A University of Evansville professor is recognized globally. Professor of Philosphy and Director of Cognitive Science, Anthony Beavers, received the 2012 World Technology Award in ethics on Tuesday. The World Technology Awards are presented each year in New York City to the most innovative people in science and technology. Beavers was recognized for his work in moral theory. Other notable recipients of the awards include former Vice President Al Gore, Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, and Facebook lead developer Mark Zuckerberg.