A Discussion with Professor Klaus
Q&A to follow
Monday, April 1st
7:00PM in IAB 1512
Lackner joined the faculty of Columbia University in 2001 and is now the Ewing-Worzel Professor of Geophysics in the Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering. He directs the Earth Institute’s Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy and is a member of the Earth Institute Faculty.
Lackner earned his degrees from Heidelberg University, Germany: the Vordiplom, (equivalent to a B.S.) in 1975; the Diplom (or M.S.) in 1976; and his Ph.D. in theoretical particle physics, summa cum laude, in 1978. He was awarded the Clemm-Haas Prize for his outstanding Ph.D. thesis at Heidelberg University. Lackner held postdoctoral positions at the California Institute of Technology and the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center before beginning his professional career, and he attended Cold Spring Harbor Summer School for Computational Neuroscience in 1985.