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NEET publications , presentations , conference participation and benchmarking studies from 2018 – 2023

Papers in peer-reviewed journals
• Lai. Y., & Lavi, R. (2023, manuscript accepted). Remote teaching for collaboration and creative problem- solving in undergraduate urban science. A Journal of Education Studies.
• Lavi, R., Breslow, L., Salek, M. M., & Crawley, E. F. Fostering and assessing the systems thinking of first- year undergraduate engineering students using the System Architecture-Function-Purpose framework. International Journal of Engineering Education, 39(1), 176-188. 2023
• Lavi, R., Bathe, M., Hosoi, A., Mitra, A., & Crawley, E. The NEET Ways of Thinking: Implementing Them at MIT and Assessing Their Efficacy. Advances . in Engineering Education, Special Issue on Worldwide Leading Innovative Engineering Education Programs. https://advances.asee.org/wp- content/uploads/vol09/Issue3/Papers/AEE-Innovative-Lavi-3.pdf , 2021

Guest Editorials
• Doulougeri, Karolina, Kolmos, Anette, Mitra, Amitava ‘Babi’, Routhe, Henrik Worm & van der Veen, Jan. Guest editors for special issue: Interdisciplinary Learning and Transformation of Engineering Education, European Journal of Engineering Education, scheduled for publication in 2025, https://bit.ly/InterdisciplinaryLearningEngineering
• Lavi, R., Brogaard Bertel, L., & Du, X. Guest editorial for special issue: Transforming engineering education. IEEE Transactions on Education, 66(5), 404-409, 2023
• Bates, R., Mitra, A. and Townsend, J., Guest Editor, Advances in Engineering Education(AEE) Special Issue on Worldwide Leading Innovative Engineering Education Programs, Spring 2021, Vol 9, Issue 3, August 2021, https://advances.asee.org/overview-special-issue-on-worldwide-leading-innovative-engineering-education-programs/, August 2021
• Edward F. Crawley, Anette “Peko” Hosoi and Amitava ‘Babi’ Mitra, “Reimagining Engineering Education”, Opinion Editorial, Mechanical Engineering, the flagship publication of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, July 2018.
NEET has helped in seeding a community of global institutions in engineering education
Conferences co-convened
• 9th International Research Symposium on Problem-Based Learning (IRSPBL23) --- on “Transforming Engineering Education” convened by MIT-NEET, Harvard School of Engineering & Applied Sciences and UNESCO Center, Aalborg University, Denmark --- June 21-23, 2023 at MIT and Harvard campuses, June 2023 • This led to the Second Colloquium convened by University College London, Aalborg University, Denmark and TU/Delft, Netherlands, held online November 2020
• Colloquium convened by MIT-NEET and Olin College of Engineering on the Global State of the Art in Engineering Education, at MIT and Olin College campuses, April 2019
Benchmarking studies and reports
• Mitra, Amitava ‘Babi, Contributor, ‘Envisioning Learning & Teaching in 30 years’, The London Accord Statement from the conference on ‘Key Technologies Shaping the Future’, convened by the Royal Academy of Engineering, London, UK and CESAER, Leuven, Belgium, July 1-2, 2021.
• NEET a co-sponsor of “Collaborative Engineering Education for the Digital Age (CEEDA)”, an international study on on-line project-based learning, 2018
• NEET commissioned a Global benchmarking study by Dr. Ruth Graham that identified 16 institutions as emerging and current leaders, March 2018
Papers in conference proceedings
• Salek, Mehdi, Mitra, Amitava ‘Babi’ and Griffith, Linda, Project-Based Cross-Disciplinary Learning Through the Neet (New Engineering Education Transformation) Living Machines Program at MIT, accepted for presentation at the ASME 2023 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE2023), New Orleans, LA, Oct 29-Nov 2, 2023
• Lavi, R., Yuan, L., C. Cong, Lavallee, J., Long, G. L., Melenbrink, Mitra, A., & Salek, M. M. (2023). The evolution of an interdisciplinary case-based learning first-year course. ASEE 2023 Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD. https://peer.asee.org/the-evolution-of-an-interdisciplinary-case-based-learning-first-year- course, June 25-28, 2023
• Guerra, A., Chen, J., Lavi, R., Bertel, L. B., & Lindsay, E. (Transforming Engineering Education. In 9th International Research Symposium on Problem-Based Learning (IRSPBL): Transforming Engineering Education 2023. Aalborg Universitetsforlag. https://vbn.aau.dk/en/publications/transforming-engineering-education, 2023
• Lavi, R., Marti, D., & Crawley, E. Creating analogies for design problem-solving: Initial evaluation of an engineering faculty workshop. Proceedings of the VII IEEE World Engineering Education Conference (EDUNINE2023), Bogotá, Colombia. https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/10102860, 2023
• Lavi, R., & Bagiati, K. The New Engineering Education Transformation program at Massachusetts Institute of Technology: The evolving design and implementation of a programmatic evaluation study. In Proceedings of the 29th International Society of Transdisciplinary Engineering (ISTE) Global Conference (Eds: B. Moser, P. Koomsap, & J. Stjepandic), Cambridge, MA, 28, 658-667. https://ebooks.iospress.nl/volume/transdisciplinarity-and-the-future-of-engineering-proceedings-of-the- 29th-international-society-of-transdisciplinary-engineering-iste-global-conference, 2022
• Lavi, R., & Salek, M. M., & Mitra, A., & Shepardson, R., & Lavallee, J., & Long, G., & Melenbrink, N. Revising the requirements of a cross-departmental project-centric undergraduate engineering program and launching a new sustainability and climate-themed track. In 129th ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Minneapolis, MN. https://peer.asee.org/41549, 2022 • Mitra, A., Kassis, T., Lai, Y., Lavallee, J.A., Long, G.L., Nasto, A., Salek, M., Lavi, R., and Shepardson, R. Pivot to Remote Teaching of an Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Project-Based Program: Spring–Fall 2020. In 128th ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition (virtual). https://peer.asee.org/pivot-to-remote-teaching-of-an-undergraduate-interdisciplinary-project-based-program-spring-fall-2020, 2021
• Crawley, E. F., Bathe, M., Lavi, R., & Mitra, A. Implementing the NEET ways of thinking at MIT and assessing their efficacy. In 127th ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition (virtual). https://peer.asee.org/implementing-the-neet-ways-of-thinking-at-mit, 2020
• Crawley, E. F., Hosoi, A. E., Long, G., Kassis, T., Dickson, W., Mitra, A. (2019). Moving Forward with the New Engineering Education Transformation (NEET) program at MIT-Building community, developing projects, and connecting with industry. In 126th ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Tampa, FL, https://peer.asee.org/33124, June 2019
• Crawley, E. F., Hosoi, Anette ‘Peko’ and Mitra, Amitava ‘Babi’. Redesigning undergraduate engineering education at MIT–the New Engineering Education Transformation (NEET) initiative. In 2018 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition. In 125th ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Salt Lake City, UT, https://peer.asee.org/30923, June 2018
Presentations in conferences (not published in proceedings)
• Lai, Y., & Lavi, R. Remote teaching for collaboration and creative problem-solving in undergraduate urban studies. Paper presented at the 2022 Asian Universities Alliance (AUA) Academic Conference on Learning in a Post-COVID-19 Era, June 13-17, 2022 (virtual conference), 2022
• Kassis Timothy, Costello, Rebekah, Langer, Ronit, Szymkiewicz, Dorothy, Guan, Ning 'Alexa', Vaughn, Julie, Yusuf, Adil, Mitra, Amitava 'Babi' Mitra, Alm, Eric and Griffith, Linda, MIT's Living Machines: An Engineering Education Transformation (NEET) Thread, presented at the 2019 Annual Conference of the Institute of Biological Engineering, St. Louis, MO, April 2019.

Workshops in conferences
• Lavi, R, Creating and using analogies to address design problems: A workshop for undergraduate engineering instructors. Workshop conducted at the 9th International Symposium on Problem-Based Learning: Transforming Engineering Education, Cambridge, MA, June 21-23, 2023.
• Lavi, R, Teaching and assessing systems thinking in undergraduate engineering education. Workshop conducted at the 29th International Society of Transdisciplinary Engineering (ISTE) TE 2022 The Future of Engineering, Cambridge, MA, July 5-8, 2022.
• Lavi, R, Creative problem-solving with analogies: A workshop for engineering design educators. Workshop conducted at the ASEE 2022 Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN, June 26-29, 2022.
• Lavi, R. & Bagiati, K., Teaching and assessment of systems thinking in undergraduate engineering education. Virtual workshop conducted at EduCon2022 – IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference, Tunis, Tunisia, (hybrid conference), March 28-31, 2022
• Marti, D. & Lavi, R., Teaching analogical reasoning for creative problem-solving in undergraduate engineering education. Virtual workshop conducted at EduCon2022 – IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference, Tunis, Tunisia, (hybrid conference), March 28-31, 2022 

Keynote addresses, invited talks, panel discussions, podcasts and contributions at conferences, higher education institutions and initiatives
• Mitra, A. Invited as an Esteemed Speaker, G20 EMPOWER meeting (the G20 Alliance for Empowermentand Progression of Women’s Economic Representation), Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India, August 1, 2023
• Lavi, R. Using Active Learning to Prepare Students for Addressing Unstructured Problems in the Real World. National University of Costa Rica, Costa Rica, July 12, 2023
• Lavi, R. Applying active learning approaches to teach undergraduate students how to tackle real-world, ill- defined problems with problem structuring, systems thinking, and creative ideation, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy, virtual, March 31, 2023
• Mitra, A. “The Cross-departmental New Engineering Education Transformation (NEET) program at MIT’,New York University, New York, NY, March 21, 2023
• Mitra, A. Keynote speaker, Seminar on “Is Engineering Education Delivering?”, American Association ofBangladeshi Engineers & Architects (AABEA) – New England, Hopkinton, MA, October 29, 2022
• Mitra, A. “The Cross-departmental NEET program at MIT”, The Learning Incubator Talk (LInc), Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard Faculty Club, Cambridge, MA, October 27, 2022
• Mitra, A. “Is Engineering Education Delivering? Cross-departmental Engineering Education at MIT,” keynote speaker and panel chair, 29th International Society of Transdisciplinary Engineering (ISTE) TE 2022 The Future of Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, MA. https://www.te2022.org, July 5-8, 2022
• Marti, D. & Lavi, R. Pivoting from in-person to remote teaching, Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (virtual), April 22, 2022
• Lavi, R. Reflective Teaching in a Digital Age, Purdue University, podcast interview, April 7, 2022
• Lavi, R. Teaching and assessing systems thinking in undergraduate engineering education, Technion –Israel Institute of Technology, Faculty of Education in Science and Technology (virtual), April 3, 2022
• Mitra, A. Invited speaker, “Is Engineering Education Broken?”, University Leadership Summit, JW Marriott Marquis, Miami, (“How Engineering Education needs to Transform”. Interview ahead of the University Leadership Summit 2022, December 2021.) February 24-25th, 2022
• Mitra, A. “Rise of Blended Learning: How the COVID-19 Pandemic is Shaping the Future of EngineeringEducation”, in engineering.com, December 16th, 2021
• Mitra, A. Invited speaker, “Is Engineering Education Broken? The New Engineering Education Transformation at MIT”, Cardiff-University College London Discipline-based STEM Education Research Webinars, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, November 24, 2021
• Mitra, A. Invited guest of honor, Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER) Annual Meeting 2021, Lund, Sweden, October 14, 2021 • Mitra, A. Invited panelist, Global Engineering Deans Council Industry Forum, Dresden, Germany, https://www.gedc-industryforum.com/editions/dresden-2021, September 21, 2021
• Mitra, A. Panelist, 8th International Research Symposium on Problem Based Learning (IRSPBL 2020), Aalborg University, Denmark, https://www.morressier.com/session/60ddde71e537565438d6c594?poster- id=60ddde71e537565438d6c593, August 17, 2021
• Mitra, A. Keynote speaker, “Is Engineering Education Obsolete?”, International Conference on Best Innovative Teaching Strategies (ICON-BITS 2021), Teaching Learning Centre, BITS Pilani, India, July 31, 2021
• Mitra, A. Panelist, “Innovations Worth Advancing: Big Ideas and Putting Them Into Action”, presented by the University of Maryland, 128th American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference, Long Beach, CA, held online, July 29, 2021
• Mitra, A. Chair, panel at the “Conference for the Development of National Human Capital in Engineering”, Afeka Academic College of Engineering, Tel Aviv, Israel, June 22, 2021
• Mitra, A. Keynote speaker, “Is Engineering Education Broken?”, 4th International Conference of the Portuguese Society for Education in Engineering - CISPEE2020, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal, rescheduled from July 1-3, 2020, to June 21, 2021.https://cispee2021.tecnico.ulisboa.pt/~cispee2021.daemon/ June 21, 2021
• Mitra, A. Keynote speaker, online Regional Research Symposium on Project Based Learning (RRSPBL) 2021, Bengaluru, India, https://www.newindianexpress.com/states/karnataka/2021/jun/19/young- adults-under-tremendous-stress-due-to-pandemic-mit-professor-2318410.html, June 18-19, 2021
• Mitra, A. Speaker, online seminar on “Learning and flexibility for innovation and sustainability,”Universidad de Chile, Santiago, May 17, 2021
• Mitra, A. Speaker, 2nd (Virtual) Colloquium on Global Engineering Education, convened by University College London, Aalborg University, Denmark and TU Delft, Netherlands, held virtually https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YUlLKmKpd_Q, https://sway.office.com/5UpsZMnVU5ZmGjBo?ref=Link, December 4, 2020
• Mitra, A. Panelist, “Challenging Our Strategies and Expectations: What Students Learn, Why, and How”, Symposium on Imagining the Future of Undergraduate STEM Education, National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine and National Science Foundation, USA, held virtually, November 13, 2020
• Lavi, R. Instructional design for remote/online learning in higher education, Instructional Design and Learning Technology Master of Science program, Anderson University (virtual), November 10, 2020
• Mitra, A. Panelist, 8th International Research Symposium on Problem Based Learning (IRSPBL 2020), Aalborg University, Denmark, kickoff held virtually August 18, 2020, https://www.irspbl2021.aau.dk/, August 15-17, 2020 • Mitra, A. Panelist, India’s National Policy on Education 2020 --- Policy to Practice in Higher Education webinar, August 2020
• Mitra, A. Interviewed on August 27th by futurist Trond Arne Undheim for a podcast on The Future of Engineering, August 2020
• Mitra, A. Panelist, ASEE Joint Panel on ‘Leveraging Experiential Education to Become an EmergingEngineering Education Leader’, 127th American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Virtual AnnualConference, held on-line, June 2020
• Mitra, A. Panelist, ASEE Joint Panel on ‘Leveraging Experiential Education to Become an Emerging Engineering Education Leader --- Curriculum-Based Experiential Education Opportunities’, 126th ASEE National Conference, Tampa, Florida, June 2019
• Mitra, A. Invited lecture at Afeka College, Tel Aviv, Israel, February 2019. Covered in The Marker, Tel Aviv, Israel, May 16, 2019
• Mitra, A. Invited plenary speaker, Engineering Education Forum, Conference on Engineering Education for the Future 2019, ITA, São José dos Campos, Brazil, May 2019
• Mitra, A. Invited keynote speaker, Innovations in Engineering Education International Conference, Higher Colleges of Technology, UAE, April 2019
• Mitra, A. Invited lecture at BML Munjal University, Gurgaon, India, January 2019
• Mitra, A. “Future of Engineering Education”, invited presentation at the Program Professors Dinner 2018 on ‘The Engineer of the Future’, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, Netherlands, May 2018

Invited talks at MIT
• Lavi, R. Designing and delivering learning activities for fostering undergraduate students’ domain-agnostic problem-solving skills, MIT J-WEL. March 21, 2023
• Lavi, R. Systems thinking: Navigating complex problems in the 21st century, 2023 J-WEL Learning Sciences Series (online), MIT Open Minds23, MIT J-WEL, February 28, 2023
• Lavi, R. NEET Ways of Thinking, Integrating Human Skills into the Curriculum/Workplace, MIT J-WEL (virtual), November 16, 2021
• Lavi, R. SP.248 Discover the Magic of the Ways of Thinking, Fresh Perspectives from MIT Educators, MIT Teaching + Learning Lab (virtual), October 5, 2021

Invited workshops at MIT
• Lavi, R. Introducing systems thinking in engineering education, MIT-ETT, MISTI, October 25, 2022
• Lavi, R. Teaching creative problem-solving for design problems in undergraduate engineering education, MIT-ETT, MISTI, April 28, 2022 • Lavi, R. Teaching and assessing systems thinking in first-year engineering education, MIT-Empowering the Teachers program (ETT), MISTI, April 14, 2022
• Lavi, R. & Bagiati, K. Teaching and assessing systems thinking in undergraduate engineering education, MIT J-WEL (virtual), March 2-3, 2022
• Lavi R., Mitra, A., Bagiati, K., & Muramatsu, B. Educational envisioning and planning, MIT J-WEL (virtual), June 29-July 1, 2021