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Internationalization Tool for the US Universities

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2018 International Forum Paper Submissions


Salt Lake City, Utah

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June 24, 2018

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June 24, 2018

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June 27, 2018

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José Carlos Quadrado P.E. P. PORTO Orcid 16x16

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Jose Carlos Quadrado, is an international leader in engineering education.

He is a tenured full-professor at the Porto Polytechnic Institute (P.Porto), one of the leading and most prestigious engineering institutes in Portugal, where he is also currently the Pro-President for Internationalisation.
He holds 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 University. He also holds the Habilitation degree (Aggregation) in Electrical Engineering from Beira Interior University.

He is currently the past-President of the Latin American and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions (LACCEI). Holds the position of past-President of the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES) and the position of past president of the Ibero-American Engineering Education Association (ASIBEI). He is also a past-Vice President of the European Society for Engineering Education (SEFI) and past-President of Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa (ISEL).
Innovative, good communicator and experienced in the field of Engineering he leads the Portuguese Observatory on European and Latin-American University management strategy best practices (TELESCOPI Portugal). Being a former member of the National Bologna Expert Group, he is the past-President of the Portuguese association of engineering deans (APDI2E).

As a current Vice President of the European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education (ENAEE), he has been actively supporting the development of new accreditation agencies in Central Asia, Africa and Latin America. He is also a Kazakhstan Society of Engineering Education (KazSEE) accreditation board member. Being a member and senior member of several engineering societies and engineering education societies in several continents, he is also a visiting professor in many universities around the world and board member of several technological societies and technological companies.

He has been involved in more than 200 international publications, patents and has been the recipient of international technical awards and scholarships.
He is the Peter I 2017 medallist from the Russian Engineering Education Association. He has also occupied editorial positions in scientific journals. His academic work is mostly related to the fields of renewable energy, fuel cells, electric vehicles and intelligent control.

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2017 ASEE GLOBAL COLLOQUIUM – Internationalization Tool for the US Universities

José Carlos Quadrado - ISEP Norman Fortenberry - ASEE

The 2017 ASEE Global Colloquium (GC2017) was held September 16-18 in Terceira, Azores, Portugal. The host institution was the Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto (ISEP). The event was held immediately before the SEFI Annual Meeting in the same location.

Following the several challenges for the US attendees in participating in the GC2017, the agenda of the event was refashioned to increase the engagement and leverage the expertise of those present. While searching for international exposure as a common target for all the participants, due to the final layout of the event it was possible to summarize the issues of interest to them. The issues were collapsed eventually into four main interest domains, namely: Adapting to New Digital Students; Competency-based Engineering Education; Games for Learning; and Mathematics in the Engineering Curriculum.

The GC2017 was deemed successful by the participants however several questions arise about the ASEE community perception of the event importance as an internationalization tool for the US universities.

Quadrado, J. C. (2018, June), Internationalization Tool for the US Universities Paper presented at 2018 International Forum Paper Submissions, Salt Lake City, Utah. 10.18260/1-2--44675

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