The American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) will honor Michigan State University associate professor of chemical engineering and materials sciences, Daina Briedis, with fellowship during their three-day annual conference in Seattle (starts today).
Briedis joins 10 other engineering and engineering technology educators in earning the fellowship designation, which the ASEE confers upon members “in recognition of outstanding contributions to engineering education or engineering technology education.”
Daina has been part of the MSU community since 1982. In addition to teaching, she serves as an assistant dean of student advancement and program assessment. She has a bachelor’s degree in engineering science from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from Iowa State University.
An MSU press release went into further detail with regards to Briedis’ background. “[she] is a fellow of both the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology. She is an ABET adjunct director and serves as a facilitator of ABET Program Evaluator Training and ABET Program Assessment Workshops.”