Dr. ir. Gillian Saunders-Smits

Assistant professor with more than 10 years of experience in teaching aerospace engineering as member of the Aerospace Structures and Computational Mechanics Group as well as extensive experience in curriculum development (BSc and MSc) and educational leadership.

MSc track coordinator of the Aerospace Structures and Materials track.
Project leader online Education Aerospace Engineering
Currently teaching Statics, Aerospace Mechanics of Materials, Research Methodologies
In posession of Delft University Teaching Certificate.
Holds PhD in engineering education.

Interested in improving engineering education through means of active learning as well as online learning.

Specialties:
Educational Leadership: Has overseen several curricula review projects on different levels (from single course to complete degree specializations)
Research interest is engineering education with a particular interest in curriculum development, project based learning, alumni research , active learning and online learning.

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