2017 ASEE Conference Schedule

LEAD 2017 ASEE Conference Schedule


M355·Insights and Practices for Engineering Leadership Development

Mon. June 26, 2017 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM ½ Room B242-243, Columbus Convention Center

Moderated by Rebecca Komarek

  1. Student Perceptions and Attitudes Towards a Required vs. an Optional Course in Leadership  Alan R. Parkinson, Dr. Gregg Morris Warnick, and Dr. Randall Davies (Brigham Young University)
  2. Developing Leadership through an Immersive Service-Oriented International Internship Aaron S. Gordon, Dr. Jeffery M. Plumblee II , and Dr. Claire L. A. Dancz (Clemson University)
  3. Development of Leadership Through Hands-On Learning Activities in a Flipped Microprocessors Classroom  Ricky T. Castles (East Carolina University)
  4. Engineering Leadership Development using an Interdisciplinary Competition-based Approach David Bayless (Ohio University)
  5. First Impressions: Evaluating Student Performance in Demonstrating Engineering Leadership Meg Handley, Dr. Dena Lang ,and Mr. Andrew Michael Erdman (Pennsylvania State University, University Park)


M455·Engineering Leadership Development: Theories, Models, Frameworks, and Tools

Mon. June 26, 2017 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM ½ Room B242-243, Columbus Convention Center

Moderated by Beth Hartman

  1. An Approach to Understand the Role of Identity in Engineering Leadership  William J. Schell IV P.E. and Dr. Bryce E. Hughes (Montana State University)
  2. Engineering Leadership in a Chinese Industrial Context: An Exploration using the Four Capabilities Model Jiabin Zhu, Miss Hu Yu, and Miss Tianyi Zheng (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)
  3. Exploring the Use of the Competing Values Framework in Engineering Education Rebecca Komarek , Dr. Daniel Knight, and Dr. Angela R. Bielefeldt (University of Colorado, Boulder)
  4. Leading from the Bottom Up: Leadership Conceptions and Practices Among Early Career Engineers Mike Klassen , Dr. Serhiy Kovalchuk , Dr. Doug Reeve P.Eng., and Dr. Robin Sacks (University of Toronto)
  5. Observations of the Application and Success of Leadership Development Tools with Undergraduate Engineering Education J. S.. Shelley ,Dr. Kenneth Wayne Santarelli P.E., Dr. Christopher R. Warren, and Mrs. Amelia Bahrami (California State University, Long Beach)

M755·Engineering Leadership Development Division Social

Mon. June 26, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM ½ Brewcadia at Barley’s Brewing Company ½ 467 N High St, Columbus Ohio

Session Description: Free ticketed event Join LEAD at Barley’s Brewing Company for a relaxed evening of socializing with food and drink. Meet the division leadership and learn about the growing field of engineering leadership development. Swap best practices of your leadership program, or learn how to get started. Light appetizers will be provided along with a cash bar.

T155·Engineering Leadership Development Division Town Hall Meeting – Strategic Initiatives

Tue. June 27, 2017 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM ½ Room B242-243, Columbus Convention Center

Session Description: We will engage in an open discussion about the evolution of our division; our vision, our current strategy, our past successes, and our future challenges. Leaders from our division will facilitate this discussion and we encourage anyone to attend who has an interest in developing leadership among your engineering students and engineers.

For those interested in: Academia-Industry Connections, Broadening Participation in Engineering and Engineering Technology, and New Members

Moderated by Dr. Gregg Morris Warnick

  1. Simon Pitts- Northeastern University Program Director for the Gordon Institute of Engineering Leadership.
  2. David Nino-Massachusetts Institute of Technology Senior Lecturer and leader in the Bernard M. Gordon-MIT Engineering Leadership Program.
  3. Mike Erdman-Penn State University Walter L. Robb Director of Engineering Leadership Program and ESM Instructor.
  4. Kyle G. Gipson-James Madison University Assistant Professor in the Department of Engineering, Director of the Madison Engineering Leadership Program and a Co-director of the Center for STEM Education and Outreach.

T555·How Engineering Firms Develop Engineering Leadership

Tue. June 27, 2017 3:15 PM to 4:45 PM ½ Room B244-245, Columbus Convention Center

Session Description: As engineering leadership educators, ASEE also recognizes that engineering companies and organizations have their own engineering leadership development initiatives. Our panel discussion will convene representatives from each of these organizations to share their experiences in how their firms are developing engineering leadership.

For those interested in: Academia-Industry Connections, Broadening Participation in Engineering and Engineering Technology, and New Members

Moderated by Dr. David Nino, Dr. Dena Lang, Dr. Meagan R. Kendall, and Mr. Mike Klassen

  1. Emily Howard- (Chair of the Boeing Technical Fellowship ,The Boeing Company) “Developing technical leaders through recognition and utilization”

As a Senior Technical Fellow at The Boeing Company, Dr. Emily Howard serves as a technical leader and resource for engineers and scientists across Boeing.

  1. Christine Williams- (President, Owl Consulting ,Senior Consultant)“How coaching can accelerate engineering development: the NASA story.”
    Christine Williams has over 25 years of experience designing programs and strategies that enable organizations and individuals to improve performance and achieve their goals.
  2. Chris Unger- (Chief Systems Engineer, GE Healthcare)“Assessment and Development of Leadership for Systems Engineers at GE Healthcare”

Chris Unger is Chief Systems Engineer for GE Healthcare, responsible for the definition and improvement of systems engineering process globally.


T755·Engineering Leadership Development Division Business Meeting

Tue. June 27, 2017 6:15 PM to 7:45 PM ½ Garfield, Hyatt Regency Columbus

Session Description: Annual business meeting for the Engineering Leadership Development Division. Includes annual business for the division, including election of officers and other business items. Come and participate to become more involved in leading the division.

For those interested in: Academia-Industry Connections and New Members


W455·WEDNESDAY WORKSHOP: “We Survived the Crisis!” – Using a Multi-Campus Crisis Simulation to Teach Leadership

Wed. June 28, 2017 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM ½ Room C151, Columbus Convention Center

Session Description: Free ticketed event This workshop will introduce attendees to the Crisis Simulation exercise developed by the Rose-Hulman Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) Program and deployed on the campuses of James Madison University and the University of California, San Diego.

Dr. Eva Andrijcic (Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology)Eva Andrijcic received her PhD and MS in Systems and Information Engineering from University of Virginia, where she worked at the Center for Risk Management of Engineering Systems.

Dr. Ebonee Williams (University of California, San Diego)Dr. Ebonée Williams is the Inaugural Executive Director of the Gordon Engineering Leadership Center at the Jacobs School of Engineering, UC San Diego. She lectures in the Nano Engineering Department, Chemical Engineering Program and the Structural Engineering program at UC San Diego.

Eileen Santiago (UC San Diego)Eileen Santiago is the program manager at the Gordon Engineering Leadership Center at UC. San Diego.

Dr. Kyle G. Gipson (James Madison University)Kyle G. Gipson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Engineering, Director of the Madison Engineering Leadership Program and a Co-director of the Center for STEM Education and Outreach at James Madison University.

Dr. Julia M. Williams (Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology)Dr. Julia M. Williams is Interim Dean of Cross-Cutting Programs and Emerging Opportunities, as well as Professor of English at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.