Dr. Katerina Bagiati | MIT J-WEL

Dr. Katerina Bagiati

 

Dr. Katerina Bagiati
Research Scientist
MIT Open Learning, Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab

After graduating with a Diploma in Electrical and Computers Engineering and a Masters degree in Advanced Digital Communication Systems from the Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, Greece, Katerina Bagiati went on to become one of the first graduate students to join the pioneer School of Engineering Education at Purdue University in 2008. In 2011, she acquired her Doctorate in Engineering Education, followed by a post-doctoral associate appointment within the MIT-SUTD Collaboration at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). She is currently a research scientist at MIT Open Learning. She is actively involved in the development and the assessment of MIT’s residential educational programs, as well as various international projects and collaborations. Dr. Bagiati conducts research at the PreK-12 and Higher Education levels, mainly in the efficacy of innovative learning mechanisms and pedagogical approaches used in initiatives mentioned above. Her research interests are in the areas of educational technologies, engineering curriculum development and assessment, and teacher and faculty training. Recently, Dr. Bagiati has started exploring how the latest findings from the Learning Sciences can be used to further guide and reform university curriculum and program design.