Kresge Library

The Annual Sigma Xi Initiation and Dinner for 2007
Stanford R. Ovshinsky- "Energy and Information: Problems and Solutions"
The Sigma Xi annual public lecture will be Tuesday, April 3, 2007. The guest speaker will be Stanford R. Ovshinsky, the president and chief scientist and technologist of Energy Conversion Devices, Inc. (ECD Ovonics) in Auburn Hills, Michigan. The title of his talk will be "Energy and Information: Problems and Solutions". He is the winner of Sigma Xi's 2007 Walston Chubb Award for Innovation, to honor and promote creativity in science and engineering. The talk will start at 4 pm in 201 Dodge Hall.*

The Annual Sigma Xi Initiation and Dinner will be held in the evening on Tuesday, April 3, in the Christopher Wren Dinning Room of Meadow Brook Hall. The Banquet will begin at 7:00 pm. You can arrive between 6:00 and 7:00 and gather in the Great Hall (tours of Meadow Brook Hall will be available).*


More information will be posted when available. For questions, contact Brad Roth (; 248 370-4871).

Related Online Articles:

Allen, David. “Electric cars and lead.” Science ( Washington, D.C.) 269 (1995): 741.

Fritzsche, H. “Critical review of amorphous and microcrystalline silicon materials and solar cells: Special issue in honor of Stanford R. Ovshinsky.” Solar energy materials and solar cells 78.1-4 (2003): 1.

PV pioneer -- "A celebration of the career of Stan Ovshinsky." Photovoltaics Bulletin 2003.8 (2003): 5-6.

Books by Stanford R. Ovshinsky available at the Kresge Library:

Ovshinsky, Stanford R. Disordered materials: science and technology: selected papers. Bloomfield Hills, MI: Amorphous Institute Press 1982.

Related Web Sites:

Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

*Information from Sigma Xi annual initiation and dinner website.

Created on3/28/07 by Trista Reno r / Last updated on 3/7/18 by Trista Reno
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