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Friday June 18, 8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
Technical Session 1: Engineering Globalization--Olin 107
Moderator: Rick Vaz, WPI
- A Decade of Professional Experience with Globalization - Patricia Cohen, Salem State College
- Systematically Designed License Exams in Non-native countries to Accelerate Globalizing Pace - Bing-Yuh Lu, Ming-Li Tung, Mau-Yuan Wang, and Hao-Li Liu, Tung-Nan Institute of Technology, and Tzu-Ching Shih, National Taiwan University
- Building Innovative Capability in Firms of Developing Countries to Face the Domestic Global Competition - Jiang Yu and Yongjiang Shi, The University of Cambridge, and Xin Fang, Chinese Academy of Science
- Engineering Globalization - Oxymoron or Opportunity? - Byron Newberry, Baylor University
- Toward an International Code of Engineering Ethics: Dealing with Cultural Issues - Heinz Luegenbiehl, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Friday June 18, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Technical Session 2: Issues in Technology and Society--Olin 107
Moderator: Rae Schipke, Central Connecticut State University
- Demons in the IT Workplace - Richard G. Epstein, West Chester University of Pennsylvania
- Verizon vs. RIAA: Some Ethical Implications - Frances Grodzinsky, Sacred Heart University, and Herman Tavani, Rivier College
- A Human Power Conversion System Based on Children’s Play - S.R. Pandian, Tulane University
- Software Development as Spiritual Metaphor - Richard G. Epstein, West Chester University of Pennsylvania
- Now, Tomorrow and Yesterday: A Structured Technique for Providing a Laboratory Setting for Courses in Technology and Society - Karl Perusich, Purdue University
- Software Simplicity, and Hence Safety--Thwarted for Decades - Edward S. Lowry
Friday, June 18, 12:00 noon - 1:30 p.m.
Plenary Address 1: The Central Role of Innovation in Our World and
the Need for Education to Adapt - Odeum, 2nd floor Campus Center
Curt Carlson, President and CEO, SRI International
Friday June 18, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Technical Session 3: Technology for Globalization--Olin 107
Moderator: Rich Epstein, West Chester University of Pennsylvania
- A Web Based Tool for Distance Learning of Foreign Languages - Peter Chang, Lawrence Technological University
- Globalizing Engineering Ethics Education Through Web-based Instruction - M.L. Cummings, MIT, and Jenny Lo, Virginia Tech
- English Vocabulary Spectrum Analysis for the Technological and Vocational College/University Programs in Non-Native English Speaking Nations - Ming-Li Tung, Bing-Yuh Lu, Hao-Li Liu, and Mau-Yuan Yung, Tung-Nan Institute of Technology; Jer-Junn Luh, School and Graduate Institute of Physical Therapy; and Kuen-Cheng Ju, National Taiwan University
- Appropriate Technology for Developing Countries: One Emphasis in the Master of Engineering Program at Baylor University - Walter Bradley and Byron Newberry, Baylor University
- Enhancing Usability by International Students of a Distance Learning Web Site - Bradley Kjell, Central Connecticut State University, and Heinrich Gailer, Bildugszentrum der Stadt Nurnberg
- Teaching English Technological Textbooks in Non-Native English Speaking Nations - Bing-Yuh Lu and Ming-Li Tung, Tung-Nan Institute of Technology
Friday June 18, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Technical Session 4: Globalizing Technological Education--Olin 107
Moderator: Ole Vinther, Pedagogical Network for Danish Engineering Education
- Globalizing Manufacturing Engineering Education - Karl Stephan and Vedaraman Sriraman, Texas State University - San Marcos
- IT Education for Disadvantaged Students: Lessons from Europe - Susan O’Donnell, National Research Council, Canada
- Foundation and Funding Opportunities for Globalization - Arthur Gerstenfeld and Raphael Njoroge, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
- Benefit/Cost Analysis for International Study Options - Thomas Jewell and William Thomas, Union College
- Evolution of a Computer Science Program toward Globalized Technological Education - Edward Wilkens and Mikhail Brikman, Salem State College
- Opening Up Technological Education: The Perspective from Social Informatics - Pani Chakrapani and Hamid Ekbia, University of Redlands
Saturday June 19, 8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
Technical Session 5: Panel Discussion
Moderator: Joseph Herkert, North Carolina State University
- Scholarly/Professional Scientific and Engineering Societies and Globalization - Swamy Laxminarayan, Irving Lerch, American Physical Society; Kenneth Foster, University of Pennsylvania; and Joseph Herkert, North Carolina State University - Olin 107
Saturday, June 19, 10:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Plenary Address 2: Is It Possible to Engineer the Perfect Engineer? - Olin 107
Susan Hassler, Editor, IEEE Spectrum
Saturday June 19, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Technical Session 6: Issues in Globalization--Olin 107
Moderator: Lance Schachterle, WPI
- Social Science and International Content in Risk Analysis Courses - David Hassenzahl, University of Nevada Las Vegas, and Charles Barr, Model Insights LLC
- Assessment of the Utility of Technology Transfer Guidelines as Determined by the Evaluation of the RESCUER Program in Rural Uganda - Kimberly Williams, North Carolina State University
- Environmental Standards: the New Concept and Key to International Harmonization of Safety Standards for the Safe Use of Electromagnetic (EM) Energy - John Osepchuk, Full Spectrum Consulting
- The Effects of English Language Dominance of the Internet and the Digital Divide - Robert Wolk, Bridgewater State College
- Integrating Science, Mathematics and Engineering Programs Abroad into the Academic Curriculum on the Home Campus - Eduard Izraylovsky, Knowledge Exchange Institute
Saturday June 19, 1:30 p.m.
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