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A Survey of Types of Industry-Academia Collaboration

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Conference

2016 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition

Location

New Orleans, Louisiana

Publication Date

June 26, 2016

Start Date

June 26, 2016

End Date

August 28, 2016

ISBN

978-0-692-68565-5

ISSN

2153-5965

Conference Session

College Industry Partnerships Division Technical Session III: Collaboration

Tagged Division

College Industry Partnerships

Page Count

9

DOI

10.18260/p.26455

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https://peer.asee.org/26455

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82

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Diane L Peters PE Kettering University

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Dr. Peters is an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Kettering University.

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Anne M Lucietto Purdue University Orcid 16x16 orcid.org/0000-0003-0053-753X

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Dr. Lucietto has focused her research in engineering technology education and the understanding of engineering technology students. She teaches in an active learning style which engages and develops practical skills in the students. Currently she is exploring engineering technology education research and the performance of engineering technology students in the classroom and using that knowledge to engage them in their studies.

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Abstract

Collaborations between industry and academia are, when properly designed and managed, beneficial to both the industry partners and the academic institutions. Such collaborations may take place on both small and large scales, and may involve varying numbers of academic institutions and industry partners. They may also have different purposes, including both research-focused collaborative efforts and programs designed to connect undergraduate students with real-world projects to enhance their education.

In this paper, the authors will provide a survey of different models of industry-academia collaboration in engineering and engineering technology. The paper will include both a survey of existing literature on the topic as well as a survey of publicly available information on existing collaborations. While the primary focus is on collaborations within the United States, some literature on international collaborations will also be included in the survey. It will discuss several different collaboration models, and what factors appear to be significant in those collaborations. Finally, it will conclude with recommendations that can be used to study specific aspects of industry-academia collaborations.

Peters, D. L., & Lucietto, A. M. (2016, June), A Survey of Types of Industry-Academia Collaboration Paper presented at 2016 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, New Orleans, Louisiana. 10.18260/p.26455

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