Tuesday, June 21, 2011

University of Hartford Host's the ASEE- Northeast Section Conference

American Society for Engineering Education- Northeast Section Conference, April 29-30, 2011

The University of Hartford hosted the American Society for Engineering Education-Northeast Section (ASEE-NE) annual conference. Presenters, faculty and students, from most of the universities in the northeast and surrounding areas presented papers, cases and workshops in all engineering and engineering technology disciplines.  The conference theme was, "A changing world- An emerging opportunity for strategic partnerships".  It was a joint conference with the International Association of Journals and Conferences (IAJC). Mr. Greg Steiner, President, Kaman Aerospace Group, was the Keynote Speaker. Prof. Hisham Alnajjar, Associate Dean and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, was the Conference Chair.

Presentations tracks were: Industrial / Academic Collaboration, Globalization,  International Collaboration and/or Agreement, Sustainability in the curriculum, Energy Related Education Issues, Multidisciplinary Education & Research, Sustainable architecture designs , Innovations In Engineering & Engineering Technology Education and Curriculum Development, First Year Experiences, Web-based Learning, Service Learning, Digital Health, Bio-engineering, Nano-technology, Assessment & ABET Accreditation Issues, Recruitment, Retention & Outreach programs, K-12 Education (Curriculum Integration), Women in Engineering, Technology & Computer Science, Ethics in the Profession, Diversity: faculty & Students. 

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