Dartmouth alumni are invited to a reception and conversation with Alexis Abramson as we celebrate her inaugural year as Dean of Thayer School of Engineering.
All Dartmouth alumni, friends, and parents are welcome to attend.
An entrepreneur and leader in sustainable energy technology and advanced energy research, Alexis will share how Dartmouth's liberal arts education provides experiential hands-on projects and research that lead to innovative technology solutions addressing global challenges and improving the human condition.
Kindly register to attend by March 8, 2020.
Club dress code is business attire (gentlemen: jackets and collared shirts required, optional tie).
Alexis Abramson is the 13th dean of Thayer School. Prior to joining Dartmouth, she was the Milton and Tamar Maltz Professor of Energy Innovation at Case Western Reserve University and served as a director of the university’s Great Lakes Energy Institute focused on creating sustainable energy technology solutions. During the Obama administration, Abramson served as chief scientist and manager of the Emerging Technologies Division at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Program. In 2018, she served as technical adviser for Breakthrough Energy Ventures, a $1 billion effort launched by Bill Gates to combat human-driven climate change. Abramson has authored more than 60 peer-reviewed publications.