On Tuesday, June 2nd, students at the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering had a chance to participate in a guest lecture on Magnetism by an expert in this field, prof. dr. Aphrodite Ktena.
Professor Ktena is a professor at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA), Greece. She obtained her MSc and PhD degree in electrical engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, USA. The professor has been engaged as ERASMUS & ECTS coordinator for TEI of Chalkida, then TEI of Sterea Ellada, and now in NKUA. Beside mentioned engagements professor has a research interest in R&D in gamification for education, magnetic non-destructive testing techniques, smart metering, and sensors; undergraduate course development for low and medium voltage distribution, measurement technology; undergraduate laboratory development; and various project developments.
In the scope of ELEMEND project, where she has been the project coordinator, this is the second lesson that has been organized for EEE students this semester. Professor Ktena gave a presentation on magnetism, magnetic phenomena, and its application in everyday life emphasizing the subjects that students have listened to and learned in the scope of Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering and Electromagnetic Field Theory.
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