Dr. Carl Wieman
The Physics Nobel Laureate will present Taking a Scientific Approach to Engineering and Science Education.
When: Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, 4 p.m.
Where: Corwin Pavilion, UCen Road, UCSB Campus, CA
Age limit: All ages
A reception for Dr. Wieman will follow immediately after the talk and a Q&A session. Although the lecture and reception are free, the organizers request an RSVP to help for event planning. Please do so to email@example.com.
Dr. Carl Wieman is a Professor of Physics at the University of British Columbia, where he heads the Science Education Initiative, and at the University of Colorado – Boulder, where he founded the Physics Education Technology Project. In 1997, he received the Oersted Medal of the AAPT for his contributions to Physics teaching. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in 2001 for his work, with Eric Cornell, on Bose-Einstein condensates. In 2004, the Council for Advancement and Support of Education and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching named him United States Professor of the Year for doctoral and research universities. Dr. Wieman was the founding Chair of the National Academy of Sciences’ Board on Science Education. From 2010-2012, he served as Associate Director of Science in the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy.
Event posted Feb. 7, 2013
Last updated Feb. 8, 2013