ASEE Best Paper Awarded to Dirk Schaefer

SAVANNAH, Ga.(Dec. 7, 2010) - The American Society for Engineering Educators (ASEE) has just announced its Best Paper Award from its 2010 Annual Conference and Exposition. Five outstanding conference papers are selected annually, one for each of the five ASEE Professional Interest Councils.

Georgia Tech Savannah Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor Dirk Schaefer and his fellow authors were awarded the Best Paper for, “Preparing for Participation in SPEED: An ASEE Initiative for a Nationally Recognized Development Program for Engineering Educators.”

In addition to this award, Dr. Schaefer was a distinguished lecturer at the conference in reference to the same topic.

Dr. Schaefer will be honored and given his award at the upcoming 2011 ASEE Annual Conference.

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