Presented on the following pages are candidates for offices to be voted on in the 2001 ASEE elections. These candidates were selected by the 2000 ASEE Nominating Committee chaired by Ernest Smerdon; the nominations were received by the executive director as required by the constitution. The ASEE Nominating Committee believes that the candidates offered here are eminently qualified and deserve the close consideration of the membership.

Members are reminded that additional nominations of eligible candidates may be made by petitions of at least 200 individual members. Nominees so proposed must indicate a willingness to serve before their names are placed on the ballot. Such petitions and agreements must be presented to the executive director no later than January 1, 2001.

Write-in votes will be accepted for all offices. In all cases, a simple plurality constitutes election. The official ballot, which will be furnished to each individual member by March 1, must be returned by March 31.

Editors' note: Due to space limitations and in the interest of fairness to all candidates, the biographies and statements have been edited to fit the allotted space. For the uncut biographies and statements, please see our Web site at: www.asee.org/welcome.

Eugene M. DeLoatchEugene M. DeLoatch is dean of the school of engineering at Morgan State University. Prior to assuming that position in July 1984, he served as a full professor and chairman of the department of electrical engineering (1975-1984) at Howard University in Washington, D.C. DeLoatch holds bachelor of science degrees in mathematics and electrical engineering, earned at Tougaloo College (1959) and Lafayette College (1959), respectively. His advanced degrees are the master of science in electrical engineering (1966), and the Ph.D. degree in bioengineering (1972), which were both received from The Polytechnic University of Brooklyn. In recognition of his commitment to the attaining and promoting of excellence in engineering through research and education, he was awarded the Honorary Doctor of Engineering Degree by Lafayette College, in 1998.

DeLoatch is an appointed member and secretary of the Board of Directors of the Maryland Science, Engineering and Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO). TEDCO seeks to target resources to enable Maryland to be among the most competitive states in the country for technology and economic development. As an active member of the American Society for Engineering Education, he was elected to the position of Vice President for Public Affairs (1998-2000), chairs the society's Projects Board, and is a member of its Public Policy Committee. Additionally, DeLoatch is a member of the Editorial Board of ASEE"s Journal of Engineering Education, was past Chair of its College Industry Partnership Division, and is present Chair of that division's Peer Review Committee. A co-founder of the Annual Black Engineer of the Year Program, he additionally serves as chairman of the Council of Deans of Engineering of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Among his many past assignments were his tenures on the National Research Council's Board of Engineering Education, and membership on the Technical Advisory Board of the Whirlpool Corporation. One of DeLoatch's primary concerns is that the United States effectively maintains its global leadership in engineering and technology, which is manifested in his dedication to seeking the best-prepared persons to commit to careers in engineering and science. DeLoatch is especially concerned that more minorities will pick up on this challenge, and has spent much of his professional life in addressing this issue.

Candidate's Statement

As the world's premier society for engineering education, ASEE will increasingly be expected to lead by example. On behalf of its more than 10,000 members, the leadership strives to conduct the society's business in a manner that adds value to its members on both a short-term and long-term basis. By adding value, the society ensures both the satisfaction and continuing support of its membership and its own viability and growth. During my 38 years of affiliation with ASEE, I have benefited immensely from many aspects of its programs. Through its section meetings, its division and council activities, its national conferences, and its publications, I gained much that served me well in my various roles of classroom instructor, advisor to students, researcher, and administrator. Due in part to these experiences, I have encouraged, and continue to encourage, young faculty members to become affiliated with ASEE.

I view my years of membership in, and service to, ASEE not only as a continuum, but one that has been marked by drama and dynamic change. Included among the events that have prompted change in the manner in which we conduct engineering education and research are: the space race, the Viet Nam War, the '70s oil crisis, the aerospace engineering downturn, the onset of integrated circuit technology, the introduction of the personal computer, the birth of the Internet, the end of the Cold War, and the use of personal communication devices. While the events of the above period were of great interest, those events are likely to pale in comparison with the potential outputs of the information and knowledge era that we are now in.

The global nature of engineering education and practice has already begun to change the way industry and governments are conducting their affairs. ABET Criteria 2000, the role of certification programs, the proliferation of on-line courses and degree programs, the expansion in the H1-B Visa authorizations, and the stall in the engineering and technology enrollment and graduation of women and underrepresented minorities are signs of the challenges that lie ahead. While I will not claim, should I become your choice for President-Elect, that I will be able to affect the course of events that are not yet evident, I do pledge that I will work in concert with the individual and institutional members of ASEE to promote a program that will result in the building of a globally competitive engineering and engineering technology workforce. It is my belief that this can best be done through a program that recognizes that the "strength of society rests in its members." Since we are in a period of annually increasing numbers of high-school graduates (expected to peak in about 2008), we are challenged to find ways to encourage a greater share of these graduates to elect to study engineering.

With a demographic projection that shows that women will remain in the majority and that minority groups will gain in proportion of the whole, it is imperative that engineering and technology program enrollments follow this trend. It is my belief that, in its leadership role, the programs of ASEE should be directed at effecting this change. Thus, along with advocating for adequate funding for research programs, effective industry/university partnerships, and innovative educational programs, I pledge that I will do my best to move the issue of diversity in enrollments to one that enjoys equal status with the other major challenges, as the society strives to remain relevant and add value to its membership—ASEE's most important product.

Theodore A. BickartTheodore A. Bickart, president emeritus of the Colorado School of Mines, earned his baccalaureate (1957) and his doctorate (1960) in electrical engineering from Johns Hopkins University. He spent 26 years at Syracuse University, departing as professor and dean of engineering. His teaching and research spanned a broad spectrum in electrical networks and systems. He co-authored two books, wrote or co-authored more than sixty journal papers, and advised sixteen doctoral students. He was elected a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and spent time at the University of California in Berkeley as a visiting scholar, Kiev Polytechnic Institute as a Fulbright Scholar, and Nanjing Institute of Technology as a visiting faculty member. In 1989, Bickart became dean of engineering at Michigan State University. He guided the strategic planning that provided the foundation to double the research funding in nine years. Also, steady growth in gift income provided the funds for a new engineering building. While president of the Colorado School of Mines (1998-2000), his board service included the National Advisory Council of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

He served as vice president for public affairs and as a member of the Board of Directors (including its Executive and Finance Committees) of the American Society for Engineering Education, and as a member of the Board of Directors of ASEE's Engineering Deans Council (EDC). Bickart has been an IEEE site visitor for and the ASEE representative member of the Engineering Accreditation Commission (including its executive committee) of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology. Additionally, he chaired the Engineering Workforce Commission of the American Association of Engineering Societies, and was a member of the Academic Advisory Group of the National Society of Professional Engineers. Bickart headed the Pipeline Implementation Committee for the EDC. He also represented the EDC on the Task Force on Engineering Education Assessment Tools convened by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying. He then served on the Joint Task Force on Engineering Education Assessment cosponsored by ASEE. He has also served ASEE as a member of its Accreditation Activities Committee and as chairperson of the ASEE Projects Board, and currently serves on ASEE's Benjamin Garver Lamme Award Committee. In June 2000, he was elected a Fellow of ASEE.

He is a steadfast advocate of international activities in engineering curricula, for which he works assiduously. He has received honors from five universities and academies in Russia and Ukraine.

Candidate's Statement

The American Society for Engineering Education's meetings and publications foster innovation in engineering and technology education. Its award-winning magazine, Prism, and its archival Journal of Engineering Education highlight and detail successes in engineering pedagogy and programs. Its organizational structure includes regional and interest groups concerned with improving the methodology and assessment of learning. A sound multi-year plan brought ASEE robustly into the new millennium. Now, new goals along with appropriately renewed goals and objectives must motivate us.

I am proud of ASEE and its achievements to date, and am honored to be a candidate for President-Elect. I believe my perspectives and experiences as the former president of an outstanding engineering school would prove valuable to ASEE. By the end of my year as President, I would like ASEE to be firmly en route to new horizons of global scope. I want our society to be seen as the globally preeminent national organization in engineering, technology, computing and other applied sciences, and related disciplines. With guidance from the members, I would formulate new goals for Board approval, and would work toward achievement of both the new and renewed goals and objectives. Some of the ideas I hope to carry forward during my tenure as ASEE president are: To strengthen existing alliances and develop new ones to benefit engineering education globally, including related matters for accreditation and licensure;

To increase the number of institutional chapters of ASEE that focus on improvement and innovation in engineering education and on increasing the flow of prepared and inspired new engineering educators;

To create international institutional or regional chapters, especially by institutions or groups of institutions that have sought ABET substantial equivalency recognition for their programs;

To expand diversity in engineering education to encompass the cultural diversity of nations as well as the gender and ethnic diversity of the United States;

To advocate for liberal arts within engineering studies and for engineering within liberal arts curricula.

Indeed, over time I want engineering education to come to be seen as the premier pre-professional education, not just to engineering but to other professions such as medicine, law, business, and K-12 teaching.

In addition, I want Prism to be perceived as the voice for engineering education internationally, with showcase articles—maybe in special sections—on innovations and "order of magnitude" improvements. Prism needs to span the breadth and plumb the depths of such matters as the impact of licensure and accreditation of programs, of distance and experiential learning on course and curriculum delivery, and of workforce projections on engineering programs and engineering pipeline management. And, in the spirit of engineering being a global profession, our coverage must reflect a global perspective.

I also want ASEE to recognize and publicize the achievements of more exemplars of excellence—personal and corporate—in the United States and abroad, whose accomplishments have benefited engineering education. If elected, it will be a privilege to serve as President of ASEE. I will do my best to add even further to the inspiring list of accomplishments of this important organization.

Arthur T. Murphy Arthur T. Murphy is a consultant and DuPont Fellow Emeritus of E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co, Inc. He has been active in ASEE for many years and is an ASEE Life Member and Fellow. Currently Chair of the Mid-Atlantic Section, he is a member of the Corporate Member Council and a member of the board of the College-Industry Partnership Division (CIPD). His past ASEE activities include organizing numerous conference sessions, membership in many committees, and serving as Chair of the Graduate Studies and Instrumentation Divisions. He was a recipient of the ASEE Western Electric Teaching Award, and is an ABET evaluator in electrical engineering.

At DuPont, he established electronic systems research with emphasis on computer-aided design of electronic interconnections, called ICONSIM for Interconnection Simulation. Murphy has also developed a unique UHF filter connector product for control of electromagnetic interference (EMI). As a member and chair of the DuPont Fellows Forum, a working group of those in the top professional positions of the company, he participated in and led a number of initiatives on growth, technical assessment, and professional development. He received a number of DuPont awards and has chaired the Engineering Excellence Award committee. He has extensive international experience, most recently three years as a visiting research fellow on assignment from DuPont at the Sony Research Center in Yokohama, Japan and the Superconductivity Technology Center in Tokyo, Japan. He has numerous publications and a number of patents; he is the co-author of the book Introduction to System Dynamics.

Before joining DuPont in 1979, Murphy was Brown Professor and Head of Mechanical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, and has previously held the positions of vice-president and dean of engineering at Widener University, head of electrical engineering at Wichita State University, visiting professor at M.I.T. and University of Manchester (England), and adjunct professor at Penn State University. He was acting president of Pennsylvania Institute of Technology in 1998. He has a Ph.D. and an M.S. in electrical engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and a B.E.E. from Syracuse University. He is a Life Fellow of the IEEE, a Fellow of the AAAS, and a member of ASME and a number of honor societies.

Carolyn W. MeyersCarolyn W. Meyers served as the interim vice chancellor for academic affairs at North Carolina A&T State University from January 2000 until August 2000, when she was appointed to the position of vice chancellor for academic affairs. She has served as a program officer at the National Science Foundation's Division of Undergraduate Education and Division of Human Resource Development. With a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Howard University, Meyers was a part-time instructor of engineering graphics and introduction to engineering in the Georgia Tech-AU Center Dual Degree Program in 1972. In 1979, she received her M.S. in mechanical engineering from Georgia Tech and then was employed as an instructor at Georgia Tech while enrolled as a doctoral student in the School of Chemical Engineering. Upon conferral of a Ph.D. in 1984, she was appointed as an assistant professor at Georgia Tech.

Meyers' career in educational administration began with the position of director of the Center for Success of the Southeastern Universities and Colleges Coalition in Engineering Education. She later served as associate dean of research for the College of Engineering at Georgia Tech for two years, and was then appointed to the position of professor and dean of the College of Engineering at North Carolina A&T State University. While in the professorial ranks, she was tenured and promoted in recognition of her scholarship and service. Meyers was the recipient of the NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award, and was designated as a Key Professor by the Foundry Education Foundation. She has published more than 100 publications and presentations.

Meyers has been inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Engineering Alumni at Georgia Tech, and was recognized for her Distinguished Achievement in Post Graduate Education and Research by Howard University. Meyers has served as a member of the Engineering Advisory Board and the Materials Research Advisory Board of the National Science Foundation, as well as a consultant to the NSF Education and Human Resources Advisory Committee. She was a member of the Congressional Committee on Equal Opportunity in Science and Engineering and the Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee of the Department of Energy. She is the past vice president of the Board on Minorities and Women of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, past president of the Atlanta section of the Society of Women Engineers, and associate editor of ASEE's Journal of Engineering Education.

Note: The candidate's statement, not received in time for this publication, can be viewed on the ASEE Web site at www.asee.org/welcome.

Lawrence H. HareLawrence H. Hare became vice president of operations and chief operating officer of Johnson Controls World Services in 1998, where he oversees a workforce of over 8,000 employees operating at 42 sites domestically and internationally. Previously, he held a number of executive positions with Lockheed Martin, including president of an operating subsidiary, and prior to that was employed by W. R. Grace, Exxon, and the National Science Foundation.

Hare has spent the bulk of his 25-year industrial career engaged in various aspects of federal contracting, spanning basic research, science policy, classified defense production, and other services to the United States government. A member of ASEE for more than 10 years, Hare has been active on the Projects Board, helped to establish the first industrial roundtable, and for the past six years has served on the Board of Directors as the Vice President for Finance. In this capacity he has chaired the Finance Committee, and sits on the Executive, Oversight, and Strategic Planning Committees. During his tenure, net operating assets improved from a negative balance to a robust positive position, the Convention and Seminar Corp. was organized as a separate entity to better capitalize on the positive cash contribution of this function, and the endowed awards fund was renegotiated to benefit from the higher yields currently enjoyed.

Hare earned his BE in chemical engineering from Vanderbilt University and his M.S. and Ph.D.'s in chemical engineering from the University of Oklahoma. In addition to his industrial experience, Hare has held adjunct faculty positions at the University of Houston and the University of South Florida.

Candidate's Statement

In my five years of service as your Vice President of Finance, I have come to appreciate the overwhelming significance of the Projects Board to the long-term viability of the society. As a nominee for the 2001 ballot as Vice President for Public Affairs (the board official charged with oversight of all ASEE projects), I vow to strengthen this fundamental cornerstone of ASEE's financial stability. Like many world-class professional societies, ASEE relies heavily on externally funded projects to subsidize our far-reaching mission to engineering education.For example, in fiscal year 2000, our funded projects will absorb 30 percent of the headquarters overhead, and will generate fees equivalent to 2,200 new individual memberships. Perhaps more to the point, without the success of ASEE's funded projects, individual membership dues would necessarily increase a startling 90 percent! Simply from a financial perspective, it is imperative that the Projects Board continues to receive constructive oversight from an actively engaged Vice President for Public Affairs.

Yet the role of the Projects Board need not be limited to that of a mere financial subsidy. As federal policymaking increasingly impacts the future of engineering education, we must capitalize on ASEE's unique presence in the national arena to perform funded studies and services that promote the interests of our membership. The Projects Board can and should be a primary vehicle to constructively influence our profession at the federal policymaking level, and to gain broader access to important audiences that we do not currently engage.

My nine years of volunteer service to ASEE, both as Vice President for Finance and as a member of the Projects Board, are evidence of my continuing commitment to our Society's prosperity. Furthermore, as an industrialist, I bring no parochial conflicts of interest to the position of Vice President for Public Affairs, and will, without exception, seek solutions in the best interests of the Society, as a whole. Finally, I offer you my own 20-plus years of experience in federal contracting to augment the first-class capabilities of Tim Turner and the entire ASEE Projects Team, and to chalk up another banner year of funded project growth.

John J. McDonough is professor of civil engineering technology, cooperating professor of civil engineering, and associate dean of engineering at the University of Maine. He has served on the faculty of the University of Maine since 1976, and was director of its School of Engineering Technology from 1983 to 2000. McDonough received his B.S.C.E. from Northeastern University, and his M.S. and A.B.D. from the University of Cincinnati. He is a registered professional engineer in the state of Maine.

In June of 2000, McDonough was the recipient of the 51st annual James H. McGraw Award, which is engineering technology's most prestigious award. He has been active in the Engineering Technology Council (ETC), serving as secretary/treasurer, chair-elect, chair, and nominating committee chair. He is past chair of the Engineering Technology Leadership Institute (ETLI), having served on the board of ETLI for three years. He served as the institution representative for the University of Maine on the ETC from 1983 to 2000. He has been an active member of the Engineering Technology Division since 1977, having served as secretary/treasurer in the early 1990s, and again from 1998-2000. As chair of ETC, McDonough served on the Board of Directors of ASEE for two years and on the Society Nominating Committee and the Long Range Planning Committee for two years. He has also served as member and chair of the Frederick J. Berger Award Committee, and is presently serving as a member of the Ad Hoc ASEE Accreditation Activities Committee.

McDonough has served as session moderator and has made numerous presentations at the ETLI, ASEE Annual, and the CIEC Conferences. He is an active ASCE/TAC of ABET program evaluator, having served a six-year term as an ASCE/TAC Commissioner. He is a Fellow member of ASCE, and secretary of the ASCE Committee on Technology Curricula and Accreditation. Prior to joining the University of Maine, McDonough worked as a structural engineer, and taught in university settings in Afghanistan and Algeria.

Robert EnglishRobert English is chairman and professor of engineering technology at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, New Jersey. Prior to NJIT, he was on the engineering technology faculty at Purdue University in the MET and CIMT programs. His industrial experience as a metallurgist includes positions with General Battery in Reading, Pennsylvania, and Globe-Union, Inc. and Babcock and Wilcox, both in Milwaukee. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in metallurgical engineering, and an M.S. in industrial engineering from Purdue University. He is a registered professional engineer in New Jersey. During the past twelve years in academia, he has taught courses in quality control, engineering economics, metallurgy, and statistics.

English has served ASEE in many capacities since joining in 1982. He was the chair of the Engineering Technology Division (ETD) from 1997-1999 and also held the positions of chair of the nomination committee, vice-chair of programs, and vice-chair of the newsletter. He was also very active in the Manufacturing Division where he served as chair, 1992-93, and as vice-chair of programs and secretary. He is currently on the College Industry Education Conference executive board and was ETD program chair for this conference in 1993. Three years ago, he was a member of an Engineering Technology Council transition team that brought Tau Alpha Pi, the engineering technology honorary fraternity, under ASEE direction. He was active in the Illinois/Indiana section where he served as treasurer, 1986-89. As a Mid-Atlantic Section member, he chaired the 1992 regional conference at NJIT. He has made numerous presentations at ASEE national and regional conferences.

In October 1998, English was made an ABET Fellow after many years of involvement. He was chair of TAC of ABET 1995-96 and served on the TAC executive board in various positions. As a TAC member for twelve years, he chaired fifteen accreditation visits and served on numerous TAC committees. He has also been involved in regional and national activities of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers and the American Society for Quality, and has served on several NSF and college advisory boards.

Mary Sadowski Mary Sadowski is a professor of information management and technology at Arizona State University East (ASU-East). She teaches a variety of technology and graphics related courses including web design and technology, and creative thinking and visualization. At ASU-East, she is the chair of the departmental graduate admissions committee and a member of the school and campus personnel committees as well as numerous departmental committees. Since becoming a member in 1984, Sadowski has been an active participant in ASEE and especially the Engineering Design Graphics Division (EDGD). She served six years as director of publications and editor of the Engineering Design Graphics Journal. She then went on to serve as Vice Chair and subsequently Chair of the EDGD. She has presented at most of the ASEE Annual Conferences and the yearly EDGD Mid Year Meetings since becoming a member.

Sadowski received her undergraduate degree from Bowling Green State University in Ohio, her master's degree from Ohio State University and her Ph.D. from Purdue University. Prior to coming to Arizona State, Sadowski had been in the School of Technology at Purdue University for 15 years. While at Purdue, she was instrumental in the development of a baccalaureate degree program in technical graphics. Since its inception, the program has risen to more than 400 technical graphics majors. Engineering and technology students have been able to take a variety of technical graphics courses including CAD, illustration, Web development, and multimedia. Sadowski is also a member of the National Association of Industrial Technologists, Society for Technical Communication, and Women in Engineering Programs & Advocates Network.

Nancy L. Denton is an associate professor of mechanical engineering technology at Purdue University, where she teaches courses in basic and experimental mechanics, controls, design documentation, and machine diagnostics. Her educational endeavors focus on strengthening ties between the classroom and industry; generating interest in engineering and engineering technology in pre-college students, especially from underrepresented groups; and development of students' testing and writing skills. From 1995-98, she was the department's assistant head for academic affairs, where she had responsibility for all curricular concerns and credit evaluation, and participated in departmental marketing. She holds a B.S.M.E. degree from the University of Missouri-Rolla and an M.S.M.E. degree from Purdue University. Her full-time industrial experience includes work in electronics packaging design at Naval Avionics Center and acoustical design and testing for Digital Equipment Corporation. She is a licensed professional engineer in Indiana and a certified Vibration Specialist II through the Vibration Institute.

Nancy L. DentonSince joining ASEE in 1988, Denton has contributed extensively to three divisions. She served the Women in Engineering Division (WIED) as program chair and chair shortly after it became a division (1990-94), leading WIED to define roles for its directors, establish award criteria, and reinstate regular newsletter publication. She served the Mechanics Division as secretary-treasurer, executive committee member, awards chair, nominating chair, program chair, and chair (1989-2000). During her tenure as chair, she built upon existing and established new ties to mechanics education groups within several other professional societies. Denton currently holds the position of editor-in-chief for the Journal of Engineering Technology, the Engineering Technology Division's archival journal, and has served on its editorial board since 1996. She has published conference papers, reviewed manuscripts, and moderated sessions for each of these three divisions, as well as the Engineering Acoustics and Vibration Division.

Denton is involved with the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the Vibration Institute. She worked through the officers' rotation for ASME's central Indiana section (1989-92) and helped organize and spoke at several Region VI student conferences. She served as a program evaluator for mechanical engineering technology (MET) programs accredited through TAC of ABET (1991-97) and helped draft the MET and mechanical design/drafting program criteria adopted in 1995. She joined the Vibration Institute's S2/WG2 standards group for condition monitoring certification in 2000, contributing to the development of two draft ISO standards.

Sandra A. Yost Sandra A. Yost, P.E. is an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Detroit Mercy. She received her B.E.E. and M.Engr. degrees in electrical engineering in 1981 and 1982 respectively, from the University of Detroit. After serving on the faculty of the Beaver Campus of Penn State University (1983-1992), she went to the University of Notre Dame, where she earned her Ph.D. in electrical engineering in 1996, and then started in her current position.

Yost's research interests include discrete-time systems theory and applications, mechatronics, and engineering education. She teaches a wide range of courses, including a first-year introduction to engineering design course, a third-year logic design course, and graduate-level digital signal processing and digital control systems courses. She has been involved in a number of curriculum development efforts, the most recent of which is an NSF-CCLI-funded project to integrate principles of mechatronics throughout the engineering curricula at her institution, including at pre-college levels.

She has received a number of awards, including the Dow Outstanding New Faculty Award (1991), a Clare Boothe Luce Fellowship (1992-1996), and an American Association of University Women Engineering Dissertation Fellowship (1995). She was also selected to attend the Frontiers in Education Conference as a Sloan New Faculty Fellow in 1997. Yost's service to ASEE includes a term as North Central Section campus rep coordinator (1991-92), program co-chair for the 1998 North Central Section Spring Conference, and section vice-chair. She is currently serving as the chair of the North Central Section. At her institution, she serves as an advisor to a number of student organizations, including the Society of Women Engineers, and is one of two co-directors of the university's women's studies program.

J. P. Mohsen is an associate professor of civil engineering at the University of Louisville, where he has taught since 1981; he holds a Ph.D. in civil engineering from the University of Cincinnati. He began his service in ASEE in 1986 when he attended his first ASEE Annual Conference in Cincinnati, and has since attended every ASEE Southeast Section meeting and many ASEE and Frontiers in Education national meetings, serving in various capacities at both the national and section level.

J. P. MohsenMohsen takes pride in his service to ASEE, and is currently the Southeast Section Coordinator for Campus Representatives, as well as the Campus Representative (CR) for the University of Louisville. He received the Outstanding Section Campus Representative Award in 1996; in 2000, he was recognized as the campus representative who recruited the most new ASEE members in the Southeast Section. Mohsen served the Southeast Section as president in 1993-94, and as editor of the Conference Proceedings from 1992 to 1997. He was vice president and instructional unit chair in 1990-1991, Civil Engineering Division chair in 1989-1990 and Technical Program chair of the annual meeting in 1991. In addition to his contributions at the National and the Southeast Section meetings, he has published and presented papers at other ASEE section meetings. At the national level, Mohsen served as the ASEE National Campus Representative from 1994 to 2000. He has been active in ASEE's Civil Engineering Division, and is currently serving as the division's Chair-elect and Program Chair for the 2001 National Meeting. Previously, he served as Civil Engineering Division Director from 1996 to 1999. He is currently serving as the ASEE liaison with the American Society of Civil Engineer's (ASCE) Educational Activities Committee (EdAC), and as the news correspondent for EdAC.

In his role as the National Campus Representative, he instituted technical paper and panel sessions at national meetings for campus representatives and served as the CR program chair from 1995 to 1998. He hosted and moderated the CR awards presentations at the national meetings from 1994 to 2000. Mohsen is the recipient of the Distinguished Service to the Profession Award in 1999, the Alumni Scholar Service Award in 1999, and was named Engineer of the Year in Education by the Kentucky Section of ASCE, also in 1999. Mohsen continues his commitment to engineering education through his involvement in ASEE, and would welcome the opportunity to serve on the Board of Directors as the Zone II representative.

Ronald E. Terry is a professor of chemical engineering at Brigham Young University (BYU) and past associate dean of the Engineering and Technology College at BYU. He has also taught at the University of Kansas and the University of Wyoming and received teaching awards at each of the universities that he has been privileged to serve. He is an active member of ASEE's Educational Research Methods Division (ERM) and regularly presents and publishes at the annual ASEE and Frontiers in Education meetings. He is past chair of the ASEE Rocky Mountain Section. He has been BYU's campus representative for 13 years, and was named the Outstanding Zone Campus Representative for Zone IV in 1994. In 1992, he received an Outstanding ASEE Professor Award from the Rocky Mountain Section.

Terry led an effort at BYU to educate his college faculty about student learning styles, and helped several faculty members modify their pedagogy to include the concept of "teaching through the cycle." He has co-authored a very popular monograph on the application of the Kolb Learning Style Theory titled "Teaching Through the Cycle – Application of Learning Style Theory to Engineering Education at Brigham Young University." The monograph has been used by numerous engineering colleges to educate their faculty regarding student learning styles and the design of learning activities to reach all types of learners. He is part of a 10-member team within ERM that provides faculty development workshops for university educators. The workshops involve several of the topics that he has actively researched, including learning styles, cooperative learning, assessment practices, and faculty development issues.

Professor Terry is currently assisting the Engineering and Technology College at BYU to prepare for their 2002 accreditation visit, and serves on the Chemical Engineering Department Undergraduate Committee. He teaches 5-6 courses a year and enjoys the many students with whom he works. Terry's major areas of technical interest are in reservoir engineering and developing technology for underdeveloped areas of the world. He has co-authored a popular textbook called Applied Petroleum Reservoir Engineering. He and a colleague have recently been involved in a water analysis project in an area of Bolivia as a precursor for future work. Note: Photo unavailable.

Kenneth L. “Larry” DeVriesKenneth L. "Larry" DeVries is currently the Distinguished Professor of Engineering at the University of Utah, and has been a member of the faculty for more than 35 years. During that time, he has served in such administrative positions as department chair, associate dean for research, senior associate dean, and acting dean. He also served as director of the polymer program at NSF for nearly two years. He is a Fellow in both the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the American Physical Society (APS), as well as an active member of other professional societies, including ASEE, the Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM), the American Chemical Society (ACS), and the American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM). He has been a local and/or national officer for several of these societies; notably, he is serving a second term on the ASEE Engineering Research Council Board of Directors, and is the Rocky Mountain Section Chair for 2000-01. In 1999, DeVries was awarded the ASEE Ralph Coates Roe Award as an "outstanding mechanical engineering teacher who has made notable contributions to the profession."

DeVries served on the Gordon Research Conferences (GRC) Board of Trustees for eight years and also as its Board chair. He has served as chair-organizer of a number of research conferences for the GRC, SEM, ASME, APS, ACS, ASTM, SES, AAAS, etc. He, at times with his graduate students and associates, has published approximately 250 times as books, chapters, journal articles, articles in proceedings, abstracts, etc; DeVries has also lectured broadly in this country and overseas. He has been an ABET visitor, and has served as a site visitor/reviewer for NSF, AFOSR, ONR, NIH, DARPA, as well as for several domestic and foreign universities. He has consulted for many companies in the U.S. and abroad.

DeVries is listed in Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in Science, American Men and Women in Science, Outstanding Educators of America, and a number of other listings. His university has honored him with such awards as: the Distinguished Teaching Award, the Distinguished Research Award, Presidential Teaching Fellow, and the rank of Distinguished Professor. The Utah Engineering Council has honored him as Engineering Educator of the Year for the State of Utah. He currently serves on the editorial boards of the journal Polymer and the Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology.