2016 Summit

The 2016 Summit of the Institute for Excellence in Engineering Education will be held on:

NOVEMBER 1, 2016 8:30am-4pm

UF Reitz Union Rion Ballroom

Registration Information: Registration is now closed.  Please come to the registration desk at the event if you want to participate


8:30 am
Breakfast and registration
9:00 am
Welcome – Dean Cammy Abernathy
9:15 am
Overview of the Institute – Institute Director Hans van Oostrom, Ph.D.
9:45 am
10:00 am
Ohanian Lecture
The Effects of Race, Class, Gender, Institution, and Discipline in Engineering Education: Lessons from Longitudinal Student Data
Matt Ohland, Ph.D. – Professor of Engineering Education, Purdue University
11:00 am
Collaborative activity – inclusion and retention
12:00 pm
Lunch – ticket required
1:00 pm
Benton Lecture
Designing the Engineer: Curriculum and Infrastructure to Create Professionally Prepared Engineers
Daria Kotys-Schwartz, Ph.D. – University of Colorado, Boulder
2:00 pm
Collaborative activity – designing hands-on activities for lower division engineering students
3:00 pm
3:15 pm
Funding opportunities for Engineering Education Research
Elliot Douglas, Ph.D. – Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering Sciences, UF, Program Director for Engineering Education, NSF
4:00 pm
Wrap up