Gary S. May Elected Vice Chair of the Engineering Deans Council Executive Board

Atlanta, GA
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Gary S. May, dean of the College of Engineering, has been elected to serve a two-year term as vice chair of the Engineering Deans Council Executive Board. The Council is composed of a representative from each of the engineering college members and interested affiliate members of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE).

Serving as the leadership organization of engineering deans in the U.S., the Council currently has 344 members, representing more than 90 percent of all U.S. engineering deans. The Engineering Council is charged with providing vision and leadership on engineering education, research, and engagement; influencing U.S. policy on engineering education and research; and promoting diversity in all aspects of engineering education, research, and engagement. Founded in 1893, the American Society for Engineering Education is a nonprofit organization of individuals and institutions committed to furthering education in engineering and engineering technology.

Dr. May was named Georgia Tech's Dean of Engineering after a national search assuming the position in July, 2011. He serves as the chief academic officer of the college and provides leadership to more than 400 faculty members and 13,000 students. The College of Engineering at Georgia Tech is the largest producer of engineering graduates in the United States. Prior to his current appointment, Dr. May was the Steve W. Chaddick School Chair of the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Georgia Tech.

Last revised August 1, 2017