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Episode 1: Dr. Ishwar Puri, McMaster University, Canada

In our debut episode, Dr. Ishwar Puri of McMaster University in Canada, discusses a range of topics including what engineering means to him, as well as the challenges and success strategies of rolling out McMaster’s new first year program.

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Episode 2: Mr. Uriel Cukierman, Universidad Tecnológica Nacional, Argentina

In this episode Mr. Cukierman discusses modernization of engineering education, the need to train professors on engineering pedagogy, proper use of technology in the class room, and much more.

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Episode 3: Prof. Natacha DePaola, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA

A role model for women in STEM, Prof. DePaola talks about her early inspirations and challenges of getting into biomedical engineering, as well as her educational initiatives that apply ongoing learning to solve problems of local and global impact.

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Episode 4: Prof. Robert Bishop, University of South Florida, USA

In this episode, Paul chats with legendary control theory expert and textbook author, Professor Robert Bishop, about engineering education, and a few NASA-related stories, including how he got to meet and work with Buzz Aldrin.

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Episode 5: Prof. John Mitchell, University College London, UK

In this episode, Prof. John Mitchell discusses the importance of learning practical applications and how he helped implement the Integrated Engineering Program; a methodology that combines innovative teaching methods and an industry-oriented curriculum.

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Episode 6: Prof. Janusz Kozinski, Lakehead University, Canada

In this episode Dean Janusz Kozinski talks about the positive impact of the pandemic and how it has accelerated educational change by expanding the learning continuum, the need for integrated engineering programs, and why he does not believe in traditional exams.

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