Open Discussion Chair: Professor Philip J. Chmielewski
Biography: As the Sir Thomas More Chair of engineering ethics at the Seaver College of Science and Engineering of Loyola Marymount University (Los Angeles), Chmielewski offers instruction in the ethics of design and production, research ethics, and the ethical assessment of contemporary technologies. He focuses on developing elements of a framework for international engineering ethics. He is a member of IEEE and of the Association of Asian Studies. Further, he is an affiliate member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers. Currently he is on sabbatical at the Centre for China Studies of the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He has lectured frequently in mainland China.