STEMinist Speaker Series Part 2: Dr. Leah Jamieson
April 6 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PMFree
Dr. Leah Jamieson has been on the faculty at Purdue since 1976, where she is the Ransburg Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and holds a courtesy appointment in the School of Engineering Education. She is co-founder and past director of EPICS – Engineering Projects in Community Service, a multi-university engineering design program that operates in a service-learning context. Her research interests have included speech analysis and recognition; the design, analysis, and application of parallel algorithms for digital speech, image, and signal processing applications; and engineering education. She has authored over 175 papers in these areas. From 2006-2017 she served as the John A. Edwardson Dean of Engineering. She is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Jamieson has served on the Board of Directors of the Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology and as co-chair of Computing Research Association’s Committee on the Status of Women in Computing Research. At Purdue she was co-convener of the Committee on the Status of Women, founding chair of the Women Faculty in Engineering Committee, and served as facilitator for a series of workshops for science and engineering faculty on gender equity and classroom climate.
Event Description and Ticket Info
Please join us for our first ever STEMinist Speaker Series, an intimate lecture series where young, female professionals in STEM can seek insight and advice from women who blazed the trail, survived, and thrived.
Each event will consist of a short talk followed by questions and discussion. Lectures will be held the first Friday evening of each month from March through May, from 6:30-7:30pm. The talks will be aimed at young, professional women in STEM, but the series will be free and open to the public. The events will be held at Imagination Station; children are welcome to enjoy the galleries during the event, and light refreshments will be provided.
Tickets can be reserved on our Eventbrite page, search for STEMinist Speaker Series