Patrick Keleher

Central Queensland University

Dr. Patrick Keleher has qualifications in physics, mathematics, education, robotics and management psychology. His career has focused upon developing and delivering innovative curriculum in the areas of physics, mathematics, maintenance engineering, chemistry, Futures Studies, control systems and environmental science. Dr. Keleher has conducted research, including the supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate candidates, into the areas of maintenance engineering, environmental monitoring, management practices and work-integrated learning. He has served as a visiting professor and/or a keynote speaker at the Open University, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom, the Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg Co-operative University (DHBW), Ravensburg, Germany and at Beijing University of Technology, Beijing, China. Delivering workshops and keynotes on such diverse topics as Work Integrated Learning, Futures Studies, Corporate Governance, Intercultural Management and Engineering Professional Standards. Dr. Keleher has been the recipient of a CQUniversity Vice Chancellor’s Awards for Outstanding Contributions to Learning and Teaching for the design and delivery of two undergraduate first-year physics units. He has been acknowledged as a distinguished scholar, as a Fellow of the Practice-Based Professional Learning Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL), at The Open University, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom.