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Dean's Lecture Series

Tufts Jumbo elephant statue with text: Engineering Dean's Lecture series

Each year, Dean Jianmin Qu invites prominent guest speakers to deliver Dean's Lectures on the Tufts campus. Invited speakers are at the tops of their respective fields, addressing the School of Engineering and the full Tufts community on topics like creating and unlocking value in an Internet-of-Things world, finding one's career path as a Tufts alum, and lessons learned as a successful entrepreneur.

Upcoming lecture:

Friday, February 15: Educating the Engineer of 2040
Norman Fortenberry, American Society for Engineering Education

Join Norman Fortenberry, executive director of the American Society for Engineering Education, for a talk that summarizes the challenges that will increasingly characterize engineering practice by the middle of the century, provides historical context that questions how new the challenges are, summarizes the characteristics needed by the Engineer of 2040, and discusses the implications for how such engineers are prepared.