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Forging Engineering Pathways

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Electrical Engineering Education:   B.S. in Computer Science and Mathematics with minors in Global Engineering Leadership and Arabic, University of Maryland Mentors:   Joyce D. Georgia Tech University; Dr. Ehsan Adeli, Stanford University Favour Nerrise was interested in engineering even before she knew what it was.

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Tenacity Propels African Immigrant Along Engineering Path

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Favour Nerrise was interested in engineering even before she knew what it was. Exposure to engineering doesn’t really exist for my family,” she said. Exposure to engineering doesn’t really exist for my family,” she said. Growing up, there wasn’t really anyone telling me that engineering was a path I could take.

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Plan B Propels Engineer to Higher Ed Leadership

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

“I then thought, because I was very good in math and science, perhaps I could become an engineer and design an airplane for others to pilot,” said Lim, who joined the NJIT in July 2022 as its ninth president and a distinguished professor of mechanical engineering. That began my pathway forward and my love of engineering.”

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Division Commander Signs Updated Diversity Program Management Plan

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) North Atlantic Division (NAD), signed the updated Advancing Minorities’ Interest in Engineering (AMIE) program management plan April 6. We need people who can relate and have the engineering background to solve problems in all types of communities. Lloyd, commander of the U.S.

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Leveraging Materials Engineering to Improve Human Health

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Erika Moore Title: Rhines Rising Star Larry Hench Assistant Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering, University of Florida Age: 31 Education: B.S., biomedical engineering, The Johns Hopkins University; Ph.D., She is also the founder and president of Moore Wealth, Inc.,

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Engineering Ph.D. Candidate Relishes His Role as a Mentor

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

However, he was curious about some aspects of science and engineering, so he decided he’d try community college. candidate in material science and engineering at the University of Central Florida. He wasn’t surrounded by college graduates or even friends who were planning to enroll. Fast forward to 2023.

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AUCC to Launch Institute to Support Minority Engineers with $1.5 Million Investment from A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The Atlanta University Center Consortium (AUCC), an organization made up of four historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), is planning to launch a new institute in an effort to increase the number of engineers from underrepresented communities, using a $1.5 million investment from the A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation.