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UH Engineering Announces Speakers for 2017-18 Rockwell Lecture Series

The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has announced its distinguished speakers for the 2017-2018 Rockwell Lecture Series, which brings world-renowned engineers and scientists to the UH campus each year to deliver talks on high-impact topics.

This year’s topics will include sustainable supply of electricity, multi-scale modeling of complex fluids, developing sustainable urban infrastructure, regenerative engineering for musculoskeletal tissues and atomistic modeling of the molecular dynamics associated with neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.

For the most up-to-date information on lecture dates, times and locations, please visit www.egr.uh.edu/our-college/rockwell-lecture

Rockwell Lecture Series 2017-2018

September 25, 2017
Ned Mohan, Oscar A. Schott Professor of Power Electronics, University of Minnesota
Talk: Research in Power Electronics and Curriculum Development for Sustainable Electricity Supply

November 17, 2017
Ronald G. Larson, AH White Distinguished University Professor, University of Michigan
Talk: Multi-Scale Modeling of Complex Fluids: Surfactants, Colloids, and Polymers, and Their Applications

January 26, 2018
John C. Crittenden, Director of the Brook Byers Institute of Sustainable Systems and Hightower Chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
Talk: Gigatechnology: Developing Sustainable Urban Infrastructure to Solve Gigaton Problems

February 16, 2018
Cato T. Laurencin, Albert and Wilda Van Dusen Distinguished Endowed Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut
Talk: Regenerative Engineering: Convergence To Address Musculoskeletal Grand Challenges

March 23, 2018
Carol K. Hall, Camille Dreyfus Distinguished University Professor, North Carolina State University
Talk: Spontaneous Formation of Oligomers and Fibrils in Large Scale Molecular Dynamics Simulations of A-beta and Prion Peptides

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