The role of Digital Twin technology in transforming engineering education

9th International Scientific Conference Technics and Informatics in Education – TIE 2022 (2022) стр. 264-270

АУТОР(И): Mirjana Maksimović, Nikola Davidović

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DOI: 10.46793/TIE22.264M


Higher education institutions (HEIs) have acknowledged the significance of digital transformation in the educational environment, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. The adoption of new technologies has enabled HEIs to change their education, research, and business models. The goal of digital transformation in HEIs is to create new, advanced, and efficient techniques and practices to further the mission of higher education. Digital Twin (DT), one of the most promising new technologies at the moment, has the ability to give engineering students learning opportunities that go beyond the confines of the classroom. This paper, with a focus on engineering education, aims to understand the underlying concept of DT technology and to emphasize the benefits that may be gained through its use in engineering education as well as the challenges associated with its adoption in HEIs.


Digital Twin; engineering; education; benefits; challenges


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