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Professors Clark, Luegenbiehl Named KIT Visiting Fellows

January 29, 2009

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Scott Clark Heinz Luegenbiehl

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Humanities and Social Sciences professors Scott Clark and Heinz Luegenbiehl have been named Visiting Fellows of the Applied Ethics Center for Engineering Education at Japan's Kanazawa Institute of Technology. The fellowships are sponsored by a three-year grant from the Japanese government's Research Institute of Science and Technology for Society.

The educational fellowship program will allow Clark and Luegenbiehl to participate in two workshops annually in Tokyo and a number of teleconference workshops.

Clark, associate professor of anthropology, specializes in Japan and East Asian studies, cultural anthropology and social organization. He has served as a consultant and presented seminars on Japanese management and production techniques, and cultural training for business professional and engineers in Japan. He also wrote "Japan: A View From the Bath."

Luegenbiehl, professor of philosophy and technology studies, has taught courses in engineering and professional ethics at KIT, and specializes in Asian philosophy. He has written research papers on international codes of engineering ethics, ethical issues in the Japanese nuclear industry and cross-cultural engineering ethics.