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Each year at I2MTC, the Women in Instrumentation and Measurement (WIM) Panel is held. This is the 6th year we have held this important Panel at I2MTC, and Dr. Kristen Donnell will be serving as the Panel Chair. We are also fortunate to have Dr. Bozenna Pasik-Duncan as our keynote speaker this year.  In the past, topics of discussion have ranged from the history and influence of women in science, mentoring, gender bias and acceptance, amongst others. We look forward to seeing men and women attend our Panel to hear Dr. Pasik-Duncan discuss her experiences. For more information about the WIM Panel, please contact Kristen at kmdgfd@mst.edu.

BOZENNA PASIK-DUNCAN received her Master's degree in Mathematics from University of Warsaw in 1970, and her Ph.D. and D.Sc. (Habilitation) degrees in Mathematics from the Warsaw School of Economics in 1978 and 1986 respectively. She is a Professor of Mathematics, a Courtesy Professor of both EECS and AE, and an ITTC Investigator at the University of Kansas. Her research interests are primarily in stochastic systems and stochastic adaptive control, system identification and estimation, and control education as a field that spans science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education.

Dr. Pasik-Duncan is actively involved with IEEE CSS and currently serves as Deputy Chair of theIEEE CSS Technical Committee on Control Education. She has been the CSS Vice-President ofMember Activities, the IEEE CSS Liaison to IEEE WIE, an Associate Editor and Associate Editor at Large of the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Chair of the Standing Committees on Assistance of Engineers at Risk and International Affairs, and Founder and First Chair of the WiC Group. Dr. Pasik-Duncan is also associated with the IFAC as Chair of the IFAC Technical Committee on Control Education and currently serves on the IFAC Technical Board and IFAC Awards Committee. She is the Program Director of the SIAM Activity Group on Control and Systems Theory and was formerly involved with SIAM in several other capacities.

Dr. Pasik-Duncan is an IFAC Fellow, an IEEE FellowDistinguished Member of the CSS, and a recipient of the IEEE Third Millennium Medal. She has received many awards, including theKemper AwardH.O.P.E AwardL. Hay AwardSteeples Service to Kansas Award and is a member of the KU Women's Hall of Fame. She served on the Friends of the Lied Center Board and currently serves on the SMA Academic Program Advisory Board. She is Founder and Faculty Advisor to the AWM Student Chapter at KU, Founder and Coordinator of the MAM / Outreach Program, and faculty advisor for the NSF GK-12 Program at KU.

WIM Panel Time and Date: May 25 (Wed), 10:00 am -12:00 pm
Location: Room 202, TICC, Taipei, Taiwan