ASEE Electrical and Computer Engineering Division History

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Introduction

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Division or ECE Division is one of the special interest groups within the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). ASEE is an organization of individuals and institutions with the following mission statement.

"ASEE advances innovation, excellence, and access to all levels of education for the engineering profession" (ASEE June 2016).

The ECE Division emphasizes these objectives as they pertain to the field of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science, and related disciplines. ASEE members affiliate with the ECE Division to support professional activities as related to Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science, and related disciplines.

ASEE ECE Division Logo

The activities of the ASEE ECE Division include organization of technical and poster sessions, workshops, and panels at the annual ASEE conference; recognition of contributions to the profession and the conference program; and communication with its members on professional topics of interest. The division works closely with the Education Society of the IEEE.

Related Links

ASEE ECE Division Official Website: https://sites.asee.org/eced

American Society for Engineering Education: https://asee.org

Overview of Activities

Conference

The annual conference has been a central activity of the ASEE and its predecessor organization, the Society for the Promotion of Engineering Education (SPEE), since 1893. ASEE was formed in 1946 through the reorganization of its predecessor organizations of SPEE dating to 1893 and the Engineering College Research Association (ECRA). Currently, the ECE Division and the other divisions within ASEE take a central role in organizing the technical program of the annual conference. The annual business meeting of the ASEE ECE Division is held at the ASEE Annual Conference.

Society Awards

The ECE Division presents annual awards the following categories.

  • ECE Distinguished Educator Award - This Award is conferred for significant contributions not only to ASEE, but also to the profession of ECE education. Nominations are evaluated based upon equally-weighted criteria of outstanding teaching effectiveness and educational scholarship.
  • ECE Meritorious Service Award - This Award is conferred to recognize significant and meritorious service to the ASEE ECE Division over an extended period of time. The recipient must be a member in good standing go the ECE Division and cannot receive the award more than once.
  • ECE Best Paper Award - This Award is conferred for the best paper presented during the Technical Sessions of the Annual Conference in the ECE Division.
  • ECE Best Diversity Paper Award - This Award is conferred for the best paper on diversity presented during the Technical Sessions of the Annual Conference in the ECE Division.

Recipients of ECE Distinguished Educator Award and the ECE Meritorious Service Award are listed below.

Recipients of the ECE Distinguished Educator Award
Year Recipient Institution during Award Year
2020 Agnieszka Miguel Seattle University
2019 Susan Lord University of San Diego
2018 Brock J. LaMeres Montana State University
2017 Jeffrey E. Froyd Ohio State University
2016 Raman M. Unikrishrian
2015 Branislav Notaros Colorado State University
2014 No Award
2013 Cheryl B. Schrader Missouri University of S&T
2012 Patricia D. Daniels
2011 John A. Orr Worcester Polytechnic Institute
2010 Edward A. Lee
2009 Sally Wood
2008 Karan Watson
2007 Sara A. Rajala
2006 William Sayla
2002 Frank Barnes
2001 J. David Irwin Auburn University
2000 Sherra E. Kerns
Recipients of the ECE Division Meritorious Service Award
Year Recipient Institution during Award Year
2020 Edwin C. Jones, Jr. Iowa State University
2019 Leonard Bohmann Michigan Technological University
2018 Mani Mina Iowa State University
2017 Diane Rover Iowa State University
2016 Agnieszka Miguel Seattle University
2015 James Roland University of Kansas
2014 No Award
2013 Susan Lord University of San Diego
2012 Stephen Goodnick Arizona State University
2011 Dennis A. Silage Temple University
2010 David V. Kerns, Jr. and

Victor Nelson

Olin College of Engineering

and Auburn University

2009 David Soldan Kansas State University
2008 James Harris
2007 Hossein Mousavinezhad Idaho State University
2002 Burks Oakley II
2001 William E. Sayle

Society Leadership

Chairs of the ASEE ECE Division are shown below.

Chairs of the ASEE ECE Division
Year President Institution
2020-2021 Nader Rafla Boise State University
2019-2020 Steve E. Watkins Missouri University of Science and Technology
2018-2019 Sohum Sohoni Arizona State University
2017-2018 Stuart Wentworth Milwaukee School of Engineering
2016-2017 Russ Meier Milwaukee School of Engineering
2015-2016 Stephen Williams Milwaukee School of Engineering
2014-2015 Chris Greene University of St. Thomas
2013-2014 Ali Eydgahi Eastern Michigan University
2012-2013 Agnieszka Miguel Seattle University
2011-2012 Diane Rover Iowa State University
2010-2011 Leonard Bohmann Michigan Technological University
2009-2010 Herbert Hess University of Idaho