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Munushian Lecture

Munushian Lecture

The late Jack Munushian was a long-time USC professor of electrical engineering and the right-hand man of Zohrab Kaprielian, a storied engineering dean and provost at USC.

Munushian was an innovative distance education pioneer who, utilizing television, began the program that eventually became the Viterbi School’s Distance Education Network. Many of his contributions are still evident in both the Viterbi School and the USC Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering today.

2014 Speaker

David J. Wineland
NIST Time and Frequency Division, Boulder, CO
Nobel Laureate, Physics 2012

“Quantum Computers and Raising SchroŐądinger’s Cat"

Friday, October 10, 2014
2:00 - 3:30 pm, GER 124
Refreshments will be served at 3:30pm

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Past Speakers
Dr. Zhores Alferov
Nobel Laureate, Physics 2000
“Breakthrough Technologies of the 20th Century and Their Importance Today"
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Dr. Andre Geim
Nobel Laureate in Physics (2010)
"Random Walk to Graphene"
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Dr. John L Hall
Nobel Laureate in Physics (2005)
"The Optical Frequency Comob - a new tool with remarkable applications in Science, Metrology, and Medical Diagnostics"
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Dr. Robert B. Laughlin
Nobel Laureate in Physics (1998)
"The Crime of Reason: And the Closing of the Scientific Mind"
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Charles Townes -Nobel Laureate in Physics (1964)
"How the Laser Happened: Interaction of Physics and Electrical Engineering"
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Herbert Kroemer - a Nobel Laureate in Physics (2000)
"Heterostructures: From Physics to Devices and Back (A Personal Perspective)"
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Steven Chu (inaugural lecture)
"The World's Energy Problem and What We Can Do About It"
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