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Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences Candidate Talk: Toward an Integrative Approach to Engineering Education: Connecting Culture, Ethics and Education by Dr. Qin Zhu
October 4, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
In this presentation, Dr. Zhu will talk about his scholarly journey toward an integrative approach to engineering education by connecting the cultural, ethical and educational perspectives of engineering studies. Dr. Zhu will discuss his research agenda in three interrelated fields which are all inspired by such integrative approach to engineering education: the cultural foundations of engineering ethics, global engineering education, and the ethics of technology and engineering. In addition, Dr. Zhu will share how his teaching passion and personal commitment to the cultivation of an ethical and culturally inclusive environment for the engineering profession further extend the integrative approach to engineering education.
Qin Zhu is a Research Assistant Professor in the Ethics Across Campus Program and the Division of Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences at Colorado School of Mines, where he is co-managing the Daniels Fund Program in Professional Ethics Education. Qin is a graduate faculty member in the Master’s Program in Natural Resources and Energy Policy. Qin is also serving as the Associate Editor for International Perspectives at the National Academy of Engineering’s Online Ethics Center for Engineering and Science and the Book Review and Digital Platforms Editor for the Journal of Engineering Studies. Qin’s research interests include the cultural foundations of engineering ethics, global engineering education, and ethics and policy of emerging technologies including nanotechnology, robotics, and cyber-security. His work has received recognitions and awards including the Best Diversity Paper Award in Engineering Ethics at the American Society for Engineering Education
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- Boettcher Room