SLAC Colloquium Series

SLAC Colloquium Series


Colloquium Detail

Developing Creativity and Innovation in Engineering and Science

Date: 12/3/2007

Professor Martin Perl

reativity is sought everywhere: in the arts, entertainment, business, mathematics, engineering, medicine, the social sciences, and the physical sciences. Common elements of creativity are originality and imagination. Creativity is intertwined with the freedom to design, to invent and to dream. In engineering and science,, however, creativity is useful only if it fits into the realities of the physical world.This talk will discuss: -Creativity and Innovation in Engineering and Science -Necessary Conditions for Creativity -How to Develop a Good Idea -Colleagues -The Art of Obsession -The Technology You Use -Future Technology

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