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"
Dean and William Ward Watkins Professor of Architecture, School of Architecture
Associate Professor of Composition and Theory, Shepherd School of Music
"Why Minds Need Art"
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