Office of Research

Center for the Advancement of Engineering Education (CAEE)


The mission of the Center for the Advancement of Engineering Education (CAEE) is to:

Understand and enhance the engineering student learning experience

Integrate the needs of diverse faculty and diverse students into engineering education

Strengthen the engineering education research base

Expand the community of leaders in engineering education

Promote effective teaching for current and future faculty

Core Services Offered

Funding Information:

National Science Foundation (NSF), 1999-2012.
Boeing, 1999-2019.
Bowen Endowment, 2000-2005.
GE FUND, 2001-2005.
Provost, 2003-2009.
CSEE, 2006-2007.
Ford, 2001-2007.

Reporting Structure:

Eve Riskin, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Education

Related UW Entities:

Internal Advisory Board, members are: O'Donnell, Soma, Bransford, Wasley

External Partners:

19 non-UW faculty representing 12 additional universities
Organizational affiliates (not listed in Team): WEPAN; CASEE; CIRTL; NACME/AAAS ; Boeing); HP

Center Details

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Director: Atman, Cynthia
Location: Engineering Annex, 2nd floor
Year Started: 1999
Administrator / Program Manager: Green Stacia
Administering College/School: College of Engineering 
P.I. Home Department: Human Centered Design &
Faculty Involvement: 15 UW