Uriel Cukierman

Uriel Rubén Cukierman, MS, PE, Ing.Paed.IGIP h.c. is the Immediate Past President of IFEES, Associate Director of InnovaHiEd and the Director of the Center for Educational Research and Innovation at the Universidad Tecnológica Nacional (UTN) in Argentina. He has also been appointed as Research Professor at the University of New Mexico, USA. He has served as the Dean of Engineering at the Universidad de Palermo, Argentina and, previously, as the Information & Communications Technologies Secretary at UTN for more than 15 years. Recently awarded as “Distinguished Educator” by the IOEM, “Honorary Professor” by the Universidad Ricardo Palma in Lima, Peru and International Engineering Educator Honoris Causa by IGIP (Austria). Professor Cukierman has contributed to the National Universities Network as a member of its Administrating Committee and has worked as consultant for the National Communication Secretary and National Education Ministry in projects for distance learning and reducing the digital divide. Taught at the university level for over thirty years in electronics, computing, multimedia and learning technologies. He has served as a lecturer in seminars, courses and other specialized activities throughout Argentina and around the world. Wrote and published several original technical documents in different newspapers, journals and magazines in Argentina and in other countries. Produced three books about Learning Technologies and Engineering Education, one of which was published by Pearson. Authored five book chapters and more than 40 technical papers in refereed journals and conferences (www.cukierman.name; www.innovahied.com).