In addition to being Secretary-General of iNEER, Win Aung is affiliated with the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) where he holds the position of Senior Staff Associate – Engineering Education. Prior to joining NSF, he carried out research at Bell Telephone Laboratories in Whippany, NJ. A member of the U.S. Senior Executive Service and the recipient of the first NSF Federal Engineer of the Year Award, he is a Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). He has written extensively on research and education and is a frequent speaker on campuses around the world and at international conferences. He has over 120 technical publications, and has edited or co-edited 9 books. In 1999, he received the ASME Classic Paper Award, and the Doctorem Honoris Causa (honorary doctorate degree) from VSB – Technical University of Ostrava (VSB), Czech Republic. He is the founder of the International Conference on Engineering Education series and is a co-founder of the International Network for Engineering Education and Research (iNEER). He is a member of the Scientific Board of VSB. He is a member of the ASME Board on Education, and was an editor of the Transactions of ASME, Journal of Heat Transfer.



Robin King is Pro Vice Chancellor, Division of Information Technology, Engineering & the Environment at the University of South Australia, Mawson Lakes, Australia. He received his Ph.D. in Electronic Engineering from Imperial College, University of London in 1972. He was a research engineer with the British Broadcasting Corporation from 1971 – 1974, and has held several academic positions in Papua New Guinea, UK and Australia. As an Associate Professor at the University of Sydney from 1989 – 1996 he led the speech technology research group, and was Associate Dean (undergraduate). He has more than 80 publications, and has been involved with a number of progressive engineering education initiatives and with the Australasian Association for Engineering Education. In his current position he is responsible for the management and strategic development of a wide range of academic and research programs that span information technology and engineering, the built and natural environment and mathematics. He is a member of the Australian Council of Engineering Deans, and continues to be involved with accreditation of Australian engineering degrees through his work with the Institution of Engineers, Australia.



Jerzy Moscinski received the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Automation and Robotics from Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland, in 1982 and 1990 respectively. He has taught several courses in the field of Control, Signal Processing, Identification and Estimation, Computer Controlled Systems and Computer Networks in the Department of Automatic Control, Electronics and Telecommunications and Computer Science, SUT, Gliwice. Since 1993 he has been involved in the organization of international co-operation at the Silesian University of Technology as Rector’s Representative for International Collaboration. Dr Moscinski has coordinated at the University level the international exchange of students and teachers, international vocational training programs as well as international collaboration in the field of research and development as head of the Regional Contact Point in Gliwice. He is an iNEER member and is involved in the organization of ICEE conferences. His main areas of interest include advanced control and signal processing, computer networks and their role in computer controlled systems and computer based education, Internet and multimedia technologies, international collaboration in education and research.



Shan-Hwei Ou is a Professor of Dept. of Hydraulic and Ocean Engineering at National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan. He now serves as Vice President of the university. Dr. Ou received his education at National Cheng Kung University, earning the B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in civil engineering in 1968, 1971 and 1978, respectively. He spent much of his career as an educator and for more than 20 years has been on the faculty of the National Cheng Kung University. He has served in a succession of administrative posts in higher education, each for several years: Chairman and Director of Hydraulic and Ocean Engineering at National Cheng Kung University, Dean of the College of Engineering at National Cheng Kung University. He has many publications, honors and awards and professional activities to his credit.



Luis Manuel Sánchez Ruiz has been affiliated with Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (UPV), Spain since 1980 and has been Professor of Mathematics since 2000. He graduated and received his Ph.D. from Universidad de Valencia in 1980 and 1988, respectively, and was a Visiting Professor at the University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA on several occassions during 1992-99. His current research interests include functional analysis from both theoretical and applied points of view. He has published over 80 papers in scientific journals and conference proceedings and more than 10 textbooks on mathematics for engineers, and is co-author of the research monograph Metrizable Barrelled Spaces published by Longman. The former Academic Co-ordinator of Mediterranean University of Science and Technology, he is responsible for several research projects granted by the Spanish Ministry of Education. He is currently a reviewer for several international journals, publishing companies and research projects, as well as a member of the Editorial Board of Scientiae Mathematicae Japonicae and of the on-line Scientiae Mathematicae. He is a member of the International Steering Committee of International Conference on Engineering Education and is General Chair of ICEE-2003: Valencia.