- November 2015
2015 KEEN winter conference
Dr. Richard Miller, president of Olin College, addresses the 2015 KEEN winter conference and explains why there must be a change in the way engineers are educated and why the entrepreneurial mindset should be at the core of this transformation.
- June 2014
in San Francisco
Next New World Forum
Olin College President Richard K. Miller was asked to speak at noted journalist Tom Friedman’s Next New World Forum in San Francisco on June 12, 2014. Miller shared the stage with Harvard’s Tony Wagner, author of the book Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change the World. The panel focused on Developing an Innovation-Driven Workforce.
- March 2014
in University of California, Berkeley
Rethinking engineering education
On Tuesday, March 4, Dr. Richard K. Miller, President, Olin College of Engineering presented his talk "From the Ground Up: Rethinking Engineering Education," at the View from the Top lecture series.
During the lecture Miller outlines three questions that Olin College has been pursuing since its founding just 17 years ago:
1. Are we attracting the right people into engineering?
2. Are we teaching them the right material?
3. Are we using the most effective teaching methods?
- November 2011
From the Ground Up
A Comprehensive Systems Approach to the Redesign of Engineering Education, MIT Brunel Lecture Series on Complex Systems, November 3, 2011
- October 2012 - "What Does it Mean to Think Like an Engineer-Today" R.K. Miller
- May 2012 - "E-Learning and Undergraduate Engineering Education," R.K. Miller
- November 2011 - "The Challenge of Spreading Innovation in Teaching and Learning," R.K. Miller
- May 2011 - "How do you Recognize and Cultivate Potential Innovators?" R.K.Miller
- November 2010 - "Is it Time to Broaden the Definition of Engineering?" R.K. Miller
- May 2010 - "Beyond Technology," R.K. Miller
- November 2009 - "Deepening Our Culture of Innovation," R.K. Miller
- May 2009 - "Expanding Our Breadth Through a Historic New Alliance," R.K. Miller
- May 2009 - "President's Council Financial Overview," R.K. Miller
- November 2008 - "Reaching Outside the Oval: Strategies for Catalyzing Change in Engineering Education," R.K. Miller
- February 2008 - "Are We Attracting the Right People into Engineering?", R.K. Miller
- November 2007 - "Globalization: What Is It, and What Does It Mean for Engineering Education?", R.K. Miller
- May 2007 - "What's So Special About Olin College?", R.K. Miller
- October 2006 - "Inventing the Future: Planning for the Next Five Years at Olin College," R.K. Miller
- November 2005 - "Learning to be an Engineering: The Senior Consulting Project in Engineering at Olin College," R.K. Miller
- May 2005 - "Defining and Assessing the Competencies of Olin Graduates," R.K. Miller
- November 2004 - "Expanding Our Influence, Enhancing Sustainability, and Providing for Future Growth: Leveraging the Final Gift of the F.W. Olin Foundation," R.K. Miller
- May 2004 - "Preparing for Success: Maximizing Opportunities for the Inaugural Graduating Class at Olin College," R.K. Miller (PDF)
- April 2003 - "The Role of Intellectual Vitality at Olin College," R.K. Miller
- October 2002 - "Active and Experiential Learning at Olin College: Opportunities nd Challenges," R.K. Miller
- "From the Ground Up: Rethinking Engineering Education for the 21st Century," R.K. Miller, Symposium on Engineering and Liberal Education, Union College, June 4-5, 2010
- "Beyond Study Abroad: Preparing Engineers for the New Global Economy," R.K. Miller, Transactions, ABET Annual Meeting, Incline Village, NV, Nov. 1-2, 2007.
- "Airborne at Last," interview with R.K. Miller in inaugural issue of Frankly Speaking, campus newspaper.
- "Designing from a Blank Slate -- The Development of the Initial Olin College Curriculum," S.E. Kerns, D.V. Kerns, and R.K. Miller, Educating the Engineer of 2020, National Academies Press, 2004