Education Technical Content Program Manager,
Dr. Avneet Hira is the Education Technical Content Program Manager at MathWorks, makers of MATLAB and Simulink. In her role, she manages and curates educational content to be used by universities globally. She is passionate about technology-enhanced equitable engineering education. Prior to joining the MathWorks, she received her Ph.D. in Engineering Education from Purdue University for researching the educational potential of Makerspaces. At Purdue, she was awarded the Bilsland Fellowship, Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award and Engineering Education Graduate Student Teaching Award. She holds Master's and Bachelor's degrees in Aerospace engineering and is interested in exploring new kinds of scholarships in engineering education.