Jon A. Leydens is an associate professor in the Division of Liberal Arts and International Studies at the Colorado School of Mines, USA, where he has been since 1997. Research and teaching interests include communication, social justice, and engineering education. Dr. Leydens is a co-author of Engineering and Sustainable Community Development (2010). He recently served as guest editor for an engineering communication special issue in Engineering Studies and won the James F. Lufkin Award for the best conference paper—on the intersections between professional communication research and social justice—at the 2012 IEEE International Professional Communication Conference.
Professor Lucena is Director of Humanitarian Engineering at Colorado School of Mines and teaches Engineering & Sustainable Community Development and Engineering & Social Justice. Juan obtained a Ph.D. in STS (Virginia Tech) and two engineering degrees (Rensselaer). His books include Engineering and Sustainable Community Development (Morgan &Claypool, 2010) and Engineering Education for Social Justice (Springer, 2013). He has researched under grants like Enhancing Engineering Education through Humanitarian Ethics, and Invisible Innovators: How low-income and first-generation students contribute to US engineering.
Dean Nieusma is Associate Professor of Science and Technology Studies and Director of the Programs in Design and Innovation at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is also co-Editor of the International Journal of Engineering, Social Justice, and Peace.
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