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Release: April 11, 2000

UI College of Engineering offers April 20 distinguished faculty lecture

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa College of Engineering will host a lecture, "Design of Structures in Materials," by Dr. Rohit K. Trivedi, Anson Marston Distinguished Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Iowa State University at 4:30 p.m. Thursday,
April 20 in Room 100 of Phillips Hall.

Free and open to the public, the talk is a part of the Iowa Distinguished Faculty in Engineering Lecture Series between the UI and the ISU Colleges of Engineering.

Trivedi, who is also a senior scientist at the Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory, conducts research in the fields of solidification, solid-solid phase transformation, and surface properties. The recipient of the 1999 David R. Boylan Eminent Faculty Award for Research, Trivedi is a Fellow of American Society for Metals, International (ASM), the editor of two volumes on solidification processing, and the author of a textbook, "Materials in Art and Technology." Trivedi earned his master's degree and doctorate from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pa. and currently teaches a wide range of courses from the freshman level through the advanced graduate level.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the College of Engineering at 335-5764.