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Are you interested in advancing your career with a Doctor of Engineering degree but feeling overwhelmed about creating a persuasive research proposal?

We invite you to join our in-depth one-hour webinar designed to simplify the research proposal writing process for our prestigious Doctor of Engineering program. In this session, you’ll discover the critical elements of an impactful research proposal, such as identifying the problem, conducting a literature review, outlining the methodology, scheduling the timeline, and projecting the outcomes. Our experienced faculty will provide valuable advice and methods to help you effectively present your research goals. This webinar is ideal for both experienced engineers and those transitioning from academic settings to industry roles. Equip yourself with the necessary skills and information to excel in the application process. Seize this chance to embark on your journey toward excellence in engineering research and innovation.

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Key takeaways from this webinar

  • Research: Understanding Research and Identifying Research Problems, Differentiating between Engineering and Scientific Challenges.
  • Literature Review: The Importance of Theory and Comprehensive Reviews.
  • Research Methodology: Detailed explanations on Study Design (qualitative, quantitative, mixed-methods), Methods of Data Collection (surveys, interviews, experiments), Techniques for Data Analysis, and Strategies for Ensuring Validity and Reliability of your Research.
  • Research Timeline and Budget: Structuring your research timeline and budget effectively.
  • Some Research Topics: Insightful examples based on Condition Monitoring, 3D Printing, and more.

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About the presenters

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Dr. Vishal Sharma – Senior On-Campus Lecturer & DEng Research Coordinator

Vishal Santosh Sharma is an accomplished Senior On-Campus Lecturer and Doctoral Research Coordinator at EIT in the field of Mechanical Engineering. He holds a PhD degree from Kurukshetra University in India, followed by a post-doctoral fellowship at Paris Tech France, one of the renowned Grandes Écoles. Subsequently, he actively participated in various projects related to wind turbines and machining at NTNU Norway.

With an extensive experience of over 25 years in teaching and research, specializing in advanced manufacturing, Vishal has made significant contributions to his field. He has previously worked with the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, as well as NIT Jalandhar, India. Prior to his academic career, he spent three years working in the industry, and even while pursuing teaching and research, he maintained strong ties with the industrial sector, successfully completing multiple collaborative projects.

Vishal’s research primarily focuses on Advanced Manufacturing, resulting in the publication of 108 scientific articles. His work has garnered over 3,600 citations, establishing an impressive H-index of 34 on Scopus. His expertise has been acknowledged globally, as he was recognized among the top 2% researchers worldwide, according to a study conducted by Stanford University. Furthermore, Vishal has demonstrated his leadership abilities by organizing seven international conferences, editing special journal issues, and publishing three books in collaboration with Springer publishers.

As a sought-after supervisor, Vishal has successfully guided thirteen PhD and 28 Masters students in their research journeys, fostering their academic growth. He has also forged productive collaborations with international faculty members and industry partners, further enriching his contributions to the field. Additionally, Vishal has served as an Associate Editor for esteemed journals such as the Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, Alexandria Engineering Journal, and International Journal of Mechatronics and Manufacturing Systems, further highlighting his influential contributions in academia.

Dr Arti Siddhpura – MIEAust, CPEng, NER, APEC Engineer, IntPE(Aus) PhD, MEng, BEng, DME, DipPM, Cert IV TAE

Dr. Arti is a distinguished academic with over 18 years of rich experience in educating students across various Mechanical Engineering domains at esteemed institutions in Australia and abroad. With a profound expertise in crafting and delivering Mechanical Engineering courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, she excels in synchronous and asynchronous teaching methodologies, rooted in sound adult learning theories.

Throughout her career, Dr. Arti has demonstrated an exceptional grasp of the intricacies involved in Mechanical Engineering education, adeptly navigating face-to-face, blended, and fully online delivery modes. Since 2017, she has been an invaluable member of the Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT), where she serves as a dedicated lecturer in Mechanical Engineering. In addition to her teaching responsibilities, she has actively engaged in guiding and supervising both master’s students’ theses and Doctor of Engineering candidates.

Dr. Arti’s scholarly journey is marked by a commitment to cutting-edge research and innovation. Her Ph.D. project, supported in part by the prestigious CIEAM (CRC for Infrastructure and Engineering Asset Management) scholarship, delved into the realm of stick-slip vibration-based diagnosis and prognosis of cutting tool wear, aligning closely with the research needs of industry partners. Her research interests orbit around condition monitoring and automation, with a specific focus on enhancing unmanned tool wear prediction methodologies.

In her current capacity as the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) coordinator, Dr. Arti assumes pivotal responsibilities, overseeing the RPL process, ensuring its quality assurance, fostering effective communication among stakeholders, and spearheading the formulation of RPL guidelines and policies.

Dr. Arti’s leadership extends to her role in coordinating Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (BME), Graduate Certificate in Structural Engineering (GCSR), and as a deputy coordinator of Doctor of Engineering (DEng) courses, where she orchestrates the seamless execution of academic programs.

With her extensive experience, scholarly prowess, and unwavering commitment to excellence, Dr. Arti continues to shape the future of Mechanical Engineering education and research, leaving an indelible mark on both her students and the academic community at large.


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