National Engineers Week
Mike Batchelder is part of a team from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology selected as the 2000
Boeing Outstanding Educator for the creation of the Center of Excellence for Advanced Manufacturing and Production. He is a professor of electrical engineering. Alexis T. Bell will begin a term as chair of the Council for Chemical Research. Bell is a professor of chemical engineering at the University of California-Berkeley.
Alexis T. Bell will begin a term as chair of the Council for Chemical Research. Bell is a professor of chemical engineering at the University of California-Berkeley.
Marek Dollár, former chair of mechanical materials and aerospace engineering at the Illinois Institute of Technology, is the new dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science at Miami University.
Joe R. Fowler has been installed as president of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). He is the president of Stress Engineering Services.
Winfred M. Phillips has received the 2000 Linton E. Grinter Distinguished Service Award from ABET. Phillips is the vice president for research and dean of the graduate school at the University of Florida. He's the former dean of the school's engineering college.
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Call for Papers
ISEBS2001, Pennsylvania, USA
2nd World Engineering Congress, Malaysia
The Second World Engineering Congress, sponsored by the Ministry of Finance, Public Utilities, and Industrial Development Sarawak, will by held July 22–25, 2002, in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. A call for papers has been issued with the conference theme, "Towards the Engineering Vision: Global Challenges and Issues." Abstracts are due March 30, 2001; to request the abstract submission form, or for more information, please see: http://eng.upm.edu.my/wec2002.
ANFEI National Engineering Conference, Mexico
EPF Ecole d'Ingenieurs and Embry Riddle Aeronautical University are jointly sponsoring the first International Institute of Women in Engineering, to be held in Sceaux, France, on July 1–13. The program will focus on the many issues that affect women in science and technology. This first year's activities will include a course entitled "Women in Global Engineering," four industrial visits, and three panel discussions. The application deadline is March 15. For more information, or to receive an application form, please contact Ms. Gay Tischbirek at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PICMET '01, Oregon, USA
The Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology will be held in Portland from July 29–August 2. The theme is "Technology Management in the Knowledge Era: Life in the e-WORLD," and the goal is to teach participants how to manage technology more effectively, an important role in today's technical society. Please see www.picmet.org for more details.