Tulane’s School of Science and Engineering Dean, Nicholas Altiero, has been elected president-elect of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). He has been working with the organization for years and is the current chairman of its Engineering Deans Council. Altiero’s begins his term as ASEE president-elect in June and as president in June 2014.
Founded in 1893, ASEE now has more than 12,000 members nationwide, including deans, department heads, faculty members, students, and government and industry representatives. The organization is a non-profit committed to furthering education in engineering and engineering technology.
“The role of ASEE has never been more significant than it is today,” Altiero said. “As our nation and the world place more and more emphasis on the importance of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education and the development of innovation-driven economies, ASEE must assume a leadership position in promoting public awareness and informing public policy.”
ASEE accomplishes their mission by promoting excellence in institutions, exercising worldwide leadership, fostering the technological education of society, and providing quality products and services to members.
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