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Exploring the future direction for engineering education

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Aug 24

Date and time: 24 August 2023, 12:00 – 13:00 CEST (UTC +2)
Speaker: Dr Ruth Graham
Title: Exploring the future direction for engineering education

Where: Digital Futures hub, Osquars Backe 5, floor 2 at KTH main campus

50 first-arriving participants get a lunch sandwich


Meeting ID: 695 6088 7455
Password: 755440

Moderator & administrator: Joakim Lilliesköld,

Abstract: In the ever-evolving landscape of education, the profound impact of crises has often served as a catalyst for change. The seminar encompasses a comprehensive analysis of key themes extracted from two reports. Participants will gain a nuanced understanding of how adversity can foster creativity, reshape pedagogical approaches, and drive technological innovations in education. Find out more about the seminar on KTH webpage

Bio: Dr Ruth Graham, with a background in Mechanical Engineering, honed her expertise in aeronautical fatigue during her tenure with BAE SYSTEMS. Transitioning to Imperial College London in 2002, she assumed the role of Director for the transformative EnVision project. This initiative aimed at revamping undergraduate education and fostering a culture of support for teaching excellence across various engineering departments.

Since 2008, Dr Graham has served as an independent higher education consultant, championing global change in university teaching. She undertook pivotal projects including a benchmarking study on engineering education’s future for MIT and an initiative enhancing teaching recognition at over 50 universities. Her efforts earned her an honorary doctorate from Chalmers University of Technology in 2018 and the Leonardo da Vinci Medal from the European Society for Engineering Education in 2020 for her outstanding contributions to engineering education.

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Link to Ruth Graham’s profile on LinkedIn