Sept. 14, 2007


Description

“Ethics for the Practicing Engineer” covers the common morality, personal ethics, and professional ethics issues that the engineer faces as a professional. The class will discuss the role professional and technical engineering societies, code of ethics, and the Engineering Practices Act. Important case histories such as the collapse of the Missouri City TV Tower and the loss of the space shuttle Challenger will provide perspective and illustrate the important role of ethics in the engineering profession. This course is designed to satisfy the continuing education requirements for several state engineering registration boards, including Texas and Louisiana.

No REFUNDS one week prior to the event!!

Featured Speakers

Speaker Ray James, P.E., Ph.D.
Ray W. James is a senior lecturer and director of student services in the civil engineering department at Texas A&M University, and associate research engineer and manager of the Major Highway Structures Program for the Texas Transportation Institute. He teaches Texas A&M’s “Engineering and Ethics" course on the university’s College …

Ray W. James is a senior lecturer and director of student services in the civil engineering department at Texas A&M University, and associate research engineer and manager of the Major Highway Structures Program for the Texas Transportation Institute. He teaches Texas A&M’s “Engineering and Ethics" course on the university’s College Station campus and at their Study Abroad program in France. Professor James holds a PhD in engineering mechanics from The University of Texas and is Registered Professional Engineer in Texas and a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers.





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Organizer

Regina Eco


Date and Time

Fri, Sept. 14, 2007

8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
(GMT-0600) US/Central

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Location

SPE-GCS Westheimer Office

10777 Westheimer Road
Houston, TX 77042