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Karen E. Wetterhahn Science Symposium



4:00pm - 7:00pm ET

Cook Auditorium & ECSC

Join us for an annual celebration of undergraduate science research at Dartmouth.

  • Keynote Address: 4:00pm, Cook Auditorium, Dean of Engineering Alexis Abramson will speak on "How Human-Centered Engineers Can Save Us from Climate Change"
  • Student Award Ceremony: 5:00pm, Cook Auditorium
  • Student Poster Session: 5:30–7:00pm, ECSC (Garden & Ground levels)

Open to the public.

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About the Speaker(s)

Alexis Abramson
Dean of Engineering, Dartmouth

Alexis Abramson

A mechanical engineer and a leader in the field of sustainable energy, Dean Abramson's research has focused on developing nanomaterials for alternative energy technologies and solving energy efficiency problems. She is co-founder of a virtual energy audit start-up, Edifice Analytics. During the Obama administration, she served as chief scientist and manager of the Emerging Technologies Division at the Department of Energy's Building Technologies Office. And she serves as a technical advisor for various venture firms investing in companies developing solutions to mitigate climate change.


For more information, contact Morgan Hamilton at morgan.s.hamilton@dartmouth.edu.