Jared Shank is the Director of Military and Apprenticeship Initiatives and Special Projects at the Ohio Articulation and Transfer Network at the Ohio Department of Higher Education. Prior to working in higher education, Jared served 3 and a half years in the Army. His military background gave him a strong interest in helping service members and veterans succeed in higher education. Jared is responsible for MTAGs, Apprenticeship Pathways, and leading projects related to military credit such as the Ohio Values Veterans workshop series, and the train the trainer program. Jared earned his Bachelor ... (continued)
Dr. Daniel Burklo serves as the Dean of Math, Science, and Engineering Technologies at Northwest State Community College (NSCC). Prior to higher education he worked 14 years in the private sector holding positions from project engineer through engineering manager. Dr. Burklo currently serves as the Panel Lead for the Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering Technology Transfer Assurance Guide (TAG) and is a Panel Member for the Renewal Energy TAG for the Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE). Dr. Burklo also currently serves as the Chair for the Ohio Engineering Technology Educators Association ... (continued)
Rob Speckert is Professor Emeritus of Engineering Technology at Miami University. He served as department chair for 22 years during which time he led Miami’s Engineering Technology Department through considerable change growing from two non-accredited associate degree programs to two associate degree programs and two bachelor completion degree programs all accredited by Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). The Electro-Mechanical BS program is delivered by interactive video and web to 10 college partners across Ohio in addition to partnering locally with Cincinnati State and Si ... (continued)
Free ticketed event
[Ticketed registrants will be admitted first—others welcome at door on seat-available basis]
What is the culture of engineering instruction on our campuses and how can we change it to enhance student engagement, transform engineering mindsets, and attain the other, deeper objectives that we hold as engineering educators? For the 2017 ASEE Interdivisional Town Hall meeting, we propose to convene a multi-phase event built around this question.
• Phase I: An invitational event (online forum) held in February 2017 where appointed delegates from all interested divisions will join the Interdivisional T ... (continued)
Understanding our role within the larger ecosystem of higher education
Getting students to own their education
Diversity and inclusion
Innovative curricular and teaching practices for better preparing our students for engineering practice
Other topics in the culture of teaching
Co-ops, internships, and undergraduate research are high impact, co-curricular experiences that can lead to improved retention, professional identity formation, employment outcomes, and graduate or professional school intentions. This panel aims to bring together various constituents to discuss barriers that may impede participation in these types of experiences for under-served groups: under-represented minorities, women, first generation college students, low-income students, students with disabilities, or veterans. Discussion questions include: (1) What theoretical, practical, or cultural framew ... (continued)
For those interested in: Academia-Industry Connections and Broadening Participation in Engineering and Engineering Technology
Dr. Chris Plouff is the Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs, Assessment, Accreditation, and Planning, and Associate Professor of Engineering at Grand Valley State University (GVSU). He has managed various aspects of experiential education programs for 20 years, working with students, faculty and employers involved in internships and cooperative education. In his prior role as endowed chair of cooperative education at GVSU, he managed the mandatory engineering cooperative education program including employer development and student preparation, as well as overseeing the academic compo ... (continued)
A nuclear trained submariner, Mel Williams, Jr., Vice Admiral (retired), completed service in the U.S. Navy after thirty-two years as a commissioned officer and one year as an enlisted sailor. His nearly ten years in Command included service as a Fleet Commander; a Submarine Group Commander; a Submarine Squadron Commander; and a Submarine Commander. After military service and a two-year Presidential Appointee role (Associate Deputy Secretary of Energy), he has enjoyed the privilege of serving students, faculty, and staff at Universities: Associate Dean, School of Engineering at the Catholic Unive ... (continued)
Dr. Leroy Long III is an Assistant Professor of Engineering Fundamentals at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He earned his PhD in STEM Education with a focus on Engineering Education within the Department of Teaching and Learning at The Ohio State University (OSU). His research interests include: (a) technology use, (b) diversity and inclusion, and (c) retention and success, with a particular focus on students in STEM fields. Dr. Long has worked in industry at Toyota and has a high record of service with organizations such as the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) and National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE).
Dr. Sherri Frizell is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Prairie View A&M University. Her research interests include Human-Computer Interaction, Educational Technology, Social Computing, and Computer Science and Engineering Education. She was recently awarded an NSF S-STEM grant titled, Engineering Scholars Program: Fostering the Next Generation of STEM Leaders. Dr. Frizell has a B.S. degree in Computer Science from Jackson State University and Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science and Software Engineering from Auburn University.
Shariq Yosufzai is Vice President, Global Diversity, Chevron Corporation. Previously, he served as President of Global Marketing, responsible for sales, marketing and operations in 65 countries under 3 brands, Chevron, Texaco and Caltex. He is the Vice Chair of the AIChE Foundation and a distinguished alumnus of Texas A&M University. In a 42 year career, Shariq has led several global business units within Chevron. The World Affairs Council of San Francisco selected Shariq as one the foreign born leaders in the Bay Area that have had an major impact in promoting economic development and diversity in California. He is a past Chair of The California Chamber of Commerce.
Rachelle Reisberg is the Assistant Dean for Engineering Enrollment and Retention as well as Director of Women in Engineering at Northeastern University. She was the Principal Investigator on the Pathways research grant titled “Self-Efficacy and Retention of Women in Undergraduate Engineering” funded by NSF's Gender in Science and Engineering program. She has extensive industry and management experience including serving as President of a high tech start-up company prior to joining the College of Engineering at Northeastern University.
Chuck Baukal is the Director of the John Zink Institute which is part of John Zink Hamworthy Combustion headquartered in Tulsa, OK where he has been since 1998. He has over 35 years of industrial experience focused on combustion, heat transfer, and pollution emissions and over 30 years of adjunct teaching experience. He has a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, an Ed.D. focused on engineering education, and a Professional Engineering license. He is the author/editor of 13 books on industrial combustion, is an author/presenter on over 150 papers and presentations, is an inventor on 11 U.S. patents, and serves on a number of advisory boards.
Dr. Glenda D. Young recently completed her doctoral work in Virginia Tech’s Department of Engineering Education. Her dissertation focused on the role of university-industry partnerships in shaping student career expectations and pathways by leveraging a case study design focused on a specific co-op program. Dr. Young has worked as an Employer Relations Assistant for the VT Career and Professional Development office and has a B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from Mississippi State University and Master of Industrial and Systems Engineering from Auburn University.
Moderated by D. Blake Stringer, Ph.D.
Participants will pay for their own meals on-site.
Free ticketed event
[This is a "ticketed event" so we can contact registrants; all program chairs & division chairs will be admitted at the door on a space-available basis. Please join us.]
The Incoming/Current Program Chairs & Division Chairs’ Meeting continues to provide a valuable opportunity for division chairs and program chairs to discuss topics of common interest and to share “best practices” not only with their own incoming program chairs, but also with program chairs across the divisions. Given the regular rotation of officers, we have upheld this as an annual event, both to enhance ASEE ... (continued)