Category: 
Academic/College Events
Event Description: 

All faculty and students are invited to this presentation about research collaborations and opportunities for exchange programs at Riga Technical University (RTU), in Riga, Latvia. Guest presenters include RTU doctoral Students Mara Pudane, Department of Artificial Intelligence & Systems Engineering; Maksims Zigunovs, Department of Applied Mathematics; Benjamin Varela, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, KGCOE; and Michael Radin, Associate Professor of Mathematics, College of Science, RIT.

The presentations include information on the location of the university in Latvia; the English-speaking bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs; and research projects and research opportunities for students and faculty. Mara and Maksims will share their experiences as students at RTU and their research projects. Ben, who recently returned from RTU, will share several contacts' research interests to discuss possible collaboration; Michael will share his teaching and research experiences at RTU.  Presentation is from 2-3 pm, followed by open discussion with presenters, Q&A, social hour.

This event is co-sponsored by the College of Science, RIT's Honors Program, and Faculty Career Development in The Wallace Center. See more "Faculty Success Series" events here

Open to Public (non-RIT): 
Yes
Interpreter Requested?: 
No
Event Schedule: 
Thursday, November 2, 2017
Start and End Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Campus Center
Reading Room - 2050
Contact Name: 
Anne Marie Canale
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone: 
475-7696
Other ($): 
Rochester