24 08, 2023

The HKN Honor Society as an Institutional Resource

2023-08-25T11:33:24-04:00August 24th, 2023|Career Development|

Scholastic honor societies are among the student organizations which are commonly available for engineering students.  These groups provide recognition for academic excellence, e.g. class rank, often combined with other activity or service requirements.  The immediate and long-term benefits of student participation in student organizations are well documented, cf. [1].  [...]

12 07, 2023

Serving IEEE as an ABET Program Evaluator

2023-07-12T16:00:17-04:00July 12th, 2023|Accreditation|

Serving IEEE as an ABET Program Evaluator There are many ways for each of us to provide service to the profession and the world through IEEE. One way that I have found rewarding is serving as an IEEE program evaluator (PEV) for ABET. Nearly twenty years ago, I was [...]

21 03, 2023

Make EPICS in IEEE your Partner for Academic Service Learning Projects

2023-03-21T13:10:52-04:00March 21st, 2023|Project Based Learning|

Service learning projects effectively engage engineering students by tying what they are learning in the classroom to a real-life community challenge. Through service learning, students get equipped for the workforce by defining, designing, building, testing, and deploying engineering-based solutions by working hand in hand with a community organization. Students [...]

30 12, 2022

Let’s Talk About Academic Integrity

2023-01-27T15:32:30-05:00December 30th, 2022|Academic Integrity|

Let's Talk about Academic Integrity Ethical conduct is essential in professional life. As with other professional organizations, IEEE has a Code of Ethics that defines professional standards of conduct. Academic programs need to introduce students to ethical expectations related to their career preparation as well as to their conduct [...]

10 10, 2022

Tenure Track – Making a Case as a Candidate

2022-10-10T16:35:53-04:00October 10th, 2022|Career Development|

Tenure Track: Tips for Making Your Case as a Candidate Launching an academic career often means trying to become a permanent member of an academic institution. Tenure is a commitment that is made primarily based on the university’s needs—not the achievements of those seeking tenure. Typically, a doctorate is [...]