Engineering Education, March 2015

The Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) has announced that Brian M. Kent, Ph.D. (MI A ’80), has joined as the senior scientist and science and technology leader for electromagnetic, radio frequency, and sensing systems. Dr. Kent “retired in June 2014 as CTO of the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) after a distinguished 37-year civilian engineering career in the Air Force.” He is also an adjunct professor of electrical engineering at Michigan State University, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in engineering. Read the news article for more biographical information on Dr. Kent and his new position with ARA.


The Florida Theta Chapter of Tau Beta Pi, at Florida International University, hosted a STEM Day on March 15th for several local k-12 schools, including the Mother of Christ Catholic School (Miami, FL). The School posted four pictures of their students’ involvement in the STEM day to their Facebook page. Click here and see the image below. The event is part of FL Theta’s K-12 MindSET project.



Applications are being accepted for a tenured full-professor and chair of the department of computer science at George Washington University. According to the job listing from The Chronicle of Higher Education, applicants must have a doctorate in computer science or a closely related field, evidence of outstanding research and academic achievements …

To inquire, please email Tom Mazzuchi, Chair of the Search Committee ( Please complete an online faculty application and include a detailed CV, a cover letter describing your research and teaching accomplishments and your views of growth opportunities in computer science, and the full contact information for five (5) professional references.


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