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Grants: 2005

Enhancing Communication and Use of Information in Engineering

Penn State University, University Park, PA
Contact: Mieke Shuurman, 814-865-6292,
Develop and assess a training program for engineering students that improves oral communication competencies
Assessing Students' Oral Communication Skills;
Assessment of Students' Oral Communication Skills: Do Students and Workplace Supervisors Rely on General Response Patterns?;
The Effect of a Targeted Speech Communication Course on the Public Speaking Self-Efficacy of Engineering Undergraduates

Women in Engineering

Greene County Career Center, Xenia, OH
Contact: Bob Kaiser, 937-879-3611,
Program to excite girls about engineering using robots, rockets and race cars

isisHawaii, Honolulu, HI
Contact: Lynn Fujioka, 808-988-1931,
Develop an online workshop pilot that helps students and parents understand the role of engineers

Kettering University, Flint, MI
Contact: Betsy Homsher, 810-762-9540,
Collaboration with Genesee county schools to create the Discovery program, a career-oriented series of workshops to encourage SMET participation
Discover U - Funding Story 2005;
Discover U Overview

Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA
Contact: S. David Wu, 610-758-5308,
Enhancements to the Summer CHOICES program, designed to increase the pipeline of women into engineering

SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY
Contact: Napis Chongleuswarawong, 631-632-4134,
Expanded mentoring, student leadership and alumnae programs to augment WISE programming efforts

University of Denver, Denver, CO
Contact: Ronald DeLyser, 303-871-2102
Expansion of the "Making of an Engineer" and "Making of a Scientist" programs

University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Contact: Suzanne Gage Brainard, 206-543-4810,
Research on the impact of merging WISE and MSEP programs on the retention of women in engineering

Information Access in Developing Countries

Association AZUR Developpement, Brazzaville, Congo
Contact: Sylvie Niombo, azurdev@yahoo.fr
Creation of a documentation and information center on engineering, including a library and internet resources

Educate the Children, Ithaca, NY
Contact: Adam Swart, 607-272-1176,
School to school program between US and Nepal that promotes technology

Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Contact: Mary Ann Evans, 515-232-5950,
Partnership program to create an engineering education network in Ukraine and distance education courses for undergraduates

NGO VIOLA, Bryansk, Russia
Contact: Dr. Ludmila Zhirina,
Attracting girls into engineering through a series of hands-on activities in partnership with 55 schools in rural Russia

Penn State University, Lehman, PA
Contact: Willie Ofosu, 570-675-9137,
Design and implement a degree in telecommunications engineering at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Tech (KNUST), Ghana
Using Service Learning in an Engineering Program in Ghana;
Incorporating Equatorial Environmental Conditions in an Appropriate Technology


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