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Eighteenth Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education.

Melbourne, Australia..

9 – 12 December 2007.

Zbigniew and Matthew Michalewicz publish the first article on Puzzle-Based Learning in the Proceedings of the Eighteenth Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education, Melbourne, 9 – 12 December 2007. This paper is available from http://www.cs.adelaide.edu.au/~zbyszek/papers.html, paper #35.

About the author

Zbigniew Michalewicz is Professor at the School of Computer Science, University of Adelaide. Zbigniew has secured numerous multi-million dollar industry contracts from companies such as General Motors, Ford Motor Company, Bank of America, U.S. Department of Defense, AirLiquide, PKN Orlen, BB&T, and Dentsu, and his scientific and business achievements have been recognized by many invited talks and publications, including TIME Magazine, Newsweek, New York Times, Forbes, Business Journal, and the Associated Press among others. Currently, Zbigniew also serves as the Chairman of the Board of SolveIT Software, a technology company he co-founded with several world-renowned computer scientists.

SolveIT Software Pty Ltd is an Australian company specialising in supply & demand optimisation and predictive modelling. With more than 100 employees across 5 offices, we offer enterprise advanced planning and scheduling software, supply chain network optimisation, demand planning & forecasting and integrated planning. Our mine planning software applications cover mine exploration management, mine to port logistics, mine planning scheduling and refinery plant optimisation. Customers of SolveIT Software include Rio Tinto Iron Ore, Rio Tinto Simandou, Xstrata Coal, Xstrata Copper, Xstrata Zinc, BHP Billiton Iron Ore, BMA Coal, Fortescue Metals Group, Pacific National Coal, Crossland Resources, Viterra, Visy Industries, Pernod Ricard Pacific, Amcor, CBH Group, Incitec Pivot, ElectraNet, Fosters Group, PFD Food Services, Liquor Marketing Group, and the Australian Defense Science and Technology.

A well structure presentation, on a topic that took my interest from the very start i.e. thinking outside the square & challenging the status quo.

ETSA Utilities employee


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