Connecticut Academy of Science & Engineering to Host 36th Annual Meeting and Dinner, May 25, 2011

Evening to Feature Keynote Address on Nuclear Power, Student Awards and CT Medal of Science Presentation

What: 36th Annual Meeting of Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering
Where: Stepping Stones Museum for Children, Norwalk, CT
When: Wednesday, May 25, 2011, 6:00− 9:30 p.m.

Student Award Presentations: Students will display their projects during the 6:00-7:00 p.m. reception and will receive awards during dinner (includes winners of this year’s Connecticut Science Fair, Connecticut Science Challenge, Connecticut Junior Science and Humanities Symposium, and Connecticut Invention Convention).

Gerber Medals: The H. Joseph Gerber Medal of Excellence, established by the Academy and presented in partnership the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, will be awarded to the three top student winners.

New Academy Members: Thirty-five newly elected members of the Academy will be introduced.

Special CASE Awards: CASE will present a distinguished service award to former Academy Executive Director and President Michael J. Werle, PhD, and will award Honorary Membership to Richard C. Cole, President & CEO, Connecticut Academy for Education.

CT Medal of Science: The 2011 Connecticut Medal of Science will be presented to Dr. Steven L. Suib, of the University of Connecticut chemistry department. Frank Ridley, Chairman of the Board of Governors for Higher Education, will present the medal.

Keynote: Academy Member Dr. Regis Matzie, Executive Consultant with Westinghouse Electric Company LLC, will discuss nuclear power.