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Special Faculty Meeting College of Engineering and Computer Science. September 18, 2009 2:30 PM 144 Russ Engineering Center. AGENDA Welcome and Introduction of New Faculty Dr. Rory Roberts, Assistant Professor, Dept of Mechanical and Materials Engineering

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Special faculty meeting college of engineering and computer science
Special Faculty MeetingCollege of Engineering and Computer Science

September 18, 2009

2:30 PM

144 Russ Engineering Center

AGENDA

  • Welcome and Introduction of New Faculty

    • Dr. Rory Roberts, Assistant Professor, Dept of Mechanical and Materials Engineering

    • Dr. Pascal Hitzler, Assistant Professor, Dept of Computer Science and Engineering

  • Budget Status – Tom Bazzoli, Assistant Dean

  • Past, Present and Future of CECS – Bor Jang, Dean

    • An update on Wright State Research Institute (Dr. Narayanan)

    • Student retention initiative (Dr. Klingbeil)

    • Presentation


Outline
Outline

Past and Present

Degree Programs

Enrollments

Faculty size

Research grants and expenditures

Future

Challenges

Opportunities


New programs
New Programs

  • Undergraduate Program Options

    • CS: Music (BA), Earth & Environmental Sciences, Visualization

    • CEG: Wireless Architecture, Wireless Software

    • EE: Wireless Engineering

    • MSE/ME: Alternative Energy

  • Graduate Programs

    • MS in Engineering: Renewable and Clean Energy

    • MS in Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship


Fall 2009

Fall 2009

CECS Enrollment and Research Statistics


Projections dfhs applications and enrollment submitted to dr hopkins 2005
Projections: DFHS Applications and Enrollment (Submitted to Dr. Hopkins, 2005)

5%

5%

CECS Projected Annual Increase

5%

5%

3%

3%

CECS Projected Annual Increase

5%

5%

5%

5%

5%

4%


Projections dfhs applications and enrollment
ProjectionsDFHS Applications and Enrollment

+14.6%

higher than goal

778

679

+8.5%

higher than goal

343

316





Overall cecs enrollment fall 2009
Overall CECS EnrollmentFall 2009

Total

2,018


Overall cecs enrollment since fall 2000
Overall CECS Enrollment(Since Fall 2000)



Examples of student success
Examples of Student Success

  • Aero design teams,

  • Human-powered vehicle competitions

  • Autonomous lawnmower competitions

  • Computing machine

  • PhD students

    • Assistant professors in Indiana University, Central Michigan, Georgia Tech, etc.



Research education centers
Research/Education Centers

  • Assistive Technologies Research Center (ATRC)

  • Center for Advanced Manufacturing Technology

  • Center for Advanced Power and Energy Conversion (CAPEC)

  • Center for Engineering Logistics and Distribution

  • Center for Medical Imaging

  • Center for Nanoscale Multifunctional Materials

    • Center for Operator Performance

    • Center for Human Performance

    • Center for Technology-Based Learning (IGERT)

  • Computational Design and Optimization Center

  • Device Development Center (DDC)

  • Kno.e.sis (Knowledge Enabled Information and Services Science)

  • Micro Air Vehicle Research Center of Excellence

  • RaiderHPC: The Wright State High Performance Computing Center

  • Sensors for Vigilance (SAVig) Center

  • Wright^Edge

  • Wright State Research Institute (WSRI)


Total Research Awards




Average Research ExpendituresPer TT Faculty Member



Comparison data
Comparison Data

University of Akron

Cleveland State University

Kent State University

University of Toledo

Wright State University


Comparable CECS CollegesDirect from High School Students


Comparable CECS CollegesTotal Undergraduate Students


Comparable CECS CollegesTotal Graduate Students



Comparable CECS CollegesTotal Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty


Future
Future

  • Challenges

    • Declining State support for higher education?

    • Decreasing number of high school graduates in Ohio

    • Quarter-to-semester transition

    • Mission of a university

      • Education

      • Research

      • Service

      • Economic impact

    • Where (what) do we want to be in 10 years?


Opportunities
Opportunities

  • A vibrant CECS

    • Highly talented and dedicated faculty and staff ready to make a difference;

    • Motivated students eager to learn and succeed;

    • Alumni and friends supporting and contributing;

  • Region and State need/demand knowledge-based economic growth;

    • Faculty- and student-initiated start-ups

    • Technology transfer


Opportunities1
Opportunities

  • Internationally recognized leaders and scholars

    • Membership, National Academies of Science or Engineering

    • Editors of reputed journals

    • Research awards

  • Nationally ranked programs

  • Significantly increased research funding level

  • Semester transition

    • Forward-looking curricula


Specific goals
Specific Goals

  • Increase undergraduate and graduate enrollments

  • Recruit top domestic & international students

  • Educate students who can compete globally & help US industry stay competitive

  • Promote interdisciplinary programs and “integrated education & research” activities

  • Significantly increase funding

  • Reward world-class scholarship

  • Enhance prominence & visibility of CECS



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