Corporate Member Council

The ASEE Board of Directors established the ASEE Corporate Member Council to convey to ASEE the ideas and views of corporations, government agencies, and non-profit organizations with an interest in engineering education and research.


The CMC's mission is to foster, encourage, and cultivate the dialogue between industry and engineering educators.

Strategic Goals

  • Diversity in engineering education
  • Enhancing the K-12 educational pipeline/future workforce
  • Reforming engineering education
  • Collaborating on engineering research and intellectual property
  • Liaison with engineering, technology, and the Society.
Dan Sayre 

Dora Smith (2023)

Senior Director of Global Academic Program
Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software Inc.
13690 Riverport Drive
Maryland Heights, MO 63043
Phone: 314-264-8480

The CMC meetings for 2019-2020 year occur on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 2:00 pm EST (by teleconference). The council's members also meet at various ASEE events including the CIEC and the ASEE Annual Conference. Contact the Chair for specific details of upcoming meetings or Ann Korando  to be added to the information list.

Special Interest Groups (SIG)
  • SIG for System Engineering – Alice Squires
Past SIGs
  • SIG for Collaboration in Engineering Education –Roger N. Olson 
  • SIG for Diversity Issues in Engineering Education –Letha Hammon
  • SIG for K-12 Educational Pipeline, Future Workforce –Richard Blais & Leslie Carson
  • SIG for ASEE Society and Corporate Member Integration –Pat Fox
  • SIG for International Engineering Education – Alan Jacobs & Lynn Brown

Corporate Member Council News

CMC Director, Cynthia Murphy from Chevron Wins the 2019 WEPAN Industry Trailblazer Award


CMC Sessions

2021 National Conference Industry Day:
GM’s Dr. Jeff Abel keynote speaker
Modernizing Engineering Education to Meet Industry 4.0
Crisis-Driven Collaboration for Both Academia and Industry panel
Agility in the Classroom - Lighthouse Industry-Academic Collaborations

2019 Industry Day Sessions
  • Industry Day Plenary Speakers SaLisa L Berrien and Jane Castor, Mayor of Tampa, FL
  • Industry Day Session - The Fourth Industrial Revolution

Special session on the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Industry 4.0 and its dramatic technical and cultural impact around the world! Moderated by David Pistrui, clinical professor of engineering and director of graduate recruiting at the University of Detroit Mercy, with panelists from the leading automotive industry partners

  • Industry Day Session - Brainstorming Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Approaches and the Challenges in Industry

Representatives from Chevron, Siemens, and Northrop Grumman will facilitate a set of round-robin activities in which audience members address workplace approaches and challenges for creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace culture.

  • Distinguished Lecture - Engagement of Engineering Societies in Undergraduate Engineering Education

The National Academy of Engineering panelists who will discuss their two-year, National Science Foundation- supported project analyzing ASEE’s role in improving undergraduate education.

2018 Industry Day Session
2017 CMC session - ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition
2016 CMC session - ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition
2015 CMC session - ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition