Combating Disinformation in an Age of Information Overload

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Is what is most prevelant or loudest, always true?

Kemper Lewis

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Wednesday, February 23, 2022
Noon-1 p.m. EST

We are bombarded by messages every day but how can we tell information from disinformation? Join School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Dean Kemper Lewis and a panel of experts to discuss the best tactics to decipher all the daily noise to make sure you are getting the best information possible.

About Kemper Lewis
Kemper E. Lewis, PhD, MBA, and dean of UB’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, is a global leader in engineering design, system optimization and advanced manufacturing. He is also the Moog Professor of Innovation in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and served as department chair prior to being named dean.

Lewis is also the director of UB’s Community of Excellence in Sustainable Manufacturing and Advanced Robotic Technologies (SMART), an initiative that harnesses the strengths of faculty across the university to develop advanced manufacturing and design processes including autonomy, intelligence and materials technologies.

He is a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), and has served on the National Academies Panel on Benchmarking the Research Competitiveness of the United States in Mechanical Engineering. He has published over 200 refereed journal articles and conference proceedings and has been principal or co-principal investigator on grants totaling more than $18 million.

Active in the profession, Lewis chaired ASME’s Mechanical Engineering Department Head Executive Committee. He has received numerous awards in recognition of his teaching and research excellence from several professional societies, including ASME, the Society of Automotive Engineers, the American Society for Engineering Education, and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.