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Collaborative Initiatives between the College of Engineering

  1. 1. Collaborative Initiatives between the College of Engineering and other UI Colleges
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>Collaborations with nine other colleges </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty support Office of Vice President for Research initiatives </li></ul><ul><li>15% of Engineering faculty have secondary appointments in other colleges </li></ul><ul><li>27 faculty from other colleges have secondary appointments in Engineering </li></ul>
  3. 3. Business <ul><li>Technological Entrepreneurship Certificate </li></ul><ul><ul><li>National recognition--first US engineering college to offer certificate with an engineering undergraduate degree </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grown to include Colleges of Medicine and Nursing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Seamans Leadership Institute </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Joint twice-yearly weekend retreat for 20 engineering and business undergraduate students with established leaders from both disciplines </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Secondary appointments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Management Sciences </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Medicine <ul><li>Medicine-Engineering collaborative pilot grant program </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ob/Gyn <---> Chemical and Biochemical Engineering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internal Medicine, Orthopaedics <---> Biomedical Engineering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Radiology, Ophthalmology and Pathology, Anatomy & Cell Biology <---> Electrical and Computer Engineering </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Secondary appointments </li></ul>
  5. 5. Liberal Arts <ul><li>Participation in Optical Science and Technology Center </li></ul><ul><li>Secondary appointments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Urban and Regional Planning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Geography </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Geoscience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Physics & Astronomy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chemistry </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Education <ul><li>Education and Engineering Deans co-attending national Summit on Education for a Technological World, October 1-2. Designed to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Work with engineering faculty to help enhance teacher preparation for both pre-service and in-service teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Work with the education college to enhance engineering faculty teaching skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase funding opportunities through interdisciplinary campus initiatives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrate math, science, technology, and engineering into teacher training programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop successful K-12 outreach programs </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Dentistry <ul><li>Dentistry-Engineering collaborative pilot grant program </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prosthodontics and Biomedical Engineering </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Secondary appointments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dentistry faculty in Biomedical Engineering </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Public Health <ul><li>Initiating collaborative pilot grant program </li></ul><ul><li>Secondary appointments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Public Health faculty in Civil and Environmental Engineering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engineering faculty in Public Health </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Pharmacy <ul><li>Secondary appointments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Medicinal Natural Product faculty in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Nursing <ul><li>Secondary appointments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Industrial Engineering faculty in Nursing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cross-listed courses in Health Infomatics </li></ul>
  11. 11. Law <ul><li>Law faculty member and two students participated in International Perspectives in Water Resources Planning engineering summer course to China </li></ul><ul><li>Engineering alumni who have earned degrees in intellectual property law have expressed interest in assisting UI in collaborative engineering/law ventures </li></ul>
  12. 12. Multi-Disciplinary Support for Office of Vice President for Research <ul><li>Center for Biocatalysis and Bioprocessing </li></ul><ul><li>Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research </li></ul><ul><li>Center for Health Effects of Environmental Contamination </li></ul><ul><li>NADS </li></ul><ul><li>Public Policy Center </li></ul>

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