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Engineering Education Societies Becoming Global

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2008 Annual Conference & Exposition

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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June 22, 2008

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June 22, 2008

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June 25, 2008

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2153-5965

Conference Session

IFEES: The Globalization of Engineering Education

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ASEE Global Programs

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27

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13.506.1 - 13.506.27

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https://peer.asee.org/3614

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Lueny Morell Hewlett-Packard

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Claudio Borri Universita' di Firenze

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Sarah Rajala Mississippi State University

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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.

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Bruno Laporte World Bank

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Maria M. Larrondo Petrie

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Seeram Ramakrishna National University of Singapore

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Xavier Fouger Dassault Systemes

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Jose Carlos Quadrado

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José Carlos Quadrado is the coordinating professor of electrical machines in the electrical engineering and automation department of the Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa (ISEL), Portugal. Currently he holds the place of President of ISEL. He has a BSc in Energy and Power Systems, a diploma degree in Electrical Engineering, Automation and Industrial Electronics, a MSc and a Doctor degree in Electrical Engineering and Computers from Lisbon Technical University. Also he holds an Habilitation Degree from the University of Beira Interior.
He is the president of a research and project center on electrical machines control and applications. He is currently in the board of directors of the Portuguese Electrical Vehicle Association (APVE) and he his the elected Vice-President of the Ibero-American Engineering Education Association (ASIBEI).

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Adriana Garboan Politechnica University of Bucharest

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Adriana Garboan is the VicePresident for External Relations in the International Board of BEST (Board of European Students of Technology). Within BEST she was involved in the Educational Committee, aiming to raise students' awareness on educational matters and taking an active role in improving education by providing the input of students to stakeholders of Engineering Education. She is currently undergraduate student at the Politehnica University of Bucharest, Faculty of Electronics and Telecommunications.

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Duncan Fraser University of Cape Town

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Hans Hoyer American Society for Engineering Education

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Hans J. Hoyer, Ph.D. Director for International Programs and Strategy for ASEE and Deputy Secretary General of IFEES. Prior to coming to ASEE in early 2006, CEO of World Links, a spin-off of the World Bank supporting on-line collaborative projects globally. Visiting Scholar at MIT and Fellow at Harvard; dean at the School for International Training, Brattleboro, Vt; post-doc fellow of the OAS; Ex VP and COO of Heifer International; and resident regional director in Latin America, Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East for several NGOs and membership trade organizations. Author of books, articles related to development and politics and board member of several global organizations focusing on socio-economic development. Born in Berlin, Germany and fluent in seven languages.

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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.

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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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