Visionaries in Technology: Thayer Distinguished Speaker Series
George M. Whitesides, Woodford L. and Ann A. Flowers University Professor, Harvard University
Friday, October 5, 2012, 3:30pm
Spanos Auditorium, Cummings Hall
Thayer School's Visionaries in Technology series honors engineers and scientists whose insights have benefited humanity through revolutionary engineering solutions, paradigm shifting scientific advances, novel fields of inquiry, or policy shaping debate. The inaugural series speaker was George M. Whitesides, the Woodford L. and Ann A. Flowers University Professor of Chemistry at Harvard University, who spoke about “Simplicity” as a Component of Invention.