Scott Danielson is currently an associate professor in the engineering programs within the Polytechnic School, with a focus on global engineering via project work in Vietnam. Previously, Danielson was an associate dean and department chair at Arizona State University for more than 14 years. He is a registered Professional Engineer with more than 33 years of broad-basedexperience encompassing both industry and academia. Past industrial experience includes design of machinery, machine installation, engineering management, and plant start-up while working for Crown Zellerbach, a forest products company. Academic experience includes serving as department chair at two different universities, North Dakota State University and Arizona State University. Academic experience includes developing new academic programs, obtaining external grants and contracts, publishing, and teaching. Service to the profession has included leadership roles in four national professional organizations - ABET, ASEE, ASME, and SME. He is currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission, is the director of the Engineering Technology Area Delegation and a member of the ABET Board of Directors. He has been the division chair for the Engineering Mechanics Division and Engineering Technology Division of the ASEE. Within ASME, he serves on the Committee for Engineering Technology Accreditation. He also served as co-editor on the ASME Vision 2030 Task Force (2008 - 2013), charged with updating the body of knowledge for mechanical engineering education to prepare graduates for the future. He served in the past on the Steering Committee of the Manufacturing Education and Research Community within SME.