The future of work will be difficult. We future proof our graduates through technical depth, leadership, empathy, and social consciousness. … More What is Good, What is Bad?
To ensure a just and more equitable future, students must learn to solve complex problems, understanding that solutions can be destabilized. … More Self disruption in the university
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
Tolerance and openness are wellsprings of security and prosperity, not threats to them. It is only natural then that the next gathering of the diverse and multicultural Global Engineering Deans Council will take place in Niagara Falls, Canada in October, 2017. … More Think global act local: The diversity and multiculturalism that drive engineering