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Gitanjali Shanbhag

Graduate Educational Developer (Graduate Student)

Email: gshanbha@uwaterloo.ca
Office: EC3 2012B

Gitanjali Shanbhag

Gitanjali is a PhD student at the Department of Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering, in the Faculty of Engineering. Her research focuses on 3D printing of metals and alloys for applications in the biomedical and aerospace industry.  

With a strong passion for teaching, she has been serving as a teaching assistant for over six terms, both in labs and tutorials. She has also worked as a student facilitator and mentor in the ExpecTAtions teaching assistant training workshop that is conducted by the Faculty of Engineering. Gitanjali has worked as a Peer Success Coach at the Student Success Office (SSO), where she facilitated workshops on study strategies as well as supported students from diverse faculties to enhance their academic skills. During this time, she gained a great amount of teaching experience, both leading group sessions and helping students one-on-one.

Gitanjali has completed the Fundamentals of University Teaching program and is currently pursuing the Certificate in University Teaching program. As a Graduate Educational Developer, she is interested in incorporating novel teaching methods to inculcate interactive learning in engineering classrooms. She is also passionate about working on teaching strategies that promote different learning styles for undergraduate and graduate students. 

University of Waterloo