The Li Ka Shing Women in Science Distinguished Speaker Series
Speaker: Prof. Barbara Romanowicz (Earth and Planetary Science, UC-Berkeley; the Director of Berkeley Seismological Laboratory; a member of the Academy of Science, USA)
Location: The lecture hall on the first floor, Marine Building
Date: 15:30-16:30pm,October 20th, 2009
Professor Romanowicz, a worldwide famous seismologist, reflects on her personal experience as a female scientist and the career path she has followed.
Professor Barbara Romanowicz简介
Barbara Romanowicz is a Professor in the department of Earth and Planetary Science at UC Berkeley. She is currently the director of Berkeley Seismological Laboratory. She is also a member of the Academy of Science in USA.
Barbara received her master in Applied Physics from Harvard University in 1975, received her PhD in? Astronomy from University Paris in 1975, and received her second PhD in Geophysics from University Paris in 1979.
She is interested in studying earth structure and dynamics using seismological tools, earthquake processes and scaling laws, real time estimation of earthquake parameters,? development of modern broadband seismic and geophysical observatories on land and in the oceans, and planetary seismology.
The Li Ka Shing Foundation
The Li Ka Shing Foundation Women in Science Distinguished Speaker Series at UC Berkeley was established to create academic exchanges in science and foster collaboration between women scientists in the United State and Mainland China.
About the Li Ka Shing Foundation
? ? ? ?For almost three decades, the Li Ka Shing Foundation has sought to enhance the impact of its philanthropy through two strategic objectives- to nurture a culture of giving and to foster creativity, constructive engagement, and sustainability. Education and medicine form the key areas of work for the Li Ka Shing Foundation. Shantou University is a cornerstone project of the Li Ka Shing Foundation. It is uniquely the only public university that is supported by private funds and its mission is to engineer education reform and to promote global learning in China. The Li Ka Shing Foundation and other charities established by Mr. Li Ka Shing have supported grants, sponsorships, and commitments of over HK$10.9 billion.
? ? ? ?The Li Ka Shing Foundation Women in Science Distinguished Speaker Series at UC Berkeley was established to create academic exchanges in science and foster collaboration between women scientists in the United States and Mainland China.
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