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Automotive Ethics VIP

SBU Magazine has featured the work of Professor Schafer's Automotive Ethics team in the Evolution of Education .

Automotive Ethics 2.0

See Professor Schäfer's presentation  from December 11, 2019.

Toward Inclusive Innovation 
Good article about Professor Woodson's research into NSF funded research.  

Planetary Health
Professor Thomas Woodson links planetary health to "inclusive innovation"...  Read More

Professor Elizabeth Hewitt links resilience as well as resilience research and efforts to the health of both the planet and its people... Read More

Ethical AI?
Professor Wolf Schäfer argues for a computational ethics in his Global Forum presentation about the design of moral machines...  Read More

Global Engineering
Professor Gang He  discusses the intersection of global engineering, human happiness, and Earth as humanity's home and still the only known livable planet...    Read More



Dr. Thomas Woodson - Tenure Promotion

Dr. Thomas Woodson has been promoted to associate professor with tenure effective January 1st, 2021.

PhD Student Awards:
Congratulations Firman Firmansyah and Lori Clark for receiving the 2021 Presidential Dissertation Completion Fellowship. Firman's dissertation is titled "Why Do Birds of Different Feathers Not Flock Together: Heterophily in Social Networks. Lori Clark's dissertation is titled " Modified Landfill Gas Modeling for Methane Management with Policy Implications in Climate Change".

Newsworthy Publication:
Dr. Gang He
et al. on the promising decrease in renewable energy costs in Nature Communications, May 2020 .

New DTS Faculty Award:
Dr. Thomas Woodson won the  Mid-Career Faculty Diversity Award (Spring 2020).

Todd Pittinsky and Daniel Rozell, an early graduate of our doctoral program, published two new books:

Fall 2019 DTS Faculty Grants

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Lori Scarlatos' CyberMiSTS Project Showcase
Dr. Lori Scarlatos and Laurin Buchanan's CyberMiSTS Project wins the Facilitators Award in NSF STEM For All Video Showcase.  You can find the video and discussions here.

Professor Hewitt et al. Publish New Report on Green Building Features
The publication explores the benefits of "green" building features in how they contribute to the resiliency of a building in disruptive conditions (i.e. a hurricane). The publication can be found here and is available for download until the end of May.

DTS Creates 2 Innovative VIP Teams: 
Automotive Ethics (Prof. Schäfer)

Long Island Waste Management (Prof. Tonjes)

Professor Woodson Testifies at Congressional Briefing 
On April 30, 2019, Professor Woodson testified at a Congressional briefing on the Burn Pits crisis facing our troops and veterans. Learn more about this issue here.

New Collaborative Paper Published
Dr. Gang He, and DTS visiting scholar, Dr. Hongtao Bai, have published: Mapping inter-industrial CO2 flows within China.

New Collaborative Paper Published
DTS post-doc Jean Léon Boucher together with DTS faculty Drs. Kathleen Araújo and Elizabeth Hewitt published Do education and income drive energy audits? A socio-spatial analysis of New York State.  

Technology and Society Students Develop WolfieMetrics
Undergraduate students work with Stony Brook Athletics to develop WolfieMetrics, an exciting new application that will revolutionize student-athlete workouts. Read More




Spring 2021 Lectures 

Solving Wicked Problems: Engineering High Performance Solutions for Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion ( March 24, Dr. Judith Clarke)  

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T&S Students Present Projects Involving Data Analysis and Modeling to Support Decision Analysis (April 7,  Nancy Dong, Griffin Walker, Matthew Johnston)

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Combating Indubiety and the Crisis of Trust: Engineering Needs a New Approach to Uncertainty (April 14,  Dr. Scott Ferson)  

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NSF Data Science Workshop
January 9-10, 2020: Data Science Across the Undergraduate Curriculum

Four Sessions

  • Undergraduate Data Science Education
  • Data Science for Clean Energy
  • Data Science for Urban Sustainability
  • Ethics in Data Science

Fall 2019 Lectures
Wed. 1PM -  2:20PM
Old Computer Science, Room 1310

Life Cycle Analysis (Sept. 18, Prof.  Tonjes),

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