Niaz Latif

Dr. Niaz Latif is Professor and Dean, College of Technology and Interim Dean, College of Engineering and Sciences at Purdue University Northwest (PNW). Dr. Latif has played several important leadership roles at PNW, most recently as the Interim Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. He also served as the Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for… Read more »

Harold Grossman

Harold Grossman taught and researched at Clemson University for 35 years before retiring from the Computer Science Division in the School of Computing. Dr. Grossman began his accreditation experience as a program evaluator for CSAB in 1988. In 1992, he became a team chair for CSAC. He has served as an ABET team chair, commissioner,… Read more »

Odessa Phillip

Ms. Odessa L. Phillip, President and CEO of Assedo Consulting, is an engineer and transportation professional with 24 years of experience serving clients in the public and private sectors. Her work educates stakeholders, appointed and elected government officials, and communities on the impacts of engineering, transportation, and construction projects. Ms. Phillip serves on the WTS… Read more »

Naguib Attia

Dr. Naguib Attia is a Distinguished Engineer and VP of IBM Global University Programs. He is responsible for setting up IBM academic relations strategy, creating next generation global technical training programs in collaboration with universities and research institutions, and managing the overall award programs budgets. Previously, Dr. Attia was the VP and CTO of IBM… Read more »

Rebecca Jones

Rebecca Jones is a true entrepreneur who founded SafeworkCM and has led the company to success, by using her unique brand of effective organizational development, solid business planning and innovative marketing techniques. The development of a service approach to construction management and the building of long-lasting business relationships have been her key focus since the… Read more »

Lisa Looney

Professor Lisa Looney, BA, BAI, Ph.D., CEng., is Vice President for Academic Affairs and Registrar at Dublin City University (DCU), Ireland. DCU is a young university (~18,000 students) with a very strong focus on both enterprise and transforming lives. It has led many initiatives focused on inclusion in higher education; has the oldest and largest… Read more »

Jeffrey Abell

Dr. Jeffrey Abell is Chief Scientist for Global Manufacturing and Director of Manufacturing Systems Research at General Motors. He is responsible for global manufacturing research focused on vehicle electrification, lightweight systems manufacturing, automation, and smart manufacturing. He led a research team that played a key role in bringing the Chevy Volt advanced battery to production… Read more »

David Binning

David Binning, an Instructor at George Mason University in Civil Engineering, has over 40-years of design, construction, and operating management of water and wastewater utility systems. As a private consultant he oversaw the design environmental systems around the world for the U.S. Department of State. Binning has been an evaluator, commissioner, team chair, editor and… Read more »

Jeffrey Fergus

Jeffrey Fergus is associate dean for undergraduate studies and program assessment and professor of materials engineering in the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering at Auburn University. He received a B.S. in metallurgical engineering from the University of Illinois and Ph.D. in materials science and engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Fergus has served ABET… Read more »


Daniela Iacona is the Director for International Engagement and Governance at ABET, a non-profit, non-governmental organization that accredits college and university-level programs in the disciplines of applied & natural sciences, computing, engineering, and engineering technology worldwide. Ms. Iacona has supported ABET’s mission for over fifteen years and has played a key role in the development… Read more »