President’s Distinguished Lecture Series featuring Dr. John Holdren

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 ( 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm )

Location: DeBaun Auditorium

 

On May 8, 2013 at 4 p.m. in DeBaun Auditorium, Stevens Institute of Technology’s President’s Distinguished Lecture Series will feature Dr. John P. Holdren.
 
Dr. Holdren is Assistant to the President for Science and Technology and Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Trained in aerospace engineering and theoretical plasma physics at MIT and Stanford, he is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, as well as a foreign member of the Royal Society of London and a former President of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Prior to joining the Obama administration, he was a professor in both the Kennedy School of Government and the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Harvard, as well as Director of the Woods Hole Research Center. From 1973 to 1996 he was on the faculty of the University of California, Berkeley, where he co-founded and co-led the interdisciplinary graduate-degree program in energy and resources.
 
The President’s Distinguished Lecture Series brings our world’s most distinguished thought leaders in science and technology to create debate and spur discussion on the role of technology and its implications in 21stcentury society. This series was launched by President Nariman Farvardin in 2012. It is open to all Stevens faculty, students, staff and invited guests.