Sparrow Memorial Lecture

 

Please join us for a virtual lecture to honor the teaching and research legacy of ME Professor Ephraim Sparrow (1928-2019). There will be an informal remembrance following the formal program.

SPEAKERS

Sparrow Memorial Lecture speakers

Dr. Wenquan Tao
Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences
Xi'an Jiaotong University

and

Dr. Avram Bar-Cohen
Distinguished University Professor
University of Maryland
with contributions by Dr. Marc Hodes (Tufts University) and Dr. Madhu Iyengar (Google)


SCHEDULE

3:30 Introduction from the Sparrow family and Professor Terry Simon
3:40 Wenquan Tao
"Applications of Similarity Theory in the Study of Complicated Heat/Mass Transfer Problems"
4:10 Avram Bar-Cohen, with Marc Hodes and Madhu Iyengar
"Eph Sparrow — A Tribute to a Lifetime of Remarkable Achievements from a Colleague and Students"
4:40 Conclusion of formal lecture
4:45 Informal remembrance

 

If you'd like to leave a message on our virtual guestbook for Eph's family and fellow alumni, please do so here:

SIGN GUESTBOOK

See messages from the vast network of students, colleagues, and friends whose lives were touched by Eph:

VIEW GUESTBOOK

Professor Sparrow advised more than 400 students over the course of his career. See a list of Sparrow advisees here:

SPARROW ADVISEES

If you have images of Eph to share or questions about the event, please contact Jennifer Clarke, ME External Relations: jclarke@umn.edu or 612-626-9354.

Start date
Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, 3:30 p.m.
Location

This is a virtual lecture to be held on Zoom.

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