The Ethical Engineer

Welcome to the Ethical Engineer

The Ethical Engineer brings together multiple academic institutions and organizations to discuss the ethical practice of engineering in an international environment.

If you are interested in contributing a Case Study or Featured Article, please contact Dr. Roman Taraban ( or Dr. William Marcy (

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As you read and analyze a case study, your reflective comments are requested on all of the following:

  • Who are the stakeholders, and how are they impacted both positively and negatively?
  • What knowledge and skills are needed to implement sophisticated, appropriate, and workable solutions to the complex global problems facing the world today?
  • What interdisciplinary perspectives would help identify innovative and non-obvious solutions?
  • What insights can you articulate, based your on culture and other cultures with which you are familiar, to help understand your worldview and enable greater civic engagement?
  • What is your position on the right thing(s) to do?

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There is a comment box at the end of each article. Reflect on the ethical issues in an article in a 200-500 word response. Try to organize and structure your response – don’t worry about spelling or grammar.

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Index: Case Studies

Title Contributor Institution Country

Which is more important - Environmental Concern or Economic Growth?

S. Majumdar Amity University India

Outsourcing Manufacturing to Developing Countries

W. Marcy Texas Tech US

Bhopal Gas Tragedy (1983-84)

R. Chakraborty London Churchill College UK

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Supporting Institutions