29th IEOM Global Engineering Education
Nsukka, Nigeria, April 5-7, 2022
IEOM Society International addresses the issues of Global Engineering Education. There are various levels of readiness of engineering graduates from various parts of the world. One of the main themes is how to reduce the readiness gap of engineering graduates around the world. The special focus is given to Industrial Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering including Engineering Management. Are the engineering graduates ready to take on the challenges of the current global economy? With the great success of Global Engineering Education Series of last IEOM conferences, IEOM Nigeria Conference will have a dedicated session for the 29th Global Engineering Education where distinguished speakers will discuss the readiness of engineering graduates for workforce around the world. Thirty six featured speakers will be from various part of the world to address engineering education challenges and opportunities.
Global Engineering Education Topics can be related on:
- Learning Assessment
- Problem based learning
- Project based learning
- Active collaborative learning
- Student learning assessment
- Teaching and learning
- Curriculum improvement
- Innovation and entrepreneurship
- Global engineering education challenges
- Industrial engineering, manufacturing engineering, systems engineering, integrated engineering, reliability engineering, quality engineering and similar Education
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All Times are USA Eastern Standard Time
April 5, Tuesday
Global Engineering Education I
8:00 – 9:45 am – Zoom Meeting Room 1
8:00 am – 8:20 am (Tuesday, April 5)
Dr Musa-Olokuta, Adekunle Ibrahim
B.Eng (EKSU); M.Eng, PhD (FUNAAB); MNSE, MNIpes, FNIMechE, COREN Regd, FMA, FIPMD, PMP
Mechanical & Industrial Engineer
Specialised on Ergonomics, Human Factor Engineering, Musculoskeletal Disorder and Anthropometric
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Olabisi Onabanjo University
PMB 2002 Ago Iwoye,
Ibogun Campus, Ogun State, Nigeria
Engr. Dr Adekunle Ibrahim MUSA a lecturer and the immediate past Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta, Nigeria. He obtained a B.Eng (Hons) degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, Nigeria (formally University of Ado-Ekiti and Ondo State University, Ado – Ekiti respectively) in 1997; M.Eng (Mechanical) and PhD (Industrial) degree at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria in 2011 and 2016 respectively. His research interests are in the areas of Ergonomics and Human Factors, Mechatronics, Safety and Environmental Engineering. He has published a number of articles in reputable national and off – shore journals and attended conferences both locally and outside the shore of Nigeria.
Engr.Dr Adekunle Musa is a member of notable professional bodies which includes Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), International Association of Engineers (IAENG), Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) and Fellow of the Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers (FNIMechE) respectively. He has eight years (8) of practical experience having worked as a Mechanical Engineer in the Works and Services Department of Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta Nigeria (FUNAAB) and over eleven (11) years of teaching, research and administrative experience in Nigerian Polytechnic.
8:20 am – 8:40 am (Tuesday, April 5)
8:40 am – 9:00 am (Tuesday, April 5)
Dr. Okokpujie Imhade Princess
Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering Department
Afe Babalola University
Ado Ekiti State, Nigeria
Dr. Okokpujie Imhade Princess MNSE, MNIMechE is a senior lecturer/researcher in the Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering Department, Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti State, Nigeria. She is the author of over one hundred and thirty (130) scholarly scientific papers, in which ninety-seven (97) are Scopus indexed. Dr. Okokpujie is the former Chief Editor of Covenant Journal of Engineering Technology (CJET). She is one of the top-rated researchers in her institution. Dr. Okokpujie has won numerous awards for her intellectual sagacity, including Covenant University Chancellor’s Exceptional Researcher of the year (won twice, 2018 and 2019 successively). Her research areas are Design and Production, Advanced Manufacturing such as Machining, Tool Wear, Vibration, Nano-lubricant, Energy Systems, Mathematical Modeling, Optimization, Artificial Intelligent, Mechatronics, and Multi-disciplinary Research. Recently, she was awarded the Global Excellence Stature Fellowship Grant Industry 4.0 2021 for advanced research at the University of Johannesburg. Dr. Okokpujie is a registered Engineer with the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), a Corporate Member of the Nigeria Society of Engineers (MNSE), Chairman Ota chapter, and National Technical Secretary of the Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria (APWEN) among other professional affiliations. Finally, Dr. I. P. Okokpujie, takes time out to play Badminton. She is happily married and blessed with beautiful children. She is very passionate about the Girl Child’s Education, committed to women development initiative, and offers quality mentorship to Young Researchers and Engineers
9:00 am – 9:20 am (Tuesday, April 5)
Dr. SHAMSUDDIN AHMED
Professor Shamsuddin Ahmed PhD (UM), MEng (AIT), BSc Eng (BUET), PgDHRM, CEng(UK), FIEB(Life), MIET(UK),
Department of Mechanical and Production Engineering
Islamic University of Technology (IUT)
Dhaka Bangladesh (an organ of OIC)
Former Assoc. Professor, University of Malaya (UM) Ranked QS59, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (1997-2015). Supervised one postdoc candidate, 13 PhD and 18 Masters.
Currently, involved with several Universities at home and abroad and several journals in different capacities.
COMPETENCY-BASED HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION IN ENGINEERING EDUCATION UNDER GLOBAL DEMAND
9:20 am – 9:40 am (Tuesday, April 5)
Dr. Funso Falade
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos, Nigeria
President, African Engineering Education Association
Bio: Falade Funso Alphonsus is a Nigerian and a Professor of civil engineering at University of Lagos, Nigeria. He earned Diploma in Quantity Surveying at Yaba College of Technology, Nigeria, in 1978. He completed his M.Sc (Civil Engineering) at the Moscow Institute of Civil Engineering in the USSR in 1984 and obtained PhD in Civil Engineering, from University of Lagos in 1998. Prof. Falade has authored over 70 articles on innovative construction materials and engineering education published in locally and internationally reputable journals as well as in proceedings of learned conferences. He has also made contributions to two (2) textbooks. In February, 2014, he made public presentation of a book titled ‘Strengthening of Distressed Buildings’. He has researched into the structural properties of bamboo and developed the technology for its successful incorporation as replacement of steel reinforcement in some structural elements. He has also researched extensively on Foamed Aerated Concrete. Prof. Falade has presented over 45 papers at workshops and seminars on such topics as Project Management, Quality Control, Maintenance of Facilities, and Contract Procurement Processes etc.
Prof. Falade is a member of some professional bodies both locally and internationally, including Fellow, The Nigerian Academy of Engineering, Fellow, Nigerian Society of Engineers, Fellow, African Engineering Education Association, Registered Engineers, Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria etc. He is a promoter of engineering education. He was the initiator of African Regional Conference on Engineering Education and the Chairman, Organizing Committee and the Editor of the Proceedings of the 1st, 2nd and 5th African Regional Conference on Engineering Education that were held at University of Lagos in 23rd – 25th September, 2002 , 20th – 22nd September, 2004 and 9th -12th September, 2013 respectively. He is the President of the African Engineering Education Association (AEEA) and former Vice-President, international Federation of Engineering Education Societies (2009-20012). He was appointed UNESCO Consultant in 2005.
April 5, Tuesday
Global Engineering Education II
10:00 – 11:45 am – Zoom Meeting Room 1
10:00 am – 10:20 am (Tuesday, April 5)
Professor Christian Amaechi Bolu, FNSE, FAEng
College of Engineering
Towards Proactive Agenda for (Mechatronics) Engineering Education in Africa
Professor Christian Amaechi Bolu, graduated with B,Sc in Mechanical Engineering from University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 1976, M.Eng in Industrial Engineering from University of Toronto, Canada in 1979 and Ph.D in Industrial and Systems Engineering from University of Wales, Swansea , United Kingdom in 1982.
Prof Bolu, a professor of Mechatronics Engineering, is a practicing engineer with engineering industry work experience spanning over 27 years. He ran several multi-national engineering companies in Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya at top technical and management levels. He was instrumental to setting up of the first CNC wire-cutting machine in Nigeria, in the late 1980s as well as the first automated powder coating plant in Nigeria. He was the developer of one of the early Enterprise Resource Planning solutions widely used in engineering manufacturing plants in Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya.
Prof Bolu, a Fellow of the Nigerian Academy of Engineering, Fellow of both the Nigerian Society of Engineers and Nigerian Institution of Industrial Engineers was a one-time Chairman of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (Lagos Branch), National Technical Secretary of the Nigeria Society of Engineers and President of the Nigerian Institution of Industrial Engineers. He is an SAP Certified Solution Consultant. His present special interest area is in Mechatronics System Design for community development, Internet of Things (IoT) and Rapid Prototyping.
He is presently the Dean, College of Engineering, Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria, after serving as pioneer Dean, Faculty of Engineering, Federal University Oye-Ekiti, Nigeria from 2012-2015.
10:20 am – 10:40 am (Tuesday, April 5)
Engr. Prof. Adagbonyin Moses O. Obiazi
Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Technology
Ambrose Alli University
President, African Engineering Deans Council, AEDC
Engr. Prof. Adagbonyin Moses O. Obiazi was born at Agbor in Delta state. He attended the prestigious Ika Grammar School, Agbor from 1974 to 1979 obtaining the West African School Certificate with Distinction. He proceeded immediately to the University of Benin to study Electrical/Electronics Engineering, graduating in 1984 with 2nd Class Hons, Upper Division. He had his Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Lagos in 1991 and capped it with a PhD in Electrical Power and Machines from Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, supervised by the renowned Engr. Prof. Philip Kuale.
Prof. Obiazi started his working career in the Federal Polytechnic University, Auchi in 1985 after his NYSC in Sokoto State. In the quest for higher levels of engagement, Engr. Obiazi joined the services of then Bendel State University, Ekpoma (now, Ambrose Alli University) in 1987 where he has risen through the ranks from Graduate Assistant to his current status as a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Technology. He was the Head of Department of Electrical/Electronics Engineering [1997-1999], Sub-Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Member of the University Senate and Member/Chairman of over 40 University committees/panels. He is currently serving as the Chairman of the Central Bank intervention Projects in Ambrose Alli University.
At the professional level, Engr Prof Obiazi was elected a corporate member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers [NSE] in 1993. As an active member of NSE, he was made Secretary, NSE, Ekpoma Branch from 1994-1997 and Chairman of the Branch for five years (1997-2002). During his Chairmanship, the branch won a national merit award as the Most Improved Branch in Nigeria. In 1999, he was made a life member of NSE. He has been a member of the National Executive Council of NSE from 1997 t0 2002 and from 2012 to date. He has served in several committees of NSE at both national and local levels. NSE national committees such as Finance and General purpose Committee, Education and Training Committee, Awards and Endowment Committee, Conference Planning Committee, Codes and Standards Committee among others. As a registered Engineer with COREN (Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria), COREN in 2006 made him a member of Engineering Regulation and Monitoring (ERM) Committee. He has also served as a member of COREN accreditation team to some eight universities and two polytechnics. For eleven years (2001-2012), he was an External Examiner to the Petroleum Training Institute (PTI), Effurun, and since 2011, External Examiner to Delta State University,Abraka. In 1991, Engr. Obiazi was sponsored by UNESCO to Kumasi, Ghana to present a research paper at an International Engineering Conference, while in 2013, he was sponsorsed to the Conference of the Global Engineering Deans Council [GEDC] held in Chicago, USA. In 1994, the Delta State Government appointed him as a Member of the Delta State Public Utilities Board (PUB).
In May 2013, Engr. Prof OBIAZI was appointed the National Secretary of the Committee set up by COREN [Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria] to develop COREN Minimum Benchmarks for the training of Engineers in Nigerian Universities. In 2006, Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) appointed Engr. Obiazi as a research advisor on sabbatical to help with the construction and installation work on the new Afam VI power station in Rivers State. In March, 2010, the Edo State Government appointed Engr. Prof. Obiazi as a member of the Governing council of Edo State Institute of Technology and Management, Usen (a polytechnic),a position he held till Sept, 2012.
Engr. Prof. Obiazi has received several awards from students, staff, religious and professional bodies and groups for outstanding contributions to engineering, education, national development and socio-cultural advancement. Engr. Prof. Obiazi is well published in both local and foreign journals and has presented papers in several local and international conferences.
In Sept, 2012 Eng. Prof .Obiazi was elected the Chairman, Committee of Deans of Engineering and Technology of Nigerian Universities.
10:40 am – 11:00 am (Tuesday, April 5)
Industrial Engineer and PhD Candidate
Ecole Mohammadia d’Ingénieurs
Mohammed V University
MBA and BA Lecturer
SIST British Education
Sbai Nouçaiba is a fifth-year Ph.D. Candidate in Engineering Sciences and Supply chain management at EMI School of Engineering at Mohamed V University in Rabat. She is a member of the Analyze, Modelling, and Integration of Processes and Systems (AMIPS) research team in EMI. Her doctoral main research investigates multi-echelon inventory management with a special focus on sizing multi-echelon inventories in the pharmaceutical sector. Her research interests are in the areas of supply chain management, simulation in supply chain networks, and multi-criteria decision-making. She published several conference papers and participated in international conferences in Morocco as well as Europe. She holds an engineering degree in Industrial Engineering from the EMI School of Engineering at Mohamed V University in Rabat. She has been an MBA and BA Lecturer At SIST British Education in Morocco since 2018.
11:00 am – 11:20 am (Tuesday, April 5)
Rajiv Gandhi College of Engineering and Research, Wanadongri
Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
11:20 am – 11:40 am (Tuesday, April 5)
Enhancing Sustainable Engineering Education and Practice in the Developing Countries Through University-Industry Collaboration: A Nigeria Perspective
Engr Celestine Nnaemeka Achebe
Lecturer and Researcher in the field of Industrial Engineering and Operations Management
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Nigeria, Nsukka
Engr Celestine Nnaemeka Achebe is a lecturer and researcher in the field of Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He Obtained a bachelor’s degree in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering at Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka Nigeria and master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, University of Nigeria, focusing on Industrial Engineering and Management. He is currently a doctoral degree Candidate. He is a COREN registered Engineer. Engr Achebe’s areas of specialisation are Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Metallurgy and Materials Engineering. Before embracing university teaching and research career, Engr Achebe worked several years as supervisor at FRSC License Vehicle Number Plate plant, Abuja, and later the Head, Delta State Plant for several years. He had published works in peer reviewed local and international journals and conference proceedings. Research interests include but not restricted to operations research, operations management and materials technology. C.N. Achebe has interdisciplinary savvy.
Currently, he is the staff coordinator of University of Nigeria Nsukka-IEOM Students Society.
Engr Dr Paul Amaechi Ozor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Nigeria, Nsukka
Engr Dr Paul Amaechi Ozor is the West African Sub-Regional Coordinator of Industrial Engineering and Operations Management Society International. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical/Production Engineering from the Enugu State University of Science and Technology as well as Masters and PhD in Industrial Engineering and Management from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Dr Ozor had been a Project Manager in a reputable Engineering company in Nigeria for many years. He had been a faculty member of University of Nigeria Nsukka since 2009, and has served the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Faculty of Engineering in various capacities prior to his appointment as the head of Department of Mechanical Engineering in August 2021. Dr Ozor is a Scholar of the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), and a fellow of The World Academy of Science. He is a fellow of the global excellence stature (GES) of the University of Johannesburg. He is currently serving as a Senior Research Associate of the University. As a speaker and participant in international conferences, seminars and workshops, he has visited several countries on research grounds. Dr Ozor has published research articles in many peer reviewed local and international Journals and conference proceedings. He has supervised significant local and international postgraduate students to successful study completion. He is an external examiner to University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. He is a member of the Nigeria Society of Engineers (NSE) and registered with the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN). His research interest is not limited to Asset Management, Quality, Operations Management, Reliability Engineering, Environmental Influence, Sustainable materials, lean six sigma, smart manufacturing.
Prof Nita Inderlal Sukdeo
Associate Professor and Head
Department in the Department of Quality and Operations Management
School of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
University of Johannesburg
Prof Nita Inderlal Sukdeo is currently an Associate Professor and Head of Department in the Department of Quality and Operations Management within the School of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa. She obtained a Masters in Quality from the Durban University of Technology and a PhD in Engineering Management from the University of Johannesburg. She is an active researcher in the field of total quality management and operations management. Her field of expertise also include advanced manufacturing technologies, smart factory, Quality 4.0, quantitative analysis, quality management systems, quality auditing and risk assessment. She is a qualified Lead Auditor, proficient in ISO standards and certification. She is chairperson and director of the Society for Operations Management in Africa (SOMA), a non-executive director of the South African Society for Quality (SASQ). She is an active participant and session chair of the IEOM Women in Industry and Academia panel session Africa edition.
certification. She is chairperson and director of the Society for Operations Management in Africa (SOMA), a non-executive director of the South African Society for Quality (SASQ). She is an active participant and session chair of the IEOM Women in Industry and Academia panel session Africa edition.
April 5, Tuesday
Global Engineering Education III
3:00 – 4:45 pm – Zoom Meeting Room 1
Session Chair: Dr Boitumelo Ramatsetse
3:00 pm – 3:20 pm (Tuesday, April 5)
Dr Boitumelo Ramatsetse
Lecturer & Researcher: Engineering Graphics and Design (EGD)
Educational Information and Engineering Technology (EDIET)
Wits School of Education
University of the Witwatersrand
Commissioner: Office of the Presidency
Republic of South Africa
Dr. Boitumelo Ramatsetse is currently a member of the National Planning Commission (NPC) in the Office of the Presidency (Republic of South Africa). In addition, he is a Lecturer & Researcher in the Educational Information & Engineering Technology (EDIET) division, School of Education, University of the Witwatersrand, as well as a Research & Innovation (RnI) Associate at the Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment (FEBE), Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) in South Africa. He has over 10 years of teaching and research experience in Higher Education Institutions with vast knowledge in areas of engineering, design, risk analysis, problem solving, project management, manufacturing, innovation and leadership. He holds a Doctor of Engineering (D-Eng), Master of Technology (M-Tech) degree in Industrial Engineering, Bachelor of Technology (B-Tech), National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from TUT as well as Certificate in Project Management from University of South Africa (UNISA). He is an associate member of Southern African Institute of Industrial Engineers (SAIIE), member of Southern African Institute of Mechanical Engineers (SAIMechE) as well as Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM). He has served at the National Research Foundation (NRF) funding committee for the year 2017 and he was also the member of the Local Organising Committee for the CIRP (The International Academy for Production Engineering) design conference 2020 held in South Africa. He is currently a Y-Rated NRF researcher with over 30 peer-reviewed scientific papers and 1 book chapter. To date, he has successfully filed 3 patents in South Africa and China. He has been invited to present on innovation and advanced manufacturing initiatives in countries such as Tanzania (Dar es Salaam), Mozambique (Maputo), Germany (Ingenieurbüro Wolfgang Bauer-IWB), UK (London Imperial College), Mexico (Monterrey), China (Beihang, Tsinghua & Tongji University) were he established business and research collaborations. He has been actively involved in numerous interdisciplinary research projects in collaboration with research institutions, industries and government organizations. Through his efforts, he has attracted over R832 800 worth of seed-funding for technology development and commercialisation. He has received over 20 awards and recognitions for his efforts, which includes; Winner 2020/2021 NSTF-South32 TW-Kambule Emerging Researcher award, Finalist 2020/2021 NSTF-South32 Innovation Award: Corporate Organisation, 2021 Mail & Guardian 200 most influential Young South Africans, Semi-Finalist Accenture Rising Star Awards 2021, 3rd Place Winner GAP Innovation Competition 2020, The most efficient PhD candidate, Winner Intellectual Property Competition 2020, Finalist for the Standard Bank Rising Star Awards 2017, Best poster award IEOM conference 2018, Gibela Research Chair Contribution Award 2018, National Intellectual Property Management Office (NIPMO) Patent Award 2017, NRF Freestanding and Innovation Doctoral Fellowships 2016, Highest number of publications award 2016, Finalist Step-Up Technology Innovation Competition 2013, Winner Sasol Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Baja Competition 2011 etc. His research interests includes; innovation, maintenance engineering, life cycle management, reconfigurable manufacturing systems (RMS), production systems, machine design, ranging from theory to design implementation.
3:20 pm – 3:40 pm (Tuesday, April 5)
Shailesh Shirguppikar, Ph.D.
Head – Office of International Relations and Education
Rajarambapu Institute of Technology
Rajaramnagar, Maharashtra, India
3:40 pm – 4:00 pm (Tuesday, April 5)
Engineer Lovemore Gunda
Department of Electrical Engineering.
University of Zimbabwe
Engineer Lovemore Gunda is a DPhil student at the University of Zimbabwe in the Department of Electrical Engineering. He is majoring in the development of renewable energy based power systems for rural electrification. He is also currently employed as a Lecturer at the National University of Science and Technology in Zimbabwe since 2016. He holds a Master of Engineering Degree in Electronic Engineering and a Bachelor of Engineering degree in the same field. The total number of publications produced by Engineer Gunda from 2010 to date is fourteen in journals and conference proceedings. His research areas include power electronics, electrical machine drives, electrical and electronic measurements, instrumentation and control, power systems simulation and modelling and renewable energy power systems. Engineer Gunda is a fully registered Professional Engineer registered under the Zimbabwe Institution of Engineers (ZIE).
4:00 pm – 4:20 pm (Tuesday, April 5)
Dr. Didibhuku Wellington Thwala
University of South Africa (UNISA)
Johannesburg, South Africa
4:20 pm – 4:40 pm (Tuesday, April 5)
Engr Prof. Edmund Chijioke Okoroigwe
Chairman, Nigeria Society of Engineers
Title: University-Industry Linkages: The Gateway for Accelerating National Development in Africa
Edmund C. Okoroigwe holds Ph.D degree in Mechanical Engineering and is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Nigeria. He was formerly the Acting Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Nigeria, for two years. His research is in applied renewable energy. He was formerly a Research Fellow at the National Centre for Energy Research and Development, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria under the Energy Commission of Nigeria. He was a recipient of Fulbright Scholar award to Michigan State University, East Lansing in 2009/2010. He is a recipient of NRF Postdoctoral Fellowship at University of Cape Town South Africa on ERAfrica Project 2014 – 2016. He is a registered engineer with the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), a member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), member of the Solar Energy Society of Nigeria (SESN). He has authored many scholarly research papers published in impact fact journals across the world.He is currently the Chairman, Nigerian Society of Engineers, Nsukka Branch and the pioneer Coordinator, Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers (NIMechE) Nsukka Chapter. He has visited China, USA, Tunisia, Benin Republic, Rwanda, and South Africa.
4:40 pm – 5:00 pm (Tuesday, April 5)
Dr. Esther Matemba
Engineering Education Advisor- Lassonde Educational Innovation Studio (LEIS)
Lassonde School of Engineering, York University, Canada
Governing Board Member for Research in Engineering Education Network (REEN) – Africa representative
Sessional Academic, Curtin University, Western Australia
Esther Matemba is an engineering lecturer and an active engineering education researcher. She is currently working as an Engineering Education Advisor for Lassonde Educational Innovation Studio (LEIS) at York University. Her previous Engineering Education research experience include a Research Assistant role at Curtin University (2015), and a Research Associate role at the University of Western Australia (Feb 2019 – Aug 2019). Esther is a Governing Board Member of Research in Engineering Education Network (REEN) representing Africa region. She has a PhD in Engineering Education from the Department of Civil Engineering at Curtin University, Australia. Her PhD titled ‘Globalisation of engineers: African Professional Engineering Education Perspective’, focused on issues of developing curriculum for globalisation with a particular interest on Africa. Esther also holds a Masters of Science in Construction Management (2009), and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (2007) from the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, where she also lectured for five years. She is a co-founder of a project called ‘Collaboration and Method Sharing for engineering educators’, founded in 2015, with the purpose of sharing student centred methods to engineering educators in Africa. Esther’s research interests include curriculum for global engineers in the Global South, engineering competencies, international accreditation and African engineering education, and her work appears in different international conferences and journals.
Past Programs of IEOM Global Engineering Education and Future Events
- 2014 IEOM Bali Global Engineering Education Speakers
- 2015 IEOM Dubai Global Engineering Education Speakers
- 2015 IEOM Orlando Global Engineering Education Speakers
- 2016 IEOM Kuala Lumpur Global Engineering Education Speakers
- 2016 IEOM Detroit Global Engineering Education Speakers
- 2017 IEOM Rabat, Morocco
- 2017 IEOM Bristol, UK
- 2017 IEOM Bogota, Colombia
- 2018 IEOM Bandung, Indonesia
- 2018 IEOM Paris, France
- 2018 IEOM Washington DC, USA
- 2018 IEOM Pretoria/Johannesburg, South Africa
- 2019 IEOM Bangkok, Thailand
- 2019 IEOM EU Pilsen, Czech Republic
- 2019 Toronto, Canada
- 2019 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
- 2020 Dubai, UAE
- 2020 Detroit, USA
- 2020 Harare, Zimbabwe
- 2021 Singapore
- 2021 Sao Paulo, Brazil
- 2021 Haiti
- 2021 Harbin, China
- 2021 Rome, Italy
- 2021 Bangalore, India
- 2021 Indonesia
- 2021 Monterrey, Mexico
- 2022 Istanbul
- 2022 Nigeria
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- Dr. Ilham Kissani
- Dr. Eugene Rex Jalao
- Dr. Gulnara Abitova
- Dr. James Chen
- Dr. FJ Kahlen
- Dr. Erik Sundin
- Dr. Abdul Hakim Halim
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