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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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Mike Murphy
Vice-President/President-elect, European Society for Engineering Education (SEFI)
Director of Digital Campus &
Learning Transformation
Dublin Institute of Technology (IER)

Mike is the Director of Digital Campus & Learning Transformation at Dublin Institute of Technology. In this role he is responsible for two strategic initiatives within Dublin Institute of Technology: developing a vibrant digital campus, and enabling a transformation in learning for all DIT students. Prior to this, in 2014 Mike took on the role of coordinating the merger planning of Dublin Institute of Technology with the Institute of Technology Tallaght and the Institute of Technology Blanchardstown, with the goal of creating the first technological university in Ireland. Mike joined Dublin Institute of Technology in 2002 as DIT Director and Dean of the Faculty of Engineering. In 2009 he was appointed Dean of the newly formed College of Engineering & Built Environment at Dublin Institute of Technology.

Mike holds PhD and MEng degrees in electrical engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology in the United States. Prior to that he graduated with an Honours Diploma in Electrical Engineering from Dublin Institute of Technology, and BSc (Eng) Honours Degree from Trinity College Dublin. He is a Fellow of Engineers Ireland and a Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. He is President-Elect of the European Society for Engineering Education (SEFI) and is the Chair of the European Engineering Deans Council. Mike commenced his industry career with AT&T Bell Labs in New Jersey, and later with Bell Communications Research before returning to the academy.


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 Mike Murphy

Mike Murphy
Vice-President/President-elect, European Society for Engineering Education (SEFI)
Director of Digital Campus &
Learning Transformation
Dublin Institute of Technology (IER)

Mike is the Director of Digital Campus & Learning Transformation at Dublin Institute of Technology. In this role he is responsible for two strategic initiatives within Dublin Institute of Technology: developing a vibrant digital campus, and enabling a transformation in learning for all DIT students. Prior to this, in 2014 Mike took on the role of coordinating the merger planning of Dublin Institute of Technology with the Institute of Technology Tallaght and the Institute of Technology Blanchardstown, with the goal of creating the first technological university in Ireland. Mike joined Dublin Institute of Technology in 2002 as DIT Director and Dean of the Faculty of Engineering. In 2009 he was appointed Dean of the newly formed College of Engineering & Built Environment at Dublin Institute of Technology.

Mike holds PhD and MEng degrees in electrical engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology in the United States. Prior to that he graduated with an Honours Diploma in Electrical Engineering from Dublin Institute of Technology, and BSc (Eng) Honours Degree from Trinity College Dublin. He is a Fellow of Engineers Ireland and a Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. He is President-Elect of the European Society for Engineering Education (SEFI) and is the Chair of the European Engineering Deans Council. Mike commenced his industry career with AT&T Bell Labs in New Jersey, and later with Bell Communications Research before returning to the academy.


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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