Engineering PLUS Leadership Team

Each member of the Engineering PLUS Leadership Team is responsible for providing direction and guidance for one of the Key Performance Strategies (KPS) groups created to achieve the overall projects goals. Learn more about each of the members below.

Karl Reid, PI and Sustainability Leader (KPS 5)

Karl Reid, PI and Sustainability Leader (KPS 5)

Senior Vice Provost and Chief Inclusion Officer, Northeastern University

Dr. Karl W. Reid is the PI for Engineering PLUS and his responsibilities include overall leadership of the Engineering PLUS team and the sustainability planning. 

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Claire Duggan, Co-PI and stEm PEER Academy Leader (KPS 4)

Claire Duggan, Co-PI and stEm PEER Academy Leader (KPS 4)

Director of Center for STEM Ed, Northeastern University

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

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Richard Harris, Co-PI and Regional Hubs Leader (KPS 3)

Richard Harris, Co-PI and Regional Hubs Leader (KPS 3)

Assistant Dean and Director of Multicultural Engineering Programs, Northeastern University

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

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Alan Peterfreund, CIDER Leader (KPS 6)

Alan Peterfreund, CIDER Leader (KPS 6)

Executive Director, SageFox Consulting Group

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

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Michael Silevitch, Co-PI and Backbone Leader (KPS 1)

Michael Silevitch, Co-PI and Backbone Leader (KPS 1)

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 and his responsibilities include leading the Backbone organization. 

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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.