Education Division Partners with Valuable Chemical Engineering Education Resource
Since it's inception, the AIChE Education Division has been a partner with a key educational resource for instructors and students in chemical engineering and beyond. The AIChE Education Division Concept Warehouse, http://cw.edudiv.org enables instructors and students to focus on core ChE concepts through application of research-based best practices in learning.
ASEE Summer School for ChE Faculty sets dates
The ASEE Chemical Engineering Division has set the dates for the next Summer School, July 29-August 4, 2017. It will be held on the campus of NC State University in Raleigh, NC. This is a once-every-five-years (quinquennial) opportunity for a week of career development that fills in the gaps in professional preparation of new faculty with an emphasis on teaching.
Newsletter available for your pre-conference reading pleasure
Need something to read on the way to Atlanta for the AIChE Annual Meeting? The seventh edition of the AIChE EDU Division Newsletter is now available!
Elections Currently Underway
All voting-eligible Division members as of July 1 should have received a ballot by email enabling them to vote for their preference for incoming Director for the Division. Read the Election Brochure for more details and alternate voting mechanisms. Deadline for voting is August 31!
Interested in Becoming a Faculty Member?
The Education Division has long provided opportunities for graduate students and new faculty members to develop professionally through conference programming and special programs like the Future Faculty Mentoring Program. The newest resource is a guide to the profession, Preparing Future Chemical Engineering Faculty compiled by Oregon State University postdoctoral researcher Dr. Laura Hirshfield. Take a look at our Future Faculty page!
2014 Course Survey Underway
Do you teach courses in transport phenomena (heat transfer, mass transfer, fluid mechanics) to undergraduates. Please take our survey at https://bucknell.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_1WTRPvm3Ix9F7mt or http://survey.edudiv.org. We need to hear from you before September 15.
Plan your AIChE Meeting Travel Now!
The draft of the 2014 AIChE Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia is currently posted online. To minimize overlap of a very full program, note that we have great programming scheduled through late Thursday. Keep a look out for information on our Education Division Banquet as well!
Interested in What Your Board has Done? Review the Minutes!
Future Faculty Mentoring Program Moves into Year 3
The Education Division is continuing a demonstrably effective program for Future Faculty Mentoring at the 2014 AIChE Annual Meeting. Interested in serving as a Mentor in the next cycle? The time commitment is modest and the possible impact on a young ChE is great. To join the pool, please fill out the short application at http://jimi.cbee.oregonstate.edu/concept_warehouse/FFMentor/
Join the Education Division Today!
You can join the Division at any time by calling AIChE Customer Service at 1-800-242-4363. If you prefer to join online:
IF YOU HAVE NOT YET RENEWED YOUR MEMBERSHIP FOR 2014: Just add the Division to your renewal by checking the appropriate box on the paper form or by adding the Division to your membership list online before checking out.
IF YOU HAVE ALREADY RENEWED YOUR MEMBERSHIP FOR 2014: Go to AIChE.org and select Divisions & Forums, then click on "Join a Division". A list of all the Divsions and Forums of which you are not a member will appear. If the Education Division appears, select it and join! Note that this page often has problems, in which case you should call AIChE at 1-800-242-4363.
We now have our own domain, http://www.edudiv.org. Its short, easy to remember, and easy to share!