Launch and Celebration of SEAS

Engineering a Renaissance: A Celebration of the Past, Present, and Future & The Launch of the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Held on Thursday, September 20, 2007
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Launch & Celebration Program

Venkatesh Narayanamurti, John A. and Elizabeth Armstrong Professor; Dean, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (1998-2008)

Transcript of Speech

Thomas E. Everhart ’53, Former President of the California Institute of Technology and Professor of Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics, Emeritus and Susan Graham ’64, Pehong Chen Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of California, Berkeley and President of Harvard’s Board of Overseers (2006-2007)

Drew Gilpin Faust, Lincoln Professor of History; President, Harvard University

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Peter J. Gomes ’68, Plummer Professor of Christian Morals and Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church

Symposia

Keynote

Charles Vest, Former President of MIT and President of the National Academy of Engineering

Bridging Disciplines

H. Vincent Poor, Dean, Princeton School of Engineering and Applied Science and Subra Suresh, Dean of the School of Engineering, MIT

Q&A moderated by Michael D. Smith, Gordon McKay Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Engineering in the Wider World

Harvey Fineberg ’67, ’71, ’72, ’74, ’80, President of the Institute of Medicine

Paul M. Horn, Senior Vice President and Director of Research, IBM

John Holdren, Teresa and John Heinz Professor of Environmental Policy and Director Science, Technology, and Public Policy, Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University; Chair, American Association for the Advancement of Science

Q&A moderated by Howard A. Stone, Vicky Joseph Professor of Engineering and Applied Mathematics; Associate Dean for Academic Programs, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Dinner

Jamie Houghton, Senior Fellow, Harvard Corporation

Steve Hyman, Professor of Neurobiology; Provost, Harvard University

Video Presentation: Engineering a Renaissance: Video

Drew Gilpin Faust, Lincoln Professor of History; President, Harvard
University and Venkatesh Narayanamurti, John A. and Elizabeth Armstrong Professor; Dean, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Transcript of Speech by V. Narayanamurti

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