Global Perspectives on Engineering - Program
International Network of Engineering Studies, Sponsored Workshop
Global Perspectives on Engineering
Hosted by Maria Paula Diogo (New University of Lisbon)
This event is held in conjunction with, and immediately follows the annual meeting of the
Tuesday, October 14th
Wednesday, October 15th
There will be 15 minute breaks in between each of the technical sessions
Reminder on Workshop Format
Please expect to remain at least through 1pm on October 15th. (if you need to depart early, please let us know so we can assign primary & secondary readers accordingly.)
Full List of Papers
Session I: Engineering and Global Development
“Moving Companies: How U.S. Engineering Consulting Firms Created the Global Assembly Line, 1949-1969”
“Developing Technologies of Development Technology: Framing US Engineering Projects in Honduras and Nicaragua in the Context of US Engineering Education"
“Capital Mediation: Mining Engineers and the Development of the U.S./Mexico Borderland”
“Knowledge, engineering practice and urban transportation projects”
“Indian Mysorean Rocket: Factors for Developing the Industry of World's First Self-Propelled Rocket”
Session II: Engineering Identities
“Student Identity in Interdisciplinary Engineering Design”
“A New Field for Some, or A New Approach for All?: U.S. Environmental Engineering Education and the Redefinition of Environment”
“Science Fiction Fandom, Geek Culture, and the Image of the Engineer”
“Engineering America: National Identity and the Mathematization of Nature, 1789-1870”
“’Mixed’ mathematics and engineering in XVIIIth Century Spain. The Mathematical Course of Pedro Lucece.”
Session III: Engineering and the Public Sphere
“Public Perception of Engineering through the Media: The First Portuguese Engineering Meeting”
“Khedives, Railways, and the Renaissance of Modern Egypt,”
“Engineering Design in Theory, teaching, and practice—the construction of design synthesis and methods and contemporary challenges”
Session IV: Education and Societal Change
“The MIT Lewis Survey: Creating a Blueprint for MIT’s Cold War Institutional Identity, 1947-1949”
"Teaching and Researching Engineering in Its Social Context at the UK Open University: Past, Present, and Future"
“Teaching the History of Technology to Today’s Students,"
"Emergent Areas in Engineering Education over the Last Two Decades,"
“Thinking Technology in Order to Think Engineering Education,”
“East Asian Responses to ‘Substantial Equivalency’ in Engineering Education”
The workshop is hosted by Maria Paula Diogo, New University of Lisbon, and is a “sponsored workshop” of the International Network of Engineering Studies. We also wish to thank our program committee for their efforts: Atsushi Akera (Rensselaer Polytechnic), Maria Paula Diogo (New University of Lisbon), Park Doing (Cornell University), Gary Downey (Virginia Polytechnic), Ann Johnson (University of South Carolina), and Ulrik Jørgensen (TU Demark).
If you have any questions about the workshop or its format, please contact the workshop co-organizer, Atsushi Akera, at firstname.lastname@example.org / tel: (USA) 518.279.9708.