ASEE recognizes faculty for dedication to education

Seven Bagley College of Engineering faculty members earned recognition from education the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) for their dedication to engineering, education and the organization.

Interim dean Jason Keith was selected as a Fellow of ASEE, the highest grade of membership in the organization. He becomes the fifth Bagley College faculty member to earn this honor.

David Dampier, director for the Center for Computer Security Research and the Forensics Training Center, received the Outstanding Teaching Award for the ASEE Southeast section.

Assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering Islam El-Adaway earned second place in the Southeast section’s New Faculty Research category.

John Brocato, coordinator of the college’s Shackouls Technical Communication Program, was awarded the Outstanding Campus Representative Award for the Southeast section of ASEE for the fourth time in his career. He also earned the Campus Representative Award for the Highest Percentage of ASEE Faculty in the Southeastern Section for the 2013-2014 Spread the Word Recruitment Campaign. He was elected as program chair-elect of the Liberal Education/Engineering and Society Division

Electrical and computer engineering visiting assistant professor Jean Mohammadi-Aragh was selected to serve as director-at-large for the ASEE Computers in Education Division. She was also recognized for a paper and presentation,“Student Attention in Unstructured-Use, Computer-Infused Classrooms.” It was co-authored by Christopher Williams of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

In the ASEE Women in Engineering Division, Sandra Eksioglu, associate professor of industrial and systems engineering, was named program chair-elect and Keisha Walters, associate professor of chemical engineering, was elected secretary.

Founded in 1893, ASEE furthers education in engineering and engineering technology through research, service and leadership. The non-profit organization provides professional opportunities for engineering faculty through increased communication amongst educational institutions, government officials and corporations.

Erin Boozer | Bagley College of Engineering

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