3. Vote for the GEDC's Next Leaders

Download the Ballot | Candidate Information

In 2017, the Global Engineering Deans Council (GEDC) will vote for one Secretary/Treasurer and six Executive Committee members.

The dean elected as Secretary/Treasurer will serve for one year, from October 2017 until November 2017, with the possibility of re-election for up to two more one-year terms. The deans elected to the Executive Committee positions will serve on the Committee for three years, from October 2017 until late 2020.

Instructions for Electronic Voting

Please vote on page 2 by placing an X next to the name of one candidate you support for the Secretary Treasurer position and place an X next to the names of up to six candidates you support to become GEDC Executive Committee members. 

To submit your vote electronically:
  1. Save the PDF ballot form to your computer before completing the ballot (changes will not be saved otherwise)
  2. Start a new e-mail to both Paul Feigin ([email protected]) and Hans-Jürgen Hoyer ([email protected])
  3. Write in the Subject Line: 2017 GEDC Elections
  4. Attach the completed ballot (page 2) in your e-mail or list the dean(s) you would like to nominate for the vacancies listed on the ballot
  5. Select one candidate for the GEDC Secretary/Treasurer and up to six candidates you would like to elect to the GEDC Executive Committee
  6. Submit your vote no later than 18 September, 2017

Please be assured that your response is confidential and will not be published in any electronic or print form.



Members of the GEDC Leadership Team whose terms expire in October 2017:

GEDC Secretary/Treasurer:  

Wayne Davis, USA

Executive Committee Members:

Maj Mirmirani, USA

Adagbonyin Obiazi, Nigeria

Ishwar Puri, Canada

Simeon Simoff, Australia

Norman Tien, Hong Kong (China)

Dong Zhang, China

Members of the GEDC Executive Committee whose terms will continue for one more (until 2018) or two more years (until 2019):

Mushtak Al-Atabi, Malaysia

Margaret (Kathy) Banks, USA

Kee Chaing Chua (KC), Singapore

Kunwoo Lee, South Korea

Sirin Tekinay, Turkey

Rupesh Vasani, India

Theo Andrew, South Africa

Mark Hoffman, Australia

Peter Jimack, United Kingdom

Guillermo Oliveto, Argentina

Julia Ross, USA

Xiao Wei Sun, China

2017 GEDC Election Committee Members:

Chair:  Paul Feigin, Israel

Guillermo Oliveto, Argentina
Theo Andrew, South Africa
Julia Ross, USA
Hans-Jürgen Hoyer, USA (ex-officio non-voting)