2024 Investiture Information

ENGG 195 - Seminar on Science - Technology and Society

Description

Presentation and discussion of timely issues in scientific and technological development and its relation to society, at the weekly Jones Seminar series, which is every Friday afternoon 3:30pm-4:30pm. Topics vary from week to week, with speakers nominated by the students and faculty of the Engineering School. Topics include scientific developments, technology and impacts of R&D on various aspects of society; ethics, social issues, environmental concerns, and government policy; entrepreneurship, marketing, labor markets, quality, international competition, and legal liability. All enrolled students must attend the weekly Jones Seminar, with allowance for absences due to health or research-related reasons. The credit/no credit grade for this course is based on seminar attendance.

Prerequisites

Ph.D. student standing

Notes

Cannot be used to satisfy any A.B, B.E., M.E.M., or M.S. degree requirements.

Offered

Term
Time
Location / Method
Instructor(s)
Term: Winter 2023
Time: F 3:30 - 4:30
Location:

CUMMINGS 100

Instructors:

Thayer Faculty


Term: Spring 2023
Time: F 3:30 - 4:30
Location:

CUMMINGS 100

Instructors:

Thayer Faculty


Term: Fall 2023
Time: F 3:30 - 4:30 PM
Location:

Cummings 100

Instructors:

Ian Baker


Term: Winter 2024
Time: Fri 3:30-4:30 PM
Location:

Cummings 100

Instructors:

Thayer Faculty


Term: Spring 2024
Time: F 3:30-4:30 PM
Location:

Cummings 100

Instructors:

Thayer Faculty


Term: Fall 2024
Time: F 3:30 - 4:30pm
Location: