March 23, 2022 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Doug Tougaw, Ph.D., P.E., dean of the Valparaiso University College of Engineering, has been elected president of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE).

“I’m incredibly grateful for the opportunity to continue to serve ASEE in this new role,” Tougaw said. “I look forward to helping ASEE to expand both the size and diversity of their membership.”

Tougaw was named dean of the College of Engineering in 2022. He received his B.S. at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, an MBA from Valparaiso University, an M.S. and Ph.D. from University of Notre Dame and a second master’s degree from North Park University. His research and interests have included quantum electronics, embedded microcontrollers and electromagnetic field theory.

ASEE is a nonprofit organization of individuals and institutions that look to further engineering and engineering technology education by promoting worldwide leadership, fostering the technological education of society and promoting excellence in instruction, research, public service and practice. The ASEE has over 12,000 deans, department heads, faculty members, students and government and industry representatives from all disciplines of the engineering field.

The Valparaiso University College of Engineering is recognized as one of the nation’s premiere engineering programs for the quality of education, experiential learning, innovation and dedication to fostering diversity. Learn more about the College of Engineering here.