Panel Discussion Topic

Engineering Evolution or Revolution: AI and the Next Generation of Engineers

The panelists will explore various dimensions of AI in engineering education, including its impact on curriculum development, pedagogical approaches, and preparing students for emerging technological challenges.


Cameron Coates, PhD, PE
Assistant Dean of Operations, Professor 
Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology
Kennesaw State University


Dr. Steve Strain, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Teaching
Department of Biomedical Engineering
The University of Memphis

Bryn E. Seabrook, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Engineering and Society
School of Engineering and Applied Science
University of Virginia

Ramana M. Pidaparti, PhD
School of Environmental, Civil, Agricultural, and Mechanical Engineering
College of Engineering
University of Georgia

David Calamas, PhD
Associate Professor, Undergraduate Program Coordinator
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Georgia Southern University