The University of Rochester
The Department of Physics & Astronomy
Bausch and Lomb Hall

April 10 – 12, 2007

Professor Charles B. Duke

Department of Physics & Astronomy
University of Rochester

“Creating Economic Value
from Research Knowledge”

Prof. Duke is an industrial physicist with a long-term association with Xerox Research Laboratories in Webster, NY. Following his retirement as Vice President and Senior Research Fellow in the Xerox Innovation Group, he joined the University as Professor (Research) of Physics. Prof. Duke was elected to the National Academy of Engineering (1993) and to the National Academy of Sciences (2001). He is a Fellow of the American Vacuum Society, the American Physical Society, and the IEEE. He received the Welch Award in Vacuum Science and Technology (1977) and the Pake Prize of the American Physical Society (2006). In 1981 he was named one of the ISI 1000 internationally most cited scientists. He has written over 370 papers in the areas of surface science, materials research, semiconductors, and electronic structure of molecular solids.

Tuesday, April 10
Lecture 3:45 B&L 106, Tea 3:30 B&L 271
The Global Economy of the 21st Century: Nature and Consequences

Wednesday, April 11
Lecture 3:45 B&L 106, Tea 3:15 B&L Lobby
Value Creation: The Value Delivery Process

Thursday, April 12
Lecture 3:45 B&L 106, Tea 3:30 B&L 271
The Future of Industrial Physics and Physicists