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Philip Chmielewski

Professor and Sir Thomas More Chair of Engineering Ethics

Los Angeles, CA, UNITED STATES

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

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Contact
Phone: 310.338.5216
Email: Philip.Chmielewski@lmu.edu
Office: Doolan Hall 202

Professor Philip Chmielewski, S.J. is the Sir Thomas More Chair of Engineering Ethics. He joined the LMU faculty in 2002. Previously, he taught at Boston College, the University of Detroit, and Loyola University Chicago. Frequently he has lectured and offered courses in mainland China as well as in Hong Kong. He was the co founder of the Heartland Center for Justice Research. His research currently focuses on developing elements of a framework for international engineering ethics.

Education

Yale University

Ph.D., Social Ethics

1987

Philosophisch-Theologische Hochschule Sankt Georgen Frankfurt am Main

Diplome, Theologie and S.T.B

1981

Boston College

M.A., British and American Literature

1976

Loyola University Chicago

​A.B., Hon. English Literature

1971

Areas of Expertise

Theological EthicsCorporate and Business EthicsAnthropology and EthicsEngineering EthicsEthicsSocial EthicsEthics and EconomicsPhilosophical Ethics

Affiliations

  • American Anthropological Association
  • American Institute of Steel Construction
  • American Society of Civil Engineers, Affiliate Member
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Affiliate Member
  • American Society for Engineering Education
  • Association for Asian Studies
  • Association for Computing Machinery
  • Engineers without Borders
  • Forum on Philosophy, Engineering, and Technology
  • Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, Affiliate
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers – Computer Society
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers – Society for the Study of the Social Impact of Technology

Sample Talks

Autonomous Weapons: Impacts beyond Combat -- Conscience beyond Poker

IEEE ISTAS, Sydney, Australia, 11. August, 2017

Engineering Ethics Learns from Chinese Thought: Ritual Performance in Engineering Practice

Centre for Chinese Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 18. January, 2017

Metropolitan Development in Today’s China: Have the Chinese Engineered Cities that are Good

Seaver College Colloquium, 20. November, 2015

CSR, Engineering Ethics, and Excellence

session for business leaders, The Mansion, Shanghai, 8. June, 2012.

Engineering and Ethics: the Contemporary Exchange

Department of Philosophy, Tsinghua University, 16. June, 2014

Articles

Techno-ethics: Upon Shifting Selves and Translocal Networks Constructing the Metropolis | IEEE Ethics Vancouver Conference ​Proceedings​

May, 2016

Implementing Dignity and Sustainability in a Cancer Hospital | in Humankind and Nature: An Endangered System of Interdependence in Today's Globalizing World pp.33-47

Stephan Rothlin, Albert Wong and Artur K. Wardega S.J., eds

2014

Robotics, Ethics, and China | IEEE SSIT ISTAS Conference ​Proceedings

October, 2013.

Case Analysis and Engineering Ethics: A Traditional Resource for Contemporary International Professional Practice | in 应用伦理学的新视野

Wang Qian and An Yangming, eds.

Dalian University of Technology, Peoples Publishing House
2009

Global Engineering Ethics as Skilled Performance | Journal of Huazhong University of Science and Technology (Social Science Edition)

21(2007):101-105

The Contribution of Cultural Anthropology to Professional Ethics: Clifford Geertz Considered | Engineering and Philosophy

Beijing Institute of Technology Press, (June, 2007):281-290

Engineers: Ethical Education and World Making | in​ Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference for Modern Industrial Training​

2006, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

A Method of Value Assessment for Social Technologies | IEEE Technology and Society Magazine

25 (Fall,2006):5-7.

Classical Engineering and Global Ethics: Vitruvius and Discourse | Proceedings of the 3​rd​ International Conference of the American Society of Engineering Education​

at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China,September, 2004.