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IEEE President visits northeast campuses

3/23/2005 —
Gerald L. Engel, Ph.D., president of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society, will speak in the Science Building at Penn State Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday, March 23, 2005, at 6 p.m. Dr. Engel has conducted extensive research on social and ethical issues in technology and will present an interactive discussion of the increasing ethical dilemmas that face technology professionals in the workforce today.

Dr. Engel teaches computer science and engineering at the University of Connecticut. He is a member of the board of directors of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology. He is a Past President of the IEEE Society on the Social Implications of Technology. Dr. Engel has received numerous awards for his work and service, including the 2000 Computer Society Merwin Distinguished Service Award. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).

This lecture is free and open to the public; refreshments will be served. Please call 570-675-9238 by March 21 for reservations or more information. Dr. Engel will also speak at Penn State Hazleton on Thursday, March 24 at 7:00 p.m. as part of their Campus Lecture Series and will address Information Sciences & Technology faculty, students, and advisory board members at a March 24th luncheon at Penn State Worthington Scranton.
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