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Jefferson Science Fellows Distinguished Lecture Series

Each year, the Jefferson Science Fellows deliver lectures on topics of their own choosing while they are on tenure at the Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The scheduled lectures are as follows:

March 16, 2021Dr. Supriyo Bandyopadhyay"Energy Efficiency in Information Processing in Our Information-Hungry World"
April 13, 2021Dr. Edmund Prater"A Layperson's Guide to Long Range Forecasting: Or How to See a Few Years into the Future"
April 27, 2021Dr. Vincent Harris"Rare Earth Element-Based Magnets: Science, Supply and Sustainability in 2021 and Beyond"
May 25, 2021Dr. John LoSecco"Innovations at the U.S. Agency for International Development: A Physicist's Adventure at USAID"
June 8, 2021Dr. Chris Woolverton"Lessons Learned and Policy Recommendations Gleaned from the COVID-19 Pandemic"
June 15, 2021Dr. Surajit Sen"Can We Empower the 3 Billion Youth of the Developing World? Importance of Locally-Led Initiatives and Acknowledging Hidden Unpredictable Parameters"
June 22, 2021Dr. Warren JasperTitle TBA
June 29, 2021Dr. Robert RichardsonTitle TBA
July 13, 2021Dr. Brian GranTitle TBA
July 27, 2021Dr. Scott WickerTitle TBA
August 3, 2021Dr. Joshua OtaigbeTitle TBA
August 10, 2021Dr. Tim MasterlarkTitle TBA
UPDATE 5/10/21 - PostponedDr. Robert JohnsonTitle TBA