Founder of Engineers Without Borders-USA to address ASME congress
Dr. Bernard Amadei, founder of the humanitarian group Engineers Without Borders-USA, will speak on the topic of engineering innovation, particularly as it relates to building a better world for needy populations in developing and underdeveloped countries of the world.
Dr. Bernard Amadei, Engineers Without Borders-USA , will be the keynote speaker at the 2007 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress being held Nov. 11-15 at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center in Seattle .
Amadei, who currently serves as professor of civil engineering at the University of Colorado at Boulder, will speak on the topic of engineering innovation, particularly as it relates to building a better world for needy populations in developing and underdeveloped countries of the world.
Amadei wants to create a new mindset among young people about service toward humanity. “It’s not only about doing well in what you do, it’s about doing good,” he said. In his address, Amadei will challenge the engineering community to embrace the cause of goodwill and apply their special skills to foster a more sustainable, stable and equitable world.
For more information on the keynote address, click here . More information about the congress is available here .
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