Broadcast One

Wed, Feb 15

  • LA: 07:00
  • New York: 10:00
  • London: 15:00
  • Paris: 16:00

Materials teaching for pre-university courses

with Dr Pippa Newby and Joel Galos

Join this web seminar on Wednesday, February 15 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.

Join this web seminar to:
  • Discover how to engage students with visual and real-life examples
  • Learn how to introduce properties and their origins from a materials perpective
  • Find out how to teach critical thinking and simple materials selection methodologies
  • See a demonstration of the latest tools available to support pre-university materials teaching.

How to register and join the session

There is no cost but registration is required through the WebEx system. Please ensure you set your local time zone to receive accurate meeting invitations and test your setup in advance of the meeting. How to use WebEx, including setting times zone & language preferences 

About CES EduPack

CES EduPack is the world-leading teaching resource for materials in engineering, science, processing, and design. It provides a comprehensive database of materials and process information, powerful materials software tools, and a range of supporting textbooks, lectures, projects, and exercises. With specialist editions for specific disciplines, and three levels of the database and software to suit varying needs in all years of undergraduate study and in postgraduate teaching, CES EduPack is a curriculum-wide resource.

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CES EduPack is now used at over 800 universities and colleges worldwideWho should join the web seminar?

Anyone new to CES EduPack, and educators who currently use it, including deans, teaching assistants, instructors, accreditation committees, program coordinators, and department heads of colleges, lycees and schools.

This web seminar is not appropriate for students.

About the Presenters

Dr Pippa Newby holds a PhD from Imperial College London on Multifunctional Biomaterials as well as a MPhys in Physics from the University of Kent including a master’s project in Optical Coherence tomography. She has been a laboratory demonstrator, supporting first year material science students with their maths studies, tutoring students from GCSE right up to university level and taken part in various outreach programs including space school, cool physics and forensic crime labs. Pippa supports English speaking universities and colleges across the globe.


Joel Galos joins Granta Design as a Development Manager for North America having recently submitted his PhD thesis in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Cambridge. Joel has a broad technical background having completed a MSc in Composite Materials at Imperial College London, as well as Bachelor Degrees in Aerospace Engineering and Mathematics at the University of New South Wales (Australia). His research has been published in numerous academic journals, including: Wood Material Science & Engineering, Sandwich Structures & Materials and Transportation Research. Joel has also been involved in teaching undergraduate materials laboratory classes in the Engineering Department at the University of Cambridge. He spent one year of his undergraduate study as an exchange student at Purdue University (USA).

Meet the rest of the team