Professional Activites


Elected Fellow of American Society of Civil Engineers, 1965

Board of Directors, Engineering Information, Inc. 1981-1989

Technology Policy Task Force, National Society of Professional Engineers, 1982-1984

Editorial Board, Business and Professional Ethics Journal 1982-1990

Elected Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1985

Editorial Board, Liberal Education, 1986-1989

American Society for Engineering Education, Editorial Board, 1986-1990;

Publications Policy Committee, 1995-1998

Panel of Judges for the AAAS/Westinghouse Award for Public Understanding of Science and Technology, 1988 and 1989

Executive Board, National Institute for Engineering Ethics, 1990-2007 (Elected Distinguished Life Member 2008)

Chairman, National Science Foundation Review Panel, Residential Faculty Fellows Program, 1992

Stanford University School of Engineering Advisory Council, 1993-1995

Editorial Board, The Bent of Tau Beta Pi, 2002-2013          

National Research Council

     -Panel on Engineering Interactions with Society, 1983-1986

     -Board on Engineering Education, 1991-1997

     -Building Research Board, 1993-1994

     -US-Japan Joint Task Force on Engineering Education, 1993-1997

     -Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, 1994-1996

National Academy of Engineering 

     -Planning Committee, “Great Achievements of the Twentieth Century,” 1995

     -Technology Education Standards Committee, 1997-2000

     -Program Advisory Committee, 1997-2000

     -Chairman, Workshop on Engineering and Public Television, 1999

     -A Century of Innovation, Book Development Committee, 2000

     -Bernard A. Gordon Prize Selection Committee, 2000-2004

     -Committee on the Offshoring of Engineering, 2006-2008