On Earth, God’s Work Must Truly Be Our Own: The Pursuit of Fusion
E. Michael Campbell
Director of the Laboratory for Laser Energetics, University of Rochester
October 11, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sloan Auditorium, Goergen Hall, University of Rochester River Campus
E. Michael Campbell received his BSc from the University of Pennsylvania, his MSc from Princeton University, and his Doctor of Science from the University of Western Sydney. After positions as associate director of Laser Programs at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, senior vice president of Energy Group at General Atomics, director of Energy Systems at Logos Technologies, and senior scientist at Sandia National Laboratories, he joined the University of Rochester's Laboratory for Laser Energetics in 2015.
Campbell is an internationally known expert in intertial fusion, high-energy-density physics, high-power lasers and their applications, and advanced energy technologies, including Generation IV nuclear fission reactors and biofuels. He is a fellow of the American Physical Society and has won numerous awards, including the Department of Energy's E. O. Lawrence Award, American Physical Society's John Dawson Award, the American Nuclear Society's Edward Teller Award, and the Leadership Award of Fusion Power Associates. He holds four patents (and one pending) and has published over 200 articles in scientific literature. Campbell has been a member of numerous committees providing advice and strategy, including at the National Academy of Sciences, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Berkeley National Laboratory, University of Texas, the National Research Council of Canada, and Lockheed Martin Corporation. He presently serves on the board of Evans and Southerland Corporation.
Presented by the National Science Foundation, Mothers Out Front, and the University of Rochester Center for Energy & Environment
Part of the Jesse L. Rosenberger Seminar Series
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3rd Annual Symposium of the Center for Energy & Environment
URBEST Better Research Communication Through Improv
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
University of Rochester, Rush Rhees Library
Hawkins Carlson Room
This workshop will likely push you beyond your comfort, so sign up if you want to see what you are capable of. Learn techniques to engage your audience, distill and clearly share your research, and have some fun. Instructors are trained in the Alan Alda Improv approach to communicating research to a non-specialist.
Sessions run 9 am - 12 pm OR 2 pm - 5 pm. Each session can accommodate 30 participants. Pre-registration is required.
The keynote address, Mind The Gap: Becoming Better Science Communicators, at 1 pm is open for attendance without registration.
Please direct RSVP and any special accommodation requests to Jenn Steward at JSteward@UR.Rochester.edu.