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Engineering Education in a Post-COVID World

The American Society for Engineering Education Northeast Section (ASEE-NE) invites the submission of papers, presentations, and posters for our annual conference hosted by Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) October 21-23, 2021. With most educational institutions in the Northeast requiring COVID vaccination, we are planning on an in-person conference. The conference theme is “Engineering Education in a Post-COVID World” and focuses on the rapidly changing landscape of engineering education and emerging trends.

Abstract submission deadline extended to September 13

Topics: Contributions are solicited in Engineering Education subject areas including (but not limited to):

  • Remote / Hybrid Delivery “Lessons Learned”
  • Diversity / Equity / Inclusion / Social Justice in Engineering Education
  • Emerging Demand Areas / New Programs
  • Sustainability and Climate Change Engineering
  • Best Practices in Online Engineering Education
  • Advances in Engineering and Research
  • Engineering Innovation / Entrepreneurship
  • Mentoring / Faculty Development
  • Value Creation
  • Experiential / Project Based Learning
  • Broadening Access to Engineering Education for Underrepresented Groups
  • K-12 Outreach
  • Engineering Education and Accreditation
  • Engineering Ethics
  • Lab-Based Instruction and Learning
  • Applied Research and Technology Innovation
  • Engineering Faculty Recruiting / Hiring / Retention
  • Future of Work / Workforce Development

Presentation Formats: The conference will feature several different formats:

  • Professional Papers: Full papers to be submitted electronically through the online submission system
  • Work-in-Progress Papers: Current research and/or implementation that is not yet completed
  • Student Papers and Posters: Abstracts of 500 words or less to be submitted electronically
  • Lightning Talks: Brief (3-5 minute) presentations on recent results, emerging topics, or best practices
  • Workshops and Tutorials: For College Faculty, K-12 Educators, Industry Professionals.

Who should consider submitting:

  • College Faculty and Students
    • Undergraduate Students: Research papers, research and capstone project posters
    • Graduate Students: Research papers, project posters
  • K-12 Educators

Proceedings: Papers and posters will be considered for inclusion in Proceedings upon acceptance.

Awards: Best paper and poster awards will be presented, with separate categories for college faculty, undergraduate student and graduate student, and K-12 educator.

Important Deadlines

September 13, 2021: Abstracts due

September 20, 2021: Notification of abstract acceptance

October 4, 2021: Full Paper drafts due for peer review

October 11, 2021: Notification of paper acceptance, feedback to authors

October 18, 2021: Deadline for early registration discount

October 29, 2021: Final draft due