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Nicoleta Maynard has an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering, a PhD in Particle Technology from The University of Queensland and a Postgraduate Degree in Education from Curtin University. She has 5 years of industrial experience, working as a design engineer.
At Curtin University, she has been a valuable academic staff member in the Chemical Engineering Department and the Faculty’s Director of Engineering Education Development. In her role, Nicoleta worked with the engineering staff to enhance industry engagement in the engineering curriculum, scholarship of teaching and learning, and research in the development of Engineering Professional Skills, Communities of Practice and STEM Education.
Associate Professor Nicoleta Maynard’s work and contributions in educational leadership and teaching innovation have been recognised by a number of national and international awards. She is the recipient of the 2016 Caltex Award for Excellence in Teaching, a 2013 Australian Government’s Office for Learning and Teaching Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning and a 2009 Australasian Association for Engineering Education Awards and Engineers Australia Citation Award. Nicoleta’s work and research has been recognised nationally and internationally with peer review publications, presentations and invitations for participation in technical panels. She is also the Conceive Design Implement and Operate (CDIO) Chair for Australia and New Zealand.
Starting from October 2019, Associate Professor Nicoleta Maynard will work with academic staff across the Faculties of Engineering, Business and Education at Monash to establish communities of practice aimed to further develop our teaching program and create a strong education research team. She will continue to further develop her national and international collaborations in engineering education research while also contributing to the teaching in the department and faculty.
- Development of students' personal and professional skills (teamwork, communication)
- Communities of Practice
- Education Research Methods
STEM Education Research
Process Safety and Risk Management
Education, Postgraduate Diploma in Education, Curtin University
Chemical Engineering, PhD, University of Queensland
Chemical Engineering, Bachelor Degree (Hon), Politehnica University Bucharest
Adjunct Associate Professor, Curtin University27 Sep 2019 → 27 Sep 2022
Research area keywords
- Teaching and Learning
- Education Research
- Educational Psychology
- Risk Management