A/Prof. Arun Patil

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Visitor

Faculty

Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env

Department

School of Engineering

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University, 2010
Master of Engineering Science, Monash University, 2004
Master of Science, Shivaji University, 1990
Bachelor of Science, Shivaji University, 1988

Contact

arun.patil@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 522 73297

Biography

Arun Patil is currently Associate Professor in engineering management and education in the School of Engineering at Deakin University, Australia. He is also Director of Postgraduate Coursework Studies. A/Prof Patil has over 25 years of teaching, research and managerial experience in higher and further education. He holds a PhD, the Master of Engineering Science, both from Monash University, Australia and a Masters in Physics in the specialisation of applied electronics from India. A/Prof Patil has published widely. He is a Founder Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Quality Assurance in Engineering and Technology Education and an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design (IJOPCD). His recently published book, Engineering Education Quality Assurance: A Global Perspective is highly accepted and cited scholarly publication in engineering education community around the globe. In 2004, A/Professor Patil has received a prestigious Silver Badge of Honour form the Monash University for his significant contribution to global engineering education. A/Prof Patil has coordinated and organized several International Conferences in various parts of World and he is founder General Chair for the International Engineering and Technology Education Conference (IETEC) Series held since 2011. He is an active member of several professional organisations including, Engineers Australia (EA), European Society for Engineering Education (SEFI), World Association for Cooperative Education (WACE), The Australian Collaborative Education Network (ACEN) and The Australasian Association for Engineering Education (AAEE).

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Career highlights

  • Current: Member, Academic Board, Deakin University (2016-17)
  • Current: Professor (Visiting), Tomsk Polytechnic University, Tomsk, Russia
  • 2013: Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Good Practice in Learning and Teaching (CQUniversity, Australia)
  • 2011-12: Australian Government's Endeavour Executive Award for Professional Development
  • 2004: The Silver Badge of Honour (Monash University)

Research interests

Engineering education

Accreditation and quality assurance in higher and engineering education

Student feedback

Assessment of learning

Graduate Attributes/Competencies

Affiliations

  • Professional Member, Engineers Australia (MIEAust)
  • The Australasian Association for Engineering Education (AAEE)
  • The European Society for Engineering Education (SEFI)
  • The International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education(INQAAHE)
  • World Association for Cooperative Education (WACE)
  • The Australian Collaborative Education Network (ACEN)

Teaching interests

Engineering Leadership

Innovation

Engineering Profession

Engineering Skills

Project Oriented Design-based Learning

Units taught

At Deakin:

  • Engineering Leadership
  • Engineering Entrepreneurship
  • Engineering Project Management
  • Internship-Engineering
  • Managing Innovation
  • Master Projects (Engineering Project 1 and Engineering Project 2)

At Previous Universities:

  • Engineering Skills 1
  • Engineering Skills 2
  • Professional and Sustainable Engineering Practice
  • Engineering Project Managament
  • Electrical Power Engineering
  • Electrical Circuit Analysis

Knowledge areas

Engineering education, accreditation, quality assurance in higher and engieering education, student feedback, assessments

Conferences

Ongoing

  • Founder and General Chair, International Engineering and Technology Education Conference (IETEC). General Chair for IETEC’15, IETEC’13 and IETEC’11

2015

  • Member, Total Engineering Education Symposium (TEE), Shanghai, China

2012

  • Member, Scientific Committee of International Conference on Engineering and Business Education, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Sibiu, Romania

2011

  • Member, Organising Committee, International Conference on Web-Based Learning and library Management, Jaipur, India (January)

2007-2010

  • Member, Organising Committee, Annual International Conference of Australasian Association for Engineering Education (AAEE)

2001-2005

  • Conference Manager for 13 International Conferences staged around the globe

Invited Keynotes/Presentations

  • 2015 3rd International Symposium on Total Engineering Education, Shanghai, China
  • 2013 Internationalisation of Higher Education, Speech delivered as a Chief Guest at Sahyadri Education Society, Chipalun, India
  • 2011 Global Mobility, Quality Assurance and Research in Engineering Education, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal (25 November 2011)
  • Mobility in Engineering: Global Perspective, Invited Keynote, 5th IFEES Global Summit Meeting, Lisbon, Portugal (1-2 Oct. 2011)
  • International Conference on Web-Based Learning and Library Management, Invited Keynote, JECRC, Jaipur, India (2011)
  • 2010  10th CDIO International Conference, Montreal, Canada
  • 2005  8th UICEE Annual Conference on Engineering Education, Kingston, Jamaica
  • 2004  7th UICEE Annual Conference on Engineering Education, Mumbai, India

(Conference Publication in the Last 5 years only)

Patil, A. 'Editorial Preface', International Journal of Quality Assurance in Engineering and Technology Education, (2011-current) 

Choudhury, R, Suntharavadivel, T, Keleher, P & Patil, A 2012, 'Shear strengthening of RC beam with external FRP bonding: a state of the art review', in B Samali, MM Attard & C Song (eds.) From Materials to Structures: Advancement Through Innovation. 22nd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, CRC Press, Boca Raton, USA.

Keleher, P, Patil, A & Duan, K 2011, 'Conducting successful studies in materials science and engineering with consideration to a multiplicity of student cohorts and delivery modes', paper presented to the 41st ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Rapid City, South Dakota, 12-15 October.

Patil, A 2011, 'Web-based learning: issues and developments' extract of keynote address presented to the The International Conference on Web based Learning and Library Management (ICWLLM 2011), Jaipur, India, 30-31 January.

Keleher, P, Patil, A & Duan, K 2011, 'Evaluating the effectiveness of residential school program for materials engineering course at CQUniversity, Australia, In A Patil & C S Nair (eds.) 2011 International Engineering and Technology Education Conference Proceedings (IETEC'11).

Patil, A, Mann, L, Howard, P & Martin, F 2009, 'Assessment of Hands-on Activities to Enhance Students' Learning in the First Year Engineering Skills Course', paper presented to the 20th Annual Conference for the Australasian Association for Engineering Education: Engineering the Curriculum, Adelaide.

Professional activities

  • Director, Postgraduate Coursework Studies, School of Engineering, Deakin University
  • Director, Deakin Engineering Education Research (DEER)
  • Founder and Editor-In-Chief, International Journal of Quality Assurance in Engineering and Technology Education (IJQAETE)
  • Founder and General Chair, International Engineering and Technology Education Conference Series (IETEC) (since 2011)
  • Chair, Engineering Education Quality Working Group, School of Engineering, Deakin University

Research groups

Deakin Engineering Education Research (DEER)

http://www.deakin.edu.au/engineering/research/engineering-education

Awards

  • 2016: Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Samman Award -2016 by the Non-Resident Indians (NRI) Welfare Society of India
  • 2013: Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Good Practice in Learning and Teaching
  • 2011-12: Australian Government's Endevour Executive Award for Professional Development
  • 2004: The Silver Badge of Honour (Monash University)
  • 2004 and 2003: Best Conference Paper Awards (Gold and Bronze)

Projects

CURRENT-
Internal:

  • Students’ Perspectives on Project/Design Based Learning in Engineering
  • Enhancing Graduate Employability through Project/Design Based Learning in Engineering
  • Development of a framework for a residential school to enhance the off-campus student learning experience
  • Evaluating students and Staff experience on Collaborative Teaching at WUHAN, China

External:

  • Universities as Proponents of Low Carbon Futures: Towards the Development of a Whole Systems Driven, Stakeholder Empowered Sustainable Low Carbon Framework For Malaysian Universities with Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia and University of Nottingham, UK

Research Projects PAST-

  • (2010-12): Project Leader and Investigator: (H10/04-043) Enhancing Engineering Graduate Competencies using CQUniversity Employers’ Survey

Publications

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2017

Implementing CDIO approach in preparing engineers for space industry

Y Daneykin, N Daneikina, M Solovyov, A Patil

(2017), Vol. 102, pp. 1-4, Proceedings of the V International Forum for Young Scientists ?Space Engineering?, Tomsk, Russia, E1

conference
2016

Engineering education quality assurance within the school of engineering: a holistic approach

A Maung Than Oo, A Patil

(2016), Vol. 1, pp. 1-5, IETEC 15 & BRCEBE 15 : Proceedings of the Joint International Engineering and Technology Education 2015 Conference and the Balkan Region Conference on Engineering and Business Education 2015, Sibiu, Romania, E1

conference

Evaluating Engineering Students' Perceptions

Sivachandran Chandrasekaran, Binali Silva, Arun Patil, Aman Oo, Malcolm Campbell

(2016), Vol. 5, pp. 42-59, International Journal of Quality Assurance in Engineering and Technology Education, C1

journal

Evaluating student perceptions in peer to peer learning and assessment practices in design based learning environment

A Polishetty, G Littlefair, A Patil

(2016), Vol. 5, pp. 1-11, International journal of quality assurance in engineering and technology education (IJQAETE), Hershey, Pa., C1

journal
2014

Enhancing motivation for homework exercises in engineering mathematics classes

M Pundoor, R Narayanan, A Patil

(2014), pp. 1-9, AAEE 2014 : Proceedings of the 2014 Australasian Association for Engineering Education Conference, Wellington, New Zealand, E1

conference

Funded Projects at Deakin

No Funded Projects at Deakin found

Supervisions

Associate Supervisor
2017

Liam David Lyons

Thesis entitled: Enhancing Engineering Education through Remote Laboratories

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), School of Engineering