JULY 2021

Engineering and Society

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    International School Engineering ans Society : Challenges and Contributions of Engineering in times of crisis

    GENERAL INFORMATION

    MODALITY :
    in-person

    DATE:
    July 2021

    CLASSES:
    Intensive 2-week course, from 9.30 am to 4.30 pm.

    LOCATION:
    Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Estación Central

    LANGUAGE:
    100% of lectures in Spanish

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    ABOUT THE PROGRAM

    The Engineering and Society International School provides with methodological, technical and practical elements to understand and question the role of engineers, as responsible decision-makers, in the professional exercise to address the new challenges of the Americas.

    STUDENT PROFILE

    Under or graduate students, or professionals can apply. All applicants are expected to have completed at least 2 years of studies in Engineering or related disciplines. Professionals or students from other disciplines are welcomed to apply too.

    LEARNING MODULES

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    Development Models in Latinoamerica

    16 in-class hours / 10 hours of autonomous work
    Module 1

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    Social Outbreak and Systematic Crisis

    16 hrs. presenciales / 8 hours of autonomous work
    Module 2

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    Redefining the Role of Engineering

    16 in-class hours / 10 hours of autonomous work
    Module 3

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    Methodological Workshops

    16 hrs. presenciales / 4 hrs. trabajo autónomo
    Module 4

    FACULTY MEMBERS

    Dr. María Teresa Santander

    Department of Industrial Engineering, USACH

    Ph.D. in Philosophy of Sciences, University of Valencia, Spain

    Dr. René Garrido Lazo

    Department of Geographical Engineering, USACH

    Ph.D. in Philosophy – Engineering, Villanova University, EE.UU

    Dr. Alejandro Ochoa

    Universidad Austral de Chile, Puerto Montt

    PhD. in Systems and Management Sciences, University of Hull, England

    Dr. Claudio Herrera

    Universidad Austral de Chile, Sede Patagonia

    Ph.D. in Philosophy of Sciences – Social and Political Studies of Science and Technology, University of País Vasco, Spain

    Dra. (c) Karin Baeza

    Director Gender, Diversity and Equity, USACH

    Ph.D. Candidate – Sociology, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), France

    Dr. Marcelo Díaz

    Departament of Philosophy, USACH

    Ph.D. in Philosophy, University of País Vasco, Spain

    Dra. Gloria Baigorrotegui

    Instituto de Estudios Avanzados

    Ingeniera Civil Industrial. Doctora en Filosofía, mención Estudios Sociales y Políticos de la Ciencia y Tecnología

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