The University of Bridgeport will host the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Zone 1 Conference on April 3-5, 2014.

It will showcase research by more than 1000 industry experts, faculty, and students as well as panels on biomedical nanotechnology to automated technologies, workshops, and tutorials.

Dr. Atam Dhawan, from New Jersey Institute of Technology, will deliver the Keynote Speech, “Biotechnology & Bioengineering,” at 10:15 a.m., Friday, April 4.

Other expert speakers will include:

  • Dr. Damir Novosel, from Quanta-Technology, LLC; on “Energy and Sustainability”;
  • Dr. Katsushi Ikeuchi, from the University of Tokyo, on “Robotics, Automation and Mechatronics”; and
  • Dr. David McLaughlin, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, on “Collaborative Adaptive Sensing of the Atmosphere.”

Research will feature developments and breakthroughs in engineering design, performance and optimization, nanotechnology, chemical engineering, environmental engineering and energy, civil engineering, biotechnology, bioengineering software engineering, computing, technology management, robotics, mechatronics, modeling, simulation, mechanical design, new materials, electrical engineering and electronics, aerospace engineering and bioengineering.

Awards will be presented for professional papers, outstanding teaching, and student posters and papers.
Media contact: Leslie Geary, (203) 576-4625,