White House Science Advisor John Holdren to speak at MIT

Dr. John Holdren — assistant to the president for science and technology, director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and co-chair of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology — will deliver the David J. Rose Lecture in Nuclear Technology at 4 p.m., today, in Wong Auditorium, E51-115.

Holdren's lecture will focus on "The Energy/Climate-Change Challenge and the Role of Nuclear Energy in Meeting It."

This distinguished lectureship honors the memory of David J. Rose (1922-1985), a renowned professor of nuclear engineering at MIT. The lectureship was established in recognition of Rose’s contributions to fusion technology, energy, nuclear waste disposal, and his concern with ethical problems arising from advances in science and technology.

For more information, visit http://web.mit.edu/nse/events/rose-lecture.html

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