Conference Info

The Community Engagement Division is seeking abstract submissions for the upcoming 2019 ASEE Annual Conference.

See call for papers in attached file: 2019-CED-CallForPapers

2019 sessions:

S152·Community Engagement Division Sponsored Community Engagement Activity

Sat. June 15, 2019 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Stewart Middle School:

For the fifth year in a row, the Community Engagement Division is coordinating a local community engagement event. This year, participants will contribute to the ongoing collaborations between University of South Florida engineering faculty and education activities with ROVs.

Organizers: Dr. Nathan E Canney P.E., Dr. Maya A Trotz (University of South Florida)


U452·Engaging Community through STEM partnerships

Sun. June 16, 2019 1:15 PM to 2:45 PM

Moderated by Robert Schaffer

Papers Presented

  1. Design for Community: Perspectives from Professors, Students, and Community Partners ] Jessica A. Kuczenski (Santa Clara University)
  2. Engagement in Practice: Using STEM Outreach as a Platform to Improve Social Awareness and Learning Skills  Robert Schaffer (Santa Clara University)
  3. Engagement in Practice: Some Do’s and Don’ts in Partnership Development for a Successful Humanitarian Engineering Project. Shiyin Lim (Santa Clara University), Sydney Thompson (Santa Clara University), and Dr. Tonya Lynn Nilsson P.E. (Santa Clara University)
  4. Building Effective Community Resilience through Active Participation  Nathalia Ospina-Uribe (University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus ), Pamela Cristina Silva Díaz (Affiliation unknown), Dr. Aidsa I. Santiago-Román (University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus), and Prof. Christopher Papadopoulos (University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus)

M452·Engineers and Communities: Critical Reflections of Challenges, Opportunities, and Practices of Engaging Each Other

Mon. June 17, 2019 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM

Moderated by Dr. Juan C. Lucena; Additional panelist without paper: Marybeth Lima

Papers Presented

  1. Engagement in Practice Paper: Engineering Students vs. Geological Risk in the Gold Supply Chain: Using Geological Risk in Gold Mining Communities to Overcome Technical Instrumentalism among Engineering Students  Elizabeth Reddy (Colorado School of Mines) and Dr. Juan C. Lucena (Colorado School of Mines)
  2. Engagement in Practice: Lessons Learned from a Two-Year Multidisciplinary Service-Learning Course  Malini Natarajarathinam (Texas A&M University), Dr. Wei Lu (Texas A&M University), and Dr. Mary E. Campbell (Texas A&M University)
  3. Engagement in Practice: The Vocabulary of Community Development as an Indicator of a Participatory Mind-set  Howard L. Greene (Ohio State University), Mr. Kaleb Eldridge (Heart to Honduras), and Patrick John Sours (Ohio State University)
  4. Engagement in Practice: Engaging with the Community One Bike at a Time  Robert L. Nagel (James Madison University), Dr. Jacquelyn Kay Nagel (James Madison University), Dr. Callie J. Miller (James Madison University), Dr. Jason Forsyth (James Madison University), Dr. Shraddha Joshi (James Madison University), and Dr. Kyle G. Gipson (James Madison University)
  5. “Ingeniero como vos”: An analysis of the Mbyá-Guaraní Practices Associated with Engineering Design  Joel Alejandro Mejia (University of San Diego) and Mr. Matias N. de Paula ( University of San Diego)

M752·Celebration of Engagement: Community Engagement Division Dinner

SocialMon. June 17, 2019 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Columbia Cafe; ~24 attended


T352·Community Engagement Division Poster Session

Tue. June 18, 2019 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

  1. Board 19: Impacts of Engineering Justice Curriculum: A Survey of Student Attitudes  Tina Lee (University of Wisconsin-Stout), Dr. Elizabeth Anne Buchanan (University of Wisconsin-Stout), and Dr. Devin R. Berg (University of Wisconsin-Stout)
  2. Board 20: Engagement in Practice: First-year Students as “Engineer for a Day” for Middle School Students  Cynthia Helen Carlson P.E., Ph.D. (Merrimack College), Dr. Anne Pfitzner Gatling (Merrimack College), and Mrs. Katherine Marie Donell (Affiliation unknown)


T552·Perspectives on Service Learning: Challenges, Successes, and Opportunities

Tue. June 18, 2019 3:15 PM to 4:45 PM

Moderated by William “Bill” C. Oakes

Papers Presented

  1. Changes in Student Perceptions of Course-Based Service Learning at Large Scale: EPICS at 23 Years Old  Andrew Pierce (Purdue University-Main Campus, West Lafayette (College of Engineering)), Dr. William “Bill” C. Oakes (Purdue University-Main Campus, West Lafayette (College of Engineering)), and Nusaybah Abu-Mulaweh (Purdue University, West Lafayette)
  2. Engagement in Practice: CAD Education via Service Learning  David Che (Mount Vernon Nazarene University) and Steve Feazel (Vision Word)
  3. Implementing Human-Centered Design into an Engineering Service Course: Development and Evaluation  Michael Foster (George Fox University) and Dr. Gary E. Spivey (George Fox University)
  4. An Undergraduate Engineering Service Learning Project Involving 3D-Printed Prosthetic Hands for Children  Shannon M. Kellam (Affiliation unknown), Mr. Guthrie J. Boleneus (Eastern Washington University), Jacob Stewart (Affiliation unknown), Dr. Donald C. Richter P.E. (Eastern Washington University), Dr. B. Matthew Michaelis (Eastern Washington University), and Dr. Robert E. Gerlick (Eastern Washington University)

T652·Community Engagement Division Business Meeting

Tue. June 18, 2019 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM; ~15 attended; elected new officers, added an EIP best paper award, etc.

W152·Community Engagement in Diverse Contexts

Wed. June 19, 2019 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM

Florida Salon I , Tampa Marriott Waterside – HQ Hotel

  1. Moderated by Brandon S Field

Papers Presented

  1. Engaged Interdisciplinary Engineering Design in a Minka House for the Aging  Brandon S. Field (University of Southern Indiana), Dr. Adam Giles Tennant (Affiliation unknown), and Mr. David J. Ellert PE (University of Southern Indiana)
  2. STEM Engagement through Mentoring: Motivations of STEM Mentors  Jerrod A. Henderson (University of Houston (CoE & CoT)), Dr. Virginia Snodgrass Rangel (University of Houston), Mr. Rick P. Greer (University of Houston), Prof. Mariam Manuel (University of Houston), Dr. Sara Jolly Jones (University of Houston), and Ms. Victoria Doan (University of Houston)
  3. What Impact Does an Engineering Abroad Program Have on the Motivation and Commitment of Community College Engineering Students?  Jo-Ann Panzardi PE (Cabrillo College), Ms. Terra D. Morris (The RP Group), Xitlali Galmez-Marquez (Cabrillo College), Patricia E. Sanders (Affiliation unknown), Eva Schiorring (Canada College), and Kurt Degregorio (Cabrillo College)
  4. New Communal Practices for Shadow Cities  Scott Gerald Shall (Lawrence Technological University)

W252·DISTINGUISHED LECTURE: Community Engagement Ethics – First Steps in a Conversation with Affected Communities

Wed. June 19, 2019 9:45 AM to 11:15 AM

Room 19, Tampa Convention Center

Hear voices of diverse publics speaking to their own experiences with engineers and their own definitions of “ethical” and “beneficial” community engagement.

  1. Moderated by Darshan Karwat

Speakers: Sydney Brown (community activist and Board Member of: the Clean Air Coalition of Western New York (CACWNY) and the Restore Our Community Coalition); E. Yvonne Lewis (founder and CEO of the National Center for African American Health Consciousness, co-director of the Healthy Flint Research Coordinating Center); Robert Miranda (spokesperson for the Milwaukee-based non-profit organization Freshwater For Life Action Coalition); Albert P. Naquin (Traditional Chief of the Isle de Jean Charles Band of Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw Indians, located in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana; Ambassador for the Native Americans of the Louisiana Gulf Coast); Lena Young-Green (founder of Tampa Heights Junior Civic Association and a longtime community activist working for equitable and safe transportation).


W552·Designing Opportunities for Youth Engagement in STEM

Wed. June 19, 2019 3:15 PM to 4:45 PM

Florida Salon I , Tampa Marriott Waterside – HQ Hotel

  1. Moderated by Yanjun Yan

Papers Presented

  1. Engagement in Practice: An Engineering Service-Learning Course in Collaboration with an ART 2D Design Course to Serve Young People on the Autism Spectrum Using the Touchboard  Yanjun Yan (Western Carolina University), Prof. Mary Anna LaFratta (Western Carolina University), Dr. Hugh Jack P.E. (Western Carolina University), and Dr. Lane Graves Perry III (Western Carolina University)
  2. Engagement in Practice:CodeIT Day – Creating a One Day Experience to Increase Diversity Among Youth Interested in STEM Simone A. Smarr (University of Florida), Ms. Tiffanie R. Smith (University of Florida), and Dr. Juan E. Gilbert (University of Florida)
  3. Engagement in Practice: Toy Adaptation for Children with Disabilities: Engaging the Community through Educational Outreach and Toy Donation Molly Y. Mollica (University of Washington), Alyssa M. Spomer (University of Washington ), Brianna M. Goodwin (University of Washington), Dr. Shawn Israel (University of Washington, Departmet of Rehabilitation Medicine), Dr. Anat Caspi P.E. (University of Washington), Dr. Heather A Feldner (University of Washington Department of Rehabilitation Medicine), Dr. Katherine M. Steele (University of Washington), and Dr. Dianne Grayce Hendricks (University of Washington)
  4. Engagement in Practice: Final Design Projects on High-altitude Balloon Payload, Integrated with Low-cost Open Source Hardware, a Tool for STEM Education in Rural Paraguay – a Case Study  Oscar Matias Gonzalez Chamorro (Proyecto Arapy), Prof. Gustavo Ramón Samaniego Balbuena (Colegio Inmaculada Concepción), and Dr. Jorge H. Kurita (Universidad Nacional de Asuncion)