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WSU Research Vice President for Research Distinguished Lecture

Vice President’s Distinguished Lecture

Hear world-renowned experts whose ideas shape their fields

Check back in the fall to see the 2017-18 lectures.

About the lecture series

The Distinguished Lecture Series invites world-renowned experts to WSU to share ideas and spark conversations around research that addresses society’s biggest challenges. Invited lecturers are leaders in their fields and have ties to WSU’s Grand Challenge research priorities: sustaining health, sustainable resources, opportunity and equity, and national security.

Past lectures


Dr. Malin Young, Ph.D., PNNL and WSU: Working together to address our nations grand challenges


Anne Harrington, U.S. Nuclear Non-Proliferation Program, It’s Challenges, and the Role of a Research University

Anne Harrington and Vice President for Research Chris Keane during their tour of the Nuclear Radiation Center from director Don Wall.


Dr. Dimitri Kusnezov, Supercomputing and Biomedical Research

Dr. Kusnezov and WSU Vice President for Research Chris Keane at the Allen Institute in Seattle, WA.

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