Emmanuel Stefanakis- 2017 University Teaching Scholar

Emmanuel Stefanakis has been a university teacher and has taught at multiple European and Canadian institutes since 1998, while his very first teaching assistantship was served at UNB, back in 1993.  Over these years, he had the chance to interact with students of various degrees, disciplines, as well as cultures.  He has taught a wide range of courses ranging from Geography to Computer Science and in various modes, including classroom-based, online, and distance-learning.  Since July 2011, when he joined UNB as a Faculty member in the Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering, his teaching contributions include the following highlights: (a) he restructured and delivered two undergraduate courses, designed and delivered one technical elective and two graduate courses as well as two online courses under the College of Extended Learning; (b) authored two textbooks and several curriculum proposals published in International Journals and Conference Proceedings; (c) was funded by UNB Teaching and Learning Priority Fund and THENHiER Network to develop innovative teaching methods; (d) served as Director of Graduate Studies (since 2013) and contributed to the undergraduate curriculum renewal initiative in Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering; and (e) supervised and/or funded a significant number of PhD, MScE, MEng, and Undergraduate students, including two interns from Mitacs Globalink Program, and five students under the UNB Work Study Program.