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Scientia: The Power of Ideas

September 18, 2012 by Scientia

Video is also posted at webcast.rice.edu.

Ideas - and the various processes of inventing, developing, critiquing, testing, transforming, rebutting, transmitting, and implementing them - are the heart and soul of the university. Scientia presents a set of 5-minutes talks by faculty on the ideas that have most powerfully influenced and engaged them in their career and intellectual life.

Speaker:Mahmoud Amin El-Gamal

Professor of Economics and Statistics and Chair of Islamic Economics, Finance and Management

"Social Capital and Finance"

Speaker:Sarah Whiting

Dean and William Ward Watkins Professor of Architecture, School of Architecture


Speaker:Anthony Brandt

Associate Professor of Composition and Theory, Shepherd School of Music

"Why Minds Need Art"

Speaker:Naomi Halas

Stanley C. Moore Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering and Director, Laboratory for Nanophotonics

"Innovation and Fallout"

"The Power of Ideas"

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Ray Courtyard RMC/Ley Student Center, Rice University


Electrical and Computer Engineering

Shepherd School of Music



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