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2020 ABET AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED
ABET—the global accreditor of college and university programs in applied and natural science, computing, engineering and engineering technology—recently announced the winners of the 2020 ABET Awards. Each year, ABET honors exceptional efforts by individuals, institutions, and organizations through four awards: the Linton E. Grinter Distinguished Service Award, the Fellow of ABET Award, the Claire L. Felbinger Award for Diversity and Inclusion, and the ABET Innovation Award. This year’s award recipients are as follows:
Fellow of ABET Awards (all are ASEE members)
1 Ronald J. Bennett, Ph.D. – 3M Thwaits Fellow and Professor Emeritus for the School of Engineering at the University of St. Thomas
2 Patricia Brackin, Ph.D. – Professor and Director of Engineering Design at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
3 Jeffrey W. Fergus, Ph.D. – Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies and Program Assessment and Professor of Materials Engineering in the Samuel Grinn College of Engineering at Auburn University
4 Donna S. Reese, Ph.D. – Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Mississippi State University (retired)
Claire L. Felbinger Award for Diversity and Inclusion
Ambareen Siraj, Ph.D. – Professor of Computer Science and the Founding Director of Tennessee Tech’s Cybersecurity Education, Research, and Outreach Center (CEROC); Founder of the Women in CyberSecurity (WiCyS) organization, an initiative to recruit, retain, and advance women in cybersecurity
ABET Innovation Award
IT Students Capacity Building Program by Integrated Southern Tagalog Association of IT Education (iSITE) – For providing collaborative industry-aligned seminars, training, and conferences to students in geographically dispersed IT programs and promoting opportunities for students to interact, learn, and showcase their work.
ABET did not confer a Linton E. Grinter Distinguished Service Award in 2020. “We are proud to showcase the accomplishments of the 2020 ABET Award recipients,” said ABET Executive Director and CEO Michael K. J. Milligan. “This year’s honorees have demonstrated exceptional volunteer commitment, achieved extraordinary success in diversity, and made significant contributions to innovations in education. We are inspired by their achievements and dedication.” The winners will be honored at the 2020 ABET Awards Celebration, which will be held as a virtual event on October 31.
REPLACING IMPLICIT BIAS: RECOGNIZE, RECONSIDER, AND RESPOND
This October 28 instructor-led online workshop is for educators, administrators, and staff who seek to better understand, recognize, and respond to implicit bias in academic settings. During this workshop, participants will learn the role that biases play in academic settings, how to recognize common expressions of bias, and how to interrupt biases when they occur. Access more information and register.