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Welcome Christian Gabbianelli to the group!

Welcome Dr. Meredith Thompson to the group!

Welcome Dr. Daniel Braconnier to the group!

Welcome Francisco Sepulveda to the group!

MIT News and MIT Open Learning highlight J-WEL’s recent award to the LEAP group for VR cognitive architecture for learning hands-on skills.

Prof. John Hart and Dr. John Liu have been awarded a capital equipment grant from the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative’s Massachusetts Manufacturing Innovation Initiative (M2I2) and its Innovation Institute: “Digital Manufacturing of Advanced Aerospace, Defense, and Medical Components: Accelerating Technology and Workforce Education Research”

Dr. John Liu has been awarded a J-WEL Education Innovation Grant: “Developing an ACT-R and Error-based Cognitive Architecture for the Development of Virtual Reality Hands-on Training”.

Congratulations to Hie “Isa” Lie for earning her BS degree!

Dr. Liu spoke at 2023 J-WEL Thinking Series, on the “Workforce Education: New Solutions” panel.

Dr. Liu spoke at the MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub’s “Transforming the Concrete Delivery Professional” Workshop, on the panel “Emerging Technologies for Creating a More Productive Workforce.”

Welcome Kachina Studer to the group!

Welcome Dr. Zhen Zhao to the group!

Dr. Liu gave a talk at the DoD Manufacturing Technology, Education and Workforce Development Network Virtual Gathering: “Scaling Advanced Manufacturing Training Through Online Learning, AR/VR Simulations and Digital Games.”

Megan Ngo, Emily Welsh, Emma Higgason, and Nisal Ovitigala all gave talks at ASEE’22 in Minneapolis, MN!

Dr. Liu spoke at Times Higher Education’s “Digital Universities Week US”, on the panel “Transforming the campus: How can institutions improve faculty adoption of digital teaching methods?”

Dr. Liu spoke at the Manufacturing@MIT Symposium, on the panel “Digitally-Enabled Approaches to Manufacturing Education at Scale.”

Welcome Satvik Sabarad and Ben Thomson to the group!

Welcome Josue Rodriguez, Fatima Abbasi, and Isa Lie to the group!

Welcome Dr. Rachel Mok and Charlotte Folinus to the group!

Welcome Juanita Benjamin, Emily Li, and Gillian Roeder to the group!

Congratulations to Emily Welsh, Dan Li, Prof. John Hart, and Dr. John Liu for their ASEE21 paper winning a second, larger award: Best Paper of the ASEE 2021 Conference — Professional Interest Council II! PIC II is composed of ten divisions in ASEE.

Congratulations to Emily Welsh, Dan Li, Prof. John Hart, and Dr. John Liu on being awarded the best paper of the ASEE 2021 Conference — Manufacturing Division. The paper is called Scaling Hands-On Learning Principles in Manufacturing through Augmented Reality Disassembly and Inspection of a Consumer Product.

Welcome Gregory Osborne to the group!

Congratulations to Emily Welsh for receiving an Infinite Mile Award Team Award for supporting the MechE department in remote education kit logistics.

Congratulations to Sandra Li, Gabrielle Enns, Tema Nwana, Nisal Ovitigala for earning their BS degrees!

Welcome Shelly Ben-David, Rafael Fernandes, Nathaniel Lee to the group!

Congratulations to Nisal Ovitigala for finishing his BS thesis, Multimodal Learning Methods for the Fundamentals of Atomic Force Microscopy.

Dr. John Liu, Prof. Rohit Karnik, and other colleagues have been awarded an MITx Explorations Grant: Development of the CrowdLearn Tool v3.

Dr. John Liu, Prof. Pierre Lermusiaux, and Dr. Rachel Mok have been awarded an MITx Modules Grant: 2.005.1x Thermal-Fluids.

Megan Ngo, Tema Nwana, Emma Higgason, and Gabrielle Enns presented their research at the PTC Digital Transformation in Education Summit.

Congratulations to Dr. John Liu and Emily Welsh for both receiving MechE COVID-19 Hero Awards. They have been recognized for their respective departmental service in remote qualifying exams and remote education kit logistics.

Welcome Emma Higgason to the group!

Welcome Gabrielle Enns to the group!

Congratulations to Dr. John Liu for receiving a 2020 MIT IS&T Infinite Mile Excellence Award. He has been recognized for departmental service in supporting the MechE department’s 2020 transition to the Canvas platform.

Welcome Sandra Li, Nisal Ovitigala, Megan Ngo, and Justin Li to the group!

Congratulations to Dr. John Liu for receiving a MechE Covid19 Hero Award. He has been recognized for departmental service in supporting the department’s 2020 transition to remote teaching.

Congratulations to Sandra Li, Gabrielle Enns, Tema Nwana, Nisal Ovitigala for earning their BS degrees!

Dr. John Liu and Prof. Gareth McKinley have been awarded an MITx MITx Modules Grant: 2.25x Advanced Fluid Mechanics.

Dr. John Liu and Prof. Nick Fang have been awarded an Alumni Class Funds grant: Learning Nanotechnology through Multi-modal Experiences.

Welcome Christian Gabbianelli to the group!

Welcome Dr. Meredith Thompson to the group!

Welcome Dr. Daniel Braconnier to the group!

Welcome Francisco Sepulveda to the group!

MIT News and MIT Open Learning highlight J-WEL's recent award to the LEAP group for VR cognitive architecture for learning hands-on skills.

Prof. John Hart and Dr. John Liu have been awarded a capital equipment grant from the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative's Massachusetts Manufacturing Innovation Initiative (M2I2) and its Innovation Institute: "Digital Manufacturing of Advanced Aerospace, Defense, and Medical Components: Accelerating Technology and Workforce Education Research"

SAP Insights interviewed Dr. John Liu for two articles: "Advanced Manufacturing Skills Workers Will Need" and "Hunting for Advanced Manufacturing Talent: 4 Moves"

Dr. John Liu has been awarded a J-WEL Education Innovation Grant: “Developing an ACT-R and Error-based Cognitive Architecture for the Development of Virtual Reality Hands-on Training”.

Dr. Liu moderated the "Rebuilding the Manufacturing Workforce" panel at the Manufacturing@MIT 2023 Symposium.

Congratulations to Hie "Isa" Lie for earning her BS degree!