Sloan workshop on engineering and public policy

ASU (School of Public Affairs)/Syracuse (Maxwell) Sloan Foundation Workshop on Engineering and Public Policy

Agenda for the ASU (School of Public Affairs)/Syracuse (Maxwell) Sloan Foundation workshop on Linking Engineering and Public Policy

 

 

Day 1 (Sunday September 23rd)

6:30 - 8 pm – Opening reception–top floor, Hilton Garden Inn, 15 East Monroe Street, Phoenix, Welcome–(Jonathan Koppell, Dean of the College of Public Service and Community Solutions-ASU)

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Day2 (Monday September 24th)

7:30-8:35 am–Breakfast (2nd Floor, Hilton Garden Inn)

 

8:35–9:00 am–Welcoming Address- (Michael Crow-President-ASU)

 

9:00-9:15 am–Plans and goals for the workshop (Don Siegel-ASU and Laura Steinberg-Syracuse)

 

Examples of Curriculum Innovations at Leading Schools of Public Affairs/Public Policy

 9:15-9:40 am–Kaye Husbands Fealing, Georgia Tech-Professor Husbands-Fealing will discuss efforts at the School of Public Policy at Georgia Tech to integrate engineering principles into the school’s M.S. in Public Policy and other degree programs, including concepts and tools from biomedical engineering, civil and environmental engineering, electrical and computer engineering, cybersecurity, and data analytics

 

9:40-10:05 am–Jeff Bielicki and Liz Newton, The Ohio State University-Professors Bielicki and Newton will discuss programs and initiatives at the John Glenn College of Public Affairs designed to link engineering and public affairs/public policy (e.g., Professor Bielicki’s joint appointment in engineering and the Battelle Center for Science, Engineering and Public Policy). 

 

10:05-10:20 am–Coffee break

 

10:20-10:45 am–Ramayya Krishnan, Dean, Heinz College of Information Systems And Public Policy, Carnegie-Mellon-Dean Krishnan will discuss linkages between engineering and the Heinz College, including their Data Analytics program in Public Policy in their School of Public Policy and Management

 

10:45 am-12:10 pm–Angela Evans, Dean of the LBJ School of Public Affairs at UT-Austin-Dean Evans will discuss the school’s dual degree programs with engineering

 

12:10-12:35 pm-Laura Steinberg and Robert Bifulco, Associate Dean and Chair-Public Administration and International Relations, The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University will discuss Professor Steinberg’s course and other attempts at Maxwell to link engineering and public policy    

 

12:35-1:45pm–Lunch and Keynote Speaker, R.F. “Rick” Shangraw Jr., Chief Executive Officer of ASU Enterprise Partners

1:45-2:15: Student Panel. Paige Heinrich, Maxwell student, and Melody Moss, ASU student (moderated by Laura Steinberg-Syracuse)

2:15-3:45 pm –Breakout session on additional ideas for linking engineering and public policy schools

•            Building the case: why is this linkage important in curriculum (professional development) and research? What makes this a timely endeavor?

•            What forms of curricular programming can the linkages take? What forms of research collaborations (grants, sponsored research, other entrepreneurial efforts, and publications)?

•            What methods, processes, programs can be developed to encourage and support linkages?

•            What would a successful integration of engineering and public policy look like at the school/department level?

3:45-4:00– Coffee break

4:00 -4:45 pm – Reporting of breakout session findings to the overall workshop

5:15 pm-Bus Leaves Hilton Garden Inn for Tour of Desert Botanical Garden and Dinner

6-8:00 pm – Dinner at Gertrude’s Restaurant, Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix

 

Day 3 (Tuesday September 25th)

8:00-8:50 am – Breakfast

8:50-9:05 am – Opening remarks-Kyle Squires, Dean of the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, Arizona State University

9:05-9:15 am-Format for the Second Day/Objectives of the Group Discussions (Don Siegel-ASU and Laura Steinberg-Syracuse)

9:15-10:00 am–Group discussion on:

•     Barriers to partnerships with engineering and how to overcome them;  

•     Methods for encouraging linkages at other public policy and engineering schools

10:00--10:45 am–Group discussion on how to design our survey of NASPAA members; What should we ask Deans and Directors at the NASPAA Dean’s Summit?  

10:45-11:00 am – Coffee break

11:00 am – noon – Open discussion on next steps

 Noon-1 pm -- lunch

 

Attendees  

Braden Allenby, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Arizona State

University

Derek Anderson, School of Public Affairs, Arizona State University

Wylie Bearup, Del E. Webb School of Construction, Arizona State University

Jeff Bielicki, The John Glenn College of Public Affairs and the Department of Civil,

Environmental, and Geodetic Engineering, Ohio State University

Robert Bifulco, Associate Dean and Chair-Public Administration and International Relations,

The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University

David S. Birdsell, Marxe Dean and Professor, School of Public Affairs, Baruch College (Past

President of the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration

(NASPAA))

Barry Bozeman, School of Public Affairs, Regents Professor and Director-Center for

Organizational Research and Design, Arizona State University

Stuart Bretschneider, School of Public Affairs, Arizona State University

Gail Cohen, National Research Council, Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy  

Elizabeth Corley, School of Public Affairs, Arizona State University

Michael Crow, President-Arizona State University (and faculty member in the School of Public

             Affairs)

Chandra Commuri, Department of Public Policy & Administration, School of Business and

             Public Administration, California State University, Bakersfield

Ramona Denby-Brinson, Associate Dean-Research, College of Public Service and Community

            Solutions, Arizona State University

Anil Deolalikar, Dean, School of Public Policy, University of California, Riverside

Sameeksha Desai, Director of Knowledge Creation & Research in Entrepreneurship, Kauffman

Foundation (on leave from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana

University)

Angela Evans, Dean-LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin

Paige Heinrich, Student, the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse

             University

Adam Henry, School of Government and Public Policy, University of Arizona

Kaye Husbands Fealing, Chair, School of Public Policy, Georgia Tech

Mary Feeney, School of Public Affairs, Arizona State University

Brian Gerber, College of Public Service and Community Solutions, Arizona State University

Teresa W. Gerton, President and CEO, National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA)

Dr. Johnny Gilleylen Sr.  Chair, Department of Public Policy & Administration, Jackson State

University

Chris Hayter, School of Public Affairs, Arizona State University

Ramayya Krishnan, Dean, Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy, Carnegie

Mellon

Jonathan Koppell, Dean-College of Public Service and Community Solutions (and faculty

member, School of Public Affairs), Arizona State University

Anthony Lamanna, Del E. Webb School of Construction, Arizona State University

Jesse Lecy, School of Community Resources and Development, Arizona State University

Cynthia Lietz, Vice Dean, College of Public Service and Community Solutions, Arizona State    University

Spiro Maroulis, School of Public Affairs, Arizona State University

Clark Miller, School for the Future of Innovation in Society and the Consortium for Science,

Policy and Outcomes, Arizona State University

Chilukuri Mohan, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Syracuse University

Melody Moss, Student, School of Public Affairs, Arizona State University

Karen Mossberger, School of Public Affairs, Arizona State University

Liz Newton, Director of the Battelle Center for Science, Engineering and Public Policy, Ohio

State University

Christopher Plein, Eberly Family Professor for Outstanding Public Service, Department of

 Public Administration, University of West Virginia

Baris Salmon, School of Engineering and Computer Science, Syracuse University

R.F. “Rick” Shangraw Jr., Chief Executive Officer of ASU Enterprise Partners (and faculty

member, School of Public Affairs)

Donald Siegel, Director-School of Public Affairs, Arizona State University

Jinping Sun, Professor and Chair, Department of Public Policy & Administration, School of

Business and Public Administration, California State University, Bakersfield

Jacqueline Speedy, Associate Dean, School of Public Policy and Management, Heinz College of

Information Systems and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University

Laura Steinberg, School of Engineering and Computer Science and the Maxwell School of

Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University

Kyle Squires, Dean of the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, Arizona State University

Sheila Tobias, Consultant

David Waldman, W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University

Eric Welch, School of Public Affairs, Professor and Director-Center for Science, Technology,

             and Environmental Policy Studies, Arizona State University

Carole Womeldorf, Consultant

 


Organizers

Dr. Donald Siegel
Professor of Public Policy and Management
and Director
School of Public Affairs
Arizona State University

Dr. Laura J. Steinberg
Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Special Assistant for Strategy,
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Strategic Initiatives and Innovation
Syracuse University

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