Chancellor's Colloquium: Charles Vest

Chancellor’s Colloquium: Charles Vest


Chancellor’s Colloquium: Charles Vest

Application Deadline: Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Time: 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Location: Mondavi Center, Vanderhoef Studio Theatre

Vest is president of the National Academy of Engineering and president emeritus and professor of mechanical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. When he headed MIT, he was active in science, technology, and innovation policy; building partnerships among academia, government and industry; and championing the importance of open, global scientific communication, travel, and sharing of intellectual resources.

The UC Davis Chancellor's Colloquium Distinguished Speakers series brings together several distinguished scholars and government leaders who promise to spark engaging conversations with the academic community and broader public around pressing issues of our time.

The series is intended to heighten local and national awareness of research at UC Davis and the speakers will also share their vision for university-based research in the 21st century.

After each forum, a faculty member will be invited to comment and initiate a Q&A discussion with the audience.

This event is sponsored by Office of the Chancellor

For more information please contact: http://chancellor.ucdavis.edu/initiatives/colloquium/index.html

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