Past Event

Engineers in America - The Early History

June 6, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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Professor Mischa Schwartz chronicles infrastructure development in the United States in the early to mid-1800s, then follows briefly with the development of engineering education in the US concluding with the birth of Columbia’s School of Mines in 1864, and the department of Electrical Engineering within it in1892. Speaker: Mischa Schwartz, Charles Bachelor Professor Emeritus in Electrical Engineering, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Columbia University. This talk is one in the EPIC/Morningside Gardens Speaker Series, a collaboration among Emeritus Professors in Columbia (EPIC); Morningside Retirement and Health Services (MRHS); and Columbia University School of Professional Studies. Talks take place at 100 LaSalle Street, Room #MC. Enter the building (southeast side of LaSalle and Broadway) through the door under the small green awning marked MRHS and follow signs with arrows to the rooms for community gatherings. For more information, please call 212-666-4000 or email [email protected].

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Kay Achar
212 854 6488