PRISM Magazine Online - May-June 2000 - Special Conference Issue
Technical Program

Engineering Education Beyond the Millennium-Technical Program

More than 300 technical sessions developed by 40-plus divisions/units of ASEE! Twenty concurrent technical sessions in each time period over 3 days!


Technical Program includes:

  • Award-winning presentations
  • Comprehensive workshops
  • Panel discussions
  • Interactive poster & multimedia sessions
  • Professional tours

Sessions will focus on:

  • ABET 2000
  • Assessment
  • Communications
  • Curriculum
  • Distance education
  • Diversity
  • Educational methods
  • Industrial partnerships
  • K-12
  • Professional development
  • Retention
  • Web technology

Online Conference Evaluations

Presentations will be given by deans and faculty members, industry and government representatives, and leaders in education. ASEE division peer-reviewed papers will be published on a searchable CD-ROM.

Matrix of Technical Sessions

All conference sessions can be found on the World Wide Web on the Annual Conference WEBMAT page: WEBMAT provides you with continually updated information, including session titles, dates, times, descriptions, sponsors, costs, moderators, and speakers.

Proceedings, Workstations and Internet Kiosks

Proceedings workstations and Internet kiosks will be available at the Convention Center.

ASEE Annual Conference Best Paper Program

Winners of the Third Annual Best Paper Awards will be announced at the Annual Awards Banquet on Wednesday evening.

Award Categories

    1.  Best Professional Interest Council Paper (PIC): $1,000 each to PIC I, PIC II, PIC III, PIC IV, and PIC V

    2.  Best Conference Paper: $3,000 (Best Conference Paper will not be one of the best PIC awardees)

    3.  Best Conference Poster Session: Details to follow

Mini-Plenary Lineup

Intellectual Assets and Technology Transfer
Session 3307
Sponsored by the Corporate Member Council and the Engineering Research Council

    Hubert Saint-Onge
    Senior Vice President,
    Strategic Capabilities, Clarica

    Randolph J. Guschl
    Director of Corporate Technology Transfer and Education,
    DuPont Company

The Future of Engineering Education
Session 3313
Sponsored by the Chemical Engineering Division

    Donald R. Woods
    Chemical Engineering Department
    McMaster University

    Richard Felder
    Chemical Engineering Department
    North Carolina State University

    James E. Stice
    Chemical Engineering Department
    University of Texas at Austin

    Armando Rugarcia
    Iberoamericana University

ERM Distinguished Lecture
Session 3330
Sponsored by the Educational Research and Methods Division

    Michelene Chi
    Senior Scientist, Learning Research and Development Center;
    Department of Psychology,
    University of Pittsburgh