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College of Engineering
1046 Rathbone Hall
1701B Platt St.
Manhattan, KS 66506
785-532-5590
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Prospective Students

Alumni Lectures

March 3, 2016
Michelle Munson
CEO and co-founder Aspera, Inc.
"How engineering (actually) changes the world – my experience as an inventor, entrepreneur and tech CEO."

March 10, 2015
Mr. Carl R. Ice
President and Chief Executive Officer, BSNF Railway
"Building Great Leaders - Lessons from the Rail Industry"

March 11, 2014
Mr. David C. Everitt
President, Agriculture and Turf Division (Retired), John Deere
"Combining business objectives, appropriate technology and social support programs to help feed a hungry world"

March 26. 2013
Dr. G.P. "Bud" Peterson
President, Georgia Institute of Technology
"Changing Expectations for Higher Education"

September 30, 2011
James Michael Duncan, M.D.
NASA Headquarters Office of International and Inter-agency Relations
"Chilean Miner Rescue: The NASA Experience"

February 15, 2011
Dr. Dixon Doll
DCM Co-Founder and General Partner
"The Critical Role of Venture Capital in Fueling Innovation"

October 23, 2009
Dr. Raj Nathan
Senior VP and Chief Marketing Officer
Worldwide Marketing and Business Solutions Operations, Sybase
"Being an Entrepreneur in an Established Company - Not an Oxymoron"

November 10, 2008
Dr. Bernard Amadei
Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Colorado - Boulder
Founding President, Engineers Without Borders - USA
"Role of Engineers in Poverty Reduction: Challenges and Opportunities"

October 26, 2006
Dr. Glen H. Fountain
Project Manager, NASA New Horizons Mission to Pluto
"New Horizons: A Journey to the Third Region of the Solar System"

September 26, 2006
U.S. Air Force General Richard B. Myers, Retired
Immediate past chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
"Leadership: A Culture of Trust and Integrity"

April 27, 2006
Dr. John Brooks Slaughter
President and CEO
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering
"Engineers for Tomorrow: An Imperative for America"

March 6, 2006
Dr. George O. Strawn
Chief Information Officer of the National Science Foundation
"Change: The Constant of Modern Times"

April 14, 2005
Dr. Kenneth R. Jolls
Professor of Chemical Engineering, Iowa State University
"Engineering, Entropy and Art: A Tour Through the Thermodynamics of J. Willard Gibbs"

December 1, 2003
Dr. Robert Ash
Professor of Aerospace Engineering, Old Dominion University
"Uncovering the Secrets of the Wright Brothers"

May 15, 2003
Dr. Ruth David
President and CEO of ANSER
"Sustainable Solutions for Homeland Security"

November 30, 2000
Dr. Albert Sacco, Jr.
Director of the Center for Advanced Microgravity Materials Processing
Northeastern University, Boston, MA
"Living and Working in Space: A Scientist's/Teacher's Perspective"