BUFFALO, N.Y. – Alexander N. Cartwright, vice president
for research and economic development at the University at Buffalo,
will discuss science, economic development and public policy with
other higher education leaders and national media on Wednesday,
July 9, in Washington, D.C.
The event, called All Things Research 2014, is a roundtable
discussion featuring senior research officers from Association of
American Universities including UB, Harvard University, the
University of Pennsylvania and other institutes of higher learning.
Included in the discussion will be major science and technology
Topics to be covered include:
- The connection between U.S. leadership in science and U.S.
- Technology transfer and the growing role of universities in
driving regional economic development.
- The intersection of science and politics.
Cartwright, a professor of electrical engineering and adjunct
professor of physics at UB, was appointed vice president of
research in 2010. In 2012, he took on the additional duties of
managing economic development, when the office was reorganized as
the vice president for research and economic development.
Full bio is available here.
The roundtable will be moderated by Mike Waring, executive
director of federal relations at the University at Michigan.
What: All Things Research 2014.
Where: The Holeman Lounge at National Press Club,
When: 12:30-2 p.m., Wednesday, July 9.
Live Tweeting: @UBNewsSource
The event is open to the press. For more information, or to
attend, visit: http://press.org/events/all-things-research-2014-media-roundtable.