President Barack Obama’s Science Advisor to Deliver Lecture at Illinois Tech October


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Chicago, IL — October 16, 2017 —

Illinois Institute of Technology announced today that it will host the 2017 Darsh T. Wasan Lecture: “Global Climate Change and U.S. Interests: What We Know. What We Expect. What We Should Do.” John P. Holdren, President Barack Obama’s science and technology advisor and Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), will deliver this year’s lecture. Holdren is the longest-serving science advisor to the president in the history of the position dating back to World War II.


Illinois Institute of Technology and Armour College of Engineering 2017 Darsh T. Wasan lecture. The Darsh T. Wasan Lecture was established in 2008 and seeks to bring some of the best and brightest internationally-known leaders to speak on cutting-edge topics of global issues.


John Holdren, President Barack Obama's science advisor and Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP)

Darsh T. Wasan, Distinguished Motorola Professor of Chemical Engineering and Vice President for International Affairs, Illinois Institute of Technology


Thursday, October 19, 2017
3:00 p.m.


Illinois Institute of Technology
Hermann Hall, Ballroom
3241 South Federal
Chicago, IL 60616

About Illinois Institute of Technology

Illinois Institute of Technology, also known as Illinois Tech, is a private, technology-focused, research university, located in Chicago, offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in engineering, science, architecture, business, design, human sciences, applied technology, and law. One of 21 institutions that comprise the Association of Independent Technological Universities (AITU), Illinois Tech offers exceptional preparation for professions that require technological sophistication, an innovative mindset, and an entrepreneurial spirit.