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You're Invited: May 3 Fischell Festival

You're Invited: May 3 Fischell Festival

Robert E. Fischell
Robert E. Fischell

The 1st Annual Fischell Festival, to take place on May 3, will highlight opportunities for engineers to improve life for millions of people.

Hosted by the Fischell Department of Bioengineering, the day’s events include talks by guest speakers, a telesurgery demonstration, lab tours, a poster session and a career information fair.

Guest speakers include:

  • Shu Chien, president, Bio-Medical Engineering Society; professor (and former chair), the Department of Bioengineering, University of California at San Diego (UCSD); former director, Whitaker Institute for Biomedical Engineering, UCSD
  • Robert E. Fischell, medical device inventor and entrepreneur
  • Art Collins*, chairman and CEO of Medtronic

For the full agenda, visit the event web site.

*Art Collins will deliver the final Whiting-Turner Business and Entrepreneurial Lecture of the academic year. For more information on his talk, please visit the Whiting-Turner Lecture Series web site.

All of the day's events will take place in the Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building. Registration for the event ends at noon on April 26.

April 17, 2007


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