Join Siemens at the 2021 ASEE Conference and Exposition

The Siemens Academic Program is looking forward to hearing from and sharing best practices with students and educators at the 2021 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition.

ASEE, the premier engineering education conference, is taking place virtually from July 26th to July 29th and it’s not too late to register! Students, in fact, can attend for just $35, and student members can attend for free. Register here.

Image: 2019 ASEE Exhibit Hall

Join Siemens at these sessions:


T266 Agility in the Classroom – Lighthouse Industry-Academic Collaborations – Tue. July 27, 2021 9:45 AM to 11:15 AM PDT

This Corporate Membership Council session features academic and industry representatives discussing innovation implemented over the past year throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Examples include virtual labs, integrated technologies (augmented/virtual reality), digital twins, cutting-edge research, and new recruiting methods.


W207 College Industry Partnerships Division Poster Session – Wed. July 28, 2021 9:45 AM to 11:15 AM PDT

Moderated by Jennifer Bradford, this session will look at three power-packed papers on “Creating Data-Driven Undergraduate Student Engineering Typologies to Shape the Future of Work”, “Developing Undergraduate Water Program Courses: Meeting the Needs of the Egyptian Workforce” and the “Study of Organizational Knowledge Retention Practices in the Utilities”.

*W299I Learn Faster. Do More. Utilizing Digital Twins in Manufacturing and Education – Presented by Siemens Digital Industries Software – Wed. July 28, 2021 10:35 AM to 11:15 AM PDT

Hear from Max Kirkpatrick, Siemens engineer and graduate student, and Dr. Ramy Harik, University of South Carolina research advisor and associate professor of mechanical engineering, about how their experiences have blended Industry 4.0 with research and engineering education. They will discuss researching and creating a fully autonomous robotic manufacturing cell representing future factories, complete with real-time scoring and analysis of machine performance, AI-assisted decision making, and a live digital twin.

W366A Wednesday Plenary – Wed. July 28, 2021 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM PDT

At this event moderated by Siemens DI’s Dora Smith, listen to keynote speaker Dr. Jeffrey Abell, Chief Scientist for Global Manufacturing and Director of Manufacturing Systems Research at General Motors.

W466 Modernizing Engineering Education to Meet Industry 4.0 – Wed. July 28, 2021 1:45 PM to 3:15 PM PDT

Moderated by Dora Smith and Shannon O’Donnell, learn about key insights from recent workforce summits hosted by ASEE’s Corporate Member Council (CMC). The summits addressed engineering education reform, building an Industry 4.0 ready workforce, and developing Education 4.0 perspectives and policies. The CMC also conducted research with recent graduates to see what they felt prepared or not prepared for when entering the workforce. Tune in to hear about actionable outcomes as a roadmap for the future of engineering education.

W566 Crisis Driven Collaboration for both Academia and Industry – Wed. July 28, 2021 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM PDT

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, schools and companies had to drive innovative solutions to address the impacts of the pandemic on team collaboration. These solutions will shape the foreseeable future as we begin adapting to a return to normalcy. Various panelist, including Siemens’ Felicia Boyd, will share their experiences and recommendations during this discussion.

W766 CMC Student Social – Wed. July 28, 2021 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM PDT

ASEE’s Corporate Member Council and other divisions seek student perspective on the Year of Impact of Racial Equity and the Industry 4.0 skills gap.


*R101 Aerospace Division Technical Session 6 – Thu. July 29, 2021 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM PDT

Three unique programs share their experiences. One of the three includes Siemens and the University of Michigan’s Aerospace Engineering program. Hear how the University of Michigan Aerospace Engineering program is leveraging the strength of industry to create a multidisciplinary undergraduate course series that focuses on teaching systems engineering and leadership while utilizing project-based learning to tackle real-world engineering challenges.

*R299E Low-Code Development: Turning Learners Into Makers – Presented by Siemens Digital Industries Software – Thu. July 29, 2021 10:35 AM to 11:15 AM PDT

Today’s graduates’ need cross-disciplinary skills in the workforce and an up-and-coming skill is low-code app development. Join this unique focus group to discuss low code app development and share your thoughts on the potential use of low-code in engineering education.

R411 Innovation Is Driving Business and Education TransformationThu. July 29, 2021 1:45 PM to 3:15 PM PDT

Dr. Stefan Jockusch, former Vice President of Strategy for Siemens PLM Software, will talk about how technology innovation is changing business, and the impact on society and education.

We hope to see you there! Register here for the conference.

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