ASEE is a member-driven organization. Perhaps you are considering becoming more active, but you are not sure where to begin. Attend an Executive Committee meeting at any  Section conference on Friday evening. Note the time and location on the conference website schedule.

We welcome new members and look forward to seeing returning ones.The Section conference is a place to learn about the activities of the Mid-Atlantic Section, Zone 1 and the initiatives of ASEE at the national level. It is an exciting time to be an engineer; become involved in the organization responsible for educating the engineers of today and the future. Students, educators, administrators, industry representatives and K-12 teachers are welcome! 

MIDDLE ATLANTIC SECTION
AWARDS
The Mid-Atlantic Section provides participants with the opportunity to receive the following awards: 

Best Conference Paper 
•Distinguished Teaching  
•Best Campus Representative
 

 
In addition, the Middle Atlantic Section Distinguished Teaching Award Recipient will receive a monetary reward in the amount of $500. 
 
All of the above Awards provide the opportunity for elevation to National ASEE Awards. The Mid-Atlantic Section continues the tradition of nominating worthy candidates for these Awards. Please consider nominating a worthy colleague for an Award. For more information about guidelines of nominating for Awards, please visit the link here. 
 
 
 


2017 Award Recipients
Distinguished Teaching Award
Pali Singh, Chair of the Mid-Atlantic Awards Committee congratulates Brock Barry as the recipient of the 2017 Mid-Atlantic Distinguished Teaching Award. Dr. Barry is the Director, Mechanics Group and Associate Professor, Civil Engineering Division at United States Military Academy, West Point. He brings a wealth of industrial and varied teaching experiences to the classroom. His name will be placed in nomination for the Zone 1 award.
Best Paper Award
Congratulations to Mohsen Mosleh and Mark Clement Joseph Thom, Howard University, Department of Mechanical Engineering for their paper entitled “Design-Build, Project-Based Learning in an Engineering Materials Laboratory.” The paper analyzes the effects of incorporating design-build (DB) attributes into the Problem-Based Learning (PBL) method in an engineering materials laboratory. The paper will be placed in nomination for the Zone 1 Best Paper award.
Best Campus Representative
Mohsen Mosleh is presented with the award for 2017 Mid-Atlantic Section Outstanding Campus Representative. The campus rep provides a valuable service to ASEE by advancing the goals of Engineering Education. Dr. Mosley renders this service by promoting the principles of ASEE among the faculty at Howard University. He is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Founder of Surface Engineering and Nanofluids Laboratory (SENL
2016 Award Receipients
 BEST PAPER AWARD 
Congratulations to Eileen Haase and Harry Goldberg, Johns Hopkins University,  Department of Biomedical Engineering for their paper entitled “Molecules and Cells: a model for addressing the needs of students with varied backgrounds and diverse learning styles.” The hypothesis was a diverse learning environment with a variety of learning modalities would make a significant contribution to the students’ understanding and retention of the material. The paper will be placed in nomination for the zone award. 
 Distinguished Teaching Award
Congratulations to Dr. Ahmet Zeytinci, recipient of the 2016 Mid-Atlantic Distinguished Teaching Award. "Dr. Z" is Professor of Civil Engineering, University of the District of Columbia. He is a consummate role model of professional excellence and a provider of outstanding service to his students, ASEE and engineering education. 
Dr. Zeytinci    Ashwin Satyanarayana   Yacob Astatke     
2015 Section Award Receipients
Distinguished Teaching Award
Congratulations to Ron Rockland, recipient of the 2015 Mid-Atlantic Distinguished Teaching Award,. Dr. Rockland is Professor, New Jersey Institute of Technology. He is a role model of professional excellence and a provider of outstanding service to ASEE and engineering education
Ron Rockland       Pritpal Singh    Ashwin Satyanarayana  
Best Paper Award
Congratulations to Major Kyle V. Moses and Major W. Michael Petullo, recipients of the 2015 Section Best Paper Award, entitled “Teaching Computer Security.” Majors Moses and Petullo are faculty in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, United States Military Academy. The paper suggests a new way to view computer security education to better protect computer systems in the age of malicious attacks.
Kyle V. Moses
W. Michael Petulo
Best Campus Representative
The Awards Committee selected Ahmet Zeytinci,  "Dr. Z" University of the District of Columbia as the 2015 Best Campus Rep. Dr. Zeytinci is Associate Professor, Department of Engineering Architecture and Aerospace Technology. In addition to promoting the principles of ASEE on campus he also performs Numerical Methods in Structural Analysis, Vibrations, Plates and Shells. 
Ahmet Zeytinci    Pritpal Singh    Amit Bandyopadhyay