IPCC 2013 Keynote–Dr. Bernard Amadei

Amadei and friends!

We need to educate a new kind of engineer, one who can solve technical problems while learning and accommodating the needs and desires of people who will use the technology.  This was the core message this morning from Dr. Bernard Amadei, founding president of Engineers Without Borders and professor of civil engineering at the University of … [Read more...]

Konnichiwa from Tokyo!

The Meiji Shrine will be a stop on my itinerary during my visit to Japan

In my role as president of PCS, I am traveling this week to visit Shibauru Institute of Technology in Tokyo, Japan.  The purpose of the trip is to give two talks at the university.  My host is Atsuko Yamazaki, a member of our PCS AdCom and a faculty member at Shibaura. There has been a concerted effort by the Japanese government to … [Read more...]

IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference 2012—PHOTO/SHORT-VIDEO CONTEST “INSPIRATION: EARTH, HUMANITY, TECHNOLOGY”

The IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC) 2012 will be held in Seattle, Washington State, USA from Oct 21–24, 2012. GHTC brings together members of the engineering community, technology leaders from industry, government agencies, NGOs, charities and others interested in how technology can be used to advance humanity. Find out … [Read more...]