25th Annual Ashton Cary Lecture

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Wednesday April 14, 2010 - Thursday April 15, 2010
      4:00 pm - 4:59 pm
  • Location: room G011, Molecular Science and Engineering Building
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    Free
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Josie Giles
School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
404.385.2299 

Summaries

Summary Sentence: Klavs Jensen, professor and head of the Department of Chemical Engineering at MIT, to present

Full Summary: The School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering welcomes Klavs Jensen, professor and head of the Department of Chemical Engineering at MIT, on "Chemical and Biological Microsystems — What Are the Advantages of Small Systems?" as part of this annual lecture series.

The School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering welcomes Klavs Jensen, professor and head of the Department of Chemical Engineering at MIT, on "Chemical and Biological Microsystems — What Are the Advantages of Small Systems?" as part of this annual lecture series.

About the Lecture:
The Cary Lecture Series in the School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering was established in 1984 as a memorial to Ashton Hall Cary, a chemical engineering graduate of Georgia Tech, Class of 1943. Mr. Cary served in the U.S. Army after graduation and later built a career in Georgia’s textile industry. He was a native of LaGrange, Georgia, where he was prominent in local politics and business and active in many charitable and civic organizations. At the time of his death in 1983, Mr. Cary was a production consultant for Kleen-Tex Industries.

The Cary Lecture Series was initiated with a gift from Dr. Freeman Cary, who also studied chemical engineering at Tech. Dr. Cary, who is Ashton’s brother, received his M.D. from Emory University in 1950 and later became the attending physician for the U.S. Congress. The Cary Lectureship Fund is used to sponsor a lecture series by distinguished scholars in fields of significance to chemical engineering. The visiting lecturers, in addition to presenting seminars on recent engineering advances, participate in informal discussions with Georgia Tech faculty and students.

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Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
Keywords
Ashton Cary, chbe, chemical engineering, microsystems
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  • Created By: Michael Hagearty
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  • Created On: Mar 4, 2010 - 6:58am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 9:50pm