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Nael Barakat

Ph.D. P.Eng. FASME

Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, College of Engineering, Texas A&M Kingsville, - ASEE Engineering Ethics Division Program Chair - NIEE Exec. Board Member


ASEE - Engineering Ethics Division Program Chair  
ASEE, June 2014 to Present

ASEE - Engineering Ethics Secretary/Treasurer (2013 - 2014)

NIEE - Exec. Board Member  
NIEE, May 2014 to Present

ASME District B Leader  
ASME, November 2011 to June 2014

ASME Technology and Society Division Chair  
ASME, November 2011 to June 2014

ASME - Department Heads Exec Comm Member  
ASME, November 2011 to November 2013

ASME Chair of the Committee on Ethical Standards and Review (CESR)  
ASME, November 2010 to November 2011

ASME Member of the Committee on Ethical Standards and Review (CESR) (2007 - 2010)

ASME Nominating Committee Member  
ASME, June 2008 to June 2012

ASME Leadership Trainer - multiple track Lead and Through the Speakers' Bureau  
ASME, March 2008 to Present
(Leadership Training)
Invited Speaker: Ethics, Strategic Planning, Events Programming, Project Management, Technical Topcis ...etc!

Professor of Engineering, P. Eng. FASME  
Grand Valley State University, August 2005 to Present, Michigan United States

Assistant Professor  
LSSU, August 2002 to July 2005, Michigan United States

ASME Student Section Advisor  
LSSU & GVSU, August 2002 to August 2011


McMaster University  
Ph. D., Mechanical Engineering, Jan, 1996 to Jan, 1999


  • Registered Professional Engineer
    January 2000
  • Certified diversity and inclusion advocate
    June 2011
  • Teaching, Management, and Leadership Training
    January 2005


ASME - McDonald Mentoring Award

ASME - Dedicated Service Award

ASME - District B - Student Section Advisor Award

GVSU - Distinguished Early Career Award

Quebec FCAR Doctoral Award