Online Events: Training and Webinars

Granta runs a series of regular web seminars for anyone with an interest in Materials Education, covering ideas for teaching materials, case studies from industry and education, examples of the use of the CES EduPack resources, and previews of resources that we are working on.

Be stimulated by new ideas. See how other people teach. These webinars are free of charge and are intended for materials educators. We recommend to connect 10 min before the event to setup the technicalities, further help here instructions for joining a WebEx, testing your setup, and changing the language.

Upcoming Online Events

    ➔ CES EduPack Training: Monthly Training sessions are just for educators that use CES EduPack (Granta Design Academic Webinars).
    ➔ CES Selector Traning: Training are open to all educators (Regular web-based CES Selector training sessions).
    ➔ Webinar: Webinars are open to all educators.

         
DATE TITLE PRESENTER/s and TOPIC
         
Nov 21 Webinar:
Compare, Analyze, Visualize and Model Materials Research Data

(For All Educators)

Join us with Dr. Charlie Bream and Hannah Melia, as we look at tools that can help you to get more from your materials research data. We’ll look at ways to save time with quick access to reliable data, to communicate results with clear and compelling charts, to compare and analyze data easily, and to model the properties of new materials Register here »
         
Nov 28 Webinar:
Compare, Analyze, Visualize and Model Materials Research Data

(For All Educators)

Join us in this second opportunity with Dr. Charlie Bream and Hannah Melia, as we look at tools that can help you to get more from your materials research data. We’ll look at ways to save time with quick access to reliable data, to communicate results with clear and compelling charts, to compare and analyze data easily, and to model the properties of new materials Register here »
         
Nov 29 Webinar:
What else can you do with CES EduPack? Advanced databases and tools for Capstone Design courses

(For All Educators)

Are you teaching courses that include advanced design or engineering projects? In this webinar, we’ll introduce materials data and tools that support these projects, encouraging and enabling students to critically-compare material and processing options. Register here »
         

Find more information about CES Selector Research here »

Archive

2017

         
DATE TITLE PRESENTER/s and TOPIC
         
Nov 15 Webinar:
Ashby Award Winner Amy Moll on Transforming Materials Teaching

(For All Educators)

This webinar is for anyone planning a course or looking to optimize teaching methods in materials. Amy Moll, winner of the ASEE Materials Division’s 2017 Michael Ashby Outstanding Materials Educator Award will discuss how she is systematically improving Materials Teaching at Boise State University, by starting with the fundamentals. More details »
         
Nov 07 Webinar:
Teaching about Sustainable Critical Materials

(For All Educators)

Join this web seminar with Dr David Peck, Dr Patrick Wäger and Dr Tatiana Vakhitova as we discuss critical raw materials and their importance when considering the sustainability of products. Guest presenters from leading academic institutions will discuss their collaboration to promote and support teaching of this topic, and we’ll hear about resources and learning opportunities for you and your students. More details »
         
Oct 18 Webinar:
Materials in Mechanical Design and Manufacturing: The view of textbook authors

(For All Educators)

Join us to hear from respected Textbook Authors Robert Mott and Jywhen Wang. What do students of mechanical design and manufacturing need to know about materials and their properties to successfully design and manufacture mechanical devices? You’ll also see how Granta teaching resources can help. More details »
         
Oct 18 Webinar:
Herramientas para potenciar el aprendizaje en todos los niveles de estudio

(For All Educators)

Únete a este seminario web con Sara Onrubia para descubrir cómo innovar en la docencia de materiales con herramientas que involucran a los alumnos en el proceso de aprendizaje More details »
         
Oct 05 Webinar:
Nouvelles idées pour l’enseignement en génie mécanique et matériaux

(For All Educators)

Rejoignez ce séminaire en ligne avec Dr Nicolas Martin et Dr Sami Daouk pour obtenir plusieurs idées de problématiques liées à l’enseignement des matériaux et de la mécanique. More details »
         
Sep 28 Webinar:
Selección de Materiales Automotrices – De principio a fin

(For All Educators)

Únete a este seminario web con Sara Onrubia para averiguar por qué la selección de materiales debe considerar no sólo el rendimiento material sino también el costo ambiental y económico. Esto será ilustrado por un caso práctico sobre el diseño de un panel de puerta automotriz. More details »
         
Sep 27 Webinar:
Outils pour l’enseignement – les trésors contenus dans CES EduPack

(For All Educators)

Rejoignez cette formation en ligne avec Dr Nicolas Martin et Dr Sami Daouk pour approfondir votre connaissance et utilisation de CES EduPack et pour découvrir tout son potentiel. Register here »
         
Sep 26 Webinar:
Service Teaching – Engaging students on the big Materials Introductory Course

(For All Educators)

Join to this second oportunity to share inspirational ideas on how CES EduPack supports the teaching of introductory level materials courses. Find out about the new Products, Materials and Processes database, which engages students in learning about materials through its wide range of iconic and interesting products. More details »
         
Sep 20 Webinar:
Service Teaching – Engaging students on the big Materials Introductory Course

(For All Educators)

Join this web seminar to share inspirational ideas on how CES EduPack supports the teaching of introductory level materials courses. Find out about the new Products, Materials and Processes database, which engages students in learning about materials through its wide range of iconic and interesting products. More details »
         
Sep 14 Training:
Transportation: Truck Trailer Lightweighting Case Study

(Only for Educators using CES EduPack)

Everyone needs inspiration now and again! Educators using CES EduPack can join Dr Claes Fredriksson each quarter to go through an advanced industrial case study. Our first Case Study Session is on the topic of lightweighting in transportation. More details »
         
Sep 05 Webinar:
Learning about composites and hybrids – Improving materials performance

(For All Educators)

This is your second chance to join this web seminar with Dr Nicolas Martin to find out how to support the introduction of key concepts in composites and hybrid materials in your teaching. Help students to understand the opportunities and challenges of using these materials in design. More details »
         
Aug 31 Webinar:
Learning about composites and hybrids – Improving materials performance

(For All Educators)

Join this web seminar with Dr Nicolas Martin to find out how to support the introduction of key concepts in composites and hybrid materials in your teaching. Help students to understand the opportunities and challenges of using these materials in design. More details »
         
Jul 04 CES Selector Traning:
Industrial selection methodologies and tools in CES Selector

(Only for Educators using CES Selector)

Join us to have an overview of how and when to apply different selection methodologies and tools in CES Selector. More details »
         
Jun 14 Training:
Beyond CES EduPack – CES Selector and CES Constructor

(Only for Educators using CES EduPack)

Paul MacDonald, Material Specialist in the Data Products Team at Granta, has long experience in providing training on our software for Advanced Teaching and Research. In this session, he will talk about what the differences are between CES Selector and CES EduPack. For example, powerful databases and tools for material comparisons and substitution. There will also be an example of how you can edit databases, using the CES Constructor toolkit. Finally, some information on the new online CES Selector Certificate program for professionals that might be of interest also to final year undergraduate students and graduates. More details »
         
Jun 08 Webinar:
Automotive Materials Choice – The Bigger Picture

(For All Educators)

Join this web seminar to find out why material selection should consider not only material performance but also the environmental and economic cost. This will be illustrated by a case study on the design of an automotive door panel. More details »
         
Jun 01 Webinar:
Projets et auto-apprentissage dans les cursus matériaux et mécanique

(For All Educators)

Rejoignez ce séminaire en ligne avec Dr Nicolas Martin et Dr Sami Daouk pour découvrir comment incorporer de nombreuses compétences et connaissances, liées aux matériaux, aux propriétés et à leur utilisation par des approches favorisant l’auto apprentissage et du travail sur projets. More details »
         
May 24 Webinar:
Mars lander heat-shield material selection

(For All Educators)

This is your last chance to join this web seminar with Dr Luca Masi and Dr Claes Fredriksson to find out how the Aerospace Edition of CES EduPack allows you to perform advanced material selection for a Mars lander entering the planet's atmosphere, inspiring students with a topical case study in space exploration. More details »
         
May 23 Webinar:
Accessing an encyclopedia of medical materials and regulatory data

(For All Educators)

Join this web seminar to find out about the leading database for medical materials information, used by by hundreds of researchers, scientists, and engineers worldwide. More details »
         
May 18 Training:
Mars lander heat-shield material selection

(For All Educators)

Join this web seminar with Dr Luca Masi and Dr Claes Fredriksson to find out how the Aerospace Edition of CES EduPack allows you to perform advanced material selection for a Mars lander entering the planet's atmosphere, inspiring students with a topical case study in space exploration. More details »
         
May 10 Training:
Material Selection for a Mars lander heat-shield

(Only for Educators using CES EduPack)

Dr Luca Masi and Dr Claes Fredriksson investigate how CES EduPack can be used to select material for the thermal protection of a Mars lander entering the Martian atmosphere. Multiple objectives are used to find high-performance material candidates for this demanding application. The visual and interactive software tools are used to compare ceramic options with light metals alloys and composites. This is an example of how advanced but engaging case studies can be used to stimulate the interest of tomorrow’s engineers. More details »
         
May 04 Webinar:
ASM Medical Materials Database: essential information at your fingertips

(For All Educators)

Join this web seminar on Thursday, May 4 to find out about the leading database for medical materials information, used by hundreds of researchers, scientists, and engineers worldwide. During this webinar, you will see inside the ASM Medical Materials Database, and how it used by industry, researchers and how it can be used in teaching. More details »
         
Apr 12 Training:
Teaching Advanced Bioengineering with CES EduPack

(Only for Educators using CES EduPack)

Dr Pippa Newby leads the development of the Bioengineering Edition of CES EduPack and related resources for education. In this training webinar she will highlight useful features in the specialized Bioengineering databases, Level 2 and 3, sharing practical ideas you can use with your students. She will also show how you can use advanced tools in CES EduPack 2017 for bioengineering with a case study on skeletal implants, comparing biological materials with traditional engineering materials. More details »
         
Mar 29 Webinar:
Studenten mit CES EduPack an die Werkstofftechnik heranführen

(For All Educators)

Gastvortrag von Dr.-Ing. Holger Klose, Westsächsische Hochschule Zwickau. In diesem Webinar wird die Lehre der Werkstofftechnik in der Ingenieurausbildung aufgegriffen. Werdende Ingenieure müssen sich zunächst umfangreiche Kenntnisse zu Eigenschaften und Kennwerten von Werkstoffen, sowie fertigungstechnischen und konstruktiven Zusammenhängen aneignen. Heutzutage bedingt die Ingenieurausbildung, aufbauend auf diesem Grundwissen, die Studenten für ökologische Auswirkungen der Herstellung und des Einsatzes von Produkten zu sensibilisieren. More details »
         
Mar 29 Webinar:
Enseigner les matériaux au lycée

(For All Educators)

Rejoignez ce séminaire en ligne avec Dr Nicolas Martin pour voir comment introduire des notions et concepts clés sur les matériaux et leurs propriétés aux lycéens. Venez découvrir les dernières informations et ressources disponibles pour éveiller l’intérêt des étudiants en leur montrant les liens qui existent entre les matériaux et les produits/. More details »
         
Mar 09 Webinar:
I materiali nell’ingegneria: preparare gli studenti per l’industria

(For All Educators)

Partecipa a questo seminario con Dr Luca Masi per scroprire come stimolare l’apprendimento dei materiali negli studenti d’ingegneria con CES EduPack e come prepararli al meglio per l’industria e il mercato globale. Verra’ presentato il nuovo CES EduPack 2017, i nostri nuovi casi studio di selezione di materiali sviluppati in collaborazione con l’Universita’ di Cambridge ed una nuova dispensa messa a disposizione dal Professor Bernardo dell’universita’ di Padova. More details »
         
Mar 09 Webinar:
Cómo preparar a los estudiantes de ingeniería para la industria

(For All Educators)

Únete a este seminario online con Sara Onrubia para descubrir nuevas herramientas con las que preparar a los estudiantes de ingeniería para la industria. El nuevo CES EduPack 2017 ayudará a tus estudiantes a comprender las problemáticas de la industria a través del conocimiento de los materiales y sus procesos de fabricación. More details »
         
Mar 08 Training:
Eco Design and Sustainable Development with CES EduPack

(Only for Educators using CES EduPack)

Dr Tatiana Vakhitova and Dr Claes Fredriksson describe how the CES EduPack platform, with its data and tools, can be used to teach Eco Design and Sustainable Development. The Elements database/datatable constitutes a rich resource for students of science, design, and engineering interested in environmental impact. New capabilities of the enhanced Eco Audit raise awareness of critical or restricted materials for Eco Design and helps discuss materials circularity. The Sustainability database provides a materials perspective to assess and debate projects that claim to be sustainable developments. The methodology and databases are showcased with recent examples. More details »
         
Feb 22 Webinar:
CES EduPack 2017 Préparer les élèves-ingénieurs à l’industrie

(For All Educators)

Rejoignez ce séminaire en ligne avec Dr Nicolas Martin pour découvrir comment incorporer dans vos cursus de nombreuses compétences et connaissances, indispensables en industrie, liées aux matériaux, aux propriétés et à leur utilisation. More details »
         
Feb 21 Webinar:
Ensino e seleção de materiais com o CES EduPack 2017 - Preparar estudantes de engenharia para a Indústria

(For All Educators)

Gostaria de o convidar para um webinar que a Granta Design, empresa sediada em Cambridge e líder mundial em recursos didáticos sobre materiais com Dr Jorge Sobral. Este webinar pretende mostrar formas visuais e interativas que podem ser utilizadas no ensino de materiais em cursos de engenharia e ciência. More details »
         
Feb 15 Webinar:
Materials teaching for pre-university courses

(For All Educators)

Join this web seminar with Dr Pippa Newby and Joel Galos to learn about how to introduce key materials properties and concepts to pre-university students. Discover the latest information and resources available to engage students by showing them the links between materials and products. More details »
         
Feb 14 Webinar:
CES EduPack 2017 Preparing Engineering Students for Industry

(For All Educators)

This is your second change to join this web seminar with Prof Mike Ashby and Hannah Melia to learn about how to prepare engineering students for industry by engaging them in materials topics. Discover how the new CES EduPack 2017 will help students to understand industrial concerns and use industrially relevant tools. More details »
         
Feb 09 Webinar:
CES EduPack 2017 Preparing Engineering Students for Industry

(For All Educators)

Join this web seminar with Prof Mike Ashby and Hannah Melia to learn about how to prepare engineering students for industry by engaging them in materials topics. Discover how the new CES EduPack 2017 will help students to understand industrial concerns and use industrially relevant tools. More details »
         
Feb 08 Training:
What’s New in CES EduPack 2017

(Only for Educators using CES EduPack)

Prof Mike Ashby shows how the new features and latest developments in CES EduPack 2017 can enhance your materials teaching. The software now includes Electronic structure data and extended information on criticality and restricted materials. There are also improved chart annotations, and new folder-level records, accessible from charts, that contain generic material family information for introductory classes. The Part Cost Estimator now includes machining processes, making it easier to compare manufacturing pathways. A new Learn button gives students easier access to resources that facilitate self-learning. As a bonus feature, last year’s prototype Products, Materials and Processes database will be available this year as a complementary download for classroom use with CES EduPack 2017. More details »
         
Feb 07 Webinar:
Cómo Gestionar los Materiales Críticos en el Desarrollo Sostenible y la Economía Circular

(For All Educators)

Únete a este seminario online con Sara Onrubia para descubrir cómo abordar la enseñanza de materias complejas como el ecodiseño, la economía circular y la sostenibilidad dentro de tus cursos materiales. More details »
         
Jan 31 Webinar:
Managing Materials Risks for Sustainable Design and Circular Economy

(For All Educators)

This is a second opportunity to join this web seminar with Prof Mike Ashby and Dr Tatiana Vakhitova to find out how CES EduPack supports the teaching of complex fields of studies like Eco Design, Circular Economy and Sustainability in a time-constrained University environment. More details »
         
Jan 26 Webinar:
Managing Materials Risks for Sustainable Design and Circular Economy

(For All Educators)

Join this first web seminar with Prof Mike Ashby and Dr Tatiana Vakhitova to find out how CES EduPack supports the teaching of complex fields of studies like Eco Design, Circular Economy and Sustainability in a time-constrained University environment. More details »
         
Jan 11 Training:
Getting Started with CES EduPack

(Only for Educators using CES EduPack)

New course this semester? Want a quick way to learn the basics of CES EduPack and get some ideas of what to do with your students? The leader of the Educational Products team at Granta Design, Hannah Melia, delivers a quick overview of finding information, creating charts, making selections and assessing Eco impact. The training includes a review of where you can find teaching resources, including exercises, lecture units, and white papers; and some tips on getting students started with the Video Tutorials. More details »
         

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