IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology Chapter

Kirit Dixit, Chair

This Chapter is a chapter of the IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology (SSIT). The society focuses on five major areas:

  • Sustainable Development and Humanitarian Technology
    • Humanitarian engineering
    • Technology to support persons with disabilities
    • Technology to support generational leapfrogging in greenfield environments
  • Ethics, Human Values and Technology
    • Engineering ethics and professional responsibility
    • History of technology and society
    • Engineering education, including K-12 and engineering education in technology and society
  • Technology Benefits for All
    • Public policy related to engineering, technology and science
    • Health and healthcare technologies and impact
  • Future Societal Impact of Technology Advances
    • Privacy and security
    • Economic, health, and safety implications of technology
    • Social issues of information technology and telecommunications
  • Protecting the Planet and Sustainable Technology
    • Environmental issues, including climate change
    • Green technologies, and sustainable design
    • Reliable energy and social issues related to energy