World Famous Secretary General of IFEES Prof. Hans Jürgen Hoyer Has Joined the Advisory Board of the IN4OBE
Dr. Hans Jürgen Hoyer is Secretary General of the International Federation for Engineering Education Societies (IFEES) and the Executive Secretary of the Global Engineering Deans Council (GEDC). Resident Scholar in Global Engineering at the Volgenau School of Engineering at George Mason University, Global Visiting Professor, University of Maryland, BC and co-founder of the Indo-Universal Collaboration for Engineering Education (IUCEE).
Previous director of International Programs and Strategy for the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). Co-founder and advisor of the African, Asian and Latin American Engineering Deans Councils; works closely with over fifty engineering education societies globally and with UNESCO where he serves on their Advisory Council in China. He also works in close partnerships with over 10 multi-national corporations. CEO of World Links, World Bank. Led several international development organizations/NGOs in Latin America; Africa and South Asia.
Served with Nelson Mandela on the board of directors of El Taller, a global civil society network headquartered in Tunisia; staff at Inter American Foundation, created by the U.S. Congress to support socio-economic development throughout Latin America/Caribbean. Founding member of the Board of the Engineering for the Americas (EftA) under the umbrella of the OAS. Serves on the Governing Board, International Center for Engineering Education/UNESCO/ Tsinghua University; Board of directors of Qatar University; Tishk University in Erbil, Iraq; Global Advisor to SUSTech, Shenzhen, China; UNITAR, UN agency in Japan; Liaison. He is the co-founder of SPEED, a global engineering student organization.
Visiting Scholar, Center for International Studies at MIT; Fellow at Harvard’s School of Education and visitor at Kennedy School of Government; dean of graduate program, School for International Training, World Learning and Executive Director of the Executive Training Program for global governmental and NGO leaders. Professor at George Mason University and Montgomery College. Authored, co-authored many books, articles related to global issues, social sciences, engineering education.
Honorary Professor at universities in Hungary, India, Kazakhstan and Peru. Born in Germany, he immigrated to the United States of America as a teenager. Ph.D. American University in Washington, D.C and post-doctoral fellow at Organization of American States (OAS). Started his career as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Chile and has lived in over twenty countries and IGIP Nikola Tesla Award for Outstanding Achievements