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April 2, 2024

Studies in Engineering Education Looking for a New Co-Editor

Studies in Engineering Education invites applications for a new Co-Editor. SEE is an international, open-access, peer reviewed journal that provides a venue for high-quality research conducted in all settings and contexts relevant to engineering education, with an emphasis on contextually rich reflective discussions of issues and approaches important to engineering education researchers and practitioners. More information about the journal can be found on the website:

The Co-Editor of SEE will work with a team consisting of Co-Editor Dr. Marie Paretti, Associate Editors, and an Editorial Assistant to establish and execute processes to maintain SEE’s status as an international research journal in engineering education focused on qualitative and interpretive research paradigms. Among these processes and activities are: establishing and maintaining the editorial standards for the journal, managing the review and publication of papers, facilitating editorial board meetings, engaging the SEE advisory board, and training new associate editors. Executing these responsibilities requires approximately a 4-hour time commitment per week. Applicants should be recognized scholars in the field of engineering education at the national or international level.

If you’re interested in serving as Co-Editor, please send an email containing (a) a cover letter including a summary of relevant experiences, (b) a vision statement for the future of SEE and a statement of your editorial philosophy, and (c) a full Curriculum Vitae, all to Shane Brown at All materials should be sent as pdf attachments not later than Friday, April 26th, 2024 by midnight EDT. In addition, individuals may nominate outstanding candidates for consideration. The current Co-Editors will review application materials and the selected candidate will receive an offer on Wednesday, May 15th, 2024. The anticipated start date for the position is Monday, June 3rd, 2024. Questions regarding the position or the search process should be directed to Dr. Shane Brown (, Co-Editor or to Dr. Marie Paretti (, Co-Editor.

April 2, 2024

CoNECD 2025 Annual Conference- Call for Abstracts

The vision of the CoNECD (pronounced, “connected”) Conference is to provide a forum for exploring current research and practices to enhance diversity and inclusion of all underrepresented groups in the engineering and computing professions. We believe that a transformation of our engineering workforce will not be the result of a singular focus. CoNECD will encompass the many diverse groups that comprise our engineering and computing workforce including groups based on gender (including gender identity and gender expression), race and ethnicity, disability, veterans, LGBTQ+, 1st generation and socio-economic status.

We invite you to submit an abstract to the 8th Annual Conference of CoNECD: Collaborative Network for Engineering and Computing Diversity which will be held from February 9-11, 2025, in San Antonio, TX.

Authors should submit an extended abstract between 300 and 500 words on their paper/presentation topic.

Due Date: May 31, 2024

March 14, 2024

Upcoming Workshop: “How to Engineer Engineering Education”

Dr. Michael Prince and a team of collaborators will offer the long-standing teaching workshop, “How to Engineer Engineering Education”, at Bucknell University from July 10-12, 2024. The workshop is designed to introduce both new and more experienced instructors to practical instructional design for STEM faculty. The program prepares instructors to adopt research-based practices that increase student engagement and learning. This workshop has been offered for over 20 years and has received overwhelming positive reviews. The registration fee is $900 per participant, which covers workshop attendance, participant notebooks, meals and refreshment breaks. There is a group discount for bringing larger teams from the same institution. Further details about the workshop program and a link to register can be found at Please contact Michael Prince at with any questions.

March 14, 2024

GMiS Inclusive STEMM Excellence Institute – July 1-3, Washington, DC

In a time of social, political, and legal challenge, Great Minds in STEM (GMiS) sees a need to support educators and policymakers in STEMM and beyond in their efforts to be inclusive in their teaching while addressing the learning losses exacerbated by COVID. Therefore, we are hosting the Inclusive STEMM Excellence Institute, July 1-3, 2024 in Washington, DC with the following broad aims:

  • Provide educators and their constituents with the tools to promote Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access (DEIA) in various settings for various populations within an increasingly hostile social/political/legal environment.
  • Provide policymakers with tools for making a continuing case for DEIA efforts and encourage their support of classroom teachers to engage in such efforts
  • Provide educators and policymakers opportunities to network with peers, knowledgeable subject matter experts, and resource providers in order to enhance STEMM learning environments.

March 14, 2024

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The 2024 Frontiers in Education (FIE) Conference will be in Washington DC this year at the Washington Hilton from October 13 to 16, 2024. The Technical Program Chairs invite you to serve as a reviewer for the conference. Reviewers play a crucial role in ensuring the quality and integrity of our conference proceedings. Your expertise, time, and dedication are essential in maintaining the high standards of FIE and our academic community.

By volunteering to be an FIE Reviewer, you:
• Contribute to the advancement of scientific research;
• Have access to the latest scientific research in your area long before it is published;
• Improve your writing and that of others; and
• Become part of the community at one of the most prestigious international engineering and technology conferences.

To recognize, as well as show our appreciation for the service our reviewers provide, each reviewer will receive a Review Certificate from the 2024 FIE Conference at the completion of the review process. The certificate can serve as a tangible token of recognition and be included in reviewers’ professional portfolios, resumes, and Web of Science Review Dashboard. Knowing your vital efforts help shape the success of our conference, we thank you in advance for your thoughtful consideration to serve as an FIE reviewer.

Directions to become a FIE 2024 reviewer:
1. To create an EDAS account OR login to an existing account and find your EDAS Identifier.
2. Once you have an EDAS Identifier, click link to sign-up to be a reviewer.

After completing the form in 2), you will receive an email from (i.e., the EDAS system) with a link and instructions to setup your reviewer profile. This process is not automatic, so there may be a delay of 24-48 hours after completing the form to get the invitation.

January 18, 2024

Cohort 5 of the Cultural Competence in Computing (3C) Fellows Program

The Alliance for Identity-Inclusive Computing Education (AiiCE) is excited to announce applications are now open for Cohort 5 of the Cultural Competence in Computing (3C) Fellows Program. This two-year, virtual, cohort-based, professional development program helps computing and STEM faculty, staff, postdoctoral researchers, graduate students, and professionals: 1)learn more about social science topics (such as identity, intersectionality, racism, bias, and discrimination) and how these topics impact academic environments; and 2)develop sustainable projects (courses, modules, and other activities) at their home institutions that leverage these topics to foster more inclusive and equitable cultures. Guest speakers have included leading experts such as Drs. Ruha Benjamin, Safiya Noble, Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, Lee Baker, Sasha Costanza-Chock, Moya Bailey, Jessie Daniels, and 3C Fellows from prior cohorts.

Join a growing community of ~ 300 educators, scholars, practitioners, postdocs, and grad students who are working to change the computing and STEM landscape.

Important Notes:
• The deadline for applications is March 1, 2024. Notifications will be sent on or around the first week of April.
• This program is also open to those in STEM disciplines (e.g., math, engineering, biology, etc.). The topics discussed are not computing specific. Additionally, computing is very interdisciplinary, and since we are focused on the academic environments (and not content), then all can enjoy/benefit.
• We encourage participation in teams, as it ensures one person is not responsible for this effort (and makes it easier to sustain your deliverable).
o Please consider including Ph.D. students and postdocs in your team as well.

For questions, please contact us at

Application Deadline: March 1, 2024

January 18, 2024

CoNECD 2024 Preconference Workshops

The CoNECD (Collaborative Network for Engineering and Computing Diversity) Conference Planning Committee invites you to engage in one of our 2024 CoNECD Pre-Conference Workshops held on Sunday February 25th. Please consider registering for one of the many options based on your interests and needs. All workshops are facilitated by experts in their respective fields. To register, go to the “Get Tickets and Build Schedule” section of your “Registration Overview” page in the CoNECD Registration Portal.

1. Developing Culturally Responsive Student Support
2. Preparing Engineers for the Workforce of the Future
3. Disability Inclusion in Academic STEM Careers
4. Designing Robust Project Evaluations
5. Creating Inclusive Undergraduate Computing Programs with NCWIT’s Tech Inclusion Journey Platform
6. Designing Your Course to Use Mastery-Based Grading

November 15, 2023

Recruiting Graduate Students to Develop Sociotechnical Modules for the Introduction to Circuits Course

Application Deadline: January 15, 2024

Were you bored and uninspired with the purely technical nature of your Introduction to Circuits course? Are you a graduate student interested in bringing sociotechnical issues into electrical engineering? Do you see yourself teaching circuits in the future but wanting your course to be “different”? Do you have creative ideas for connecting circuits to real world social issues? If so, please consider applying for our Sociotechnical Electrical Engineering Stars (SEES) Cohort of graduate students to learn about and design sociotechnical modules for circuits.

We were awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to (1) create a series of sociotechnical modules for the Introduction to Circuits course, (2) prepare detailed teaching guides for each module to make it easy for instructors to integrate them into their courses, and (3) assess the impact of the modules on students’ sociotechnical knowledge and sense of social responsibility. To date, we have developed and piloted one module about conflict minerals tied to capacitors and another about repurposing electric vehicle batteries tied to the voltage divider.

We are currently recruiting a diverse group of at least four engineering graduate students, each having a strong connection to electrical engineering, who will join our SEES Cohort to create and test additional sociotechnical modules during Summer 2024. Each member of the SEES Cohort will receive a $2400 stipend for their participation.

The SEES Cohort will begin their work with a two-day, all-expenses-paid, in-person SEES Summit on May 23-24, 2024 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. During the summit, students will discuss the rationale behind addressing social and technical material in circuits, learn about effective course design, and brainstorm topics for sociotechnical modules. Then, over the following three months, members of the SEES Cohort will devote approximately eight hours each week, through a combination of individual and collaborative work, as they develop and refine sociotechnical modules. Finally, during the week of August 19, 2024, we will hold a one-day virtual SEES Showcase (date to be determined) for the cohort to share and discuss the developed modules.

Following the SEES Showcase, members of the cohort may continue to engage in this project in multiple ways. For instance, they could present their work at the ASEE 2025 Annual Conference (we have additional funding to support conference travel for interested members of the cohort) or they could assist with launching the modules and helping faculty learn how to implement them.

To apply for the SEES Cohort, please complete this application form which asks about your interest in the project, your career goals, your past education and experience with the Introduction to Circuits course, your availability, and demographics. We aim to recruit a diverse group of participants with a strong connection to electrical engineering who are interested in the goals of our project and available to engage throughout Summer 2024. Applications are due by January 15, 2024 with decisions announced by February 28, 2024.

If you have any questions, please contact Susan Lord or Cindy Finelli

November 15, 2023

EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT: National Effective Teaching Institute

NETI-1, Course Design and Student Engagement, will be offered January 3-5, 2024, at the University of San Diego. Drs. Susan Lord, Matt Ohland, and Michael Prince will lead the long-standing foundational NETI-1 workshop, which has been offered since 1991. Previous NETI programs have reached over 2900 participants from more than 365 different schools. Our past participant evaluations have been overwhelmingly positive. The workshop features material for relatively new faculty members and other material designed to equip experienced faculty members to become teaching leaders and mentors on their campuses. Participants will include up to 60 faculty members from all branches of engineering, engineering technology, and other STEM areas. The registration fee is $1275 per participant, which covers organization and presentation costs, participant notebooks, lunches, and breaks. Participants also receive a copy of Felder & Brent’s Teaching and Learning STEM: A Practical Guide and the option of touring the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering. There is a discount for bringing larger teams from the same institution. Travel expenses, including breakfasts and dinners, are not included. Further details about the workshop program and a link to register can be found at

November 15, 2023

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Nominate Someone for a WEPAN Award
Nominations are now open for the WEPAN Awards!

Creating systemic and cultural change can be difficult, and the efforts of those who work to improve the participation, retention, belonging, and success of women and other underrepresented groups in engineering can often go unnoticed and unappreciated.

The WEPAN Awards are designed to recognize and thank honorees for their contributions to engineering and equity work in academia, industry, and the wider community. WEPAN Awards honor key individuals, programs, and organizations for accomplishments that underscore WEPAN’s mission.

Please consider submitting a nomination if you know an individual, program, or organization worthy of recognition (self-nominations are encouraged). Honorees demonstrate extraordinary service, significant achievement, model programs, and exemplary work environments that promote a culture of inclusion and the success of women in engineering.

Visit our WEPAN Awards page for a list of the available awards and selection criteria or to begin the nomination process. Nominations close November 17, 2023. The Awards will be presented at the CoNECD conference in February 2024 in Crystal City, Virginia.

October 23, 2023

WIED Networking/Professional Development Webinars

Stemming from discussion at the last WIED business meeting in Baltimore, WIED would like to host one or two networking/professional development webinars over the coming year to serve our members.  Please complete this short form (preferably by Wed. November 15, 2023) to share topics which interest you, and if you’d like to join a group that will organize these:

October 2, 2023

Arizona State University’s Engineering Education Systems & Design PhD Program Open House

Date: October 13, 2023

The 2023 Engineering Education Systems and Design (EESD) PhD Program Open House for prospective students will be held on Friday, October 13, 2023, 1:00-3:30pm EDT. Join us to learn how you can become an exemplary scholar dedicated to transforming the engineering education ecosystem. Activities will include getting to know both ASU and the EESD program and meeting faculty and current students. Interested prospective students can use the provided link to REGISTER. Optional one-on-one faculty meetings can be scheduled thereafter. The EESD program prepares graduates for careers in higher education, science centers, government agencies, museums, policy-setting institutions, and industry. Contact Dr. Nadia Kellam ( and Dr. Shawn Jordan ( for questions about the open house, and visit the ASU EESD PhD program website ( for more information about the program.

September 18, 2023

CoNECD 2024 Registration is Now Open!

Conference Dates: Feb 25-27, 2024

Crystal City Marriott – Crystal City, VA

The Collaborative Network for Engineering and Computing Diversity, or CoNECD is the only conference dedicated to all the diverse groups that comprise our engineering and computing workforce. The vision of the CoNECD (pronounced “connected”) Conference is to provide a forum for exploring current research and practices to enhance diversity and inclusion of all underrepresented populations in the engineering and computing professions including gender identity and expression, race and ethnicity, disability, veterans, LGBTQ+, 1st generation and socio-economic status.

January 25, 2023

Engineering PLUS stEm PEER (Practitioners Enhancing Engineering Regionally) Academy

Application Deadline: March 20, 2023

stEm PEERs will engage in a 2-year professional development and research experience to support the design and implementation of an engineering-focused Implementation Project at their home institutions, with the institution’s support. PEERs will have the opportunity to learn and engage with program experts, researchers and practitioners. Throughout the 2-year engagement, participants will deepen their knowledge and understanding of the challenges and successful strategies guiding the transformation of our national Engineering landscape. PEERs will utilize data and assessment to inform not only their specific implementation project but also to support their synergistic program efforts at their respective institutions and beyond. PEERs will also be guided and supported to submit project outcomes as publications to LSAMP, ASEE and/or the National INCLUDES Network to inform future broadening participation collaborations. PEERs will launch a growing national community of engineering education equity leaders.

Additionally, each program participant will receive a $1,000 stipend to support their participation and continued engagement in this effort. We are seeking mid-career education professionals with a minimum of five years of related experience.

The stEm PEER Academy will investigate the following topics:

  • Understanding the Engineering Education Pathway Landscape with emphasis on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Models and interventions that work for women and BIPOC students to enroll and facilitate degree attainment
  • Building partnerships/engagement of stakeholders
  • Planning, implementing and assessing, and scaling the Implementation Project

Key Dates for Applications:
Open: December 1, 2022
Deadline: March 20, 2023
Notification: Accepted applicants will be notified no later than April 10th, 2023

2023 Institute:
Orientation: Attend a virtual Orientation, Tuesday April 18th, 2023.
Institute: 10-1pm ET on May 23, May 24, May 30, May 31, June 6, June 7
Monthly: Attend virtual ½ day sessions and complete program updates (July 2023 – May 2024)

For additional information please contact Claire Duggan,

January 25, 2023

The Edge: Fostering Inclusion & Belonging For All

Through 2023, The Lokhorst Group is releasing information and publications related to inclusion and belonging in engineering education and the engineering workplace. The publication is “The Edge”, a new book in progress. You are free to review and incorporate these resources at your pace.

The Edge:
Elevating diversity, belonging and inclusion by inspiring a new way of creating knowledge that is transformational, motivational and authentic.

About Katherina:
Dr. Katherina Tarnai-Lokhorst, P.Eng., FEC, FGC (hon) an award-winning social science researcher and educator in mechanical engineering at the University of British Columbia, is a passionate leader in self-regulation and policy. Katherina’s technical specializations include aircraft design, manufacturing processes and project management. Dedicated to creating an increasingly inclusive culture in engineering, Katherina applies her mastery of
interdisciplinary studies by developing policies and delivering courses that instil learners at all levels with a deep understanding of the impact of technology on society and a passion
to make the world a better place for all.

The Edge