24th IEOM Global Engineering Education
Rome, Italy, August 3, 2021
IEOM Society addresses the issues of Global Engineering Education. There are different levels of readiness of engineering graduates from various parts of the world. One of the main themes of this series is how to reduce the readiness gap around the world. The special focus is given to Industrial Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering including Engineering Management. Are the engineering graduates ready to take on the challenges of the current global economy? With the great success of Global Engineering Education Series of past IEOM conferences, IEOM 2021 Rome Conference will have a dedicated session for the Global Engineering Education where distinguished speakers will discuss the readiness of engineering graduates for workforce around the world. Featured speakers will be from various part of the world to address engineering education challenges and opportunities.
Talks can be delivered related on:
- Problem based learning
- Project based learning
- Active collaborative learning
- Student learning assessment
- Teaching and learning
- Curriculum improvement
- Innovation and entrepreneurship
- Global engineering education challenges
- IE Education
Each speaker needs to submit a title of the talk, abstract and a short bio as well as power point presentation. All will be included in the IEOM 2021 Rome Conference proceedings. If you are interested to be a distinguished feature speaker, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Each speaker needs to register for the conference and pay the registration fee online:
Global Engineering Education Chairs
Session I: Global Engineering Education
8:00 – 9:40 am (Tuesday) – Room 1
Session Chair: Prof. Shvets
8:00 – 8:20 am
Dr. Prof., Iryna Shvets
Vice-Rector for International Relations
Donetsk National Technical University
Shybankova square 2
Pokrovsk, 85300 Ukraine
8:20 – 8:40 am
Professor Sezi Cevik
Department of Industrial Engineering
Istanbul Technical University
8:40 – 9:00 am
Vijay Prakash Singh
Assistant Professor in Computer Science & Eng. Dept.
SVIIT, SVVV – Shri Vaishnav Vidyapeeth Vishwavidyalaya
9:00 – 9:20 am
Dr. Manfredi Bruccoleri
Program Director of BSc and MSc in Management Engineering
Università degli Studi di Palermo
Palermo, Sicily, Italy
9:20 – 9:40 am
Dr. Krzysztof Jemielniak
Professor emeritus, Faculty of Production Engineering
Warsaw University of Technology
Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland
Session II: Global Engineering Education
10:00 – 11:40 pm (Tuesday) – Room 1
Session Chair: Dr. Dallasega
10:00 – 10:20 am
Dr.-Ing. Patrick Dallasega
Industrial Engineering and Automation
Faculty of Science and Technology
Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
Title: Aligning Engineering Education to Industry 4.0 requirements
10:20 – 10:40 am
Dr. Denis Lemaître
Department of Formation et Apprentissages Professionnels
10:40 – 11:00 am
Dr. Luis Manuel Sánchez Ruiz
Director Relaciones con Iberoamérica
Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV)
11:00 – 11:20 am
Dr. Oleksandr Arkhypov
Professor and Head
Department of Theoretical Engineering and Industrial Enterprises
Volodymyr Dahl East Ukrainian National University
11:20 – 11:40 am
Dr. Luis Ramón Rojas-Solórzano
Director of Graduate Studies
School of Engineering and Digital Sciences
Session III: Global Engineering Education
12:00 – 1:40 pm (Tuesday) – Room 1
Session Chair: Dr. Du
12:00 – 12:20 pm
Dr. Chris Backhouse
Professor Emeritus, Loughborough University
Leicester, England, United Kingdom
12:20 – 12:40 pm
Dr. Dumitru Burdescu
University of Craiova
12:40 – 1:00 pm
Dr. Tom Van Woensel
Full professor of Freight Transport & Logistics
Eindhoven University of Technology
Eindhoven, North Brabant, Netherlands
1:00 – 1:20 pm
1:20 – 1:40 pm
Dr. Wim Van Petegem
Leuven, Flemish, Belgium
Global Engineering Education IV
5:00 – 6:40 pm (Tuesday) – Room 1
Panel Chair: Dr. Noha Mostafa, The British University in Egypt
5:00 – 5:20 pm
Dr. Antonis Asimakopoulos
5:20 – 5:40 pm
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Egon Müller
Director Institute of Industrial Sciences and Factory Systems
Chemnitz University of Technology
5:40 – 6:00 pm
Professor Mohamed Essaaidi
ENSIAS College of Engineering
Mohamed 5 University
New trends in engineering education
Mohamed Essaaidi, Prof. Dr., IEEE Senior Member and a Professor at ENSIAS, Mohammed V University in Rabat.
He obtained the State Doctorate (1997) in Electrical & Computer Engineering from Abdelmalek Essaadi University, Tetuan, Morocco. He was the Director of International Cooperation at the Ministry of General Affairs and Governance, Morocco (2019), Dean of ENSIAS College of IT Engineering of Mohammed V University of Rabat, Morocco (November 2011-May 2019), Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Abdelmalek Essaadi University in Tetuan, Morocco (2001-2011) and Assistant Professor at the same university (1993-2001).
Prof. Essaaidi is IEEE Global Cities Alliance, MEA Chairman (2021), IEEE Humanitarian Activities Assessment Committee Member (2021), IEEE Teaching Excellence Editorial Hub, Member (2021).
He is also a lecturer on Smart Cities at the ITU IoT Academy (2020-2021) and the Chief of Party of Interactive Digital Center Morocco (2020-2021).
He is the founder and past Chairman of the IEEE Morocco Section (2005-2015), co-founder and chair of IEEE Morocco Communications / Computer Society Chapter (2006-2008) and IEEE Education Society Morocco Chapter chair from 2007 to 2009.
He has been a member of Committee of Global Accreditation activities of IEEE Education Activities Board (2017-2018). He has been also Director of the Morocco Office of Arab Science and Technology Foundation, ASTF (2006-2009) and the Coordinator of ASTF RD&I Network of Electro-Technology (2006 – 2008).
He has authored and co-authored 10 books and more than 200 papers in international refereed journals and conferences in the field of Electrical and Computer engineering and its diverse applications including smart homes, smart mobility smart grid and smart cities. He has been the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal on Information and Communication Technologies, Serial Publications, India (2007-2011) and Guest Editor of several international journals. He is also an active member of the editorial boards of several international journals in the same fields mentioned above.
Furthermore, Prof. Essaaidi is the founder and the General Chair / co-chair of several IEEE technically sponsored international conferences, including Mediterranean Microwave Symposium (which is organized on yearly basis since 2000), Information and Communication Technologies International Symposium (2005, 2007). He also organized and co-chaired IEEE Smart Cities Summit in May 2020, the US National Academies 5th Arab American Science, Engineering and Medicine Frontiers Symposium in November 2017, Rabat, Morocco and US NSF sponsored workshop on Smart Cities in January 2016 in Rabat, Morocco. He has also served in the Organizing committees and TPC and presented keynote talks at many other international conferences worldwide including on smart cities. He has been also Committee Member of IEEE Casablanca Core Smart City in 2016 and a member of Madinat Al-Irfane University Smart Campus initiative, Rabat.
Prof. Essaaidi holds 10 patents in the field ICT. Some of these patents received several international innovation awards. He was also a member of the IEEE 802.16 Sponsor Ballot Pool of IEEE Standard Association that defined the technical specifications for WiMAX, and of that of IEEE P2784 – Smart City Planning and Technology Guide Work Group (2020).
Prof. Essaaidi supervised several Masters and PhDs theses and he has been the principal investigator and the project manager for several research projects in the framework of national and international programs.
Furthermore, in the framework of his position as the director of International Cooperation in the Ministry of General Affairs and Governance, he was extensively involved in the coordination of the World Bank Morocco Country Partnership Framework (2019-2024) and OECD Morocco Country Program (2019-2021) among other international cooperation programs.
6:00 – 6:20 pm
Dr. Milan EDL
Dean of Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
President of Czech Smart City Cluster
University of West Bohemia
Pilsen, Czech Republic
6:20 – 6:40 pm
Dr. Noha Mostafa
Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering and Management
The British University in Egypt
“Assessing market needs and use them in syllabus design”
Dr. Noha Mostafa is an assistant professor of industrial engineering and management in Mechanical engineering department, The British University in Egypt. She was a visiting PhD student in Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan in 2016 and she finished her PhD degree in 2017 from Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology (E-JUST), Alexandria, Egypt. She has broad research interests including supply chain management, logistics, Internet of Things, sustainability, quality management, design thinking, Lean manufacturing, information systems, and entrepreneurship. In addition, she is supervising M.Sc. students and graduation projects and has participated in several international and local conferences and competitions. She is the founder and faculty advisor of IEOM student chapter in Zagazig University.
Global Engineering Education – V: Panel on GEE
7:00 – 8:40 pm, Tuesday, August 3 – Room 1
Dr.-Ing. Patrick Dallasega
Industrial Engineering and Automation
Faculty of Science and Technology
Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
Patrick Dallasega is an Assistant Professor of Factory Planning and Project Management at the Faculty of Science and Technology of the Free University of Bolzano (Italy). He studied at the Free University of Bolzano (Italy), at the Polytechnic University of Turin (Italy) and got his PhD at the University of Stuttgart (Germany). From 2005 until 2010, he worked in the fields of plant and factory planning in a local food processing industry. Later, from 2012 until 2015, he was employed as Research Associate at Fraunhofer Italia Research where he managed and executed several research projects for private and public customers. Since 2016, he has been employed as Assistant Professor at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano. His main research interests are in, supply chain management, Industry 4.0, lean construction, lean manufacturing and production planning and control in MTO and ETO enterprises.
Panel Speaker I
Product Lead – Industrial & Systems Engineering & Student Projects
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Haleh leads a wide spectrum of industrial engineering services and projects. She engages NCSU students as part of her project teams in the areas of productivity and quality improvements, costing, facilities layout, process & training documentations, ergonomics assessment, and scheduling, as well as client-customized projects. She also provides lean, statistical process control, measurement systems analysis, and work measurement training in conjunction with Timer Pro (video analysis software) Workshops as well as related implementation events.
Past Experiences: Haleh has more than 20 years of experience in diverse industries as an industrial/product/quality engineer. She worked at Flextronics in Youngsville as a product engineer. Her prior work history includes being an industrial engineer at the United States Postal Service in Los Angeles, an industrial/quality engineer at General Motors, an industrial engineer at Monsanto Electronic Materials in St. Louis, and an industrial/quality engineer at now closed
Buehler Products in Cary.
Degrees: Haleh obtained her BS in industrial engineering from NC State University. She is an ASQ certified quality engineer, and is SME bronze lean certified. She also has extensive training and experience in statistical engineering as well as project management. She is currently IIE Raleigh Chapter President and Lean Division Board Director at Institute of Industrial Engineers. She served as Education Chair for ASQ Raleigh Chapter 2009-2012.She has presented in many IIE annual and Lean six sigma
Panel Speaker II
Prof. Eduard Babulak, D.Sc., Ph.D., M.Sc., P.Eng Eur.Ing C.Eng.
Honorary Chair, Chief Mentor & Senior Advisor, Core Advisory Committee at the World Assessment Council
Consultant, Horizon 2020
Adjunct Professor, University of Maryland University College
Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
Professor Eduard Babulak, is accomplished international scholar, researcher, consultant, educator, professional engineer and polyglot, with more than thirty years of experience. He served as successfully published and his research was cited by scholars all over the world. He serves as Chair of the IEEE Vancouver Ethics, Professional and Conference Committee. He was Invited Speaker at the University of Cambridge, MIT, Purdue, Yokohama National University and University of Electro Communications in Tokyo, Japan, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Sungkyunkwan University in Korea, Purdue, Penn State in USA, Czech Technical University in Prague, University at West Indies, Graz University of Technology, Austria, and other prestigious academic institutions worldwide.
His academic and engineering work was recognized internationally by the Engineering Council in UK, the European Federation of Engineers and credited by the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers and APEG in British Columbia in Canada. He was awarded higher postdoctoral degree DOCENT – Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) in the Czech Republic, Ph.D., M.Sc., and High National Certificate (HNC) diplomas in the United Kingdom, as well as, the M.Sc., and B.Sc. diplomas in Electrical Engineering Slovakia.
He serves as the Editor-in-Chief, Associate Editor-in-Chief, Co-Editor, and Guest-Editor. He speaks 16 languages and his biography was cited in the Cambridge Blue Book, Cambridge Index of Biographies, Stanford Who’s Who, and number of issues of Who’s Who in the World and America.
Professional Member: Fellow of the Royal Society RSA, London, UK; Chartered Professional IT Fellow, Mentor and Elite Group Member of British Computer Society, London, UK, Invited Panel Member for National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program, USA; Expert Consultant for EU HORIZON2020 & CORDIS FP6 – FP7 European Commission, Brussels, Belgium • Mentor and Senior Member of the IEEE and ACM, USA; Nominated Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, London, UK and Distinguished Member of the ACM, USA; Chartered Member of the IET, London, UK; Professional Member of American Society for Engineering Education, American Mathematical Association, and Mathematical Society of America, USA.
Panel Speaker III
Ismail Suardi Wekke
Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Sorong
Sorong, 98417, Indonesia
The Development of Yapis for Higher Education on Science and Technology in Tanah Papua
Ismail Suardi Wekke is an Assistant Professor, Postgraduate Department of Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Sorong, West Papua, Indonesia. He started his higher education in Institut Agama Islam Negeri Alauddin Ujungpandang. When he was on undergraduate program, he was the first rank of student achievement. When he is on the master program in Sekolah Tinggi Agama Islam Negeri (STAIN) Malang, he was the second master of arabic teaching in eastern region of Indonesia. He earned his PhD in National University of Malaysia under Ford Foundation International Fellowship Program. He served as Director of Quality Assuarnce, Sekolah Tinggi Agama Islam Negeri (STAIN) Sorong from 2010 to 2017. 2020, Ministry of Research, and Technology, The Republic of Indonesia acknowledge him among top 50 researcher and lecturer around Indonesia. He appointed as Adjunct Professor in The University College of Yayasan Pahang, Malaysia. As the postgraduate of doctoral program lecturer, he teaches in Universitas Muhammadiyah Parepare; and Universitas Islam Negeri Antasari, Banjarmasin. His research interests include education, religious studies, and gender. He is member of Dosen Indonesia Semesta, and Dosen Insan Cita Indonesia. For his community service, he is co-founder of Sekolah Islam Terpadu Nusabrain, Makassar. The latest development is establishment Institut Sains dan Teknologi An-Nuriyah, Makassar.
GEE Panel Speaker IV
GEE Panel Speaker V
Past IEOM Global Engineering Education
- 2014 Bali – IEOM Global Engineering Education
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- 2016 Kuala Lumpur – IEOM Global Engineering Education
- 2016 Detroit – IEOM Global Engineering Education
- 2017 Rabat Global Engineering Education Speakers
- 2017 Bristol, UK – IEOM Global Engineering Education
- 2017 Bogota – IEOM Global Engineering Education
- 2018 Bandung – IEOM Global Engineering Education
- 2018 Paris – IEOM Global Engineering Education
- 2018 Washington DC – IEOM Global Engineering Education
- 2018 Pretoria – IEOM Global Engineering Education
- 2019 Bangkok – IEOM Global Engineering Education
- 2019 Pilsen – IEOM Global Engineering Education
- 2019 Toronto – IEOM Global Engineering Education
- 2019 Riyadh – IEOM Global Engineering Education
- 2020 Dubai – IEOM Global Engineering Education
- 2020 Detroit – IEOM Global Engineering Education
- 2020 Harare – IEOM Global Engineering Education
- 2021 Singapore – IEOM Global Engineering Education
- 2021 Sao Paulo – IEOM Global Engineering Education
- 2021 Haiti
- 2021 Harbin, China
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