Founder & Director, InnovaHiEd
Lueny Morell, MS, PE, Ing.Paed.IGIP is Founder & Director of InnovaHiEd, a world-class team of experts with extensive academic and industry experience offering services to accompanying higher education leaders in transforming their institutions to better respond to their stakeholders’ needs and the socioeconomic development challenges they face. With a BS and MS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Puerto Rico and Stanford University, Lueny is passionate about STEAM education and innovation as pillars to develop talent to better serve society. During the last 5 years she has catalyzed the creation of two new schools of engineering: one in Silicon Valley, USA and one in Beijing, China. For 12 years she was a member of various HP Labs teams and before that, a full professor of Chemical Engineering at University of Puerto Rico – Mayagüez for 24 years. She is an IEEE Senior Member, an ASEE Fellow a member of the Pan-American Academy of Engineering, ABET Program Evaluator, member of the Advisory Board of the International Centre for Engineering Education (ICEE) of the UNESCO-Chinese Academy of Engineering and has received various awards for her work, including the prestigious US National Academy of Engineering Gordon Prize for innovations in engineering education in 2006. Recognized as one of the Engineering Education Pioneers in the US in 2014, Lueny is author of Essentials to Innovate Engineering & Related Disciplines, and dozens of papers. She is also co-founder of IFEES (Past President), GEDC and SPEED. Lueny maintains two blogs on topics associated with innovation and engineering education and her team consulting/mentoring activities (www.luenymorell.com; www.innovahied.com).
Innovation is the engine of industry, and it can also make a better world. This workshop trains the trainer on two industry-leading design methods to help engineers create more effective, sustainable, humane, and profitable work with innovative design skills.