Plenary Panel A1 - Peace Engineering in Action

Carlos Eduardo Fúquene Retamoso

Director, Departamento de Ingeniería Industrial, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Colombia

Rodney Herrington, P.E.

Chief Technical Officer and Founder, Aqua Research LLC and Aqua Membranes LLC

Elizabeth Kistin Keller

Systems Research & Analysis, Sandia National Laboratories

Plenary Panel A2 - International Collaborations for Peace Engineering

Bernard Amadei, PhD

Founding President, Engineers Without Borders – USA
Founding Director, Mortenson Center in Engineering for Developing Communities.
Distinguished Professor and Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder

Mohammed Salameh Ibbini, PhD

Vice president, Jordan University of Science and Technology;
Professor of Electrical and Biomedical Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Technology

Seeram Ramakrishna

Professor of Mechanical Engineering, National University of Singapore

Plenary Panel A3 - Academia/Teaching Peace Engineering

Cynthia J. Atman, PhD

Founding director of the Center for Engineering Learning & Teaching (CELT), a professor in Human Centered Design & Engineering, and the inaugural holder of the Mitchell T. & Lella Blanche Bowie Endowed Chair at the University of Washington. Co-director of the Consortium to Promote Reflection in Engineering Education (CPREE).

Adrian Erlinger

Program Manager, Innovation and Capacity Building, American Councils for International Education

Frank T. Koe, PhD

Entrepreneur/Intrapreneur and International Consultant; Associate professor of engineering entrepreneurship at Pennsylvania State University at University Park

Mira Olson, PhD

150th Anniversary Professor; Director, EPICS Program; Professor, Engineering Education, Drexel University

James Tangorra, PhD

Associate Professor and Co-Director, Peace Engineering Program, Drexel University

Plenary Panel Panel B1 - The Future of Big Science

Susan Seestrom

Associate Laboratories Director for Advanced Science and Technology and Chief Research Officer, Sandia National Laboratories

Stephen Younger

Laboratories Director, Sandia National Laboratories

Plenary Panel B2 - Extreme Engineering/Global Challenges

Carol L. J. Adkins, PhD

Director of Energy, Earth, and Complex Systems, Sandia National Laboratories

Susan Seestrom

Associate Laboratories Director for Advanced Science and Technology and Chief Research Officer, Sandia National Laboratories

Anup K. Singh, PhD

Director, Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Defense and Energy Technologies Center, Sandia National Laboratories

Plenary Panel B3 – Industry Forum: Industrial Innovations to Nurture Peace Engineering

Xavier Fouger

Senior Director, Global Academia Programs, Dassault Systemes, France

Bhavesh Mistry

Head of the academic marketing program, National Instruments

Plenary Panel B4 – Innovations in Peace Engineering

Mark Nelson

Co-Director, Peace Innovation Lab, Stanford University


Margarita Quihuis

Co-Director, Peace Innovation Lab, Stanford University

Plenary Panel B7 – Designing a Fine MES – Engineering Ethics in an Autonomous World

Jennifer Boger, PhD

Assistant Professor, Systems Design Engineering, University of Waterloo, Canada; Schlegel Research Chair in Technology for Independent Living, Research Institute for Aging, Canada

Sharon Lee, PhD

Chief Education Officer, Enable Education;
Past faculty member, Conestoga College, Kitchener, Canada

Elsie Maio

Founder/CEO, Humanity, Inc/SoulBranding℠ Institute

Christina White, PhD

Founding director of the National Academy of Engineering Grand Challenges Scholars & K12 Partners Program at The University of Texas at Austin; Engineering Educator and Inventor

Plenary Panel C1: Academia, Industry, Govs, Multilateral, Funding Agencies – Future of Engineering Education

Chaouki T. Abdallah, Phd

Executive Vice President for Research, Georgia Institute of Technology (GA Tech)

Kamil Agi

President/CEO, SensorComm Technologies, Inc.

Shiyi Chen, PhD

President at Southern University of Science & Technology, Shenzhen, China and a Proffesor in the Department of Mechanics and Aerospace Engineering

David Garza Salazar, PhD

Rector, Tecnológico de Monterrey, México

Paul Gilbert

Chief Executive Officer, Quanser

Paul Marca

Associate Vice Provost, Strategy, Programs and Development, Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning, Stanford University

José Manuel Páez Borrallo, PhD

Vice-Rector for International Affairs, Tecnológico de Monterrey, México

Plenary Panel C2: Disruptive Innovations in STEM Education

Matthew Brown

Director, Office of Economic Development, City of Santa Fe, New Mexico

Uriel Rubén Cukierman, MS, PE, Ing.Paed.IGIP h.c.

Associate Director of InnovaHiEd; VP of Capacity Building and Former President of IFEES, and Director of the Center for Educational Research and Innovation at the Universidad Tecnológica Nacional (UTN) in Argentina. Appointed as Research Professor at the University of New Mexico, USA.

Siddhartan Govindasamy, PhD

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Olin College of Engineering, USA

Anette Kolmos, PhD

Professor in Engineering Education and PBL, Director for the UNESCO category 2 Centre: Aalborg Centre for Problem Based Learning in Engineering Science and Sustainability. Chair holder for UNESCO in Problem Based Learning in Engineering Education, Aalborg University, Denmark.

Janusz Koziński, PhD, PEng, FCAE, FEIC, FRSC (UK) 

Entrepreneur, Researcher and Educator, Canadian Government and Industry

Panel E1 - MATLAB - A Catalyst for Exploration

Cleve B. Moler, PhD

Founder, MathWorks

Plenary Panel C4 – Peace Engineering through Health

Sanjeev Arora, MD, MACP, FACG

Director and Founder of Project ECHO. Distinguished Professor of Medicine with tenure in the Department of Internal Medicine at University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center.

Stefan Jockusch, PhD

Vice President of Strategy for Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Digital Factory Division

Tony Quinones

Chief Investment Officer, Cavendish Impact Capital

Plenary Panel C5 – Transgenerational Discussions

Tom Lee, Ph.D

Chief Education Officer, Quanser; Adjunct positions in Systems Design Engineering, University of Waterloo; Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of New Mexico; and Mechanical Engineering, York University

Plenary Panel C6: An Organizational Perspective

Rosalyn W. Berne, PhD

Director, Center for Engineering Ethics and Society, National Academy of Engineering (new appointment), University of Virginia

Don L. Millard, PhD

Acting Division Director/Deputy Division Director, Division of Engineering Education and Centers (EEC), National Science Foundation

Michael K. J. Milligan, PhD

Executive Director, Chief Executive Officer, ABET