2013 Celebrating Faculty Research and Scholarship
April 4, 2013 at 4:30 p.m.
Auditorium, first floor
, James B. Hunt Jr. Library

Keynote speaker Dr. Jayant Baliga,
Member of the National Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of the IEEE

followed by

Reception, 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Skyline Terrace and Reading Room, fifth floor

R.S.V.P. by Monday, April 1
to the Friends of the Library at (919) 515-2841
or friends_of_the_library@ncsu.edu

Warwick A. Arden, Provost, and Susan K. Nutter, Vice Provost and Director of Libraries, invite all faculty to Celebrating Faculty Research and Scholarship -- a recurring event that highlights the collective research and scholarship of North Carolina State University’s faculty.

The 2013 keynote speaker will be Dr. Jayant Baliga. An internationally recognized expert on power semiconductor devices, Dr. Baliga is a Member of the National Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of the IEEE. Among his many NCSU honors, he was the recepient of the 1998 O. Max Gardner Award given by the North Carolina University Board of Governors to the one person within the 16 constituent universities who has made 'the greatest contribution to the welfare of the human race'; and the 2011 Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal of Excellence, the highest honor at NCSU from the Board of Trustees. In 2010 President Barack Obama awarded Dr. Baliga the National Medal of Technology and Innovation.

Dr. Baliga's talk will be followed by a reception in the Hunt Library's beautiful Skyline Terrace and Reading Room on the fifth floor.

The first Celebrating Faculty Research and Scholarship celebration was held on Wednesday October 27, 2010 to as a complement to Chancellor Randy Woodson's installation. The keynote speaker was Dr. Trudy Mackay, a William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of Genetics in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at NCSU and a Member of the National Academy of Sciences and Fellow of the Royal Society. (FRS). The 2012 keynote speaker was Dr. Fred Gould. Dr. Gould is University Distinguished Professor and William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of Entomology and Genetics at North Carolina State University and a Member of the National Academy of Sciences.

Photos below by Marc Hall/NC State