David Robert Lewis Lecture Series featuring Dr. Mamon Powers

Event Date: February 26, 2019
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: MSEE B012
Priority: No
School or Program: College of Engineering
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The Lyles School of Civil Engineering and the College of Engineering is celebrating the legacy and significance of David Robert Lewis, 1894 BS Civil Engineering, Purdue University's first black graduate. 

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Lecture: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (doors open at 10:00 a.m.)

Keynote: Dr. Mamon Powers, Jr. (BSCE '70 and HDR '14) - "The Path is the Same, but the Journey is Different"
Material Science and Electrical Engineering Building (MSEE), Room B012
501 Northwestern Avenue, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907
Also live-streamed Lecture available in Black Cultural Center Multipurpose Room 1

Luncheon: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.  (Reservation required, and this event has reached capacity) 
This luncheon will include a special feature showcasing the historical perspective of African Americans in engineering at Purdue and the re-dedication of the National Society of Black Engineers Key.

Welcome: Rao S. Govindaraju, the Bowen Engineering Head of Civil Engineering
Keynote: Mung Chiang, the John A. Edwardson Dean of the College of Engineering
Ross-Ade Pavilion, Buchanan Club

Parking available at the Northwestern Parking Garage
For questions or additional information please contact Lyles School of Civil Engineering Director of Development Operations and Donor Stewardship Courtney Schmidt at (765) 496-0116 or caschmidt@prf.org.

The First Step: Honoring David Robert Lewis, Purdue's first black graduate