Engineering Faculty News

Dr. Divya Choudhary (Graduate Engineering Director) gave a presentation about CBU programs in Chandigarh University, India, which was attended by 200+ master’s students and undergraduate seniors. CU and CBU have signed transfer credits agreement.

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Dr. Choudhary (Graduate Engineering Director) also made a research presentation on Data Science at Lovely Professional University, Punjab, India. About 150 faculty and students attended the session. She also had another info session with students interested in coming to CBU.

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Dr. Juan Carlos Olabe (Electrical & Computer Engineering) presented a paper entitled “Strategies for the Successful Implementation of STEAM in the Classroom” at the 2nd International Conference on Education and E-Learning, held in Bali, Indonesia, November 5-7. The paper will appear in the International Conference Proceedings Series by ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) ISBN: 978-1-4503-6577-2. This work is supported by the University of the Basque Country.

Dr. Juan Carlos Olabe (Electrical & Computer Engineering) presented a paper entitled “Cognitive Computing in the Classroom Using Blended Learning Strategies” at the Congreso Internacional de Campus Digitales en Education Superior (International Congress of Digital Campuses in Higher Education) held in Caceres, Spain, October 3-5. This work is part of the project Application of Cognitive Computing in Education (ACCE), and it is supported by the University of the Basque Country and the Department of Education of the Basque Country. 

Dr. Juan Carlos Olabe (Electrical & Computer Engineering) participated as the invited keynote speaker at the 2018 International Conference on Education and Distance Learning, held in Nice France, July 17-19. The topic of his talk was “Using the Computational Model of the Mind to Design Educational Methodologies:  Solving Problems More Efficiently in the Classroom.” This work is supported in part by the University of the Basque Country (Euskal Erriko Unibersitatea) and the Department of Education of the Basque Country (Hezkuntza Saila, Eusko Jaurlaritza).