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  • Professor Klosterman to Chair ASEE Division on Engineering Leadership

    February 23, 2016 - Professor Klosterman was elected as Program Chair of the Engineering Leadership Division of American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) at the 2016 International Forum in New Orleans on June 25th. The conference brings together engineering professionals from academia and industry from around the globe who are engaged in novel engineering education initiatives to information on successful models, experiences and best practices.

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  • GIEL Director Interviewed by The National Engineering Forum

    September 1, 2015 - Pitts discusses the 3 C’s (Capacity, Capability, and Competitiveness) and how they align with GIEL’s five pillars. He also talks about the future of engineering and how to ensure engineers have the right skills and abilities to succeed.

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  • 2015 Gordon Prize Awarded

    April 10, 2015 - On Friday April 10th The National Academy of Engineering visited Northeastern University to present the 2015 Bernard M. Gordon Prize for Innovation in Engineering and Technology Education to professors Simon Pitts and Michael Silevitch for conceiving the Innovative GEL program. Dr. C.D.Mote, president of the National Academy of Engineering presented the award. Following the award presentation President Aoun and Gordon Institute of Engineering Leadership benefactor Bernie Gordon joined the award recipients along with Institute faculty, staff, alumni and current students to celebrate the prestigious honor.

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  • Emerging Leaders Attend Engineering Leadership “Boot Camp”

    July 25, 2012 - The Gordon Undergraduate Engineering Leadership Program (GUEL) held a two-day leadership “boot camp” for undergraduate engineering students. During the sessions, participants completed a Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and explored engineering leadership in the context of personal leadership styles, power and influence, and situational leadership.

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  • Participants Complete the Gordon Undergraduate Engineering Leadership Program (GUEL)

    July 24, 2012 - The Gordon Undergraduate Engineering Leadership Program (GUEL) awarded Certificates of Completion to 12 undergraduate engineering students who successfully completed the 2012 program curriculum.

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  • Data Recovery for the Rest of Us

    - NU News reports on the launch of FoRCE, a digital forensics tool first developed by Gordon Fellow Keith Bertolino as his GEL Challenge Project.

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  • Strengthening University-Industry Partnerships

    July 11, 2012 - GEL Director Simon Pitts led a plenary session about strengthening university-industry partnerships as part of the 2012 NSF Engineering Research and Innovation Conference. The panel included Charles Buuck (Turner Construction Company), Lueny Morell (HP Laboratories), Robert Smith (Raytheon IDS), and Frank Tempesta (Textron Systems Corporation, retired). The conference drew approximately 1,200 attendees from academe, industry, and government.

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  • New Video Honors Gordon’s Vision and Leadership

    June 14, 2012 - In a new video, Gordon Fellows, Gordon Fellow Candidates, University leaders, and members of the GEL Industry Advisory Board share their thoughts on the vision and leadership of GEL benefactor Bernie Gordon. The video premiered at the dedication of the Bernard M. Gordon Tribute to Engineering Leadership.

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  • INSIGHTs in Energy Systems

    June 13, 2012 - GEL Director Simon Pitts addressed the graduating class of MS Energy Systems students, which included several Gordon Fellows, at a recent graduation reception. Read more in the latest issue of INSIGHTs in Energy Systems.

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  • Engadget Features Winning ECE Capstone Project

    - Engadget visited members of Northeastern’s winning ECE Capstone team to learn about their project, an eye-​​controlled robotic arm that allows disabled patients to feed them­selves. The team includes Mohammed Kante, who completed the Gordon Undergraduate Engineering Leadership Program (GUEL).

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