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3rd North American Materials Education Symposium, 2012

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Thursday, March 29: Symposium, Day One

7.30 am Registration, coffee, and poster setup
8.15 am Welcome address
Prof. Debra Larson Dean,
College of Engineering, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Session 1 ENGAGING STUDENTS
Chair: Prof. Trevor Harding
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
8.30 am Session introduction
8.35 am Prof. Steve Krause
Arizona State University, AZ
A Toolkit for Student Engagement in Introductory Materials Classes
9.00 am Dr. John Nychka
University of Alberta, Canada
Playing with Silly Putty: Not so Silly a Proposition in Materials Education
9.25 am Prof. Satya Shivkumar
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, MA
Illustration of Materials Science Principles through Food Engineering
9.50 am Refreshments & introduction session
10.25 am Dr. Jonathan Stolk (1) and Professor Linda Vanasupa (2)
1. Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering, MA
2. California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Workshop: Designing learning experiences that promote engagement, motivation, and well-being
11.35 am Session discussion led by the session chair and invited speakers
11.45 am Poster teasers (1) each poster presenter to give a 1-2 minute presentation using one PP slide
12.15 pm Lunch & poster session (1)
Session 2 ADVANCED TEACHING, RESEARCH AND INDUSTRY
Chair: Dr. Mark De Guire
Case Western Reserve University
1.30 pm Session introduction
1.35pm Prof. Ian Robertson
Division of Materials Research, National Science Foundation
The Materials Genome Initiative—The National Science Foundation Perspective
2.10 pm Prof. Rudolph Buchheit
The Ohio State University, OH
Integrating Databases, Visualization, Simulation and Computation into the Materials Science and Engineering Curricula
2.45 pm Prof. Greg Olson
Northwestern University, IL
ICME Education: From Genome to Flight
3.20 pm Refreshments & poster session (1) continued
4.00 pm Dr. Jim Brenner
Florida Institute of Technology, FL
A Hands-On Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Minor
4.25pm Dr. Barry Wiskel
University of Alberta, Canada
Development and Delivery of a Completely Online Senior Level Course for Material Engineers
4.50 pm Session and day discussion led by the session chairs and the days invited speakers
5:15 pm Concluding remarks from session chairs
5.20 pm Close

 

Friday, March 30: Symposium, Day Two

8.00 am Registration, coffee, and poster setup
8.30 am Welcome
Session 3 ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN
Chair: Prof.James Doerfler
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
8.30 am Session introduction
8.35 am Prof. John Fernández
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA
Materials in architectural design: a framework of internal motivation driving contemporary architectural material selection
9.10 am Prof. John Abelson
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL
Materials Selection for the Net-Zero Energy Home
9.35 am Sydney Mainster
University of Texas at Austin, TX
Supporting and Promoting Material Pedagogy within a School of Architecture
10.00 am Refreshments & introduction session
10.35 am Prof. George Dieter
University of Maryland, MD
Five Decades of Capstone Design Course: an evolutionary experience
11.10 am Dr. Katharine Flores
The Ohio State University, OH
Improving Student Learning in Materials Science: Specific Student Difficulties and the Development of Successful Group-Tutorials
11.35 am Session discussion led by the session chair and invited speakers
11.45 am Poster teasers (2) each poster presenter to give a 1-2 minute presentation using one PP slide
12.15 pm Lunch & poster session (2)
Session 4 CROSSING DISCIPLINES
CHAir: Dr. Hugh Shercliff
University of Cambridge
1.30 pm Session introduction
1.35 pm Prof. Mike Ashby
University of Cambridge, UK
Materials education: adapting to needs of the 21st Century
2.10 pm Dr. Mark De Guire
Case Western Reserve University, OH
Engaging First-Year Students with Materials Science and Sustainability
2.35 pm Prof. James Shackelford
University of California Davis, CA
THE BIOLOGY QUESTION: How Much Biological Science to Include (or Not?!) in the Introductory Materials Science Course
3.00 pm Refreshments & poster session (2) continued
3.30 pm Prof. Peter Goodhew
University of Liverpool
What students know about Materials Engineering
4.05pm Dr. Paul Eason
University of North Florida, FL
Assessment of Materials Selection Learning Outcomes Through an Open-Ended, Reverse-Engineering Design Challenge
4.30 pm Session and day discussion led by the session chairs and the days invited speakers
4:55 pm Concluding remarks from session chairs
5.00 pm Introduction to the 4th North American Materials Education Symposium
Dr. Ronald G. Kander, Executive Dean
College of Design, Engineering and Commerce, Philadelphia University, PA
An Adventure in Extreme Curriculum Integration To Stimulate Innovation and Collaboration
5.15 pm Close

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