“Engineering Ethics in a Globalized World” with Jun Fudano, PhD, February 27

“Engineering Ethics in a Globalized World” with Jun Fudano, PhD, February 27

Dr. Fudano will discuss the challenges and opportunities faced by engineers in today’s rapidly changing world.

All of us here in the School of Engineering strive to educate engineers that will uphold the highest standards of ethics, safety, and integrity.

— Dean Carrano, PhD

The Waide Center for Applied Ethics and the School of Engineering will host Jun Fudano, PhD, for an engaging talk, entitled “Engineering Ethics in a Globalized World,” on Monday, Feb. 27, from 1 to 2 p.m. in the DiMenna-Nyselius Library Auditorium.

A professor at the Center for Higher Education Studies of Waseda University in Tokyo, Dr. Fudano will explore the challenges and opportunities that engineers face in a rapidly changing world, and will make a comparative examination between the United States and Japan to illustrate what it means to be an engineer. He will also discuss the ethical implications of the evolving nature of engineering as well as the responsibilities that engineers have to "hold paramount the safety, health, and well-being of society" in a globalized world, as outlined in the National Society for Professional Engineers Code of Ethics.

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Fudano to Fairfield and look forward to his engaging and timely discussion about the importance of ethics in the engineering profession,” said Dean Carrano, PhD. “All of us here in the School of Engineering strive to educate engineers that will uphold the highest standards of ethics, safety, and integrity.”

In his role, Dr. Fudano has been instrumental in promoting engineering and science ethics education in Japan and has taught at various universities and research institutes. He has worked with a wide variety of national and international engineering bodies to plan and implement curriculum reform and to develop new courses. Dr. Fudano has also delivered seminars for various technology-based companies including Hitachi, Nikkon, and Mitsubishi Electric. He received a bachelor’s in physics and a master’s in education, focused on the sciences, from the International Christian University, Tokyo. Dr. Fudano holds a doctorate in the history of science from the University of Oklahoma. He is a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Waide Center for Applied Ethics.

“Engineering Ethics in a Globalized World” with Jun Fudano, PhD

Date: Monday, February 27, 2023
Time: 1 – 2 p.m.
Location: DiMenna-Nyselius Library Auditorium, room 101

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