop kicked off with an address from Xavier Fouger, Senior Director, Dassault Systemes Global Learning & PLM Academy, entitled "A Tour of Global innovation in STEM for K-12." Four main breakout sessions provided attendees their choice of 31 presentations ranging from Family Engineering for Elementary Age Children to Establishing Effective Partnerships between K-12 Classrooms and Higher Education. Attendees received a Workshop Certificate of Completion.

 
July 19th, 2011
ASEE ANNUAL CONFERENCE IN VANCOUVER

This year's conference in Vancouver, BC, Canada was one of the most successful in ASEE history with over 2200 prime participants, 1725 published papers and 422 technical sessions. Dr. Karl A. Smith, Cooperative Learning Professor, Engineering Education, Purdue University - Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Minnesota was the keynote speaker at this year's Main Plenary, which included six presentations highlighting evolving and emerging practices in engineering education. Photos of this year's conference as well as daily highlights will be posted on the ASEE web site.

 
June 20th, 2011
JEE Editor Lohmann Wins IFEES Global Award

Jack R. Lohmann, editor of ASEE's Journal of Engineering Education, has received the 2011 Global Award for Excellence in Engineering Education from the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES). He was one of four nominees put forward by IFEES members.

The IFEES Award Committee agreed that Lohmann's work "has had a clear impact on the profession worldwide," raising JEE to tier one status among research journals in both Science and Social Science indices. Lohmann, vice provost for Faculty and Academic Development and professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology, was also cited for contributing to faculty development through workshops on engineering education research.

Lohmann is a Fellow of ASEE, the Institute of Industrial Engineers, and the European Society of Engineering Education.

 
June 14, 2011
June 2011 Connections
e-Newsletter for engineering educators Read more...
 
June 3, 2011
PRISM MAGAZINE
SUMMER 2011 - COVER STORY: HOT COURSES What wows the Facebook generation? Read more...
 
May 26, 2011
Journal of Engineering Education
NEW ISSUE: April 2011 Read more...
 
May 26, 2011
May 2011 Connections
e-Newsletter for engineering educators Read more...
 
May 13, 2011
Registration Deadline May 25, 2011
It's not too late to register for the 118th Annual Conference & Exposition in Vancouver, British Columbia! This year's theme is Your Passport to Engineering Education held from June 26 - 29, 2011 at the Vancouver International Convention Center. Register >>>
 
April 28, 2011
April 2011 Connections
e-Newsletter for engineering educators Read more...
 
April 25, 2011
PRISM MAGAZINE
MARCH + APRIL 2011 - COVER STORY: THE INTERDISCIPLINARIAN - NSF's director wants to tear down barriers to research collaboration. Read more...
 
April 21, 2011
ASEE's Advances in Engineering Education - A Journal of Engineering Education Applications - New Issue: Winter 2011
This seventh issue of Advances is loaded with quality, peer-reviewed papers, several of which take full advantage of our online, multi-media format. In particular, check out the papers by Lisa Bullard and Adam Melvin on academic integrity, Lydia Kavanagh and John Cokley on combining journalism and engineering students, and Eric Weibe, Theodore Branoff and Mark Shreve who describe a hybrid engineering graphics course. Read more...
 
April 04, 2011
Webinar Recording Now Available: Transforming the Freshman "Cornerstone" Design Course Through Modeling and Simulation
Recently, Maplesoft and the ASEE presented a joint webinar about a recent McMaster University initiative to enrich its cornerstone course. The key new element is the introduction of dynamic modeling software which allows students to analyze and explore the system dynamics, and ultimately the design options, for a real system. To watch the recording now, go to: www.maplesoft.com/asee
 
March 24, 2011
March 2011 Connections
e-Newsletter for engineering educators Read more...
 
March 11, 2011
ASEE's New Executive Director
It is with great pleasure that ASEE welcomes Dr. Norman Fortenberry as its new Executive Director as of May 1, 2011. Dr. Fortenberry’s experience as an educator at Florida A&M – Florida State University, as director at the National Science Foundation, and most recently as a Center director at the National Academy of Engineering with focused activity on engineering education will enrich our efforts at ASEE and enable us to move forward boldly and collaboratively with others who share our same commitment. Press Release...
 
March 08, 2011
PRISM MAGAZINE
February 2011 - COVER STORY: GLOBAL K-12 ISSUE: Preparing Future Engineers Around the World. Read more...
 
March 2nd, 2011
Join the celebration of 100 years of scholarship in engineering education and visit the new JEE Web site at www.jee.org!
Stay abreast of the latest advancements in the field—including the just released JEE Centennial Issue! JEE is a member benefit to a growing network of international engineering education associations and societies. Join the global community of readers and authors who choose JEE. Read more...
 
March 01, 2011
2011 U.S. Professors of the Year Nominations Open
The U.S. Professors of the Year awards program celebrates outstanding instructors across the country. The nomination process for the 2011 U.S. Professors of the Year is in full swing! Read more...
 
February 24th, 2011
February 2011 Connections
e-Newsletter for engineering educators Read more...
 
February 23, 2011
Free Webinar for ASEE Members
Transforming the Freshman "Cornerstone" Design Course Through Modeling and Simulation
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 2:00 PM ET
The freshman design course, or "cornerstone" course, is a critical component of the curriculum at most institutions. The modern incarnation of this course integrates general design and analysis concepts and the application of computing tools such as CAD.
Register today at: www.maplesoft.com/asee
 
January 13th, 2011
Distinguished Educator William Edward Lear Passes Away
Ed Lear passed away January 4, 2011 in Gainesville, Florida. Dr. Lear received his BSEE from the University of Alabama, his MSEE from Stanford and his PhD from the University of Florida, where he taught for eighteen years. He also held the following positions: Executive Director of the American Society of Engineering Education, Dean of Engineering of the University of Alabama, and Head, Engineering Division of the National Science Foundation.
 
January 6th, 2011
Da Vinci Science Wins ASEE/CMC Highest Honors: Excellence in Engineering Education Collaboration Award
The American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE)/Corporate Member Council (CMC) has selected Da Vinci Science as a recipient of the 2011 Excellence in Engineering Education Collaboration Award.
 
January 4th, 2011
PRISM MAGAZINE
December 2010 - COVER STORY: UNDER ATTACK - Software engineers range widely across disciplines to unmask and defeat cyberfoes. But can they win?
 
December 27th, 2010
December 2010 Connections
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