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1. GEDC 2017 Niagara Falls, Canada

1. GEDC 2017 Niagara Falls, Canada

From October 11-13, 2017, McMaster University will host GEDC 2017 in Niagara Falls, Canada. Ishwar K. Puri is the Dean of Engineering at McMaster University.

2. Yacob Astatke Receives 2016 GEDC Airbus Diversity Award

2. Yacob Astatke Receives 2016 GEDC Airbus Diversity Award

The GEDC and Airbus Group have named Dr Yacob Astatke, from Morgan State University (USA), as the recipient of the 2016 GEDC Airbus Diversity Award for his work in engineering education.

3. 2016 GEDC Election Results

3. 2016 GEDC Election Results

GEDC Members voted for the next GEDC Chair, Secretary/Treasurer and filled eight Executive Committee positions. Elected officials will begin their roles during WEEF-GEDC 2016 Seoul.

4. GlobalEngineer: IFEES-GEDC January Bulletin

4. GlobalEngineer: IFEES-GEDC January Bulletin

Catch-up with the latest news in the IFEES/GEDC communities & engineering education around the world with the GlobalEngineer bulletin.

5. Albuquerque to Host WEEF-GEDC 2018

5. Albuquerque to Host WEEF-GEDC 2018

The University of New Mexico Albuquerque and the Ibero-American Science & Technology Consortium will host WEEF-GEDC 2018 Albuquerque.


Welcome from the Chair!

Peter Kilpatrick
Peter Kilpatrick
GEDC Chair

With a name like the “Global Engineering Deans Council,” you expect bold aspirations and actions in the service of humankind.  Our young organization (8 years young) now comprises over 500 deans from all continents with significant regional activity.  We have partnered with a few National Academies of Engineering, the World Bank, and others to bring the message and the value of the engineering enterprise to developed and developing countries alike.

Our Mission is to serve as the global network of engineering deans mobilized to advance engineering education, research, and service to the global community.  Our strategic plan is focused on institutional leadership formation, curriculum leadership, corporate and public engagement, and accreditation leadership.

In December 2015, GEDC held its annual conference in...

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Upcoming Regional Events

3rd International Engineering Conference on Developments in Civil & Computer Engineering Applications
Erbil (Kurdistan), Iraq
February 26th-27th, 2017

EDI 2017 - Engineering Deans Institute
Coral Gables, United States of America
April 2nd-5th, 2017

European Convention for Engineering Deans
Munich, Germany
April 3rd-4th, 2017

Asian Engineering Deans' Summit
Sydney, Australia
June 4th-6th, 2017

IFEES-GEDC Reception & Dinner
Columbus, United States of America
June 25th, 2017

African Engineering Deans Council Summit
Ota, Nigeria
July 24th-26th, 2017

GEDC-Latin American Engineering Deans Council-GEDC (GEDC-LATAM) Meeting
Buenos Aires, Argentina
September 11th-12th, 2017

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