Workshops are supported and organized by CSTEP fellows. They focus on ethical issues related to the engineering disciplines. Distinguished speakers are invited to present on specific topics related to their areas of expertise. Professionals attending the workshops receive a fifteen hours of continuing education credits for ethical training.

Future Workshops

Our plans are to have a second workshop in Fall 2009. Suggestions concerning topics are welcomed. Please send any suggestions to John McClure, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, University of Texas El Paso, El Paso, TX 79968. (

Past Workshop

  • Current Bridge Building and Bridge Failures: Ethical choices and Public Policy, May 2008, UTEP, El Paso TX.
  • Control + C, Control + V: the ethics of copying, July--August 2008, Helsinki, Finland