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Curiosity Drives Progress Lecture Series: Enhancing Safety and Security

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 6:30PM - 8:30PM

New this year, the College of Science and Engineering (CSE) introduced the Curiosity Drives Progress Lecture Series. The series focuses on showcasing the College's top faculty in TED-style lightning talks around key research areas. Our second lecture will spotlight CSE faculty members Catherine French, Sairaj Dhople, and Michael Whalen presenting on their research related to enhancing safety and security.

Curiosity Drives Progress Lecture Series: Enhancing Safety and Security
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
6 p.m.—Doors open
6:30 p.m.—TED-style talks by featured faculty members
7:45 p.m.—Reception with light refreshments
Northrop, Best Buy Theater (Fourth Floor)

Lecture is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Seating is first-come, first-served the day of the event.

More information about the talks and speakers can be found at cse.umn.edu/publiclecture. With questions contact csealumni@umn.edu.

About the speakers:


Catherine French,  CSE Distinguished Professor, Civil, Environmental, and Geo- Engineering—French will present "Shake, Rattle, and Roll: Pushing Structures to Their Limits." 

Sairaj Dhople, Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering—Dhople will present "Electricity Access and Nonlinear Oscillators." 

Michael Whalen, Program Director, Software Engineering Center, Computer Science and Engineering—Whalen will present "Taken for a Ride: Why We Need Secure Software in Vehicles."

Northrop, Best Buy Theater (Fourth Floor)

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