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Résumé from the 2017 CDIO Asian Regional Meeting in Thailand


The 2017 CDIO Asian Regional Meeting being hosted by Rajamangala University of Technology Thanyaburi in cooperation with the Faculty of Engineering, Chulalongkorn University dated March 13-15, 2017. The meeting aimed to provide opportunities for administrators and educators coming from different universities in Asia to share and discuss education reforms and innovation.

Welcome to 2 new Asian CDIO member schools


It is our pleasure to inform you that the International CDIO Council has accepted 2 new members of the CDIO Initiative in Asia:

Welcome to University of Chichester as new member school


After the UK & Ireland regional meeting during the EU meeting held in Dublin in January 2017, it is our pleasure to inform you that the International CDIO Council has accepted 1 new member of the CDIO Initiative:

Recognize and award teaching skills


Today research achievements are rewarded higher than teaching. Only 12 % of university staff recognise teaching as important in promotion to professorship, according to Dr Ruth Graham. At the CDIO meeting in Gothenburg pedagogic and professional competence development and promotion at technical universities was discussed.CDIO co-Director Johan Malmqvist

Aldert Kamps thoughts about higher engineering education

Aldert 2e portret 2016_0.JPGAldert Kamp, The Director of Education of the faculty of Aerospace Engineering at TU Delft and also one of the regional CDIO Leaders of Europe is one of the CDIO Initiatives most active member. Aldert has recently started a new blog where he writes about higher engineering education.

Welcome to our 2 new CDIO member schools


After the The CDIO Fall meeting in Portugal, it is our pleasure to inform you that the International CDIO Council has accepted 2 new member of the CDIO Initiative:

FINAL REMINDER: Abstract Submission Deadline for CDIO 2017 – 15 November 2016


Dear Colleagues,

This is the final reminder to submit your 500-word abstracts under the full-paper category for CDIO 2017.  The deadline is midnight 15 November local time. The call for papers and links to the submission system can be found on the conference website under the Authors menu item:

For questions on anything related to the conference, please email

Looking forward to seeing you in Calgary next June!

CDIO Faculty Development Course


On October 25th and 26th 2016 one of two CDIO Faculty Development Courses was held at the Department of Product & Production Development at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. The course focused on imparting knowledge about CDIO, and how to integrate innovation, entrepreneurial and business skills in the technical programmes to the participants that are engaged in teaching and development of MSc programmes.

New: CDIO Standards 2.1

Extended deadline for early registration - CDIO Fall meeting


There have been problems with transfers because the Portuguese government changed the account name in mid-September. Because of this the local organization committee have extended the deadline for early registration.


What: The CDIO Fall Meeting 2016,
When: 15-18 November
Where: Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto, Portugal


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