Alice M. Agogino – Professional Activities


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  • Member: AAAI, AAAS, ASEE, ASME, AWIS, ESW, IEEE, SWE
  • Member, Addressing the Impact of Sexual Harassment in Academia on the Career Choices of Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine, National Academies.
  • Faculty Advisor, UC Berkeley Section of Pi Tau Sigma (Mechanical Engineering Honor Society), 2014-present.
  • Faculty Advisor, Engineers for a Sustainable World (UC Berkeley Chapter), 2014-present.
  • Founding Faculty Advisor, Berkeley Innovation, an undergraduate human-centered design group at the UC Berkeley who teach the {design.} decal course on human-centered design, 2003-present.
  • Chair (2017+), Member (2012-2017), Scientific Advisory Board, Singapore University of Technology and Design SUTD-MIT International Design Centre (IDC),
  • Member, International Review Panel, Ministry of Education, for the Singapore University of Technology and Design SUTD-MIT International Design Centre (IDC), 2017).
  • Member, Advisory Review Committee, Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Institute of Technology, 2017+
  • Member, Advisory Board, Rangzen: Circumventing Government-Imposed Communication Blackouts and the Denovo Group. 2013-
  • Member, President’s International Advisory Council, King Abdullah’s University of Science and Technology (KAUST), 2012-2013
  • Member, Board of Directors, UnaMesa Association – Tools and Services for Learning and Caring. The UnaMesa Association is a non-profit, world-wide association of individuals from industry, academia, and NGOs that provides free software tools and web services for schools, clinics, and other community organizations, 2006-present.
  • Member, Board of Directors, Technology Innovation for Sustainable Solutions (TISS). The flagship project of TISS is the Darfur Stoves Project, 2008-2011.
  • Counsellor, National Academy of Engineering (NAE), 2008-2014
  • Member, Board of Trustees of the National Academy of Engineering Fund, National Academy of Engineering (NAE), 2012-2013
  • Member, Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine (CWSEM), National Academies, 2009-present.
  • Reviewer for UNESCO, Panel review for Big Data Center in Hangzhou, China, Fall 2012
  • Member, Committee for Assessing Foreign Technology Development in Human Performance Modification, National Research Council of the National Academies, 2011-2012
  • Member, Advisory Board, <href=http: howtosmile.org=””>Science and Math Informal Educators (SMILE), Lawrence Hall of Science, 2008-present
  • Member, Advisory Group, Online Ethics Center, National Academy of Engineering (NAE), 2008-present
  • Organizing Committee, Mudd Design Conferences, Harvey Mudd College, 2009-present.
  • Member, Fellows Committee, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 2008-2010
  • Member, Advisory Committee, Mudd Design Conferences, 2004-11
  • Co-Chair, Mechanical Engineering Nominating Committee for the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), 2007-2008
  • Reviewer, and Secondary Education Program, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), 2007-2008
  • Member, National Advisory Board, Prototype to Production (P2P), 2007-2008.
  • Chair, Mechanical Engineering Peer Committee for the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), 2005-06; Vice Chair, 2004-05 (Member, Feb. 1, 2003-January 31, 2006)
  • Member, Board of Directors, Center for Education, ASME (2004-06)
  • Member, National Academies Board on Science Education (BOSE, 2005-2007)
  • Member, Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy (COSEPUP; 2007-2010).
  • Member, Committee on Maximizing the Potential of Women in Academic Science and Engineering, Published: Beyond Bias and Barriers: Fulfilling the Potential of Women in Academic Science and Engineering, Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy (COSEPUP; 2005-2007).
  • Member, CMU Institute for Complex Engineered Systems (ICES) Advisory board (2004-2006)
  • Member, Manufacturing Engineering Laboratory of the National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST; 2004-2005)
  • President, Association of Academic Women, University of California at Berkeley, 2002-2004.
  • Associate Editor, Artificial Intelligence in Engineering. Design, Analysis and Manufacturing, (AIEDAM), Academic Press, Limited, Harcourt Brace Javanovich, Publishers
  • Editorial Board, Concurrent Engineering: Research and Applications (CERA), Academic Press, Limited, Harcourt Brace Javanovich, Publishers
  • Associate Editor, Design Engineering Education and the Green Design and Sustainable Engineering Education communities on the Engineering Pathway digital library
  • Chair of the AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science) section on Engineering (Chair 2001-2002, Retiring Chair 2002-2003)
  • Member, MIT Corporation Visiting Committee in Mechanical Engineering (Presidential Nominee, 1999/2003)
  • Member of the CMU Institute for Complex Engineered Systems (ICES) Advisory board. (Appointed by the President of CMU)
  • Member of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. (Nominated by Dean of Engineering, Harvard University)
  • Member of the Jet Propulsion Lab Advisory Board, 2002-2008
  • Member, AAAS Committee on Opportunities in Science (1997-2003)
  • Member, National Academy of Engineering (NAE), Committee on Engineering Education (1999-2002)
  • Member, National Academy of Engineering (NAE), Bernard M. Gordon Prize for Innovation in Engineering and Technology Education (Gordon Prize) Committee, (2001-2002).
  • Member, Advisory Board for the National Digital Library for Technological Literacy project, ITEA (2001-2002).
  • International Co-Chair, 9th ISPE International Conference on Concurrent Engineering: Research and Applications (CE2002), Cranfield University, United Kingdom.
  • Member, Executive Committeee, Digital Media Innovation Initiative, University of California System (2000-2002).
  • Member, ASEE Women and Minorities Task Force (2001/2002)
  • Academic Advisory Board, 13th International conference on Engineering Design: Unifying Engineering Design — Building a Partnership Between Research and Industry, 21-25 August 2001, Glasgow, Scotland.
  • Co-Chair, NAE Planning Committee on Engineering Education for the Year 2020 (1999-2000); Member, Engineer 2020 Committee (2004-2005).
  • Member, NAE Committee on Technology Literacy Standards (1997-2000)
  • Elected as Member-at-Large of the AAAS section on Engineering (1996-2000)
  • Member, National Academy of Engineering, Academic Advisory Board (1998-99)
  • Member, Addison Wesley Longman Higher Education Advisory Board, (1997-99)
  • NSF SMETE-LIB (Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Technology Digital Library) Study Steering Committee (1997-98)
  • Member, Guidance Committee, “Removing Barriers to Collaborative Research” project of the Government-University-Industry Roundtable of the National Research Council (1997-98)
  • Member, ASEE, Wickenden Award Committee (1997-98)
  • Member, Program Committee, ASME Design for Manufacture Conference (1997).
  • NSF Advisory Committee for Engineering, Engineering Directorate, (1991-96, Chair 1996-97)
  • Member, Faculty Advisory Committee, Boeing, Inc. (1996-98)
  • Chair, NSF Proposal Review Advisory Team (1996-97)
  • ASEE Fred Merryfield Design Award Committee (1993-96)
  • Elected as Member of the Electorate Nominating Committee of the AAAS section on Engineering (1994-96); Chair (1995).
  • Participated in “Forum on Science in the National Interest: World Leadership in Basic Science, Mathematics and Engineering,” Executive Office of the President, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Jan. 31-Feb. 1, 1994.
  • Proposal reviewer for National Science Foundation (NSF), UC Microelectronics Innovation and Computer Research Opportunities (MICRO), Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), Australian Science Fund, Canadian National Science and Engineering Research Council, and Swedish Council of Higher Education
  • Reviewer for: ASME Transactions, Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, IEEE Transactions, IEEE Computer, AI in Engineering, Design, Analysis and Manufacturing, Research in Engineering Design, Journal of Intelligent Computing, ASEE Journal of Engineering Education, Engineering with Computers, and Advances in Engineering Software, and numerous technical conferences
  • Organizing committee member on a number of technical conferences and workshops
  • Invited to provide testimony to Congress with talk titled: “Integrating Design and Manufacturing Education within Broader Societal Goals,” Testimony to the House of Representatives, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, May 12, 1992
  • Invited to speak before the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology with talk titled: “Integrating Science and Technology Education and Research,” University of California at Berkeley, July 15, 1992
  • Invited speaker or chair of numerous panels at technical conferences
  • Director (1983-1984) and Chair (1981-1982), ASME Santa Clara Valley Section
  • Vice President, Society of Women Engineers, San Francisco Bay Area Section (1979-1980)