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1. Remembering Leonardo Alcayhuaman

1. 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.

2. GlobalEngineer: IFEES-GEDC July Bulletin

2. 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.

3. Top Papers from WEEF-GEDC 2016 Seoul Now Available

3. Top Papers from WEEF-GEDC 2016 Seoul Now Available

Engineering Education for a Smart Society is a collection of top papers from the WEEF-GEDC 2016 Seoul conference. The papers all focus on the conference theme “Engineering Education for a Smart Society”, and addresses the future of engineering and engineers in relation to smart societies.

4. GEDC Industry Forum

4. GEDC Industry Forum

From June 28-30, more than 70 educators, industry representatives and various stakeholders in engineering education and research gathered together for the first GEDC Industry Forum in Fontainebleau, France.

5. GEDC Elections: Nominations Closed

5. GEDC Elections: Nominations Closed

Nominations for the 2017 GEDC election are now closed. Ballots will be circulated to membership in August.


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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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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