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1. Meet the 2017 GEDC Airbus Diversity Finalists

1. Meet the 2017 GEDC Airbus Diversity Finalists

These three finalists for the GEDC Airbus Diversity Award have been selected from 45 entries spanning 18 countries. Learn more about these projects that are making a real difference in the world of engineering education and research.

2. A New Home: George Mason University to Host the IFEES-GEDC Secretariat

2. A New Home: George Mason University to Host the IFEES-GEDC Secretariat

IFEES has signed an MoU with George Mason University (Fairfax, USA) that will relocate the IFEES-GEDC Secretariat to the Volgenau School of Engineering, where Ken Ball, a key facilitator in the transition, serves as dean. The Secretariat anticipates completing the transition from its current location at Marquette University during the last quarter of 2017.

3. Vote for the GEDC's Next Leaders

3. Vote for the GEDC's Next Leaders

GEDC Regular Members can vote for the next Secretary/Treasurer and six Executive Committee Members. Ballots will be accepted until September 18, 2017. The new leaders will assume their roles during GEDC 2017 Niagara Falls, Canada.

4. Remembering Leonardo Alcayhuaman

4. Remembering Leonardo Alcayhuaman

In August, the GEDC lost not only one of our earliest members, but also a dear friend and colleague, Leonardo Alcayhuaman of Peru.

5. GlobalEngineer: IFEES-GEDC July Bulletin

5. GlobalEngineer: IFEES-GEDC July Bulletin

The July issue of GlobalEngineer has highlights from the IFEES-GEDC events in Columbus and the GEDC Industry Forum. This issue also features pieces on reigniting the passion for analog electronics, the importance of a commitment to climate studies when tackling America’s infrastructure, preparing students for global engineering and much more.


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.

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Upcoming Regional Events

GEDC-Latin American Engineering Deans Council-GEDC (GEDC-LATAM) Meeting

Buenos Aires, Argentina
September 11th-12th, 2017

Fifth International Conference on Transformations in Engineering Education (ICTIEE'18)

Greater Noida and Madurai, India
January 4th-9th, 2018

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