Niaz Latif Earns the Frederick J. Berger Award Presented by the American Society for Engineering Education
Purdue University Northwest Dean of Technology Niaz Latif was one of 15 outstanding engineering and engineering technology educators honored by the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) at its recent 123rd Annual Conference and Exposition in New Orleans.
These honors are presented to individuals who have a record of commitment to the profession, a desire to further ASEE’s mission and participation in civic and community affairs, exemplifying the best in engineering education.
The Frederick J. Berger Award
Latif earned the Frederick J. Berger Award which is given in recognition of both programmatic and individual excellence in engineering technology education. It is presented to both the primary implementing individual and to the engineering technology school or department that has demonstrated leadership in curriculum, scholarly contributions, innovative techniques, or administration in engineering technology education. Latif was presented with a $500 honorarium and a bronze medallion, with representations of Professor Berger and of the logo of Tau Alpha Pi, the national honor society for engineering technology. The PNW College of Technology received a $500 gift and an inscribed plaque.
American Society for Engineering Education
Founded in 1893, ASEE is a nonprofit organization committed to furthering education in engineering and engineering technology. It accomplishes this by promoting excellence in instruction, research, public service, and practice, exercising worldwide leadership, fostering the technological education of society and providing quality products and services to members.