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Engineering Education Societies Becoming Global The Evolving Development of the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES) Author Bios Lueny Morell, Hewlett-Packard Lueny Morell, M.S., P.E., is a member of the University Relations staff of the Hewlett Packard Company. She is responsible for relations with universities throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. Before joining HP, Lueny was full professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Puerto Rico – Mayagüez (UPRM) where she held positions at the Campus and UPR system level, including director of the UPRM R&D Center. Recipient of the 2006 US National Academy of Engineering Bernard M. Gordon award, her work in curriculum, research, accreditation and economic development activities has been published in more than 50 papers, book chapters and journals. She is a member of various national and international boards including the US National Science Foundation International Science and Engineering Advisory Committee, the Women in Engineering Programs Advocate Network Board, and the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies. Claudio Borri, Universita' di Firenze Claudio Borri, full professor of Computational Mechanics of Structures, University of Florence (Italy), is President of SEFI (2005-07), President of IFEES (2006-08) Vice-Dean for International Relations and Director of the Interuniversity Research Centre on Building & Environmental Aerodynamics; he is the author or co-author of approximately 120 scientific publications and editor of three books. Prof. C. Borri has been awarded in 1994 with the “M. Plank Research Award” in Structural Mechanics by the M. Plank/A. von Humbold Found in Germany, and in 2001 with “Honorary Doctor Degree in Engineering Sciences” by the University of Architecture, Civil Engineering & Geodesy (UACEG) of Sofia, Bulgaria. In 2006, he was awarded with the ING-PAED IGIP Honoris Causa at Tallinn Technical University (Estonia). Prof. Borri has been President and Legal Representative of E4 Thematic Network and is presently President and Legal Representative of TREE Thematic Network. Presently, Prof. Borri is also President of the EUR-ACE Implementation Project (2006-2008) within Socrates II. Sarah Rajala, Mississippi State University Sarah A. Rajala, Ph.D., is professor and department head of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Mississippi State University. She also holds the James Worth Bagley Endowed Chair. She received her Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Rice University in 1979. In July 1979, she joined the faculty at North Carolina State University, where she served as faculty member and administrator for over twenty-seven years. Dr. Rajala's research interests include engineering education and the analysis and processing of images and image sequences. Dr. Rajala has received numerous awards, including the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring and Fellow of the ASEE and IEEE.
Morell, L., & Borri, C., & Rajala, S., & Laporte, B., & Larrondo Petrie, M. M., & Ramakrishna, S., & Fouger, X., & Quadrado, J. C., & Garboan, A., & Fraser, D., & Hoyer, H. (2008, June), Engineering Education Societies Becoming Global Paper presented at 2008 Annual Conference & Exposition, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. https://peer.asee.org/3614
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