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Whitman Assumes NCEES Presidency
September 19, 2009 — A University of Wyoming College of Engineering and Applied Science professor is this year's National Council for Examiners of Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) president.
David Whitman, a professor of electrical and computer engineering, has also served as associate dean and professor in the department of chemical and petroleum engineering.
"NCEES will be busy with a number of issues, including additional education initiatives, computer-based testing and faculty licensure," says Whitman. "I'm confident that our committees and task forces will develop outstanding solutions to their specific charges."
Whitman has been a member of the Wyoming Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors since 2001. He has worked with the NCEES Fundamentals of Engineering exam since 1996, and co-wrote the paper "Using the Fundamentals of Engineering Examination to Assess Academic Programs." Whitman was also the 2006-08 NCEES Western Zone vice president.
A licensed professional engineer in Wyoming since 1981, Whitman holds a B.S. in electrical engineering and a Ph.D. degree in mineral engineering from UW.
UW professor David Whitman recently accepted the position of National Council for Examiners of Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) president.
Posted on Monday, September 21, 2009