Professional Papers

The American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Zone 1 Conference seeks presentations and invites submissions of full-length papers in topics related to the ASEE’s primary objectives. These objectives include: promoting scholarly educational research methodologies on learning and methods of engineering instruction, dissemination of knowledge on engineering teaching and learning, encouraging efforts to improve instruction through development of innovative materials and techniques, sound instructional designs, and improved evaluation methodologies and enhancing the status of teaching in the university and beyond.

Click here to view and download the Call for Professional Papers PDF.


Important Dates

February 14, 2020:Submission deadline
February 28, 2020:Notification of acceptance
March 14, 2020:Final manuscript and registration due

Presentation Guidelines

  1. Please be in the session room at least 15 minutes before your presentation begins in order to load your presentation onto the meeting room computer and check in with the session chair.
  2. Please submit your brief bio to the session chair to be introduced before your presentation.
  3. Try to use standard fonts on your presentation (e.g., Times Roman, Helvetica, Arial, New Times Roman). Basic fonts are included on the session room computers; unusual fonts may not be displayed properly.
  4. Bring your presentation material saved in a USB flash drive (please run virus check before bringing the data).
  5. Each concurrent session will be 75 minutes long. Most sessions will consist of four presentations.
  6. Each presenter will be introduced briefly by the session chair.
  7. Each presenter is allocated 10 minutes for oral presentation, and 5 minutes for Q & A. In case of a no-show, you may receive more time to present your work or for the Q & A section.
  8. You will be reminded twice – when the time is 5 minutes left, and when it is one minute left.

Paper Submissions

These are reports of results from research projects. Papers must include relevant literature and background, methodology, and research results. The standard number of pages is 6 and the maximum page limit is 8 pages. Please download the required submission template for professional papers. Additional information on paper requirements is given below. All papers will be “publish-to-present,” meaning:

Acceptance of the paper will depend on a successful peer review of the paper. Papers submitted to the ASEE Zone 1 Conference should include relevant research results and/or assessment information, as a rigorous peer review can be expected. Incomplete papers will not be accepted. Presentation of the paper at the Conference is required for publication of the paper in the conference proceedings. All accepted papers will be published in the Conference proceedings and the IEEE Xplore Digital Library. Selected papers will be invited for publication at various peer-reviewed journals. All papers must be submitted through the Online Conference System. Please click here to submit your paper.

Topics of Interest:

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to: AerospaceBiomedical and Chemical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, College-Industry Partnership, Computers in Education, Cooperative Education, Experimentation and Laboratory-Oriented Studies, Educational Research and Methods, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Energy Conversion, Design Graphics, Engineering Economy, Engineering Ethics, Engineering Management, Engineering Technology, Entrepreneurship, Environmental Engineering, First-year Programs, Graduate Studies, Industrial Engineering, Information Systems, K-12 and Pre-College Engineering, Engineering and Society, Manufacturing Materials, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics and Automation, Minorities in Engineering, Multidisciplinary Engineering and Women in Engineering.

All presubmission inquiries should be sent by email to the Program Technical Committee Chair, Dr. Elif Kongar.

General Chair:Tarek Sobh, University of Bridgeport
Organization Chair:Navarun Gupta, University of Bridgeport
Advisory Committee Chair:Semahat Demir, Istanbul Kultur University
Program Technical Committee Chair:Elif Kongar, University of Bridgeport

Professional Papers Technical Committee Members

Dr. Hisham Alnajjar, University of Hartford
Dr. Michael J. Autuori, University of Bridgeport
Dr. Joanna Badara, University of Bridgeport
Dr. Hassan Bajwa University of Bridgeport
Dr. Buket Barkana, University of Bridgeport
Mr. Dennis Brotherton, Sikorsky Aircraft
Dr. Gautham Das, University of Texas
Dr. Kathleen Engelmann, University of Bridgeport
Dr. Maria Gherasimova, University of Bridgeport
Dr. Surendra M. Gupta, Northeastern University
Mr. Russell Heinrich, Cooper Surgical
Dr. Larry Hmurcik, University of Bridgeport
Dr. Jerry Hopcroft, Wentworth Institute of Technology
Dr. Joyce Hu, University of Bridgeport
Mr. Paul Kontogiorgis, Industry Advisory Board
Mr. Frank Kuchinski Poulsen Hybrid, LLC
Dr. Neal Lewis University of Bridgeport
Dr. Jeremy Li, University of Bridgeport
Dr. Anca Micu, Sacred Heart University
Dr. Bahram Nassersharif, University of Rhode Island
Dr. Nelson Ngoh, University of Bridgeport
Mr. Mark Richards, eRichards Consulting
Dr. Kurt A. Rosentrater, Iowa State University
Dr. Saion Sinha, University of New Haven
Prof. Dan Tenney, 3M Purification
Ms. Saunders Theodora, IEEE
Prof. Abhilasha Tibrewal, University of Bridgeport
Dr. Xingguo Xiong, University of Bridgeport
Dr. Katherine S. Ziemer, Northeastern University