2016 ASME ME Department Heads' Forum

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ME Department Heads' Forum

Sheraton Grand Phoenix Hotel, Grand Ballroom AB

Monday Nov 14, 2016, 1:30-3:30

Organizer: Dr. Kevin Lynch, Prof. and Chair

Mechanical Engineering Department, Northwestern University

1:30-2:30 Mini-symposium on Diversity in Engineering

  • Dr. Amy Bix, Prof. of History, Director for the Center for Historical Studies of Technology and Science, Iowa State University: Diversity and engineering, past, present, and future: Perspectives on change, progress, and challenge. (pdf)
  • Dr. Bill Wepfer, Eugene C. Gwaltney, Jr. Chair, Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Tech: Observations

2:30-3:00 NSF CMMI: Overview of CMMI and Upcoming Funding Opportunities

Dr. George Hazelrigg, Deputy Division Director, NSF CMMI (pdf)

3:00-3:10 2017 MEED Summit

Dr. Oscar Barton, Prof. and Chair, ME Dept, George Mason University

3:10-3:20 SSA and CT Main Student Leadership Awards

Dr. Mohammad Mahinfalah, Prof. of ME, Milwaukee School of Engineering (pdf)

3:20-3:30 Student & Early Career Development: ASME Eng Festivals (E-fests) 2017

Paul Stevenson, ASME Senior VP