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Previous Creighton Lectures

Dr. R. Chidambaram

September 7, 2016: Dr. R. Chidambaram (Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India, and Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Committee to the Cabinet) presented the Creighton Distinguished Lecture on September 7, 2016.  Dr. Chidambaram’s lecture was entitled “International Partnerships for a Knowledge Economy.”  To view the Press Release, please click here.  To view Dr. Chidambaram’s abstract, please click here.

Dr. Donald Cook

April 17, 2015: Dr. Donald Cook (Deputy Administrator for Defense Programs – Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration) presented the Creighton Distinguished Lecture on April 17, 2015.  Dr. Cook’s lecture was entitled “U.S. Nuclear Deterrence: Policy Perspective and Scientific Needs“.  To view the Press Release, please click here.  To view Dr. Cook’s abstract, please click here.  To request a copy of Dr. Cook’s presentation, please send an email to shock@wsu.edu.

Mr. Peter Ungaro

August 26, 2014: The Institute for Shock Physics’ Inaugural Creighton Distinguished Lecture was presented by Mr. Peter Ungaro (President and CEO, Cray Inc.) on August 26, 2014.  Mr. Ungaro’s lecture was entitled “Fusion of Supercomputing, Scientific Applications, and Big Data.”  To watch the lecture, please click here.  To view the Press Release, please click here.

Creighton Distinguished Lecturer, Mr. Peter Ungaro, gives a lecture entitled “Fusion of Supercomputing, Scientific Applications, and Big Data.

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