International Conference on “Transformations in Engineering Education” (ICTIEE 2014)

Keynote Addresses

Plenary Sessions

Panel Discussions


Paper Presentations

International Engineering Educator Certification Program





BVB College of Engineering and Technology (BVBCET), Hubli, Karnataka, India
January 16 to 18, 2014

Jan 16 5 pmInaugural Speaker Intro by Dr. Ashok Shettar,
Principal BVBCET, Karnataka, India
Speaker: Dr. R. Natarajan,
Chairman BITES, Former Director IIT Madras, India
“Challenges of Engineering Education in India”
8 pmBanquet Dinner Intro by Mr. Ashok Kalbag,
Secretary, IUCEEI, Mumbai, India
Speaker: Dr. Sugata Mitra,
Prof. Newcastle University, UK
“Engineering Education in the Cloud”
Jan 17 9 amKeynote 1 Intro by Dr. Anil Sahasrabudhe,
Director, College of Engineering Pune, India
Speaker: Dr. F.C. Kohli,
Founder and First CEO, Tata Consulting Services, India
“Vision for Engineering Education in India
10 amPlenary 1 Intro by Dr. Sushma Kulkarni,
Director, Rajarambapu Institute of Technology, Maharashtra, India
Speaker: Dr. Seeram Ramakrishna,
Director, CNN and former Dean, NUS, Singapore
“Attributes of Engineers and Engineering Education for the 21st Century World”
11 am to 1 pm Session A: Contributed Papers
Session B: Contributed Papers
Session C: Contributed Papers
1 pmLuncheon Speaker Intro by Dr. Krishna VedulaUniversity of Massachusetts Lowell Speaker: Dave Wilson, Director of Academic and Corporate Marketing, National InstrumentsPlatinum Sponsor: National Instruments
2 pmPlenary 2 Intro by Dr. Gopalkrishna Joshi,
Director, CEER, BVBCET, Hubli, India
Speaker: Dr. D.B. Phatak,Professor, IIT Bombay“Adopting MOOCs for quality engineering education in India”
3 pm to 4 pm Session D: Contributed Papers
Session E: Contributed Papers
Session F: Contributed Papers
4 pmPlenary 3 Dr. M.P. Ravindra,
President, IUCEEI, Bangalore, India
Speaker: Prof. Mangala Sunder. IIT MadrasPlatinum Sponsor: NPTEL
5 pmPlenary 4 Intro by Dr. P.G. Tewari,
Dean, BVBCET, India
Speaker: Dr. Vinod Lohani,
Prof, Virginia Tech University, USA
“Curriculum Innovation”
5 pmPlenary 5 Intro by Dr. Y. Astatke,
Prof, Morgan State University, USA
Speaker: Dr. Bopaya Bidanda,
Prof, University of Pittsburgh, USA
“Engineers without Frontiers”
7:00 pm:Collaborators DinnerBy Invitation Only Leaders of IUCEEI; IUCEE-GEDC;IUCEE-ASEE, IUCEE-SPEED, IUCEE-IGIP
  •  M/S IonIdea, Dinner Sponsor
  • IUCEE-GEDC Session
  • IUCEE-ASEE Session
  • IUCEE-IGIP Session
  • “Developing Leadership at Engineering Colleges”

by Dr. Steve Rawlinson, JRE Group, Gr. Noida

Jan 18 9 amKeynote 2 Intro by Dr. Jose Carlos Quadrado,
President, IFEES, President, ISEL, Portugal
Speaker: Dr. Michael Milligan,
Executive Director, ABET, USA
“Outcomes Assessment in Engineering Education”
10 amPanel 1 Moderator: Dr. Hans J. Hoyer,
Secretary General IFEES, Exec Sec, GEDC, Marquette University, USA
“Transformations in Engineering Education Globally”

  • Stephanie Farrell, Prof. Rowan University, USA
  • Hasan Mandal, Director, Sabanci University, Turkey
  • Duncan Fraser, Professor, U of Capetown, S. Africa
  • Dr. Khairiyah Mohd Yusof, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
11 am to 1 pm Session G: Contributed Papers
Session H: Contributed Papers
Session I: Contributed Papers
1 pm:Luncheon Speaker Intro by Dr. Krishna VedulaUniversity of Massachusetts Lowell Speaker: Paul Gilbert, CEOPlatinum Sponsor: Quanser
2 pmPlenary 6 Intro by Dr. Veena KumarProfessor, Rutgers University, NJ, USA Speaker: Dr. Michael Auer,
President, IGIP, Prof, Carinthia University, Austria
“Pedagogy Training and Certification for Faculty”
3 pmPanel 2 Moderator: Dr. David Jiles Professor, Iowa State University  “Technologies for Learning”

  • Andrew Thangaraj, IIT Madras (tentative)
  • Shekhar Sharad, Manager,Worldwide University Program
  • Keith Blanchet, Director of Business, Quanser
  • A. Rucinski, Professor, U of New Hampshire (Cypress)
3 pmPanel 3 Moderator: Dr. Jennifer DeBoer,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
“Intergenerational Panel”

  • Rohit Kandakatla, student, SPEED, India
  • Ashwin Karthik, student, SPEED, UK
  • Rajul Gajjar, Principal, GEC, Gandhinagar, India
  • Guru Subramanyam, Professor, U of Dayton, USA
4 pmPanel 4 Dr. M.P. Ravindra,
President, IUCEEI, Bangalore, India
“Transformations in Engineering Education at IITs”

  • Dr. Uday Desai, Director, IIT Hyderabad
  • Dr. Bhaskar Datta, Assoc. Dean, IIT Gandhinagar
  • Dr. Y. Narahari, Professor, IISc, Bangalore
5 pmValedictory Address Intro by Dr. Ashok Shettar,
Principal BVBCET, Karnataka, India
Speaker: Dr. Desh Deshpande,
Sparta Group, Sycamore Networks, Tejas Networks, USA
“Innovation and Engineering Education”

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