Lecturer to address technology education in Cuba
The SUNYIT President's Lecture Series will feature Jose Martinez-Escanaverino, a scholar with experience in engineering education and research at universities of Cuba, Venezuela, Brazil, Germany, and Mexico, on April 11, at noon, in the Student Center theater. Martinez-Escanaverino will present "International Technology Education: A Case Study in Cuba." The lecture is free and open to the public.
Martinez-Escanaverino, a Canada-based engineering consultant with international practice in complex industrial problem solving, was a member of the Cuban Academy of Sciences from 1996 to 2011, and the coordinator of its Engineering Sciences Section from 2003-2008. He earned a Ph. D. in engineering sciences from J.A. Echeverria Higher Polytechnic Institute (CUJAE), Havana, Cuba; and a B.Sc. in Mechanical engineering from Havana University, Faculty of Technology (CUJAE).