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Our Next My Intellectual Journey Series Event
When: Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. (Wine and cheese reception to follow talk)
Speaker: Dr. Marian L. Palley, Professor Emerita, Political Science and International Relations, UD
Where: Courtyard By Marriott – Newark
Reservations: There is no charge and reservations are not required.
Our Next UDARF Luncheon
When: Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 11:30 a.m.
Speaker: Dr. Dennis N. Assanis, President, UD
Where: 120 Clayton Hall
Reservations: Must be made online on or before May 8. Registration form will become active in mid-April.
About Dennis N. Assanis
In June, 2016, Dennis Assanis became the 28th president of the University of Delaware. Formerly, he was provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Stony Brook University following a distinguished career at the University of Michigan for 17 years.
Dr. Assanis is a distinguished educator with a wide range of academic leadership experience and a worldwide reputation as a scholar and expert in both fundamental and applied studies of internal combustion engines and energy systems.
With an exceptional research record, he has been at the leading edge in the field of internal combustion engines, fuels and energy for more than 25 years. He was inducted as a member of the National Academy of Engineers in 2008 for his scientific contributions to improving fuel economy and reducing emissions of internal combustion engines, and for promoting automotive engineering education. He holds five patents and has directed more than $100 million in research grants and contracts.
He holds an honors bachelor of science degree with distinction in marine engineering from Newcastle University in England and four degrees from Massachusetts Institute of Technology: a master of science degree in naval architecture and marine engineering and a master of science in mechanical engineering, a master of science in management from the Sloan School of Management and a doctorate in power and propulsion.
Checks ($22 per luncheon attendee) payable to the University of Delaware are due at the door. No cash nor credit/debit cards, please! Without a reservation, seating is not guaranteed. The absolute deadline for luncheon registrations is Tuesday, February 26, 2019, which is also the final date for canceling a reservation without charge.
Email UDARF at UDARF1743@gmail.com
UDARF Officers, 2018-2020
President: Fred Schueler
Vice President: Janet Johnson
Secretary: Dick Sacher
Treasurer: John Brook
Past President: Marian Palley