International Women’s Day and the College of Technology
March 4, 2012, No Comments

In the College of Technology we have made “good” progress over the last few years with increasing the number ...

True Innovation and Bell Labs
February 27, 2012, 1 Comment

I just read an article in the New York Times titled “True Innovation“. The article is a brief history of Bel ...

New challenges create opportunities
November 11, 2011, No Comments

There is a lot of talk these days about the shortage of engineers in this country and the lack of interest in general in ...

What is a technologist?
November 1, 2011, 1 Comment

This is another excerpt from a document I created when I interviewed for the position of Dean of the College of Technolo ...

More teaching…less research?
October 18, 2011, 4 Comments

About a week ago I returned from our fall break and looked through the mail I had received while away from campus.  In ...

Scholarship reception remarks
October 10, 2011, No Comments

I thought I would share the remarks I made at the College of Technology’s Scholarship Reception that was held on Satur ...

Steve Jobs; an innovator we can aspire to
October 6, 2011, No Comments

I was saddened to hear of the death of Steve Jobs, the founder of Apple Computer. Steve had an enormous positive impact ...

Solar Decathlon
October 6, 2011, No Comments

Two weeks ago I had the opportunity to travel to Washington, DC for a series of meetings but also to see Purdue’s Sola ...

Preparing the 21st Century Technologist
September 21, 2011, 1 Comment

My next few blogs will be excerpts from a document I created when I interviewed for the position of Dean of the College ...

Good to Great in Social Organizations
August 17, 2011, 2 Comments

As many of you know, I am using the tag line “Good to Great” to describe our efforts to transform the College of Tec ...