Let’s Talk About – People, Plants and Partnerships: The Mizzou Connection
Please join us for a conversation about the growing ag-tech industry and the strong tradition of plant science research in Missouri. Come learn about the partnership between the University of Missouri and the Danforth Center and how it is impacting the region. RSVP online!
R. Bowen Loftin, Ph.D., is the twenty-second chancellor of the University of Missouri as well as a professor of physics at the university. He is the author or co-author of more than 100 technical publications and his many citations and honors include the NASA Invention of the Year Award (1995), the IEEE Computer Society’s Meritorious Service Award (2005) and the IEEE Virtual Reality Conference Career Award (2008). He is also a Charter Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.
Henry “Hank” C. Foley, Ph.D., is senior vice chancellor for research and graduate studies at the University of Missouri and the executive vice president of the University of Missouri System. He also has a joint appointment in the Chemical Engineering Department. A leading authority on synthesis, characterization and application of nanoporous carbons, he is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Chemical Society and the National Academy of Inventors. Honors include the Presidential Young Investigator Award from the National Science Foundation.
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