Lyceum Society January 2015 Meeting
Monday, January 5, 2015
The Lyceum Society comprises the Academy's retired and semi-retired members.
Talks cover various scientific fields. All Academy members are welcome.
All Lyceum meetings (except December) are Brown Bag lunches.
Brown Bag: 11:30 AM
Brief-Brief: 12:50-1:15 PM
Lecture & Discussion: 1:15–3:00 PM
Speaker: William Rosser
Local Museums of Interest to Scientists and Engineers
Bill retired four years ago from Gartner, Inc., Stamford, CT, the worldwide top-ranked advisory firm providing guidance to corporations regarding their use of information technology. As a Gartner Distinguished Analyst, he spent 29 years writing, speaking and advising clients about effective use of IT. He studied Basic Engineering at Princeton University, and after work in telecommunications in San Francisco, returned to Harvard Business School and graduated with Distinction in 1962. In 1969 he formed his own start-up in electronic cash registers, and after a merger, worked in strategic planning for Perkin-Elmer and Exxon Enterprises prior to Gartner. Today Bill is active as an architectural walking tour guide (Grand Central Terminal and the NoHo Historic District), and as a member of the Harvard Business School Club of New York Senior Programming Committee.
Speaker: Uldis Blukis
Uldis Blukis, Professor Emeritus, Brooklyn College, CUNY, where he taught chemistry, integrated science and history of the science of matter 1960-91. Co-author of a physical chemistry textbook and a series of educational short films. In the diplomatic service of Latvia as a representative to the UN 1991-8. Member of the UN Committee on Contributions 1994-2000. Education: BS in chemistry from University of Illinois, Urbana and PhD in physical chemistry from University of California, Berkeley.
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