Dr. Henrik Borgstrom and Professor William Kaiser are Recipients of Best Paper Award from ASEE
Dr. Henrik Borgstrom and Professor William Kaiser recently received a Best Paper award for a publication on their new hands-on instruction technology developed for the UCLA undergraduate curriculum. This publication described development of the Inverted Pendulum System that has been supplied in individual kit form and distributed to students and student groups serving over 280 students over two quarters in the UCLA EE141 Control Systems course.
The award is from the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). There will be a special award presentation session at a session: "Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning through Laboratory Experiences" during the 2012 ASEE Annual Conference.
Currently, three companies are engaged in the commercial production of this system developed at UCLA. An international advisory board has also been formed to distribute this in the UK, Europe, and Asia.ASEE is a non-profit organization established in 1893 for the promotion of excellence in instruction, research, public service and practice to become a worldwide leader in Engineering education. At present there are over 12,000 members from the academe, private and public institutions of students, professors and professionals.