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In Case You Missed It – Recording Available: WTUN for International Women in Engineering Day 2023


Watch the replay of the World Technology Universities Network’s event for this year’s International Women in Engineering Day 2023 (InWED 2023)

This year’s InWED theme “Making Safety Seen” and in celebration and recognition of women in engineering, this webinar featured a sharing session by prominent speakers from Science and Engineering of member universities from both Networks, hosted by expert colleagues from the University of Bradford.

We heard from seven speakers across the two-hour session. The programme featured speakers specialising in Architectural, Environmental, Biological, Chemical and Mechanical Engineering from Bahrain, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand & the UK.

Watch the replay:

Hosted/Chaired by (University of Bradford):

Name and Position: Dr Elaine Brown, Reader / Associate Dean (EDI) https://www.bradford.ac.uk/staff/ebrown/

Dr Cristina Tuinea-Bobe, RKT Business Development Manager https://www.bradford.ac.uk/staff/ctuineabobe/






Name and position: Dr. May Alsaffar, Assistant Professor/Chairperson of the Department of Interior Design, Ahlia University 

Title: ‘Towards Safe and Comfortable Built Environments: Human Factors and thoughtful Architecture’



Name and position: Dr. Naruemon Intarat , Lecturer of Mechanical Engineering, Thaksin University   

Title: Human Factors Influencing Women in Engineering


Name and position: Dr Maria Katsikogianni, Assistant Professor in Biomaterials Chemistry, University of Bradford 

Title: ‘Harnessing nano-patterning and incorporation of antimicrobials to manufacture orthopaedic trauma implants that resist microbial colonisation ‘


Name and position: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kwanchanok Viravaidya-Pasuwat, Associate Professor, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi   

Title: ‘Transforming Cell-Based Therapy: Utilizing Automated Cell Processing Systems for Enhanced Safety and Efficiency’


Name and position: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Netnapit Tantemsapya, Associate Professor, School of Environmental Engineering, Suranaree University of Technology 

Title: Laboratory Safety in Academic & Schools in Thailand; Current status, challenges, and future directions


For ATU-Net:

Name and position:  Assoc. Prof. Dr. Norhayati Abdullah, Associate Director, UTM International Kuala Lumpur & Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia 

Title:Pivoting Innovative Solutions – Role of Women Wastewater Engineers’


Name and position: Professor Mahendrawathi , Professor and Head of Enterprise Systems Laboratory, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember, Indonesia

Title:The Key Role of People and Process in Ensuring Workplace Safety and Security.’ 






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