Handbook of Research on Recent Developments in Materials Science and Corrosion Engineering Education

Handbook of Research on Recent Developments in Materials Science and Corrosion Engineering Education

Hwee Ling Lim (The Petroleum Institute, UAE)
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Release Date: February, 2015|Copyright: © 2015 |Pages: 493
ISBN13: 9781466681835|ISBN10: 1466681837|EISBN13: 9781466681842|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8183-5


The latest research innovations and enhanced technologies have altered the discipline of materials science and engineering. As a direct result of these developments, new trends in Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) pedagogy have emerged that require attention.

The Handbook of Research on Recent Developments in Materials Science and Corrosion Engineering Education brings together innovative and current advances in the curriculum design and course content of MSE education programs. Focusing on the application of instructional strategies, pedagogical frameworks, and career preparation techniques, this book is an essential reference source for academicians, engineering practitioners, researchers, and industry professionals interested in emerging and future trends in MSE training and education.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Artificial Intelligence Methods in Civil Engineering
  • Automotive Industry Applications
  • Cultural Heritage Career Paths in Materials Science and Corrosion Engineering
  • Digital Libraries in Teaching Materials Science and Engineering
  • Green Inhibitors for Corrosion
  • Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) through Design
  • Infrastructure Degradation Curriculum
  • Interdisciplinary Course Development
  • Introducing Professional Skills into the Engineering Curriculum
  • Materials and Mechanics
  • Nanostructured Materials Science and Engineering
  • Project-Based Approaches
  • Sustainable Engineering Principles
  • Teaching “Design-for-Corrosion”
  • Virtual Environments in Materials Science and Engineering

Reviews and Testimonials

Editor Hwee Ling Lim presents students, academics, researchers, and professionals working in a variety of contexts with a collection of academic papers and scholarly articles focused on contemporary developments in engineering education, materials science, and corrosion. The editor has organized the twenty-one contributions that make up the main body of the text in four parts devoted to innovations in materials science and engineering degree course curricula, incorporating information technology into materials science, engineering, and corrosion education, interdisciplinary approaches to teaching materials science, engineering, and corrosion, and professional skills and career development for engineers.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Hwee Ling Lim is an Associate Professor at the Petroleum Institute in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). She obtained her Bachelor and Master degrees from The National University of Singapore (Singapore) as well as a postgraduate Diploma in Education from The National Institute of Education (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore). She has a Ph. D (Information Technology) from Murdoch University, Perth, Australia. Her areas of research include educational technology, computer-mediated communication, electronic discourse analysis and more recently, engineering education and human resource management. She has published over 40 works that included books, edited books, book chapters, journal papers and conference proceedings. She received an award for best research paper at the 2007 Computer Science and Information Technology Education Conference (CSITED). Lim is an Editorial Review Board member for the Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, and Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice. She is a regular reviewer for annual international conferences. Lim has given invited talks on engineering education in international conferences held in Doha, Qatar (Material Science and Engineering Symposium 2012) and Abu Dhabi, UAE (Corrosion UAE 2013; ADNOC Research and Development Academic Conference 2013).