Over a 5 year period, this ad hoc committee provides high-level oversight of the expansion of the NAE Online Ethics Center as it becomes the go-to online source for resources on ethics and ethics education in science and engineering. The committee ensures engagement of the National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine, and National Research Council.
At least once a year, the JAG provides a brief written evaluation of the project, including opportunities to improve. In doing so, it considers and provides guidance on a number of items including:
Committee members also assist the project’s content editorial boards throughout the five year period. In years four and five, the committee will produce a sustainability plan for the site and present it to the NAS, NAE, and IOM presidents.
John Ahearne (CMPS-EB)- NAE member and former director of the Sigma Xi’s ethics program.
Stephanie J. Bird (RE-EB)- Ethics Consultant and Co-Editor of Science and Engineering Ethics
Derrick Cogburn (CMPS-EB and SBS-EB) - Associate Professor and Executive Director of the Institute on Disability and Public Policy (IDPP) in the School of International Service, American University
Felice Levine (SBS-EB Leader)- Executive Director of the American Educational Research Association
Michael C. Loui (Eng-EB)- Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois
W. Carl Lineberger (CMPS-EB)- NAS member and E.U. Condon Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Fellow of JILA, University of Colorado
Carl Mitcham (Eng-EB)- Professor of Liberal Arts and International Studies and Director of the Henneback Program in the Humanities, Colorado School of Mines
Robert Nerem (LES-EB) - Member of the NAE and the IOM and Institute Professor and Parker H. Petit Professor Emeritus, Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience, Georgia Institute of Technology
Victoria Stodden (RE-EB and SBS-EB) - Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bill Chameides (LES-EB) - Member of the NAS and Nicholas Professor of the Environment in the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University