Scenes from the 150th Anniversary Symposium and Gala

Feb 01 2015 | By Symposium and gala photos courtesy of David Dini; Low Library photo courtesy of Eileen Barroso

Scenes from the symposium Foundation for the Future: 150 Years of Discovery and Innovation. Top left: Nearly 800 guests packed Lerner Auditorium to learn about the School’s pioneering research; top right: Shih-Fu Chang, Richard Dicker Professor of Electrical Engineering and professor of computer science; bottom right: Chris H. Wiggins, associate professor of applied math; bottom left: James Hone, Wang Fong-Jen Professor of Mechanical Engineering; center left: Elizabeth Hillman, associate professor of biomedical engineering

Top right: Dean Mary C. Boyce welcomes more than 800 guests to the School’s celebratory gala; bottom right: University Trustee Armen Avanessians MS’83

Clockwise, from top left: Low Memorial Library light display; symposium moderator Andreas H. Hielscher, professor of biomedical engineering; University Trustee Emeritus Savio Tung BS’73 with family (from left), Patty Tung, Ya Tung BS’01, and Kevin Tung BS’01; Upmanu Lall, Silberstein Professor of Earth and Environmental Engineering and professor of civil engineering and engineering mechanics (center) and Tuncel Yegulalp, professor of earth and environmental engineering (right); David Hu BS’13 and Mary Byers BS’13; University President Lee C. Bollinger underscored the centrality of engineering to the University as a whole; University Trustee Vikram Pandit BS’76, MS’77, PhD’86 (top left) with Jagdish Rao (top right), who sits on the SEAS Parents Council; Ah-Hyung (Alissa) Park, Lenfest Chair in Applied Climate Science of Earth and Environmental Engineering and Chemical Engineering; Andrew Smyth, professor of civil engineering and engineering mechanics; Keren Bergman, Charles Batchelor Professor of Electrical Engineering


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