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Cooperative Education Director Maureen Barcic inducted as ASEE Fellow

PITTSBURGH  (July 25, 2013) ... Maureen Barcic, Director of the Cooperative Education Program at the University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering, was among 12 individual recently inducted as Fellows of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) recently inducted 12 newly elected Fellows. Ms. Barcic was recognized at a special awards ceremony held during the 120th ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia, June 23-26, 2013

The Grade of Fellow is one of unusual professional distinction and is conferred by the ASEE Board of Directors upon an ASEE member with outstanding and extraordinary qualifications and experience in engineering or engineering technology education or allied field, who has made appropriate and important individual contributions. Fellow member status is a distinction conferred upon those who have been members for at least 10 years and special attention is given to an individual's contributions within ASEE.

Ms. Barcic joins three current Swanson School Faculty who serve as ASEE Fellows: Mary Besterfield-Sacre, PhD, Associate Professor and Fulton C. Noss Faculty Fellow of Industrial Engineering and Director of the Engineering Education Research Center; Daniel Budny, PhD, Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Academic Director of the First-Year Engineering Program; and Larry J. Shuman, PhD, Distinguished Service Professor of Industrial Engineering and Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the Swanson School.


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