Wenjuan Wang, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Beihang University ,beijing, PRC
Wenjuan Wang is a Ph.D. candidate in School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Beihang University Beijing, PRC. She received her M.Ed. in 2011 from Northwest Normal University. Her M.Ed. thesis involved the imperial examination policy of the minority nationalities of Yuan dynasty. Her primary specialty centers with the history of engineering education.
Ming LI is a Ph.D. candidate in College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Beihang University, Beijing, PRC. He received B.A. in Qingdao Agricultural University and M.Ed. in Shandong Normal University, China. From March 2013 to June 2013, he studied in School of Engineering Education at Purdue University as a visiting scholar. He is interested in higher education administration as well as engineering education. Now his research interest focuses on the quality assurance in higher education, particularly quality assurance in engineering education.
Dr. Brent K. Jesiek is Assistant Professor in the Schools of Engineering Education and Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University. He is also an Associate Director of Purdue's Global Engineering Program, leads the Global Engineering Education Collaboratory (GEEC) research group, and is the recent recipient of an NSF CAREER award to study boundary-spanning roles and competencies among early career engineers. He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Michigan Tech and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Science and Technology Studies (STS) from Virginia Tech. Dr. Jesiek draws on expertise from engineering, computing, and the social sciences to advance understanding of geographic, disciplinary, and historical variations in engineering education and professional practice.
Qin Zhu is a PhD student in the School of Engineering Education at Purdue University. His main research interests include global/comparative/international engineering education, engineering education policy, and engineering ethics. He received his BS degree in material sciences and engineering and first PhD degree in philosophy of science and technology (engineering ethics) both from Dalian University of Technology, China. His first PhD dissertation on improving the practical effectiveness of engineering ethics that draws on theories in hermeneutics, practical philosophy, and discourse ethics has recently been awarded the "Outstanding Dissertation Award" in Liaoning Province, China.
Jian YUAN is a Ph.D. Candidate at Beihang University, Beijing, China. He received his M.S. in Education from Northeast Normal University in 2011. Jian’s academic and research interests include engineering education, global engineering competency, engineering leadership, and service learning. From August 2013 to August 2014 he is a visiting graduate student scholar in Purdue's School of Engineering Education, working closely with Prof. Brent Jesiek and his GEEC research group.
Qing Lei is a professor and the Director of Institute of Higher Education, the Associate Dean of School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Beihang University (BUAA), Beijing, China. He has conducted research as a senior visiting scholar in the School of Education at Indiana University, US, in 2002. From 1990 to 1995, he was the Associate Director of the Dean’s Office, BUAA. He received his Ph.D. in 2003, M.Ed. in 1990, and B.Eng. in 1986 from BUAA. His primary social affiliations include the General Secretary of Chinese Society for Engineering Education, the Director of Chinese Academy of Engineering-BUAA Research Center for Engineering Education, and the consulter as a specialist of Beijing Municipal Government. He also served as the member of the executive committee for International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES) from 2006 to 2008.
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