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U495B·SUNDAY WORKSHOP: The What and Why of Scrum: Making It Work for Engineering Students
Workshop Sponsored Workshops
Sun. June 25, 2023 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Room 306, Baltimore Convention Center
Session Description

Free ticketed event
This workshop will help instructors implement a modern and flexible project management (PM) approach called Scrum.
Scrum is used in fields ranging from software development to urban planning. In academia, it is used extensively in software engineering and in electrical engineering courses.
Attendees will learn the main components of Scrum and how to apply them to their courses through hands-on activities. Attendees will also learn the basics of PM tools Trello and CATME, and ways to engage students in teamwork.

  1. Prof. Branimir Pejcinovic
    Portland State University

    Branimir Pejcinovic received his Ph.D. degree from University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is a Professor and former Associate Chair for Undergraduate Education at Portland State University, Electrical and Computer Engineering department. He has led department-wide changes in curriculum with emphasis on project- and lab-based instruction and learning. He was awarded best-paper award by ECE division of ASEE in 2017 for his work on freshman engineering course development. His research interests are in the areas of engineering education, microwave absorber design, ferroelectrics, photovoltaics, THz sensors, signal integrity, an

  2. Dr. Melinda Holtzman
    Portland State University

    Melinda Holtzman received her Ph.D. from the University of Nevada, Reno. She is a Teaching Assistant Professor and Faculty Advisor in the ECE department at Portland State University.