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1. GlobalEngineer: IFEES-GEDC July Bulletin

1. 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.

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

2. 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.

3. GEDC Industry Forum

3. GEDC Industry Forum

This inaugural event will focus on how universities and industry can work together to develop the skills required among future generations of engineering graduates and leaders. Engineering Deans from leading global institutions as well as leaders from some of the world’s top industrial companies will gather for 3 days of exchange and innovation on this challenge in a uniquely interactive event.

4. GEDC 2017 Niagara Falls, Canada

4. 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.

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.

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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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