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2013-06-06 23:14:55

Stevens Institute of Technology has named Dr. Mo. Dehghani — an accomplished expert in innovation management and technology development — as Vice Provost of Research and Industry Professor of Systems Engineering at the School of Systems and Enterprises (SSE), starting on August 1, 2013. Hoboken, N.J. (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 Stevens Institute of Technology has named Dr. Mo. Dehghani — an accomplished expert in innovation management and technology development — as Vice...

2011-06-17 07:30:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- San Jose State University's Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering today announced that it has received commitments for $1 million USD in donations from KLA-Tencor Corporation(TM), Xilinx, Inc. and San Francisco Bay Area companies to fund its Engineering Pathways to Success (EPS) program. EPS is a public-private initiative to engage Bay Area middle and high school students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)...

2010-10-13 15:37:00

The Singapore Declaration WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Solutions to engineering grand challenges, such as renewable energy and clean water will need to be global in scope. The solutions will require participation from all facets of the engineering community and pipeline working together with policy makers. An effective, action-oriented dialogue on the major engineering and engineering education challenges impacting citizens of the world will require increasing the...

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2010-09-04 12:43:06

With NSF support, engineers from Tufts University are bringing engineering to young students.Chris Rogers at Tufts University is working to improve science education by bringing engineering into K-12 classrooms.Rogers and his colleagues think it is important to start teaching engineering early since the engineering principles of building and designing to solve problems motivates young students to pursue science and math. Rogers stresses that we "need to make a K-12 education something...

2010-06-17 12:31:00

Isolation, Poverty Fail to Curb North Korean Engineering WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite its poverty and inability to feed its population, North Korea produces skilled engineers who excel at nuclear technology, aerospace, dam- and tunnel-building, and computer software. The cover story in the latest Prism magazine, published by the American Society for Engineering Education, takes an in-depth look at North Korea's quest for technological advancement. In nuclear...

2009-09-14 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society for Engineering Education launched today a free online, interactive version of eGFI - Engineering: Go For It, its inspiring magazine for middle and high school students. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090914/DC74513) The new digital magazine (www.egfi-k12.org) encourages students to pursue an engineering career. It features cutting-edge examples of engineering innovations that are transforming society,...

2009-09-08 12:05:12

The introduction of K-12 engineering education has the potential to improve student learning and achievement in science and mathematics, increase awareness about what engineers do and of engineering as a potential career, and boost students' technological literacy, according to a new report from the National Academy of Engineering and the National Research Council. The report examines the status and nature of efforts to teach engineering in U.S. schools. "The problem solving, systems...

2008-09-24 03:00:26

By Rajala, Sarah A PRESIDENT'S LETTER We must clearly define our role in, and commitment to, broadening participation in engineering. Thank you very much for giving me the opportunity to lead this great organization. I am humbled by the responsibility but very excited about the opportunities. My plans are to build upon the accomplishments of those who have gone before me to ensure that ASEE continues to define the future for engineering education. The mission of ASEE to further...

2008-09-24 03:00:24

By Home-Douglas, Pierre ASEE's president, SARAH A. RAJALA, has expanded opportunities in engineering through persuasion, mentoring and leading by example. AS THE granddaughter of William Bakewell, the only American on Ernest Shackleton's legendary expedition to Antarctica, Sarah A. Rajala comes naturally to her independent spirit. And like the 1914 explorers who persevered against shipwreck and suffering, she's not easily discouraged. Undeterred by those who felt women couldn't succeed in...

2008-09-24 03:00:11

By Anonymous The Journal of Engineering Education, ASEE's research journal, moved up this year in rankings of the internationally recognized Thomson ISI Science Citation Index and the Social Science Citation Index. JEE placed first out of 105 journals in the highly competitive category "Education and Educational Research" in the Social Sciences Citation Index and placed first in the category "Education, Scientific Disciplines" in the Science Citation Index. The ratings are based on the...


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