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BAPG-Technical Societies Council of the Niagara Frontier (TSC) – Joint Dinner Meeting

  • March 13, 2018
  • 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Salvatore’s Italian Gardens 6461 Transit Road, Depew, NY 14043


TSC Joint Dinner Meeting

Connected & Autonomous Vehicles – Are We Ready??

Speaker Information:  Dr. Liesl Folks Dean of Engineering & Applied Sciences, University at Buffalo, SUNY

Speaker Bio: Liesl Folks is dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and a professor of electrical engineering at the University at Buffalo.  She holds a BSc (Hons) and a PhD, both in Physics, from The University of Western Australia, as well as an MBA from Cornell.  Prior to joining UB in 2012, she spent 16 years in research & development in the magnetic data storage industry in Silicon Valley, working for IBM, Hitachi and Western Digital.  An internationally recognized expert in nanotechnology and magnetism, Liesl Folks holds 14 U.S. patents and is the author of more than 50 peer-reviewed papers that have attracted more than 10,000 citations. Her research is in the fields of magnetic materials and devices, nanoscale metrology, and spin-electronic devices.  She was the President of the IEEE Magnetics Society for 2013 - 2014, and served in 2012 on the congressionally mandated panel for the Triennial Review of the National Nanotechnology Initiative, facilitated by the National Academy of Sciences
Credits for Education: 1 PDH

As a reminder, if a member of more than one society of TSC, just reserve thru one please.

Cocktail social hour starts at 5:30 pm; Cash Bar Dinner at 6:30 pm

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