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Science and Technology Day brings prestigious speakers to TUT

Welcome to attend a compelling presentation by Professor and Nobel laureate William D. Phillips titled ‘Einstein, Time and Light’ and hear what former U.S. Ambassador to Finland Bruce Oreck has to say about innovations and entrepreneurship. Please register by 14 September.
Professor and Noble Prize winner William D. Phillips puts on an entertaining show at the Science and Technology Day.
Professor and Noble Prize winner William D. Phillips puts on an entertaining show at the Science and Technology Day.

Science and Technology Day will take place in the Festia building at Tampere University of Technology (TUT) on 22 September 2015 from 9:00 to 16:00. The event is organized by the Faculty of Natural Sciences. Attendance is free of charge, but registration is required by 14 September.

The event has an impressive roster of speakers. The plenary speaker is Professor William D. Phillips, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1997, who will captivate his audience with a compelling presentation titled ‘Einstein, Time and Light’. Director General Carlos Lee from the European Photonics Industry Consortium (EPIC), former U.S Ambassador to Finland Bruce Oreck, Specialist Ernesto Hartikainen from the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra, and Chief Planning Officer Kai Husso from the Finnish Ministry of Employment and Economy will also speak at the event.

A poster presentation will showcase the research activities of the Faculty of Natural Sciences at TUT.

The event is intended for researchers, students and companies and is also open to all those interested in getting a glimpse into the latest developments in science.

The event is part of the activities spread over the year 2015 to celebrate TUT’s 50th anniversary. The presentations will be given in English.

http://www.tut.fi/en/anniversary/

News submitted by: Anna Naukkarinen
News updated by: Tuuli Laukkanen
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