Presentation at Automation World on the Flaw in Engineering/Technology Education in US
May 16, 2013, No Comments

I made a keynote presentation at Automation World’s The Automation Conference in Chicago on Wednesday (May 15). Au ...

Sustainability in the College of Technology
February 26, 2013, No Comments

We have begun a soft roll-out of an initiative related to sustainability for the College of Technology. Sustainability i ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, June 26-29, 2011, Vancouver, BC, Canada
July 6, 2011, No Comments

I wanted to share a few of my observations and experiences that I had at the ASEE Conference. The meeting was held in th ...

What makes Technology special?
June 24, 2011, No Comments

The College of Technology at Purdue University is nearly 50 years old. By academic standards, that is pretty young. But ...