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Fall 2009 start up meeting

Fall 2009 Start-up Meeting

  • Mission Statement

  • Our mission is to prepare undergraduate and graduate students in engineering and computing to become accomplished professionals; to individually contribute to our professions through active scholarship in all

  • of its forms; and to support the University and society with expertise, leadership, and service.

  • To achieve our mission we:

  • emphasize experiential learning in a contemporary technical environment

  • prepare students by emphasizing sound principles and analytic thinking

  • emphasize a strong technical background enhanced by effective team and communication skills

  • provide graduate education and professional development for working professionals

  • imbue students with a strong sense of their professional responsibility to the public good

  • strive to inspire competence, courage, compassion and unquestioned integrity


Today s schedule
Today’s Schedule

  • Guests

    • Jeanne Arnold – Inclusion Implementation Plan

    • Julie Guevara – Strategic Positioning document

  • Guest

    • Debbie Morrow – new college liaison librarian

  • Guests

    • President Haas

    • Provost Davis

  • College business

    • Vote for Dean’s ex officio attendance in personnel

    • Scholarship competitions – Thank you! All times are filled!

    • H1N1 Flu Preparation

    • Shades in Kennedy

  • College business continues

  • Lunch, KEN 324/330

  • School Meetings begin at 1:00 CIS - KEN 350, EGR - KEN 122


Announcements of the day
Announcements of the Day

We encourage all faculty and staff to participate by joining …

Opening ceremonies this Friday

  • 10:00 a.m. – Louis Armstrong Theatre/AllendaleOpening Address by President Thomas Haas

  • 11:30 a.m. - Fall Convocation ceremonyFieldhouse Arena – contact Dean of Students @ 1-2345 to RSVP

  • 12:30-1:30 p.m., Cook Carillon Tower Plaza, AllendaleAll campus picnic lunch following convocation – no RSVP needed!

    Saturday, August 29th – Whitecaps Outing

  • A few tickets arestill available – talk to Joan

  • Game begins at 7:00 pm, BBQ about 7:15 pm, parking $4


Business items inserts
Business Items & Inserts

Handouts

  • Ballot

  • Beloit College Mindset List (yellow)

  • Calendar (orange)

    • Labor Day break, Monday & Tuesday no classes; office open on Tuesday

    • Nomination for Promotion Deadline to Director 11/2; to Dean 11/16)

    • Sabbatical Leave Request Deadline to Director 10/15; to Dean 11/2

    • Thanksgiving Break, November 25, 26, 27 no classes; offices open Nov. 25th

    • Fall Semester grades due to be posted by faculty on Banner by December 22, noon

  • Faculty & Staff Directory (white)

  • Organizational Chart for College/KEN & KEB Building (gold)

  • Committee Representation (pink)

  • Committee Reports from winter 2009 (tan)


Fall 2009 office hours with the dean
Fall 2009 Office Hours with the Dean

Scheduling a time with Joan is appreciated, however, drop-ins are welcome.

  • Tuesday, September 22, 11-5, KEN 332

  • Wednesday, September 30, 1-5, C-2-204 MAK

  • Wednesday, October 7, 9-3, KEN 332

  • Thursday, October 15, 9-3, C-2-204 MAK

    Dates are on the college calendar & an email invitation will also be sent out!



Dr rajeev agrawal
Dr. Rajeev Agrawal

  • Joining us from EDS, an HP Company

  • Ph.D. Computer Science with Engineering Minor, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan

  • M.S. Computer Science and Engineering, Thaper Institute of Engineering & Technology, India

  • B.S. Computer Science, G.B. Pant University, India


Dr jonathan engelsma
Dr. Jonathan Engelsma

  • Joining us from Motorola Labs, Schaumburg, IL

  • Ph.D. Computer Science, Michigan State University

  • M.S. Computer Science, Michigan State University

  • B.S. Computer Science, Grand Valley State University


Dr wael mohktar
Dr. Wael Mohktar

  • Joining us from Lake Superior State University, Sault Sainte Marie, MI

  • Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering Department, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA

  • M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Alexandria University, Egypt

  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Alexandria University, Egypt


Dr lucien ngalamou pideu
Dr. Lucien Ngalamou Pideu

  • Joining us from University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies

  • Ph.D. Electronic Engineering, Joseph Fourier University, Grenoble, France

  • MSc Electronic Engineering, University of Science and Technology, Montpellier, France

  • BSc Applied Physics, University of Yaounde’, Cameroon


Personnel actions
Personnel Actions

  • Princewill Anyalebechi Promotion to Professor of Engineering

  • Nael Barakat Tenure & Promotion to Associate Professor

  • Shabbir Choudhuri Tenure & Promotion to Associate Professor

  • Bruce Dunne Tenure & Promotion to Associate Professor

  • Hugh McGuire Promotion to Associate Professor


2009 - 2010 Sabbatical Activities

Nael Barakat – Fall 2009

Fundamental Research and Development of Educational Material in the area of Control Systems and Robotics

Hans Dulimarta – Fall 2009

Exploration of Discrete Techniques in Computer Animation of Elastic Objects

Bruce Dunne – Winter 2010

Development of new course entitled “Wireless Communication Systems”

Aziz Rahman – Fall 2009(from Winter 2009)Development of a complete course packet and laboratory materials for EGR 330 Power Systems Analysis


Changes in pcec staffing assignments
Changes in PCEC Staffing Assignments

  • Charlie Standridge – Assistant Dean and Director of Engineering

  • Paul Leidig– Acting Assistant Dean and Director of CIS

  • Paul Johnson – Acting Assistant Dean


College organization in your handouts
College Organization (in your handouts)


Initiatives and focus for this year
Initiatives and Focus for This Year

Strategic Planning

  • GVSU revision – 2009

  • Padnos College revision – 2010

  • Unit and Program revision – 2010/2011


Initiatives and focus for this year1
Initiatives and Focus for This Year

Revisit the Padnos College Strategic Plan to review for consistency with:

  • GVSU Strategic Positioning 2015 document

  • Updated Inclusion and Equity initiatives

  • Strategic Enrollment Management Initiatives

    • Undergraduate

    • Graduate

    • Student Success Model, etc.

  • Changing needs of the various Padnos College constituencies


Initiatives and focus for this year2
Initiatives and Focus for This Year

Continue to develop and expand external support to address:

  • Current and emerging economic / funding realities

  • Expansion of our co-op and internship employer base

  • Outreach efforts with the K – 12 schools and community colleges


Initiatives and focus for this year3
Initiatives and Focus for This Year

Support emerging academic programs and revisions:

  • Majors

  • Minors

  • Graduate programs

  • University sustainability effort

  • Transcript enhancement effort

    • Identified noteworthy elements

    • Certificates


Initiatives and focus for this year4
Initiatives and Focus for This Year

Continue to advocate for enhanced and expanded facilities to support:

  • Instruction

  • Faculty Development

  • Community and industry interaction and support


Initiatives and focus for this year5
Initiatives and Focus for This Year

OPERATIONAL GOALS

  • Support the School of Engineering in preparation for an ABET review in the Fall of 2010

  • Support MAREC evolution


Lunch
Lunch

Located in Kennedy 324 & 330!


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