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Dr Siva Chandrasekaran

Lecturer of Engineering Education
Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering Education), Deakin University, Australia; Master of Engineering (Microelectronics)/ Master of Engineering Science (Computer Systems & Microelectronics), Victoria University, Australia; Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Science), Annamalai University, India


Siva Chandrasekaran is a Lecturer of Engineering Education in the Faculty of Science, Engineering & Technology at Swinburne University of Technology. He has graduated his BE (CSE) in India and ME, MES (Electronics) from Victoria University and PhD (Engineering Education) from Deakin University respectively.
Siva has made significant contributions in engineering education research and published more than 50 scholarly articles in the national/international peer reviewed journals and conference proceedings. Siva is an active researcher and his research interests include creativity and innovation in learning and teaching, Design based learning, Cloud & located learning and engineering education innovation.
His education philosophy is founded on the Project Oriented Design Based Learning (PODBL) approach at Deakin University. Siva has facilitated workshops and seminar trainings on project oriented design based learning approach in AsiaPacific educational sectors.

Research interests

Engineering Education; Higher Education; STEM Education

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Higher degrees by research

Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Principal Coordinating Supervisor.

Fields of Research

  • Higher Education - 130103
  • Science, Technology And Engineering Curriculum And Pedagogy - 130212
  • Specialist Studies In Education Not Elsewhere Classified - 130399


  • 2017, Swinburne, Vice-Chancellor's 2017 Industry Engagement Award, Swinburne University of Technology


Also published as: Chandrasekaran, Siva; Chandrasekaran, S.; Chandrasekaran, Sivachandran; Chandraskaren, S.; Chandraskaren, Siva; Chandraskaren, Sivachandran
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