Jean-luc Doumont - "Everyone's favorite mistakes"

23 Jan
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Jean-luc Doumont
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Jefferson 250

The SEAS Office of Academic Programs and the Career and Academic Talks Initiative @SEAS-GC present this year's January Professional Development Lecture Series:

"Everyone’s favorite mistakes": Why do rational minds, so rigorous in their work, seem to abandon all logic in the rest of their lives?

Jean-luc Doumont is known worldwide for his lectures and workshops focused on scientific and technical communication. He is acclaimed for his no-nonsense approach, his highly applicable, often life-changing recommendations, and "Trees, maps, and theorems", his book about “effective communication for rational minds”. [Visit his website]

Speaker Bio: 

Jean-luc Doumont runs conceptual discussions in plenary class meetings. An articulate, entertaining, and thought-provoking speaker, he successfully reaches a wide range of audiences worldwide, as a trainer or an invited speaker at companies, top-ranked universities, research laboratories, and major conferences. He is an engineer from the Louvain School of Engineering and holds a PhD in applied physics from Stanford University.

Dr Doumont is a popular speaker on US campuses. Those where he has been invited, indicated here, comprise 24 of the top 25 graduate engineering schools in the US (according to the 2017 ranking by US News & World Report) and at the same time 17 of the top 25 world universities (according to the 2017 study by Shanghai Jiao Tong University).

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Tobias Egle