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We propose a concept to facilitate learning through immersion in an innovation classroom where students have steady access to carefully curated short “gigs”. … More The (Big) Idea: Integrate Education and Research with Innovation and Community
Our world faces many grand challenges. I embrace the optimism that the future will be brighter than our past. For that, we must help students learn. … More Big Ideas for Grand Challenges
An uncertain technological future requires adaptable and resilient engineers who can see through the fog and create robust engineering designs based on AI. … More AI and the Future: Volatility Uncertainty Complexity Ambiguity
See the world through another scientist’s or engineer’s eyes, walk in their shoes. Learn the languages of their disciplines and thus become scientifically and technically multilingual. … More Dealing with uncertainty
How can entrepreneurship that drives disruptive innovation also foster equitable and inclusive social outcomes?
Dynamic engineers are capable of abstract thinking and high-level problem solving. These Silk Road engineers succeed in teams, work well across countries and cultures, have strong interpersonal skills, and are capable of communicating technical information in lay language. … More Silk Road Engineers
Insular and protectionist winds blowing through the Western world present significant opportunities for nations open to trade and immigration. … More Innovation, Competitiveness, Productivity