The Drake University Science Colloquium Series opens for the fall semester on Friday, Sept. 12, with Bradley Brennan’s presentation on “Global Sustainability: Energy in the 21st Century.”
The event, which is free and open to the public, will start at noon in room 101 of Meredith Hall, 2805 University Ave.
Brennan graduated from Drake in 2005 with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and biochemistry, cell and molecular biology. He is working toward his doctorate in chemistry at Arizona State University, where his research focuses on solar power from a materials aspect.
His lecture will focus on energy demand in large terms, how it is used, future energy requirements and current as well as future sources of energy.
For more information on the event, contact Maria Bohorquez, director of the Drake Undergraduate Science Collaboration Institute, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 515-271-2595.
The schedule for the rest of the series is listed below:
Oct. 10 — “Emergents and a New Behaviorism: How We, Apes, and, Yes, Even Monkeys, Birds, Dogs, and Cats(?) Can Be Clever and Creative” by Duane Rumbaugh, scientist emeritus of the Great Ape Trust of Iowa. The lecture will start at noon in Bulldog Theater of Olmsted Center, 2875 University Ave.
Nov. 21 — “One Person – One Vote: Two Mathematical Interpretations” by Alexander Kleiner, Drake professor of mathematics and computer science. The lecture will start at noon in room 101 of Meredith Hall, 2805 University Ave.