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May 02nd 2016:Re-imagining Engineering Education for the 21st Century: McMaster University

While there is still far to go to completely transform engineering education, there are many universities around the world that are working to pave the way with innovative programs and initiatives. Canada's McMaster University is home of one of those programs. In this episode, host Dave Goldberg is joined by McMaster University's Art Heidebrecht and Lynn Stewart. Join Art, Lynn, and Dave for a discussion of McMaster's engineering program and the impact the program has had on students and faculty.

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Art Heidebrecht

Art Heidebrecht is Director of the W Booth School Engineering Practice at McMaster University; he is also Professor Emeritus, Civil Engineering at McMaster. The Booth School offers a suite of professional masters programs in entrepreneurship, public policy and design; these programs have a common focus on developing leadership to facilitate engineering innovation. Art has a B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from University of Alberta and M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from Northwestern University. During his academic career at McMaster, his research specialty was earthquake engineering, focusing largely on improving the seismic design of building structures. He has held a number of leadership positions
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Lynn Stewart

Lynn Stewart is the Director, Outreach and Community Engagement in the Faculty of Engineering at McMaster University. The primary objective of her role is to connect external partners to the Faculty of Engineering to enhance student experience (for both undergraduate and graduate students) and to promote student success and professional development. Included in her portfolio are alumni relations, co-op and career services, advancement, student recruiting, and experiential learning with a focus on activities taking place outside the classroom. Prior to assuming her current role, she was the Manager of Engineering Co-op and Career Services at McMaster University. She also holds a PhD in
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