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TALIS Day presentation 2023 TALIS Day presentation 2023
5th Annual TALIS Day 2023

This special event will bring together faculty and administrators to share insights, the latest trends, and best practices in S.T.E.A.M education!

Jonathan Cagan Jonathan Cagan
Keynote Speaker
Jonathan Cagan

Keynote Speaker

Jonathan Cagan is the David and Susan Coulter Head of Mechanical Engineering and George Tallman and Florence Barrett Ladd Professor at Carnegie Mellon University, with an appointment in Design.  Cagan also served as Interim Dean of the College of Engineering and Special Advisor to the Provost. Cagan co-founded the Integrated Innovation Institute for interdisciplinary design education at CMU, bringing engineering, design and business together to create new products and services.  Cagan’s research focuses on design automation and methods, problem solving, and medical technologies.  His work merges AI, machine learning, and optimization methods with cognitive science problem solving.  A Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Cagan has been awarded the ASME Design Theory and Methodology, Design Automation, and Ruth and Joel Spira Outstanding Design Educator Awards.  A registered Professional Engineer, Cagan received his PhD from UC Berkeley, and has been on the faculty at CMU since 1990.

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Every year the College of Engineering has spotlighted innovations in teaching and learning with TALIS day, a day dedicated to innovation because transformation starts within the four walls of our classrooms.

Fireside Chat

Join us for an exciting fireside chat with Kathi Kern, Dean Pratim Biswas and Student leaders from the College of Engineering. They will engage in a conversation about innovation in S.T.E.A.M. education.

  • Kathi Kern
  • Pratim Biswas
  • Lauren Rothschild
  • Leonor Teles
  • Ian Lee

Fireside chat

Faculty Panel

Hear from leading faculty as they present teaching and learning innovations from across fields of engineering in a panel moderated by Renee Evans, CoE Senior Instructional Designer.

  • Dr. Luis Pestana, Asst. Professor, Civil and Architectural Engineering
  • Dr. Nina Miville, Associate Professor of Practice, Industrial and Systems Engineering
  • Dr. Landolf Rhodes-Barbarigos, Asst. Professor, Civil and Architectural Engineering
  • Mr. Lokesh Ramamoorthi, Lecturer, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Dr. Julian Lippmann, Lecturer, Biomedical Engineering