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Developing the next generation of engineering experts and leaders

2020 speakers

Azlinda Azmi

Azlinda Azmi

Master’s graduate in Engineering Education, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Chantal Barry

Chantal Barry

Head of International Publications for Research, CEVIPOF - Sciences Po, France

At the CEVIPOF,Chantal Barry is responsible for ensuring the international visibility of the research team and also leads a weekly seminar focusing on topics of intercultural and political interest. Since 2014, she has been a consultant at Petrus focusing largely on employability skills and cooperation between universities and the corporate world.‍

Felipe Gómez Gallo

Felipe Gómez Gallo

President, Student Platform for Engineering Education Development (SPEED)

Joris Melkert

Joris Melkert

Director of Education, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, TU Delft, The Netherlands

Charlette N'Guessan

Charlette N'Guessan

Co-founder, BACE GROUP & 2020 Recipient of the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

John Preston

John Preston

Associate Dean, Research and External Relations, Faculty of Engineering, McMaster University, Canada

Dr Ishwar Puri

Dr Ishwar Puri

Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, McMaster University, Canada

Dr. Ishwar K. Puri, Dean of Engineering at McMaster University in Canada, is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering, and of ASME and AAAS, chairs the National Council of Deans of Engineering and Applied Science, has authored over 160 publications with 4,900 citations and H-Index of 39, writes on technology and society, and has been a TEDx speaker.‍

Colin Tan

Colin Tan

Director Of Operations, TusPark UK

Prof. Şirin Tekinay

Prof. Şirin Tekinay

Dean of Engineering, American University of Sharjah, UAE, and Chair of the Global Engineering Deans Council

Prof. Şirin Tekinay joined AUS as Dean of Engineering starting February 1, 2020. Prof. Tekinay has held posts of academic administration as Dean of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Vice President for Research and Development, and Rector during the last decade in Istanbul. She is the elected Chair of Global Engineering Deans Council and a Board Member of the European Society for Engineering Education. ‍

Dr Susan Tighe

Dr Susan Tighe

Provost and Vice-President Academic, McMaster University, Canada

Kirsten Williamson

Kirsten Williamson

Founder and CEO, Petrus

Petrus Communications is a multi-award winning international agency that specialises in linking our clients - engineering and business employers - with students and the global education community. Kirsten founded Petrus in France in 2005 and now leads a team of 30 research, communication and digital communication experts creating and implementing projects world-wide.

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