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Information Technology in Support of Materials EducationDate: March 26th 2010
Location: University of Cambridge

This international symposium will explore how software and information resources can be used to best advantage across engineering and materials courses. Focusing on: engaging and retaining 21st century students, integrating sustainability into the engineering curriculum, PBL and supporting interdisciplinary study.

The event will feature speakers from leading universities discussing ideas for teaching of materials and processes in engineering and related subjects.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Prof. Mike Ashby, University of Cambridge
  • Prof. Alexander Wanner, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
  • Dr. Erik Tempelman, Delft University of Technology
  • Dr. Javier Orozco, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia
  • Dr. Matt Murphy, University of Liverpool
  • Dr. Joe Carruthers, ewcastle University
  • Dr. Diane Taktak, UK Centre for Materials Education
  • Dr. Rob Wallach, University of Cambridge

Talks will discuss the use of teaching resources such as CES EduPack. CES EduPack will be the focus of optional short courses on the two days before the Symposium, led by Professor Mike Ashby.

For more information and registration details please visit:
http://www.grantadesign.com/symposium/cambridge/