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Martin-Vega serves as president-elect of American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)

Dr. Louis Martin-Vega
Dr. Louis Martin-Vega

Dr. Louis A. Martin-Vega, dean of the College of Engineering, began a term as president-elect of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) in June.

He will serve in the position for one year before assuming the presidency of the organization in 2016.

Martin-Vega has led NC State’s College of Engineering since 2006. During his tenure, the College has made significant strides in research, education and innovation to become one of the most preeminent colleges of engineering in the United States and in the world. It is the only college of engineering in the nation currently leading two National Science Foundation (NSF) Engineering Research Centers and is playing a leading role in PowerAmerica – a Department of Energy power electronics National Manufacturing Innovation Institute being led by NC State.

He has held several prestigious positions at the National Science Foundation (NSF), including acting head of its Engineering Directorate and director of its Division of Design, Manufacture, and Industrial Innovation. He currently serves on the Advisory Committee for the Engineering Directorate at NSF and on NSF’s Foundation-Wide Committee on Equal Opportunities in Science and Engineering (CEOSE), charged with broadening participation by women, underrepresented minorities and persons with disabilities in all of the sciences and engineering.

ASEE was founded in 1893 and is the only national engineering education organization concerned with all engineering disciplines.

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