TRIZ: The Enlightenment of the Training Mode of Excellent Chinese Engineers


China has been the largest country in terms of the scale of higher engineering education in the world. The training plan of excellent engineers (TPEE) that launched in 2010 is to train various types of high-quality engineers and technical personnel who have strong innovative abilities and meet the need of economic and social development. The theory of inventive problem solving (TRIZ), as a scientific methodology to solve innovation problems, provides a theoretical basis and practical guideline for the training of excellent engineers. This paper analyzes the teaching philosophy and methods for the training of excellent engineers within TRIZ framework from the demand perspective, and then discusses the enlightenment of disseminating TRIZ in the following aspects, such as TRIZ application in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education, faculty development, platform development of innovative education and so on.

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Y. Fan, Y. Qiu and X. Zhang, "TRIZ: The Enlightenment of the Training Mode of Excellent Chinese Engineers," Engineering, Vol. 4 No. 12, 2012, pp. 908-913. doi: 10.4236/eng.2012.412115.

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