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LPE Leadership Seminar Series: Aviation Policy, Law, and Engineering in the Context of the Policy-Law-Engineering Loop

LPE Leadership Seminar Series: Aviation Policy, Law, and Engineering in the Context of the Policy-Law-Engineering Loop

Please join Dean Osofsky and Justin Swartz, Harold and Inge Marcus Dean of Engineering, for this inaugural event in the Law, Policy, and Engineering (LPE) Leadership Seminar Series on December 5. Featured speaker John-Paul Clarke will describe the relationship between law, policy, and engineering and how the three combine to create an optimized recursive loop that addresses societal needs. Clarke will highlight how domestic and international aviation policy and law inform and are informed by engineering, provide retrospective from personal flight procedure research, and provide his perspective on the ongoing deliberations regarding supersonic flight over land.

Please RSVP here. Lunch will be provided following the seminar for those that RSVP.

LPE is an initiative of Penn State Law in University Park, the School of International Affairs, and the College of Engineering.

About the Speaker

Clarke is vice president for strategic technologies at United Technologies Corp. (UTC), where he is responsible for all technology road mapping and for guiding key initiatives focused on technology acceleration, partnerships and global technology education. He also serves as strategic lead for several core UTC organizations, including the Additive Manufacturing and Digital Thread Centers of Expertise.

A distinguished scholar, Clarke has vast aerospace experience ranging from aviation operations research to United States national policy on autonomy in civil aviation. He retains an appointment at the Georgia Institute of Technology where he is a College of Engineering Dean’s Professor in the School of Industrial Systems Engineering and the Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering.

Date/Time: 
Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm
Location: 
350 HHD Building

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