Dr. Blumenthal named to ACM Committee on Professional Ethics

Dr. Richard Blumenthal, Professor and Chair of the Computer Science department, was recently named to the Association for Computing Machinery’s Committee on Professional Ethics.

The Association for Computer Machinery (ACM) is the world’s largest computing society and is “dedicated to advancing the art, science, engineering, and application of information technology, serving both professional and public interests by fostering the open interchange of information and by promoting the highest professional and ethical standards."

“The Committee on Professional Ethics (COPE) is responsible for promoting ethical conduct among computing professionals by publicizing the Code of Ethics and by offering interpretations of the Code; planning and reviewing activities to educate membership in ethical decision making on issues of professional conduct; and reviewing and recommending updates to the Code of Ethics and its guidelines” (https://ethics.acm.org/about ).