Celebrate 50 Years
Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science

ASEE Illinois-Indiana Section Conference

The American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Illinois-Indiana Section Conference will be held at IPFW on March 27-28, 2015.  The College of Engineering, Technology and Computer Science looks forward to several annual events joining together with a variety of conference activities as part of IPFW's 50th anniversary celebration.

The 2015 Illinois-Indiana Section Conference is dedicated to all disciplines of engineering and engineering technology education.  The conference is committed to fostering the exchange of ideas and enhancing teaching methods and curriculum.  It will also provide prime networking opportunities for engineering and engineering technology education stakeholders such as faculty members, students, university administrators and industry representatives.  The conference further facilitates paper and presentation on pedagogy by the participants, recognizes individual excellence, and provides opportunity for students to exhibit their work.

Conference attendees will have the opportunity to hear Dr. Eric Jolly, president of the Science Museum of Minnesota, one of the nation's largest and most esteemed science museums.  His presentation, part of the Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecture Series, will be on the importance of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education in contemporary societies. ASEE attendees will also have the chance to attend the 12th Annual Opportunity Banquet and Career Fair featuring retired NASA astronaut Robert Lee "Hoot" Gibson.  Other events which coincide with the conference are the 18th Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavor Symposium and the Department of Engineering Modeling & Simulation Conference.

Watch for more information regarding registration and paper submissions.


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2013 Big Event Volunteers

2013 Big Event!

Faculty, staff, and students from CEIT and Theta Tau fraternity volunteered at the Community Harvest Food Bank on Saturday, March 23 as part of IPFW's Big Event. 

About volunteering, Allan Burris shared, “ I sometimes take for granted that I always have the opportunity to eat whenever I want.”

“The best part was when I started walking down the line and passing out items. It was great to see how people appreciated/reacted to it.  My friend Archie used to work with one of the guys that went through the line. It hit me right then that it can happen to any one of us.”

“I volunteer because I love to see how it affects people and to serve the Lord.   Also, it feels great to be able to help someone, even if it’s indirectly. “

2013 Big Event Clean Up

 Above:  Allan Burris, Keith Hood, Jacob Lee, and Dianna Cole

More photos and details about the event (.PDF)

The ETAP Power Laboratory

Thanks to a significant software donation from Operation Technology, Inc., ETAP software has been installed for use in CEIT labs.  Dr. Omonowo(David) Momoh was instrumental in securing the donation that will give students hands-on experience with leading software in the power industry.