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Fae Martin

BE(Hons) GDAppComp PhD
Deputy Dean - Learning & Teaching
School of Engineering and Technology
(07) 4940 7582
Mackay Ooralea
24 - 1.27
About Me

Dr Fae Martin began her professional career as a civil engineer specialising in structural design.

Fae currently holds the position of Deputy Dean - Learning and Teaching in the School of Engineering and Technology at CQUniversity, ensuring quality of delivery and providing strategic leadership for the diverse courses offered by the School. Major discipline areas within the School are Engineering, ICT, Built Environment, Project Management and Aviation.

Fae was Head of Undergraduate Engineering Programs in 2011 and 2016 when the CQUni undergraduate engineering programs were granted full 5 year accreditation by Engineers Australia. These engineering programs have a strong focus on contextual learning with the inclusion of co-op work placements and project based learning. The programs are offered on 5 geographically dispersed campuses as well as in distance mode.

During her time in program management, Fae developed a strong interest in curriculum design and work integrated learning.

General
Background

Dr Fae Martin began her professional career as a civil engineer specialising in structural design.

Fae became Program Director for Undergraduate Engineering in 2008 and took on the role of Deputy Dean - Learning and Teaching in 2016.

Universities Studied At

James Cook University: Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) with First Class Honours

CQUniversity: Graduate Diploma in Applied Computing

CQUniversity: PhD


Awards

Mackay Regional Group of Engineers Australia 2012 Professional Engineer of the Year

Professional Experience

2013
Head of Engineering Programs
(undergraduate and postgraduate), CQUniversity 
2008 - 2013
Head of Undergraduate Engineering and Physics
, CQUniversity 
2000 - Present
Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer
, CQUniversity (Mackay)
1992 - 2000
Casual tutor
, CQUniversity (Mackay)
1992 - 1996
Casual teacher
, Mackay College of TAFE
1987 - 1991
Structural Design Engineer and Builder
, self employed
1982 - 1987
Structural Design Engineer
, R A Gray Consulting Civil & Structural Engineers

Professional Memberships

Fae is a Fellow Chartered Professional Engineer of the Institution of Engineers Australia

Responsibilities

As Head of Program, Fae is responsible for the operational and strategic leadership of the suite of undergraduate and postgraduate engineering programs at CQU.

Professional Interests

  • Scheduling
  • Cane railways
  • Constraint logic programming
  • Operations research
  • Structures
  • Key Achievements

    Fae counts the following among her key achievements:
    Completed PhD in 2002
    Appointment as Program Director for Undergraduate Engineering and Physics in 2008
    Head of Undergradute Engineering in 2011 and 2016 when the programs were granted full 5 year accreditation by Engineers Australia
    Chaired accreditation panels for Engineers Australia in 2012 and 2018

    Participated in accreditation panels for Engineers Australia in 2015 and 2016
    Named Mackay Professional Engineer of the Year in 2012

    Named a Fellow of Engineers Australia in 2012
    Co-recipient of a $288 900 grant from the Office of Learning and Teaching, Departhment of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education



    Research Supervision
    Accreditation

    I am currently accredited for supervision in the following:

    • Interdisciplinary Engineering
    • Curriculum and Pedagogy

    At the level of Principal Supervisor


    Current Capacity
    I am currently unavailable to supervise more research candidates
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