5th Annual Talis Day 2023 Agenda

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TALIS Day in Action 2023 TALIS Day in Action 2023
Time Event

8:30 – 9:00 am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 9:30 am

Welcome and Introductions

  • Derin Ural, Professor in Practice, Civil and Architectural Engineering Department, and Associate Dean, College of Engineering
  • Pratim Biswas, Professor and Dean, College of Engineering
9:30 – 10:30 am

Keynote Session

Introduction by Laura Kohn-Wood, PhD

Professor and Dean School of Education and Human Development, and Director, Platform for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (PETAL) University of Miami

Speaker: Jonathan Cagan, Ph.D

Presentation: ”Innovation – An agent of societal change and for enabling a new breed of engineer"

David and Susan Coulter Head of Mechanical Engineering George Tallman and Florence Barrett Ladd Professor Department of Mechanical Engineering Carnegie Mellon University  

10:30 – 10:45 am


10:45 -11:45am

Faculty Presentations

  • Moderated by Renee Evans, Senior Instructional Designer, College of Engineering

A Rookie’s Perspective on Problem-Based Learning

  • Dr. Luis Pestana, Asst. Professor, Civil and Architectural Engineering

Active Learning Redesign in a Project Management Course

  • Dr. Nina Miville, Associate Professor of Practice, Industrial and Systems Engineering

An Engineering Perspective on the New Climate Resilience Undergraduate Course

  • Dr. Landolf Rhodes-Barbarigos, Asst. Professor, Civil and Architectural Engineering

Impact Driven Education and Assessments (IDEA)

  • Mr. Lokesh Ramamoorthi, Lecturer, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Improved Engagement and Learning through Video Feedback

  • Dr. Julian Lippmann, Lecturer, Biomedical Engineering
11:45am -12:00pm   


12:00pm – 12:45pm

Fireside chat: Innovation in Teaching and Learning in Engineering

  • Pratim Biswas, Dean College of Engineering
  • Kathi Kern, Vice Provost for Educational Innovation
  • Lauren Rothschild, President of the Engineering Student Council
  • Ian Alexander Lee, Engineering Liaison under UM Student’s Government
  • Leonor Teles, Ph.D student, Biomedical Engineering
12:45 pm – 1:45 pm        

Lunch & Awards

  • Alexander Orr Excellence in Teaching Award Presented by Ana Cancio, ‘84  
1:45 pm – 2:00 pm