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Dr Andrew Maxwell

Dr Andrew Maxwell
Name Andrew Maxwell
Position Senior Lecturer (Electronics and Communications Engineering)
Section School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
Office Z315B
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1875
Extension 1875
Email
Qualifications BEng USQ , PhD USQ

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 090699 )
  • Engineering not elsewhere classified ( 099999 )
  • Curriculum and Pedagogy not elsewhere classified ( 130299 )
  • Communications Technologies not elsewhere classified ( 100599 )

Research interests
Current Projects:
Project co-lead - DFCRN Project #4 - RALfie - Remote Access Labs for fun, innovation, and education.

Research Interests:
Instrumentation, and Measurement Science
Remote Access Labs (RAL)
Engineering Education and Digital Futures

Grant Income:
$560,000 - Digital Futures (DFCRN - 10 member team)
$113,000 - Digital Futures (Large multidisciplinary team)
$558,000 - Instrumentation and Measurement (2 member team)

Industry Collaboration:
Dairy Innovation Australia (DIA)
Dairy Process Engineering Centre (DPEC)
National Centre for Engineering in Agriculture (NCEA - USQ)

Online Profile:
http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9785-5635
Find me on http://www.researchgate.net

Professional memberships
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Australasian Association for Engineering Education (AAEE - technical society of Engineers Australia)

Industry affiliations
Engineering Education Research Group (EERG - USQ)

USQ Research affiliations

  • National Centre for Engineering in Agriculture (NCEA)
  • Australian Digital Futures Institute (ADFI)

Currently teaching courses/programs
Examiner - ENG1101 Introduction to Engineering Problem Solving (*)
Examiner - ELE3506 Electronic Measurement
Examiner - ELE4109 Measurement Science
Examiner - ELE4605 Fields and Waves

(*) Large multidisciplinary course utilising upwards of 10 additional facilitation staff.

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
18 Years

Teaching experience(Other)
4 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Senior Lecturer (Electronics and Communications Engineering)
Program Coordinator, Associate Degree (ADNG - Computer, Electrical & Power)

Awards:
Awarded: 2013 USQ Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
Awarded: 2011 Deans Commendation for Learning and Teaching

Values:
Excellence in teaching, scholarship and research
Engagement through equity and transparency
Unificiation of learning experience for on campus and external/online students
Growth of Digital Futures research
Simplification and empowerment of academic procedures and methods
Promotion and growth of USQ excellence
(in inclusion to USQ Values http://www.usq.edu.au/hr/odt/build/buildman/object/values)

Service on Recent Committees:
Strategic Lecture Capture Reference Group (Education Committee subcommittee 2013 - Invited)
Learning and Teaching Systems Advisory Group (LTSAG - invited)
Faculty (ne: FoES) Learning and Teaching committee (ENG studies representative)

Research most recent
Andrew D. Maxwell; Lindy Orwin, Alexander A. Kist, Ananda Maiti, Warren Midgley and Wu Ting (2013). An inverted remote laboratory - makers and gamers. 2013 Australasian Association for Engineering Education Conference (AaeE’2013), December 2013, Gold Coast.

Ananda Maiti, Andrew D. Maxwell and Alexander A. Kist (2013). Features, Trends and Characteristics of Remote Access Laboratory Management Systems. Journal of Online Engineering (iJOE) - Accepted for publication.

Maiti, A., Maxwell, A., Kist, A. (2013). An Overview of System Architectures for Remote Laboratories. IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment and Learning for Engineering 2013 (TALE’2013), August, 2013, Kuta, Indonesia.

Kist, A., Maiti, A., Maxwell, A. (2013). Estimation of round trip time in distributed real time system architectures. 2013 Australasian Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference (ATNAC’2013), November 2013, Christchurch, New Zealand

Kist, A., Maiti, A., Maxwell, A. (2013). Performance Evaluation of Network Architectures for Collaborative Real-Time Learning Systems. IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment and Learning for Engineering 2013 (TALE’2013), August, 2013, Kuta, Indonesia.

Maxwell, A., Fogarty, R., Gibbings, P., Noble, K., Kist, A., Midgley, W. (2013). Robot RAL-ly International – Promoting STEM in elementary school across international boundaries using remote access technology, REV2013: 10th International Conference on Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation, Sydney, February 2013 (Best Paper Award)

Kist, A., Gibbings, P., Maxwell, A. (2013). From Individual Remote Access Laboratory Implementations to Institutional Learning Tools, EDUCON 2013


Research most notable
Maxwell, A., Fogarty, R., Gibbings, P., Noble, K., Kist, A., Midgley, W. (2013). Robot RAL-ly International – Promoting STEM in elementary school across international boundaries using remote access technology, REV2013: 10th International Conference on Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation, Sydney, February 2013 (Best Paper Award)

Kist, Alexander A. and Maxwell, Andrew D. and Gibbings, Peter D. (2012) Expanding the concept of remote access laboratories. In: 2012 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition: Spurring Big Ideas in Education (ASEE 2012), 10-13 Jun 2012, San Antonio, TX. United States.

Hancock, N.H., Maxwell, A.D. and Ahfock, T., (2005). Method and apparatus for measuring electrical conductivity. International Patent Application PCT/AU2005/000400 (published 28 July 2005)


Publications in ePrints

Albion, Peter and Wu, Ting and Kist, Alexander A. and Orwin, Lindy and Maxwell, Andrew and Maiti, Ananda (2016) Alleviating pre-service teachers’ STEM anxiety through the use of remote access laboratories. In: Research highlights in technology and teacher education 2016. Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC USA, pp. 77-85. ISBN 978‐1‐939797‐26‐1

Smith, Mark and Maiti, Ananda and Maxwell, Andrew D and Kist, Alexander A (2016) Augmented and mixed reality features and tools for remote laboratory experiment. International Journal of Online Engineering, 12 (7). pp. 45-52. ISSN 1868-1646

Kist, Alexander A. and Maiti, Ananda and Maxwell, Andrew and Orwin, Lindy and Wu, Ting and Albion, Peter and Burtenshaw, Ryan (2016) Hosting and sharing your own remote experiments with RALfie – an open ended experiment design experience. International Journal of Online Engineering, 12 (4). pp. 40-42. ISSN 1868-1646

Kist, Alexander A. and Maiti, Ananda and Maxwell, Andrew D. and Orwin, Lindy and Albion, Peter and Wu, Ting (2016) The game and activity environment of RALfie: remote access laboratories for fun, innovation and education. In: 13th International Conference on Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation (REV 2016), 24-26 Feb 2016, Madrid, Spain.

Orwin, Lindy and Kist, Alexander A. and Maxwell, Andrew D. and Maiti, Ananda (2016) Using gamification to create opportunities for engagement, collaboration and communication in a peer-to-peer environment for making and using remote access labs. In: 3rd Experiment@International Conference: Online Experimentation (exp.at'15), 2-4 June 2015, Ponta Delgada, Portugal.

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