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2011-12 Speakers

Craig Newmark
Founder, and

Getting Real Change Done With Social Media

Lonestar Auditorium, MAC
Wednesday, September 7, 2011, 7:00 pm

Cathy Leslie, Ph.D., P.E.
President, Engineers Without Borders USA

EWB-USA's Commitment to Equity, Economy, and Ecology

100 Nedderman Hall
Tuesday, October 4, 2011, 6:00 pm

Avram Bar-Cohen, Ph.D.
Program Manager, Microsystems Technology Office, DARPA

Re-Imagining Engineering As an Engine for Transformational Innovation

100 Nedderman Hall
Wednesday, November 9, 2011, 6:00 pm

Rodrigo Arboleda
Chairman and Ceo, One Laptop Per Child

It's not a laptop project. It's an education project.

100 Nedderman Hall
Wednesday, January 25, 2012, 6:00 pm

Cory Doctorow
Science Fiction Novelist, Blogger and Technology Activist, Co-editor of

What We Talk About When We Talk About Internet Regulation

Lonestar Auditorium, MAC
Monday, February 13, 2012, 7:00 pm

G. Don Taylor, Ph.D., P.E.
Charles O. Gordon Professor and Department Head, Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech

Current Issues & the State of Knowledge in Supply Chain Logistics

100 Nedderman Hall
Tuesday, March 27, 2012, 6:00 pm

William Rouse Ph.D., NAE
Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering and Executive Director, Tennenbaum Institute at Georgia Tech

Understanding and Managing the Complexity of Healthcare

100 Nedderman Hall
Wednesday, April 11, 2012, 6:00 pm

Wolfram Schommers
Theoretical Physicist and Professor, The Research Center of Karslruhe, Germany

The Impact and Development of Nanosystems

100 Nedderman Hall
Wednesday, April 18, 2012, 6:00 pm

Anthony Atala, M.D.
Director, Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine and Engineer of First Lab-Grown Organ Implanted into a Human

Regenerative Medicine: Current Concepts and Changing Trends

By Invitation Only; Contact Tracey Kocher for more information: or 817-272-3679
Wednesday, May 9, 2012, 12 Noon