Indumathi V, as a Chartered Professional Engineer, has a background in electrical and electronics engineering, with 17 years of experience in engineering, leadership and engineering education. In Singapore she worked extensively in the semiconductor manufacturing industry, as a failure analysis engineer.

Subsequently, in Perth, Western Australia, she has accrued considerable experience as a lecturer in both the higher education (HE) and vocational education and training (VET) sectors. In 2017 she was awarded the North Metropolitan Trainer of the Year, in recognition of her passion and innovation in teaching, learning, and curriculum development, and she then went on to become a finalist at the WA Trainer of the Year.

Indu has a Master of Business Administration from the University of Canberra, a Graduate Diploma of Adult and Vocational Education, from Charles Sturt University and a Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Western Australia.

Indu is a strong advocate for women and girls in STEM programs and actively volunteers as a mentor.  Her passion for education has extended into her current Ph.D. research on empowering students and lecturers using data analytics via electroencephalography (EEG) sensors.

Publications and News

EIT's Deputy Dean inducted as Engineers Australia Fellow


26 July, 2022
To become an Engineers Australia Fellow you need to live and breathe engineering. In fact, according to Engineers Australia (EA) membership as a Fellow at the organization is regarded as the highest level of membership. Newly elected WA President Jodey Brockhurst and Indumathi V, EIT's Deputy Dean. Picture: EA In fact,...Read More

Engineering Institute of Technology's women in engineering


10 March, 2022
There’s been a continuing influx of women studying in the field of engineering and ultimately joining the workforce and contributing to academia. There have been numerous discussions about closing the gender gap and weeding out discrimination, and sure there’s been tremendous progress made, however, the pursuit is far from complete....Read More

Our engineering degrees and Advanced Diplomas are accredited by Engineers Australia


13 January, 2022
A new list of engineering education programs accredited at the levels of Professional Engineer, Engineering Technologist and Engineering Associate by Engineers Australia has been released. Engineers Australia is the trusted accreditation authority for tertiary engineering education in Australia and abroad. This means a number of EIT Advanced Diploma, Bachelor of...Read More
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The success of e-Learning implementation for engineering courses: Case study - EIT


2 July, 2021
Globally, the ease of internet access has had a positive effect on the education sector. Many higher education institutions are leveraging this opportunity and are strongly investing in e-Learning systems offering courses in various disciplines. Engineering courses are challenging on their own, but to teach and engage e-learners' in first...Read More
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Implementation of Industry Inputs in Higher Education Courses


2 July, 2021
Higher education courses must be continuously updated to catch up with the ever-changing industrial advancements. An up-to-date course benefits all parties of interest including students, employers and the education institution. This paper discusses the process of identifying industry expectations from graduates and implementing industry inputs based on two engineering courses...Read More
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Evaluation of Remote or Virtual Laboratories in E-Learning Engineering Courses


18 June, 2021
The learning environment has shifted from the traditional synchronous classroom-based mode to synchronous and asynchronous online mode. However, critical aspects of engineering courses where theories meet applications, such as in the form of practical or laboratory work, are challenging to be conducted effectively online. The rise of industry 4.0 has...Read More

EIT committed to the further development of female engineers


12 June, 2020
The Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) is committed to encouraging women to join the engineering industry and supporting our students throughout their respective journeys. In 2017, the World Economic Forum released reported that while approximately 20% of engineering graduates are women, only 13% of the engineering workforce is female. While...Read More
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Current state of research in application of disruptive technologies in engineering education


12 June, 2020
Disruptive innovation technologies have made their way in the field of academia during the past few years. A plethora of literature exists investigating the applications of various disruptive technologies in the field of engineering education. The directions for future research however are still obscured by the copious amount of literature...Read More
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Happy International Women's Day, engineers! There's work to do


8 March, 2019
Today is International Women's Day. EIT is celebrating the women who are currently filling positions in the engineering industry across the globe. However, most experts are cognizant that more needs to be done to encourage women to enter the engineering industry. The World Economic Forum reports that women account for...Read More
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