Diana Martin

Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences


Diana Adela Martin is a postdoctoral researcher with the SCALINGS project. Her areas of expertise are engineering ethics, responsibility and engineering education.

Within engineering education, Diana's main research is on ethics in the context of engineering accreditation and how ethics, sustainability and societal aspects are taught and implemented in the engineering curricula. She also has experience developing teaching materials and case studies on engineering ethics and sustainability.

Dr. Martin was a guest speaker at the invitation of The European Commision DG Research & Innovation, Euraxess Japan & Delegation of EU to Japan, the European Forum Alpbach, Délégation Wallonie Bruxelles a Bucarest, Engineers Ireland, University College London, the SATORI FP7 project on themes ranging from engineering ethics to social entrepreneurship and research policy. Diana is currently an Associate Editor for Science and Engineering Ethics and The European Journal of Engineering Education


Diana completed her PhD project entitled "Towards a sociotechnical reconfiguration of engineering and an education for ethics: A critical realist investigation into the patterns of education and eccreditation of ethics in engineering programmes in Ireland" at TU Dublin, in July 2020. Her dissertation committee included Eddie Conlon (sociology), Brian Bowe (STEM education), Kevin O'Rourke (digital education) and Carl Mitcham (philosophy).

Diana's educational background is in theoretical philosophy and logic at the University of Bucharest (2004 - 2008) and value studies and liberal arts at Bard College Berlin (2009 - 2011).  

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