GSA Creativity & Innovation Colloquium & Reception 3/5 4pm

Graduate Student Association (GSA) Creativity & Innovation Colloquium & Reception
An interactive talk on the birth of great ideas

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
4:00 PM – 5:15 PM

The brand new Gerri C. LeBow Hall
Grand Meeting Room, 2nd Floor, Room 220
3220 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Reception to follow in the Rose Terrace 5:15 PM – 7:00 PM

Join us for the second program of the series as our guest speakers share their journeys in research and their views on the importance of interdisciplinary research in fostering global initiatives, creativity, and collaboration.


“To Enrich Life – An Engineer’s Journey”
Dr. Klaus-Jürgen Bathe
Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dr. Bathe specializes in computational mechanics. He has made fundamental contributions in the finite element analysis of structures. The pioneering methods developed by Dr. Bathe and his students are extensively used throughout the world in commercial and academic computer programs.

“Following One’s Passion Even When The Destination Isn’t Clear”
Dr. Frank J. Lee
Associate Professor, Game Design, Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts
Dr. Lee co-founded Drexel’s Game Design Program in 2008 which is consistently ranked as one of the Top 10 Best Undergraduate and Graduate Game Design Programs in U.S. and
Canada by The Princeton Review. He is also the founding director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio @ The Excite Center at Drexel University.

Moderated by Dr. Antonios Kontsos, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering & Mechanics

Special thanks to those who helped organize this event:
Dr. Teck-Kah Lim, GSA Faculty Advisor, Vice Provost for Graduate Studies
Sandra Golis, Administrative Coordinator for Graduate Studies
Kavan Hazeli, GSA Vice President for Academic Affairs, PhD Candidate, Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics, College of Engineering
Alison Novak, GSA Archivist, PhD Candidate, Communication, Culture and Media, College of Arts and Sciences

ALL Drexel University students, staff, and guests are welcome and encouraged to attend!


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