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June 29, 2022

Dr. Phil Wankat Receives 2022 ASEE Lifetime Achievement Award in Engineering Education

In preparation for this award, Dr. Bill Oakes, 150th Anniversary Professor, Director of the EPICS Program, and Professor of Engineering Education, shared with us his rationale statement written for Phil's nomination. While there are numerous supporting letters detailing his mentorship and innovative work, we asked Dr. Oakes if we could share his rationale with our readers, as it explains what a lifetime of achievements looks like for a much deserving individual.
June 29, 2022

Joyce Main Receives Top Honors for Best Paper at ASEE Annual Conference

Dr. Joyce Main, Associate Professor of Engineering Education at Purdue University, and colleague Allison Griffith from Wake Forest University were awarded top honors this week for their American Society for Engineering Education paper, "The Impact of Math and Science Remedial Education on Engineering Major Choice, Degree Attainment, and Time to Degree."
June 28, 2022

Godwin and Riley Receive William H. Corcoran Award at ASEE

The awards committee of ASEE ChED and Chemical Engineering Education awarded Drs. Allison Godwin, Donna Riley, and Stephanie Farrell of Rowan University the William H. Corcoran Award for best paper in the journal in 2021, titled “A Sociocultural Learning Framework for Inclusive Pedagogy in Engineering.”
June 23, 2022

Kamyar Haghighi Head Riley Reappointed

The College of Engineering has reappointed Dr. Donna Riley as the Kamyar Haghighi Head of the School of Engineering Education at Purdue University.
May 28, 2022

All roads lead to Indy

If you’re reading this, you are probably a race fan. Or a Purdue fan. Or quite possibly both, as is the case for alumnus Alex Offenbach.
April 5, 2022

Ohland NSF Grant for MIDFIELD migration to ASEE

Professor Matthew Ohland, the Dale and Suzi Gallagher Professor of Engineering Education, is Principal Investigator of a recent National Science Foundation (NSF) award for Sustaining and Scaling the impact of the MIDFIELD project at the American Society for Engineering Education. This award supports transferring the long-held MIDFIELD database to ASEE for archiving. ASEE will maintain and expand the dataset as an extension of their Profiles business model, and researchers at Purdue and elsewhere will be able to request NSF grant funds to study the dataset.
March 14, 2022

Oakes Recognized by IFEES with Prestigious Duncan Fraser Award

Dr. William Oakes, 150th Anniversary Professor in the School of Engineering Education and Director of EPICS, received the 2021 Duncan Fraser Award at IFEES’ annual conference in December 2021. Oakes was chosen for this award for his global impact in engineering education through his leadership of the EPICS Program and his persistent pursuit to engage underserved communities worldwide.
March 9, 2022

Dayoung Kim Named 2022 Mirzayan Fellow

Dayoung Kim is taking a big step toward her career goals in engineering ethics literacy and education. She has been chosen as a 2022 Mirzayan Fellow, a full-time hands-on training and educational program at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
February 21, 2022

2021-22 Outstanding Alumnus and Student Awards of Excellence

It is with great pleasure to present our 2021 recipient of the Engineering Education Outstanding Alumni Award, Umesh Patel, PhD, a graduate of the former Division of Interdisciplinary Engineering (now part of the School of Engineering Education).
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