Xiaofeng Tang is an Assistant Professor of Practice in the Department of Engineering Education at the Ohio State University. He worked as a postdoctoral fellow in engineering ethics at Penn State University. He received his Ph.D. in Science and Technology Studies from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Qin Zhu is a PhD Candidate in the School of Engineering Education at Purdue University. His main research interests include global, comparative, and international engineering education, engineering education policy, and engineering ethics. He received his BS degree in materials science and engineering and first PhD degree in the philosophy of science and technology (engineering ethics) both from Dalian University of Technology, China.
PANG Haishao, Professor of the Graduate School of Educational at Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT,which is one of the national key universities in China--an open, comprehensive, research-oriented university).
Professor Pang earned the B.S degree (1985) and the M.S degree (1988) from BIT, majored in engineering of aerospace. She got the Ph.D degree (2008) from the School of Education, Peking University.
PANG Haishao has worked in the field of education for more than 30 years. As a manager, teacher and researcher, she has served many departments, including Office of BIT President, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Law, etc. In 2011, she built the Center for Faculty Development (CFD) of BIT, which has been named as the National Demonstrational Center by the Ministry of Education of China. Now, professor Pang is the head of Graduate School of Educational and the director of CFD at BIT.
Her teaching, research, and writing focused on general education and suzhi education, faculty development, and higher education management. She has published 8 books, more than 50 papers, and undertook around 15 research projects. Her monograph “General Education: the Dilemma and Prospect” (2009) has aroused much affection in this circle. In recent years, she delivered enormous lectures and speeches named “general education and the reforming of higher learning” “faculty development: ideas and practicing” “etiquette culture and effective communication” at a lot of universities, conferences and seminars.
Professor Pang is the Secretary-General of Chinese Association for Liberal Education, the Rotating chairman of Chinese Higher Education Development in Greater China, the Executive Member of China Association of Higher Education, and the Editorial Board Member of 3 Education Journals in China Mainland, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. She also is the member of Suzhi Education committee of BIT and the deputy director of General Education Curriculum Expert Committee of BIT.
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