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Scheda Riassuntiva
Anno Accademico 2022/2023
Tipo incarico Dottorato
Insegnamento 055122 - ETHICAL ASPECTS OF RESEARCH ON DUAL-USE TECHNOLOGIES
Cfu 5.00 Tipo insegnamento Monodisciplinare
Docenti: Titolare (Co-titolari) Masarati Pierangelo

Corso di Dottorato Da (compreso) A (escluso) Insegnamento
MI (1300) - SCUOLA DI DOTTORATOAZZZZ055122 - ETHICAL ASPECTS OF RESEARCH ON DUAL-USE TECHNOLOGIES

Programma dettagliato e risultati di apprendimento attesi

The purpose of the course is to introduce ethical issues, with specific reference to research on dual-use technologies in general, focusing on - and with examples from - aerospace engineering but with a broader view, and challenge the capability of students to identify potential ethical issues in their activity, and develop personal strategies to address them.

Detailed program (each line refers to 4-5 hours of lecture/seminar/laboratory):

1. General ethical issues, with a focus on engineering, safety, accident investigation, and prevention.
2. Case studies of ethical issues in aerospace engineering: DC-10, Challenger STS, Concorde, unapproved aircraft parts.
3. Focus on dual-use technologies, with particular reference to aerospace research and applications: definitions, examples, regulations, assessment, and related work opportunities.
4. Seminars on case studies involving dual-use technologies, addressing technical and legal aspects, given by experts. 
5. Laboratory on ethical issues detection and addressing.


Note Sulla Modalità di valutazione

The evaluation will be based on the outcome of the final (virtual) laboratory; alternatively, students who are unable to attend the laboratory can choose to discuss a topic previously agreed upon with the instructor.


Intervallo di svolgimento dell'attività didattica
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Calendario testuale dell'attività didattica
The course will tentatively take place in January, during 5 half-days (usually, 2 days and a half), January 24-26, 2023.  The exact times will be defined as soon as possible. The location is the Department of Aerospace Science and Technology, Campus Bovisa, in "Sala Consiglio", on floor 2 of Building B12.

Bibliografia
Risorsa bibliografica facoltativaS. Unger, Controlling Technology: Ethics and the Responsible Engineer, Anno edizione: 1994, ISBN: 9780030602825
Risorsa bibliografica facoltativaAnon. (ECORYS), Study on Civil Military Synergies in the field of Security, Anno edizione: 2012 https://ec.europa.eu/home-affairs/sites/homeaffairs/files/e-library/documents/policies/security/pdf/study_ecorys_cimisos_final_report_en.pdf
Risorsa bibliografica facoltativaA. Marrone, M. Nones, The role of dual-use helicopters in the security and defence field, Anno edizione: 2015, ISBN: 9788868125363

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Tipo Forma Didattica Ore didattiche
lezione
16.0
esercitazione
0.0
laboratorio informatico
0.0
laboratorio sperimentale
0.0
progetto
5.0
laboratorio di progetto
4.0

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Note Docente
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Area Servizi ICT
29/05/2024