Workshops and Talks – Overview

Workshops and Talks ICTIEE 2017

(all titles are linked to abstracts)

Indian Student Forum 2017

Workshops (draft-program-ictiee-2017-dec-13)

Workshop details

“Online Resources for Engineering Education”

Dr. Anil K. Kulkarni (Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, USA) and Mr. Thomas M. Iwinski (E-Learning Specialist, Pennsylvania State University, USA)

“Developing Higher Order Thinking Skill”

 Dr. Siddharth Jadeja (BH Gardi College of Engineering and Technology) and Dr. Sujata Wadhwa (BH Gardi College of Engineering and Technology)

“Hands-On workshop to demonstrate the building and working of Remote Labs”

Kalyan Ram, Electronosolutions, Bangalore, IAOE India Chapter

Disrupting Classrooms using Classroom Assessment Techniques

Dr. K Kotecha (Provost, Parul University, India) and Dr. Richa Mishra (Head, Humanities, Nirma University, India)

“ Acquiring the 21st Century Competencies through Design Based Learning in   Engineering Education”

 Dr. Siva Chandrasekaran (Research Fellow, Engineering Education, Deakin University, AUS) and Dr. John M Long (Senior Lecturer, School of Engineering, Deakin University, AUS)

“A Primer on Reading, Reviewing and Writing Research Articles in Engineering Education”

Dr. Sohum Sohoni (Assistant Professor, School of Computing Informatics and Decision Systems Engineering, Arizona State University, USA) and Dr. Prathiba Nagabhushan (Australian Catholic University, AUS)

“Confronting Plagiarism to Safeguard Academic Integrity”

Dr. Veena Kumar (University of Maryland University College, USA)

A) Innovation and Creativity:  Coming up with a Marketable Technology Based Idea/Prototype for a Business B) Is your idea good for the market ? Customer Discovery

Dr. Gopal Nadkarni (Associate Professor, University of Akron, USA)

“Winning the game of publishing research papers: a workshop on scholarly communication”

Mr. Yateendra Joshi, Freelance editor of scholarly texts, India

“miBEAT Internet-of-things, A Hands-on Design-a-Thon for Smart

Dr. Kunal Mankodiya (University of Rhode Island, USA)

“National Entrepreneurship Network”

Mr. Vikram Mishra, NEN


“Teaching Telecoms, Signals & Systems and Circuits in the Lab, with hands-on hardware, software & online remote access labs”

Carlo Manfredini; Co-founder & R & D Director, EMONA TIMS Pty Ltd, Sydney, Australia.

“Project-Based Learning: Instructional Framework and Lessons for Implementation”

Mohit Patel (Founder, The Northstar School, Gujarat, India; Vice President, RK University, Rajkot, Gujarat, India)


“Autonomous Instrumented Robotic Sensory Platform to Advance Creativity and Engage Students”

Dr. Abhijit Nagchaudhuri (Professor of Engineering and Aviation Sciences, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, USA)

“Pedagogical innovations in Engineering Education: Issues and Challenges in Deployment”

Dr. Archana Mantri (Pro Vice Chancellor, Chitkara University Research and Innovation Network, Chitkara University, India)

‘Educator at the Crossroad: Navigating the Divide Between Content-Based Pedagogy and Skills-Based Pedagogy’.

Rajiv Asthana

Professor, University of Wisconsin-Stout

“On-Line Engineering Education as Global Challenge – Opportunities and Need for India”

Dr. Michael Auer (President, IFEES, Austria)

“Fostering STEM Education in Institutes of Higher Learning”

Dr. Neeraj Buch (Associate Dean of Engineering, Michigan State University, USA)

“Computer Science and Engineering Education”

Dr. Chita Das (Pennsylvania State University, USA)

“New Paradigms for Teaching about Energy Science and Engineering”

Dr. Vikram Dalal (Distinguished Professor of Engineering, Iowa State University, USA)

“Design and Testing of Robust Mechatronics System: Examples using a Mechatronics Platform and A Web Based Virtual Experimentation”

Dr. Devdas Shetty (Dean, School of Engineering & Applied Sciences, University District Columbia, USA)

“MOOCs and their Suitability to Indian Context”

Dr. Deepak Garg (Professor and Head of CSE Dept, Bennett University, India)

“Engineering curricula need to pivot!”

Dr. Roger Hadgraft (Director, Educational Innovation and Research University of Technology Sydney, Australia)

“Integrating e-Learning Modules into Engineering Courses to Develop an Entrepreneurial Mindset in Students”

Dr. Ronald S. Harichandran (Dean of Engineering, University of New Haven, USA)

Project Management Education – Key Benefits for Engineers and Technologists

Dr. Vijay Kanabar (Professor, Boston University, USA)

“Flexible curricular with suitable pedagogy for undergraduate engineering education”

Dr. Ashok Kolaskar (Vice Chancellor, The Neotia University, India)

“Design Thinking in Engineering Education – What, Why, Who, How”

Dr. Lueny Morell (President, Lueny Morell & Associates and Founder & Director, InnovaHiEd, USA)

“Engineering Curriculum Retooled for a Sustainable Future”

 Dr. Roop Mahajan (Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech, USA)

Ethics in International Engineering Education

Dr. Michael Milligan (CEO, ABET, USA)


 Dr. Madhumi Mitra (Professor of Environmental Sciences, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, USA)

“Creativity in Engineering Education”

Dr. Jose Carlos Quadrado (Professor, ISEL, Portugal)

“Lightweighting Technologies for the future – new course development and insights”

 Dr. Raghu Echampati (Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Kettering University, USA)

“The Light Side and Dark Side of Assessment”

 Dr. Subramaniam Rajan (Professor of Civil, Environmental and Sustainable Engineering, Arizona State University, USA)

“Curricula for Societally Relevant Engineering Education”

Dr. Ashok Saxena (Distinguished Professor, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs University of Arkansas, USA)

“Strategies to address Design Thinking in Engineering and Computer Science Curriculum”

Dr. Devdas Shetty (Dean, School of Engineering & Applied Sciences, University District Columbia, USA)

“Service Learning in a Graduate Environmental Engineering Program – Community Engagement, Knowledge and Technology Transfer for Capacity Building and Sustainable Development”

Dr. John Tharakan (Fulbright-Nehru Senior Research Scholar, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi, India and Professor of Chemical Engineering, Howard University, USA)

“Changing Accreditation Criteria: The Times They Are a-Changin’”

Dr. Raman Unnikrishnan (Professor and Former Dean of Engineering, California State University Fullerton, USA)

“Automation of Outcomes Assessment Using State of The Art Digital Technology”

Dr. Wajid Hussain (Director, Quality and Accreditation, Islamic University, Madinah)

“Leveraging the global research to improve student-success in the Indian engineering education system”

Dr Pradeep Waychal (Founder Trustee and Chair, Guruji Education Foundation, India)

“Transforming Engineering Education through inputs on blended and entrepreneurial thinking”

Dr. Yaj Medury (Vice Chancellor, Bennett University and Director, Times Group, India)

“So you want to study abroad? Navigating the Road Ahead”

Dr. Duleep Deosthale (Co-Founder & Vice President, Admission Table, USA)

“Can Artificial Intelligence help Natural Intelligence?”

Dr. Duleep Deosthale (Co-Founder & Vice President, Admission Table, USA)

“Entrepreneurship and Career Building”

Dr. Duleep Deosthale (Co-Founder & Vice President, Admission Table, USA)

Opportunities and Challenges for Technical Education Teachers in India –
A Perspective View”

Dr. Sanjay Dhande, (Former Director, IIT Kanpur, India)

“Transforming Engineering Education at Gurukuls”

Dr. Claire Komives, (Professor of Chemical Engineering, San Jose State University, USA)

Undergraduate Research, International and National Outreach Activities at
an Interdisciplinary Lab at Virginia Tech

Dr. Vinod K Lohani, (Professor, Engineering Education, Virginia Tech, USA)

Setting a global context to campus entrepreneurship

Nitin Kulkarni (Director, Centre for Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship, BVB College of Engineering and Technology, Hubli )

How to engage students in the learning process

Kseniya K. Tolkacheva (Associate Professor, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russia

International Projects Manager, Association for Engineering Education of Russia)

Outcome Based Education – Accreditation from National Board of Accreditation (India)’s perspective

Dr. D.N.Reddy (Director, Engineering Staff College of India. Hyderabad)

Industry Academy Partnership

Dr.P.Narasimha Reddy (Executive Director, Sreenidhi Institute of Science and Technology, Hyderabad)

Managing excellence programs in Higher Education

Manish Dave, Assistant Vice President, Programme Management – Higher Education; Aditya Birla Group

Sponsor Workshops (details/timings)