ECE Faculty Attends 2004 ASEE Conference

Drs. J.W. Bruce, Hagler, Schulz, Davis, L.M.
Bruce attend 2004 ASEE Annual Conference at
the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City, UT
(left to right)

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering was well represented at the nation's premier engineering education conference, the 2004 American Society for Engineering Education's (ASEE) Annual Meeting. Drs. Marion Hagler, Lori Bruce, Noel Schulz, J.W. Bruce, and Justin Davis were in Salt Lake City, UT for the June 20-23 conference of the 111-year old society with over 12,000 members worldwide.

ECE faculty activities at the conference included:

  • Dr. J.W. Bruce's paper, "Design Inspections and Software Product Metrics in an Embedded Systems Design Course", was nominated for best paper out of more than 1400 papers presented at the conference.
  • Dr. Davis was invited to participate in the prestigious National Effective Teaching Institute with lectures and workshops given by the nation's most renowned engineering educators.
  • Dr. Hagler, past president of the Education Society of the 360,000-member IEEE, was present to participate in various engineering education activities.
  • Dr. Schulz gave a presentation titled "Faculty Development-The Future of Engineering Education" on the Bagley College of Engineering's recent activities to nurture and grow its faculty leadership and professional skills.
  • Dr. Lori Bruce and Dr. J.W. Bruce gave two presentations to new engineering educators entitled "Maximizing Your Productivity as a Junior Faculty Member: Balancing Research, Teaching, and Service" and "Maximizing Your Productivity as a Junior Faculty Member: Being Effective in the Classroom".

ECE faculty are continuing the Mississippi State University tradition of national leadership in the ASEE with Dr. Schulz's election to Program Chair in the "Women in Engineering Division" of the ASEE and Dr. J.W. Bruce's election to Treasurer of the "New Engineering Educators Division".