WAUKESHA, WIS.— Dr. Lawrence Schovanec, interim president at Texas Tech University, will be the final speaker in Carroll University’s yearlong exploration of Energy.
Schovanec’s talk, “Texas Tech University: Fostering Interdisciplinary Research and Education to Support the Future Needs of Wind Energy,” will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 29, 2013, in the Stackner Ballroom of the Campus Center, 101 N. East Ave. The event is free and open to the public.
Schovanec earned his doctorate in mathematics at Indiana University, his master's degree at Texas A&M University and a bachelor of science degree at Phillips University. He has received more than $3.2 million in external funding for his research in the fields of biomechanical and physiological control systems and solid mechanics.
This event is part of Carroll’s yearlong exploration of Energy in its many forms, from cellular to solar, and from individual to societal and global perspectives. This interdisciplinary series of presentations, workshops, performances, convocations and other activities explores energy from a variety of perspectives, including fossil fuel dependence, developing new sources of energy, personal energy and spiritual energy.