Center for Engineering Education Development

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In 2010, KGRCET became a consortium member of the Indo-US collaboration in Engineering Education. Since then the faculties at KGRCET were continuously introduced to new innovative practices in the field of engineering education through faculty leadership institutes (FLIs), conferences, webinars and workshops. These initiatives gave the faculty exposure to global best practices of engineering education leading to an exponential interest in this field, which resulted in sprouting of innovations and improvement in the teaching and learning space. To continue and foster this aura, a Centre for Engineering Education development was established in 2015 to encourage the innovation and research in Engineering Education.

To promote research and facilitate best practices in engineering education.

1. Foster an environment in the college to encouraging innovation in teaching, learning and assessment methodologies in the classroom.

2. Facilitate research in engineering pedagogy and publish the research work

3. Keep faculty members updated with the best practices in teaching, learning and assessment in engineering education through training and workshops.

4. Connect interested faculty with international experts in the field of engineering education.

5. Conduct outreach activities such as trainings, workshops and conferences.

Directors:

Director: Syed Khamruddin

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Co-Director: Sandhya Tuti

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Co-Director: Rohit Kandakatla

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Rohit Kandakatla is currently the academic coordinator at KGRCET. He has completed his B.Tech in electronics and communication from Manipal Univeristy and M.Tech in Embedded Systems from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad. He is currently serving as the President of Student Platform for Engineering Education Development (SPEED) (www.worldspeed.org). He was one of the founder of Indian Student Forum (ISF) and has been awarded the IGIP SPEED Young Scientist Award   for the year 2014. He is currently also serving as a Vice President – Student Engagement for the International Federation for Engineering Education Societies.

Advisory Committee:

Avneet Hira – Graduate Research Assistant, Purdue University

Dhinesh Balaji – Graduate Research Assistant, Purdue University

The department has published the following papers.

 

Rohit Kandakatla, Soujanya Reddy, “Increasing the Understanding of Engineering Education for freshmen – Pedagogical Innovation in the form of Induction Program”, Journal of Engineering Education Transformations, January 2015.

Sandhya Tuti, Rohit Kandakatla, Syed Khamruddin, “Improving Teaching learning process through establishment of center for engineering education development – An initiative at KG college of engineering and Technology”, 3rd International Conference on Transformations in Engineering Education (ICTIEE), Pune, India, January 2016.

K Syed, “Using JIGSAW in Power Systems course to practice collaboration and observations therein”, 3rd International Conference on Transformations in Engineering Education (ICTIEE), Pune, India, January 2016.

 

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Rohit Kandakatla was awarded IGIP Young Scientist Award for the year 2014 – 2015 at World Engineering Education Forum, Dubai.

 

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KG Reddy College of Engineering and Technology attended the 2nd International Conference for Transformation in Engineering Education.