Goddard Engineering Colloquia

Fall 1997 Schedule

All colloquia are held at 3:30 p. m. on Mondays in the Building 3 Auditorium, unless otherwise indicated below. Any changes in the schedule will be indicated on this page with the minimum possible delay.

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Date Topic Speaker
September 15 
(1997 Schneebaum Lecture)
Environmental Study and Monitoring With Classified Satellite Data Jeff Dozier
University of California, Santa Barbara 
September 22 Getting Robots into Space: The Ranger Telerobotic Shuttle Experiment Dave Akin
University of Maryland, College Park 
September 29 A Ghost Ship Comes To Life: The Design, Reconstruction, and Sea Trials of an Ancient Greek Warship Ford Weiskittel
Director, Trireme Trust USA 
October 1 (Wednesday, 2:30 p.m. -- note special day and time)

Joint Engineering Colloquium and Center Director's Colloquium

Innovation and Change James Burke
Host of PBS "Connections" series
October 6  Pathways to a Sustainable Global Energy System Henry Linden
Illinois Institute of Technology 
October 13 (No Colloquium -- Holiday)    
October 20 The LISA Gravitational Wave Mission Peter Bender
University of Colorado 
October 27 Single Stage To Orbit & Other Launchers Eric Stallmer
Space Transportation Association 
November 3 Flight Testing The Boeing Way Suzanna Darcy
Boeing Commercial Airplane Group 
November 10 (No Colloquium)    
November 17 (Building 8 Auditorium -- note building change) Engineers Of Dreams: Great Bridge Builders Henry Petroski
Duke University 
November 24 The Inflatable Antenna Space Flight Experiment Gordon Veal
Director of Engineering, L'Garde, Inc.
December 1 Speech Recognition Research in the U.S. Frederick Jelinek
Johns Hopkins University 
December 8 Space and the Virtual Classroom -- The Future of Education -- CANCELLED Brenda Forman
Lockheed Martin Corp. 
December 15 Promoting Creativity - The Independent Inventor: Survivor or Victim in a Corporate Age? Arthur P. Molella
Smithsonian Instittion 

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