The Dr. Bruce J. Nelson '74 Distinguished Speaker Series 2003-2004


Transforming Technology:
Engineering for a Changing World


Wednesday, September 17, 7:00 P.M.
“Energy Needed for Transportation: Aided and Unaided”
Dr. Paul B. MacCready Jr., Founder and President,

Wednesday, October 8, 7:00 P.M.
“The California Power Crisis: Two Years Later”
Dr. Malcolm Lewis, P.E., Trustee, Harvey Mudd College, and
President, Constructive Technologies Group (CTG)

Wednesday, October 15, 7:00 P.M.
“Satellite Communications”
Christopher F. Hoeber, Senior Vice President,
Program Management and Systems Engineering, Space Systems/Loral

Wednesday, November 5, 7:00 P.M.
“The Wright Brothers: First Aeronautical Engineers and Test Pilots”
Dr. Fred E.C. Culick, Richard L. and Dorothy M. Hayman Professor of
Mechanical Engineering and Jet Propulsion, Caltech

Wednesday, November 19, 7:00 P.M.
“Cell Phones, CDMA and 3G”
Dr. Paul E. Jacobs, Executive Vice President and President,
QUALCOMM Wireless & Internet Group

Wednesday, December 3, 7:00 P.M.
“Homeland Security: The Engineering Challenges”
Dr. Stephen J. Lukasik, Trustee, Harvey Mudd College, and
Former Vice President for Technology, TRW

Wednesday, December 10, 7:00 P.M.
“Intel Processors: Pentium, Itanium and Xeon”
Michael J. Fister, Senior Vice President and General Manager,
Enterprise Platforms Group, INTEL CORPORATION
William A. Swope, Vice President and Co-General Manager,
Software and Solutions Group (SSG), INTEL CORPORATION

Wednesday, January 28, 7:00 P.M.
"ARMing the Wireless World"
Timothy J. O’Donnell ‘74, President, Nordam, Inc.

Wednesday, February 11, 7:00 P.M.
“The Engineering Challenges of Satellite Television”
David A. Baylor, Trustee, Harvey Mudd College, and
Executive Vice President, DIRECTV, Inc.

Wednesday, March 3, 7:00 P.M
"Power Electronics"
Dr. Alex Lidow, CEO International Rectifier

Wednesday, March 10, 7:00 P.M
"Megaprojects - Major Challenges in Urban Infrastructure Design/Build Around the World"
Jude P. Lapsa ’65, Trustee, Harvey Mudd College, and
Executive Vice President and Deputy COO, Bechtel Corporation

Wednesday, March 24, 7:00 P.M
"Software Engineering"
Dr. Ivan E. Sutherland, Sun Fellow and Vice President,
Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Wednesday, April 7, 7:00 P.M
"Electroactive Polymers as Artificial Muscles – Reality and Challenges"
Dr. Yosef Bar-Cohen, Senior Research Scientist,
Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Wednesday, April 21, 7:00 P.M
"Biomedical Device Design and Development"
Jerome J. Jackson ’76, Trustee, Harvey Mudd College, and
Vice President of Research and Development,
Stellar Technology, Inc.

Harvey Mudd College is a coeducational liberal arts college of engineering, science and mathematics that also places strong emphasis on humanities and the social sciences. The college’s aim is to graduate engineers and scientists sensitive to the impact of their work on society.

The lectures are free and open to the public and will be held in Galileo Hall on the Harvey Mudd College campus, 301 E. 12th Street, Claremont, Calif. All lectures will be followed by a dessert reception. Dates and topics for the Spring 2004 portion of the series will be announced at a later date.

Dr. Bruce J. Nelson ’74 Distinguished Speaker Series -- Fall 2003--Harvey Mudd College

Download PDF of Fall Poster

Download PDF of Spring Poster

For more information, call 909/607-7924 or 909/607-9298