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Distinguished Lecturer Series Talk by Dr. Susan Hockfield
With an anticipated world population of over 9.5 billion by 2050, we face an unprecedented challenge to sustainably provide sufficient food, water, energy and healthcare. Convergence, the merging of previously distinct disciplines, has emerged as a powerful model with untold potential to drive a new cycle of innovation-based economic growth. Bringing together insights and discoveries from the life, engineering, computation and physical sciences holds the promise of accelerating discovery and the development of new technologies to meet the 21st century’s needs. Promoting Convergence approaches in education and research can pave the way to the discoveries and technologies that will transform our world.

Mar 1, 2021 04:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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