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U2109H·SUNDAY WORKSHOP: Remote Laboratories for Engineering Education
Workshop · Sponsored Sessions
Sun. June 24, 2018 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Room 355 D, Convention Center - Salt Palace
Session Description

Free ticketed event
Advancement in computer and Internet technologies allowed tremendous growth of network and hence the area of Internet Of Things (IoT). Engineering educators and researchers utilized this protocol to connect their experimental systems with the web and that created the area of Internet accessible remote laboratories. Given a specialized development, there is no existence of formal/informal training in terms of design and development of these remote laboratories as well as their implementation for laboratory course offerings and associated management. To address these issue this workshop will provide an opportunity for the academics, researchers, and developers to have hands on experience in using remote laboratories. The workshop will facilitate the use of two/three successful remote laboratory systems for attendees as well as the pedagogy. At the end there will be a discussion session where the attendance can learn about expert experience in terms of incorporating remote laboratories in their own laboratory courses.

Speakers
  1. Prof. Abul K. M. Azad

    Northern Illinois University

    Abul K. M. Azad is a Professor with the Technology Department of Northern Illinois University. He has a Ph.D. in Control and Systems Engineering and M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Electronics Engineering. He has been in academics for 25 years, and his research interests include remote laboratories, mechatronic systems, mobile robotics, and educational research. In these areas, Dr. Azad has over 100 refereed journal and conference papers, edited books, and book chapters. So far, he has attracted around $1.7M of research and development grants from various national and international funding agencies. He is a member of the editorial board for a number of professional journals as well as an Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Online Engineering. He is active with various professional organizations (IEEE, IET, ASEE, and ISA). He has served as Chair and Co-Chairs of numerous conferences and workshops, in addition to serving on the program committees of around 30 international conferences. Dr. Azad is a project proposal reviewer with various national and international funding agencies in US, Europe, and Australia.

  2. Prof. Michael E. Auer

    IGIP

    Michael Auer is a Professor of Electrical Engineering at the Systems Engineering Dept. of the Carinthia University of Applied Sciences Villach, Austria and has also teaching positions at the Universities of Klagenfurt (Austria), Amman (Jordan), Brasov (Romania) and Patras (Greece). He was invited for guest lectures at MIT Boston, Columbia University, Technical Universities of Moscow, Athens and others. He is a senior member of IEEE and member of VDE, IGIP, etc., author or co-author of more than 180 publications and leading member of numerous national and international organizations in the field of online technologies. He is founder and chair of the annual international ICL and REV conferences and chair or member of the Program Committees of several international conferences and workshops. He is editorin- chief of the International Journals of “Online Engineering” (iJOE, www.i-joe.org), “Emerging Technologies in Learning” (iJET, www.i-jet.org) and ”Interactive Mobile Technolgies” (iJIM, www.i-jim.org). Michael Auer is Founding-President and CEO of the “International Association of Online Engineering” (IAOE) since 2006, a non-governmental organization that promotes the vision of new engineering working environments worldwide. In September 2010 he was elected as President of the “International Society of Engineering Education” (IGIP). Furthermore he is a member of the Advisory Board of the “European Learning Industry Group” (ELIG).

  3. Mr. Danilo Garbi Zutin P.E.

    Carinthia University of Applied Sciences

    Mr. Danilo Garbi Zutin P.E., is an Assistant Professor and Senior Researcher at the Carinthia University of Applied Sciences, Villach, Austria. He has graduated in electrical engineering at the State University of Sao Paulo (UNESP), Bauru, Sao Paulo, Brazil, and obtained his Master degree in Systems Design (specialization in Remote Systems) at the Carinthia University of Applied Sciences in Villach, Austria. His research interests are in the field of remote engineering, online labs, remote control of devices and software development for online labs. Danilo Garbi Zutin is currently a senior Researcher and team member of the Center of Competence in Online Laboratories and Open Learning (CCOL) at the Carinthia University of Applied Sciences (CUAS), Villach, Austria, where he has been engaged in projects for the development of online laboratories. In January 2010 Danilo Garbi Zutin was appointed Secretary General of the International Association of Online Engineering and in the following year Secretary General of IGIP (International Society for Engineering Education) Danilo is author or co-author of more than 30 scientific papers published in international journals, magazines and conferences. Most of these papers are in the field of online laboratories and issues associated with their dissemination and usage.

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