Ethics and Engineering

Civil and Environmental Engineering Assistant Professor Matthew Eckelman and Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Professor Jackie Isaacs were awarded a $248K National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to incorporate ethics education into life cycle design, engineering, and management.

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 “to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense…” With an annual budget of $7.2 billion (FY 2014), we are the funding source for approximately 24 percent of all federally supported basic research conducted by America’s colleges and universities. In many fields such as mathematics, computer science and the social sciences, NSF is the major source of federal backing.

Related Faculty: Matthew J. Eckelman, Jacqueline Isaacs

Related Departments:Civil & Environmental Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering