Engineering PLUS Leadership Team

Each member of the Engineering PLUS Leadership Team is responsible for providing direction and guidance for one or more of the strategies created to achieve the overall projects goals. Learn more about each of the members below.

Karl Reid, PI and Sustainability Leader

Karl Reid, PI and Sustainability Leader

Senior Vice Provost and Chief Inclusion Officer, Northeastern University

Dr. Karl W. Reid is the PI and Director of Engineering PLUS. His responsibilities include overall leadership of the Engineering PLUS team, strategic planning, and sustainability. 

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Claire Duggan, Co-PI and stEm PEER Academy Leader

Claire Duggan, Co-PI and stEm PEER Academy Leader

Director of Center for STEM Ed, Northeastern University

Claire Duggan serves as a co-PI for Engineering PLUS. Her responsibilities include leading the stEm PEER Network and the stEm PEER Academy in implementing programs to increase retention and graduation attainment.

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Jackie El-Sayed, Co-PI and Non-Profit Partnerships Leader

Jackie El-Sayed, Co-PI and Non-Profit Partnerships Leader

Interim Executive Director and Chief Academic Officer, ASEE

Jackie El-Sayed serves as Co-PI for Engineering PLUS. Her responsibility is to lead the non-profit partnerships strategy.

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Richard Harris, Co-PI and Regional Hubs Leader

Richard Harris, Co-PI and Regional Hubs Leader

Associate Dean and Director of Multicultural Engineering Programs, Northeastern University

Richard serves as a co-PI for Engineering PLUS. He provides oversight in the nucleation and operation of the Regional Hub Network. 

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Alan Peterfreund, CIDER Leader

Alan Peterfreund, CIDER Leader

Executive Director, SageFox Consulting Group

Alan Peterfreund serves as the CIDER leader for Engineering PLUS, His responsibilities include guiding the formation and investigation of the research questions and the continuous improvement methods through data collection and evaluation. 

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Michael Silevitch, Co-PI and Strategic Planning and Sustainability Leader

Michael Silevitch, Co-PI and Strategic Planning and Sustainability Leader

Robert D. Black Prof. of Engineering, Founding Director of ALERT DHS COE, Director of SENTRY DHS COE, Northeastern University

Dr. Michael B. Silevitch serves as a co-PI for Engineering PLUS. His responsibilities include strategic planning and sustainability. 

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NSF INCLUDES Alliance Engineering PLUS (Partnerships Launching Underrepresented Students). This work is supported by the National Science Foundation under award HRD-2119930. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.