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TU Delft Logo2016 Global E3 Annual Meeting
May 17-20, 2016
Theme: Connecting Engineers to Society
Hosted by: Delft University of Technology
Delft, Netherlands

2016 Annual Meeting Final Agenda

Global E3 Presentations & Session Highlights

All presentation links below are PDF files. Please note that some panelists did not use PowerPoint presentations.

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

TU Delft Welcome

  • Anka Mulder, Vice President Education & Operations, member of TU Delft Executive Board

Global E3 Welcome

  • Larry Shuman, Chair of the Global E3 Executive Committee and Senior Associate Dean of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh

Introductions, Programme Overview

  • Aldert Kamp, Director of Education at Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, TU Delft

Industry Keynote Address: The Motivation: A World Full of Opportunities

Global E3 New Member Presentations – Part I

Concurrent Session 1: Integration Mechanisms for Global E3 Exchange Students

Chair: H.C. Man, Dean of Engineering, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

  • Pedro Linares, Vice Rector & Professor of Industrial Engineering, Universidad Pontificia Comillas
  • Philippe Gaubert, Associate Professor, School of Engineering, Tohoku University
  • Sue Macchiarelli, Director, Office of Global Engagement, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Concurrent Session 2: New Methods for Engineering Education: Designing a MOOC, Flipping the Classroom, Virtual Labs

Chair: Timo Kos, Director of Education and Student Affairs, TU Delft
  • Tae-Eog Lee, Professor Industrial & Systems Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology (KAIST)
  • Jutta Abulawi, Professor of Systems Engineering & CAD, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences
  • Rob Kadel, Assistant Director for Research in Education Innovation, Georgia Institute of Technology

Plenary Session: D: DREAM (“Delft: Dream Realization of Extremely Advanced Machines”) multidisciplinary student projects: How did we develop this? What is the learning outcome/relevance for education?

  • Wim Thijs, Founder of the Dream Hall, TU Delft

Thursday, 19 May 2016

Plenary Session: Engineering Systems Design in Energy

  • Paulien Herder, Professor & Director of the Delft Energy Initiative, TU Delft

Global E3 New Member Presentations – Part II

Concurrent Session 3: From Exchange to Exciting Joint Educational Offerings – Joint Student Innovation Camps, International Joint and Double Degree Programs

Chair: Philippe Marc, Former Chair of Department of Human Sciences, ENSEA

  • Martin P. Bendsøe, Senior Vice President & Dean of Graduate Studies and International Affairs, Technical University of Denmark
  • ER Meng Hwa, Vice President of International Affairs, Nanyang Technological University
  • Kurt S. Anderson, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies, Rensselaer Polytechnic University

Concurrent Session 4: Alphabet Soup of Grade Conversion – what works and what doesn't: Determining credit hours workshop and how to calculate GPAs of exchange students

Chair: Molly Watkins, Executive Director, Center for International Affairs, Case Western Reserve University

  • Per Warfvinge, Assistant Dean & Professor of Chemical Engineering, Lund University
  • Vanita Misquita, Director of Overseas Programs, Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Ramsey Jabaji, Assistant Director for International & Leadership Programs, A. James Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland

Plenary Session: Global E3 Program Update, Update on Accreditation issues, Update on Member Survey regarding Research Placements

  • Sabeen Altaf, Sr. Program Officer, US Student Programs, IIE
  • Randy Collins, Associate Dean & Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Clemson University

Concurrent Session 5: Interactive Workshop on Acculturalisation and Intercultural Communication

  • Judith Hofstra, Project Manager Internationalisation, TU Delft

Concurrent Session 6: Internationalization: from strategic plan to its implementation – good practices, incentives and challenges

Chair: Sven Winterhalder, Head, Strategic Advancement Office, Munich University of Applied Sciences

  • Kristine Lalley, Director, International Engineering Initiatives, University of Pittsburgh
  • Nina Kohr, International Relations Coordinator, International Office, Munich University of Applied Sciences
  • James Warnock, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Mississippi State University

Friday, 20 May 2016

Plenary Session: Ethics in Engineering

Chair: Daniela Ascarelli, Assistant Vice Provost for International Programs & Director of Study Abroad, Drexel University

  • Ibo van de Poel, Professor, TU Delft
  • Larry Shuman, Chair of Global E3 Executive Committee & Senior Associate Dean of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh
  • Bill McBride, Assistant Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, University of Newcastle

Global E3 Members' Business Meeting

  • Announcement of 2017 Meeting Venue
  • Suggested Sessions to be included in 2017 meeting
  • Suggestions for adding value to Global E3 experience
    - Global E3 certificate/badge for students?
    - Alumni survey and testimonials
    - Faculty exchanges/joint teaching opportunities?
    - Other ideas?
  • Closing remarks