Election of SEFI President

logo_sefiWe are delighted to announce that EPC Committee member, Professor Kamel Hawwash (University of Birmingham) has been elected Vice President and President Elect of the European Society of Engineering Education (SEFI). SEFI is a network of 380 institutions of higher engineering education, educators, engineers, companies and international associations. It aims to contribute to the development and the improvement of engineering education and of the position of the engineering professional, particularly in Europe but also beyond. Commenting on his election, Professor Hawwash said “It is an honour to be elected President of such an important organization. The emphasis during my Presidency will be on attractiveness of engineering education and skills. I look forward to close cooperation between SEFI and the EPC and to more UK based institutions and individuals joining SEFI. I am also delighted to announce that the SEFI 2014 Conference will be held in Birmingham which gives an opportunity for colleagues from the UK and the rest of Europe to exchange effective practice and discuss ways of meeting future challenges.”

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