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The SEFI Francesco Maffioli Award of Excellence for Developing Learning and Teaching in Engineering Education

The SEFI Francesco Maffioli Award, launched by SEFI to commemorate its late President Prof. Francesco Maffioli (Politecnico di Milano), is given by SEFI, the European Society for Engineering Education, to individual teachers, or a team of teachers, of higher engineering education institutions members of SEFI, in recognition of open-minded development of curriculum, learning environments or tools, novel didactics, methods or systems in engineering studies.

Only SEFI institutional members can nominate awardees.

The award consists in a presentation at the SEFI Annual Conference and one free registration to attend the conference (one person, if a team) as well as a cheque of € 750.

The Chair of the 2022 Francesco Maffioli Award is Prof. Emanuela Tilley, UCL London, a member of the SEFI Board of Directors.

Nominations should be sent to Prof. Tilley,, with a copy to SEFI HQ,, by 15 July 2022

Last year’s winner was Gunter Bombaerts from TU Eindhoven and his team who received this award for Engineering Ethics Education through Challenge-based learning. Read more about Gunter’s work.

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