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Khraishi elected to chair-elect position in ASEE

April 7, 2020 - by Kim Delker

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Tariq Khraishi

Tariq Khraishi, a professor of mechanical engineering at The University of New Mexico, has been elected as chair-elect of Zone III of the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE).

His appointment as chair will begin in June 2021.

As chair of Zone III, he will be serving on the national ASEE Board of Directors and will attend annual meetings of three different ASEE sections under Zone III: the Midwest Section, which represents Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma; the North Midwest Section, which represents Iowa, the Michigan upper peninsula, Minnesota, North Dakota, parts of South Dakota, Wisconsin and parts of Canada; and the Gulf Southwest Section, which represents Louisiana, New Mexico and Texas. In addition, he will attend the national ASEE Conference and Expo.

Khraishi is chair of the 2020 ASEE Gulf-Southwest Annual Conference, which was going to be held in Albuquerque but has now been moved to an online conference April 23-24 and April 29.

ASEE, headquartered in Washington, D.C., was founded in 1893 and is a nonprofit organization of individuals and institutions committed to furthering education in engineering and engineering technology. ASEE develops policies and programs that enhance professional opportunities for engineering faculty members and promotes activities that support increased student enrollments in engineering and engineering technology colleges and universities.