College of Engineering Advisory Board


The School of Engineering Advisory Board (SOEAB) serves as an advocate for the University of Alaska Anchorage School of Engineering programs.


The purpose of the SOEAB is to:

  • Advise the School of Engineering on matters related to engineering education and training, research, service and professional development
  • Recommend actions to enhance public awareness of and engagement with the SOE's education and training programs, services, and resources
  • Respond on behalf of the School of Engineering to questions of industry needs, and the school's capacity to respond and serve

The SOEAB makes recommendations to the Dean of the School of Engineering in the following areas:

  • Relevance of curriculum to workforce and the industry needs and standards
  • Promotion of the programs and services throughout the community and the state
  • Identification of career pathways for students and clients
  • Articulation of agreements with other education and training institutions
  • Policies and practices as they relate to industry standards and educational aims
  • Student internship and faculty professional development opportunities, job placement for students, and other industry partnerships
  • Program promotion
  • Student recruitment and scholarships
  • Issues of policy or practice important to engineering education and the SOE's role in service to its students and industry

Next Meeting

Apr 25, 2014