Dr. Darryl Williams from @TuftsUniversity & @ASEE_MIND will discuss “Giving your research a global platform,” April 19, 2017. 2PM #ThinkBigDiversity

LSAMP Scholars, you are invited to attend a special discussion with Dr. Darryl Williams.

Have you thought about how to engage globally? Let’s consider ways that you can share your research internationally, and how to address global challenges.

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Dr. Darryl Williams. Photo Credit: 08/07/2014 – Medford/Somerville, Mass. – The BLAST and BEST banquet on August 7, 2014. (Alonso Nichols/Tufts University)

On Wednesday, April 19, 2017, Dr. Darryl Williams, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education, Tufts School of Engineering will come to UMBC to have a conversation with undergraduate and graduate students about sharing research on a global level. His discussion, “Giving your research a global platform” will include conversations about his experiences with sharing research in Panama, the United Arab Emirates, Italy, and other countries. Dr. Williams is Research Associate Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Tufts University, and he explores the effects of nanostructured materials on biological systems. Dr. Williams also serves as the Director for Tufts’ Center for STEM Diversity, and the current President of the national Minorities in Engineering Division (MIND) for the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). Prior to coming to Tufts, Dr. Williams was a program officer at the National Science Foundation.

Dr. Williams’ page at Tufts: https://engineering.tufts.edu/people/faculty/darryl-williams
Tufts Center for STEM Diversity: http://stemdiversity.tufts.edu/


 

Registration is free. Please RSVP:

If you are a student at UMBC, please RSVP here, on MyUMBC: http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/49455

If you will be visiting from an institution of organization other than UMBC, please post your RSVP in the comments, by including your name, and school/organization.

Light refreshments will be served.


This conversation is co-sponsored by:

PROMISE: Maryland’s AGEP

The Meyerhoff Scholars Program (Meyerhoff is part of the NSF LSAMP program for the USM)

The Grand Challenges Scholars Program at UMBC

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