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  • Undergraduate Student Town Hall Meeting

    1. 1. Undergraduate Student Town Hall Meeting<br />
    2. 2. Dean’s Office<br />Jonathan Wickert<br />Dean, College of Engineering<br />BalajiNarasimhan<br />Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies<br />Diane Rover<br />Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs<br />Jim Kurtenbach<br />Associate Dean for Administration<br />Ron Cox<br />Assistant Dean for Economic Development<br />
    3. 3. Department Chairs<br />Tom Rudolphi, Interim AeroE<br />RameshKanwar, ABE<br />Surya Mallapragada, CBE<br />James Alleman, CCEE<br />ArunSomani, ECpE<br />Gary Mirka, IMSE<br />Richard LeSar, MSE<br />Ted Heindel, Interim ME<br />
    4. 4. Dimensions<br />5086 undergraduate students<br />1100 graduate students<br />350 FTE faculty and staff<br />$70M annual research expenditures<br />Research collaborations with 60 centers and institutes across campus<br />21% of our graduates have studied or worked abroad<br />84% of students graduate with applied engineering work experience<br />
    5. 5. Engineering in Social Context<br />“Scientists investigate that which already is. Engineers create that which has never been.”Albert Einstein<br />ENERGY<br />ENVIRONMENT<br />FOOD<br />WATER<br />CLIMATE<br />INFRASTRUCTURE<br />
    6. 6. Research Vignettes<br />NSF Engineering Research Center for Biorenewable Chemicals (Professor Brent Shanks): an $18.5M partnership of six universities and nine companies to develop a new model for producing industrial chemicals<br />CyberInnovation Institute and Virtual Reality Applications Center (Professor Jim Oliver): 100 million pixel facility, $20M in ongoing research<br />Bioeconomy Institute (Professor Robert Brown): 160 affiliated faculty and $50M in cumulative research funding<br />Center for Nondestructive Evaluation (Professor Bruce Thompson): NSF Industry/ University Cooperative Research Center focused on research impacting automotive, aerospace, energy, and defense areas<br />
    7. 7. Happenings<br />
    8. 8. ISU’s trend in total state appropriations<br />(Provost’s November 17 presentation to the Faculty Senate)<br />
    9. 9. Differential Tuition Allocation for the last 3 years<br />
    10. 10. Engineering Student Council’s Questions<br /><ul><li>Will my future differential tuition payments be affected by cuts in the budget?
    11. 11. How will financial aid be impacted by budget cuts?
    12. 12. Will undergraduate research be minimized or cut due to budget reductions?
    13. 13. MIT recently started posting course lectures online for free. Has the college considered doing anything similar? What is the CoE doing to innovate in teaching and education?
    14. 14. How does the College rank nationally, and what are we doing to improve our ranking?
    15. 15. With enrollment being at record highs, what is being done to maintain reasonable class sizes and prevent a “crowded” feeling?</li>

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