Dr. Louis A. Martin-Vega, dean of the College of Engineering, has been appointed chair of the Public Policy Colloquium of the American Society for Engineering Education’s Engineering Deans Council. He will also serve as vice chair of the Engineering Deans Council executive board during the 2011-13 term.
The colloquium promotes discussion of engineering education and research issues among engineering deans and public policy makers.
Martin-Vega, dean of engineering at NC State since 2006, has held several positions with the National Science Foundation, serving as acting head of the Engineering Directorate and director of the Division of Design, Manufacture and Industrial Innovation.
He holds a B.S. in industrial engineering from the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, an M.S. in operations research from New York University, and M.E. and Ph.D. degrees in industrial and systems engineering from the University of Florida.