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Join this one-day workshop for inspirational ideas and teaching resources that will help you to engage students in learning about materials and their use in engineering and design applications.

Session outcomes

  • Discover the basics of systematic materials selection methodology, teaching transferable skills to your students. This includes hands-on exercises
  • Delve deeper into material selection methodology by examining an advance industrial case study
  • Discuss ideas of how best to teach materials-related topics
  • Learn how to engage students using our interactive, visual software, with access to reliable materials data including hands-on exercises
  • Gain insight into advanced teaching data and tools, as well as a sneak peak of the future CES EduPack developments that are being worked on.

Who should attend?

  • Anyone teaching materials or related subjects in engineering, science, design, or sustainable development
  • Educators who are not yet using CES EduPack – what is it, and how can it support your teaching?
  • Educators who are using CES EduPack – what’s new?
  • Educators across campus and throughout the college and University curriculum

 

“The workshop turned out to be a very productive day for me. I strongly recommend that my colleagues, both beginners and seasoned users, participate in the upcoming users workshop. You will learn a great deal, and I guarantee that you won’t be bored!”

Professor David Pope, University of Pennsylvania

 


Universities previously attending CES EduPack workshops

Han University of Applied Sciences | IUT Lyon | Jönköping University | TU Delft | Nottingham Trent University | Karlstad University | Universität Paderborn | Université d’Artois | Université de Liège | KU Leuven | Linköping | ENSAM ParisTech | De Haagse Hogeschool | KEA, Copenhagen School of Design and Technology | Shrewsbury College | Northumbria University | University of Brighton | Universidad Politécnica de Madrid | University of Wolverhampton | Universidad Rey Juan Carlos | Universidad de Salamanca | Universidade Nova de Lisboa | Bergische Universität Wuppertal | San Francisco State University | Karlsruhe |


Course content

Friday, May 17, 2019

TIME TOPIC
8:30 AM Registration & refreshments
9 AM Course opens – Welcome, Introductions, Granta’s Education Hub and Agenda Review
9:30 AM Getting started with CES EduPack
Learn how to engage students using our interactive, visual software, with access to reliable materials data including hands-on exercises.
10:45 AM Coffee break
11:15 AM Materials Selection: translation, screening, ranking 
Discover the basics of systematic materials selection methodology, teaching transferable skills to your students. Including hands-on exercises.
12:15 PM Lunch
1:15 PM Objectives in Conflict and Advanced Industrial Case Study 
Delve deeper into material selection methodology by examining an advance industrial case study.
2:15 PM Eco-Design and the Eco Audit Tool: introducing students to life-cycle thinking
Examine Eco Design and Life-cycle thinking to support material selection from greener products.
3 PM Coffee break
3:30 PM Knowledge and Ideas Exchange for Educators (Discussion)
Discussion of ideas of how to teach materials related topics
4 PM Advanced Teaching and Future Developments
Lightening tour of the advanced teaching data and tools, as well as a sneak peak of the future developments that are being worked on.
4:30 PM Wrap up and discussion. Course evaluation.
4:45 PM Close

About CES EduPack

Originating from Professor Mike Ashby’s work at Cambridge University and used by 1000+ worldwide, including Jönköping University, TU Delft, IUT Lyon, CES EduPack enhances the teaching of materials at all levels of university education across Engineering, Science, and Design.


Costs & Registration

Early Bird Rate

Normal Rate (after Apr 19)

Workshop Package

$195

$295

 

Registration includes the workshop package, lunch and refreshments.

Discounted Registration for Groups

Please contact Charlotte Kirby (Event Specialist) for group discount registration. To qualify:

  • All attendees must be from the same university.
  • Group size must be of three (3) or more.
  • All attendees must register at the same time.
  • Full payment must be received at the time of registration.

Location Information

Workshop Venue

University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195, USA

Room Number: HUB 337

 

 

Details


Date:
May 17, 2019

Venue


University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195 United States

Workshop Package:

  • One-day hands-on course
  • A case study paper
  • Course notes
  • One-month access to all CES EduPack databases and editions