Teaching and Learning Innovation in STEAM Day

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🕘 March 26, 2021 - 12:30pm - 4:15pm

Location -  💻 Online


Introduction & Faculty Presentations:

Fireside Chat and Keynote Lecture: 

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  • Overview

    Every year for the past two years the College of Engineering has put the spotlight on innovations in teaching and learning with TALIS day. This year due to Covid-19 restrictions TALIS day will be held online. It will feature a keynote presentation from Dr. Mo Jamshidi, faculty presentations and a fireside chat. Click here to RSVP. 

  • Welcome and Introductions (12:30 - 12:45 p.m.)

    Dr. Derin Ural, Professor in Practice and Associate Dean of Student Affairs.

    Welcoming remarks by College of Engineering Dean Pratim Biswas.

  • Faculty Presentations (12:45 - 1:45 p.m.)

    Zoom Link: https://miami.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAldeGvrDwpG9GiyBX9KuTKO4bGR5Lm7vCx

    Moderated by Renee Evans, CoE Senior Instructional Designer

    Speaker 1: Drs. Diana Arboleda and James Giancaspro

    Title: Teaching Distributed Forces to Engineers Using Augmented Reality and Teaching Across Borders – Hemispheric Collaboration

    Speaker 2: Mr. Lokesh Ramamoorthi

    Title: SOLES – Sustainability Oriented learning and Entrepreneural Solutions

    Speaker 3: Dr. Ashutosh Agarwal

    Title: Joint Academic Nurtureship for Underrespresented Students (JANUS): A Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (S.T.E.A.M) Initiative

    Speaker 4: Dr. Daniel Wang

    Title: Learning Genetics through Dialogue and Discussion

    Speaker 5: Dr. Ines Basalo

    Title: A Day at the Lowe Art Museum: Object-Based Learning in a Materials Science Course for Engineering

    Speaker 6: Dr. Miriam Lipsky, Dr. Matthew Acevedo and Ms. Renee Evans

    Title: First Years Directions Course

  • Fireside Chat (2 - 2:45 p.m.)

    Zoom Link: https://miami.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAucOCopzsqEtAolmTBSdbJhQqZcg4FOpDk

    Fireside Chat with Dean Pratim Biswas, Provost Jeffrey Duerk and Student Government Leaders of the College of Engineering: Maisy Lam, David Midric Oliver and Mohammad Ghiasian.

  • Keynote Speaker (3 - 4 p.m.)

    Introduction by:

    Dan Berg
    Distinguished Research Professor of Engineering,
    Department of Industrial Engineering, and
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    University of Miami


    Dr. Mo Jamshidi, Ph.D, DEgr (h.c)
    Lutcher Brown Endowed Distinguished Chaired Professor
    Member, U Texas System Chancellor's Council Department of Electrical and Computer Engr.
    University of Texas at San Antonio


    Presentation Topic: "The VI-P c Engineering Education Model for America’s Ethnic Minorities"

    M. Mo Jamshidi is F-IEEE, F-ASME, AF-AIAA, F-AAAS, F-TWAS F-NYAS. He received BSEE (Cum Laud) at Oregon State University in 1967, the MS and Ph.D. in EE from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in June 1969 and February 1971, respectively. He holds honorary doctorate degrees from the University of Waterloo, Canada, 2004, Technical University of Crete, Greece, 2004 and Odlar Yourdu University, Baku, Azerbaijan in 1999. Currently, he is the Lutcher Brown Endowed Distinguished Chaired Professor at the University of Texas, San Antonio, TX, USA. He has over 850 technical publications including 74 books (11 textbooks), research volumes, and edited volumes in English and five foreign languages. He is the Founding Editor or co-founding editor or Editor-in-Chief of 5 journals. He has graduated or advising 65 PhD and 85 MS students. Among them four PhD’s among Native Americans, ten PhDs among Hispanic and eight PhD’s among African Americans. His former students are successful professionals in 22 nations around the world. Moreover, he has advised over 120 US Ethnic Minority students at MS and Ph.D. and over 850 undergraduate students. Some of his honors include, US Army Service and Achievement Medal, IEEE Centennial Medal, IEEE-USA Lifetime Award in Systems Engineering, among many other awards and honors. He is a member of the UTX System Chancellor’s Council.

  • Closing (4 - 4:15 p.m.)

    Closing Remarks