Fulbright Scholar: Dr. Satya Sundar Sethy

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Satya Sundar Sethy, Senior Associate Professor at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Madras in Chennai, India for two virtual talks. Dr. Sethy is currently a Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence pursuing his research and lecturing tasks at Snow College in Ephraim, Utah. He will be visiting us virtually at San Jose State University for the following discussions:

Integrating Emotion into Engineering Design and Innovation: Risks and Responsibilities of Engineers

Globalization of Science and Engineering Education: Benefits and Opportunities

These events are open to SJSU faculty, staff, and students. We hope that you will be able to join us for one or both of these talks.

About Dr. Sethy

Dr. Satya Sundar Sethy is a senior Associate Professor at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India. At present he is awarded the Scholar-in-Residence Fulbright Fellowship to pursue his research and lecturing tasks at Snow College, Ephraim, Utah, the USA. During his Fulbright fellowship, he was invited to give lecture talks at University of Mississippi, Oxford; Utah State University, Utah; Utah Valley University, Utah; Texas A&M University, Texas, the USA.

Dr. Sethy is the recipient of the prestigious Young Philosopher Award (2017), conferred by the Indian Council of Philosophical Research, Ministry of Education, Government of India. He has also served at Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) as Assistant Professor in the Staff Training and Research Institute of Distance Education (STRIDE), New Delhi. He has published several papers in prestigious journals and contributed chapters to the edited books. His publications include the books Introduction to Logic and Logical Discourse (2021), Higher Education and Professional Ethics: Roles and Responsibilities of Teachers (edited, 2018), Assessment of Learner Performance (With Mishra, S., 2018), Meaning and
Language (2016), Contemporary Ethical Issues in Engineering (edited, 2015), and Indian Philosophy: Orthodox Systems (2010).

His current research interests are Academic ethics; engineering ethics; assessment and evaluation in higher education; academic freedom and institutional autonomy, engineering education, consciousness studies; Aristotelian logic; and Indian philosophy. He may be contacted at satyasundar20012001@gmail.comsatyasundar@iitm.ac.in

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