Conferences, Engineers, & Education

The annual American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Southeastern Section Conference will take place March 10-12, 2013, in Cookeville, TN. The title for the conference is “Efficient and Effective Engineering Education.” The deadline has been extended for undergraduate students to submit applications and extended abstracts for the poster competition. The deadline is now January 21, 2013. Click here for more details and to download an application

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The West Orange Patch (NJ) previously profiled an engineering leader and acclaimed sculptor, Phillip S. Drill (PA I ’51). He is currently chairman of the Board at Drill Construction Co., Inc. He is also an artist working with welded metal. Visit his sculpture website

You can also read the article for an interesting Q&A with Drill on how his worlds of engineering and sculpting meet.

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Through a partnership between the Institute for Advanced Study and Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Opportunity Equation initiative engages national and local leaders on topics related to math and science standards, improving STEM teaching talent, and working with schools to make math and science learning more effective. In a follow-up to their 2011 study “Growing Opportunity” the group published an infographic report (2012) related to STEM education in the United States. See it here

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