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Stop Teaching, Start Learning | Mariappan Jawaharial | TEDxEchoPark
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Added Jul 21, 2016
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Stop Teaching, Start Learning

Dr. Mariappan "Jawa" Jawaharlal (Dr. Jawa) is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. Dr. Jawa is recognized as an outstanding educator for his innovative and engaging teaching pedagogy. He has received numerous honors including Northrop Grumman Award for Excellence in Teaching and Innovative Educator Award. Dr. Jawa is well known for his hands­on, guided discovery approach. He is the founder of Robotics Education through Active Learning (REAL), a unique K­12 outreach program, which reaches thousands of students each year. Dr. Jawa helped develop the Femineer program that inspires young women about engineering and empowers them with real skills. Dr. Jawa has over 20 years of industrial, academic and entrepreneurial experience, ranging from starting brand new engineering program to product development and commercialization. He writes education columns for Huffington Post. Dr. Jawa is a Fellow of Biomimicry Institute

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