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Creativity & Innovation Colloquium

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

4:00 PM-7:00 PM

The Graduate Student Association (GSA) and Office of Graduate Studies (OGS) presents: Creativity & Innovation Colloquium: An interactive talk on the birth of great ideas

Reception to follow
Join us for the second program of the series as our guest speakers share their journeys in research and their views on the importance of interdisciplinary research in fostering global initiatives, creativity, and collaboration. Featuring:

"To Enrich Life – An Engineer’s Journey"
Dr. Klaus-Jürgen Bathe Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dr. Bathe specializes in computational mechanics. He has made fundamental contributions in the finite element analysis of structures. The pioneering methods developed by Dr. Bathe and his students are extensively used throughout the world in commercial and academic computer programs.

"Following One’s Passion Even When The Destination Isn’t Clear"
Dr. Frank J. Lee Associate Professor, Game Design, Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts
Dr. Lee co-founded Drexel’s Game Design Program in 2008 which is consistently ranked as one of the Top 10 Best Undergraduate and Graduate Game Design Programs in U.S. and Canada by The Princeton Review. He is also the founding director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio at The Excite Center at Drexel University.

Moderated by Dr. Antonios Kontsos, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering & Mechanics

The program will be recorded and live webcast here: Link TBA

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Gerri C. LeBow Hall Grand Meeting Room, 2nd Floor, Room 220 3220 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19104


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