This workshop, Proposal Writing that Works, is based on over 25 years experience as a proposal writer and reviewer. The workshop will emphasize the critical thinking approach to proposal writing. The presenter will also show participants how a reviewer actually reads and evaluates proposals.
Professor Michael Matthews has been at the University of South Carolina for 20 years. He is currently the GEM University Representative. He has served as Chair of the Department of Chemical Engineering and is currently Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education. He is an affiliate of the Diversity Committee of the American Society for Engineering Education. He has published over 65 journal papers, has receive over $6M in external funding for bench research and for educational projects. He has mentored 14 PhD student, 14 Masters, and over 75 undergraduate students. In 2011 he won the ASEE/AIChE Division Corcoran Award for Best Paper to appear in Chemical Engineering Education.