Book Club: ‘The Power of Habit’
July 25, 2012, No Comments

The August 2012 selection is The Power of Habit – Why We Do What We Do In Life And Business. What do most successful p ...

What’s wrong with engineering/technology education in our nation
March 27, 2012, 3 Comments

Shown below is the text of a presentation I made on Friday, March 23, in Richmond, Ind. The College of Technology at Pur ...

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 ...