WORKSHOP: Mechatronics Between Academia And Industry

On April 26, 2017, The American University of Sharjah, UAE, will be hosting a "Mechatronics Between Academia And Industry" workshop, focused on the changes, needs and trends of mechatronics education.

Given the unique needs that academic institutions have to address in this area, the workshop aims to engage representatives of industry and academia in discussing their challenges with mechatronics, as well as priorities and best practices to shape the future of this multidisciplinary field.

Sessions will include:

  • International perspective on mechatronics education
  • Industry trends: Industry 4.0, IoT
  • Industry panel: What are the key technologies and skills that are needed for tomorrow's applications?
  • Open discussion: How should universities respond to the emerging needs of industry?
  • Q&A session

For more details and to register, visit the event webpage.

The event live streaming starts at 9 AM Gulf Standard Time (1 AM EST) on Wednesday, April 26.