2011 Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Teaching Excellence
Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Dr Chris Kellett
Dr Chris Kellett teaches courses in electrical and computer engineering in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.
Dr Kellett successfully creates student-centred critical learning environments through research-led teaching, and considered and thoughtful course design, including significant elements of project-based learning.
Students appreciate his sense of humour, high-level presentation skills, and approachability. His commitment to continuous improvement is driven by reflective practice and a genuine engagement with feedback from students and peers.
Dr Kellett has also served in a variety of administrative roles which have allowed him to promote a student-centred approach at the program, school, faculty and university level. These roles include terms with Academic Senate, the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment Faculty Board, and as Program Convenor for the Bachelor of Engineering (Computer).