Popovic, McKnight, Seals named Distinguished Research Lecturers

By Staff

Zoya Popovic of the Department of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering; Diane McKnight of the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research; and Douglas Seals of the Department of Integrative Physiology – all at CU-Boulder – have been designated as 2015 Distinguished Research Lecturers.

The selection committee members – nine previous Distinguished Research Lecturers and two senior campus administrators holding faculty appointments – were unanimous in their decision to award three 2015 Distinguished Research Lectureships this year.

The Distinguished Research Lectureship is among the highest honors bestowed by the faculty on a fellow faculty member at CU-Boulder.

Upcoming lectures for the three are: Popovic, “The Wireless World: 50 cell phones sold per second!” Sept. 16, 4 p.m., UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom; Diane McKnight, “The McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica: Ecosystems waiting for water,” Oct. 29, 4 p.m., UMC Room 235; and Douglas Seals, “Can We Achieve Optimal Longevity?  From Cells to the Community: The New Translational Physiology of Healthy Aging,” March 17, 2016, 4 p.m., UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom.