Join alumni and friends for an afternoon at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, where curiosity
inspires and excites minds of all ages through scientific discovery and the presentation and
preservation of the world's unique treasures.
Prior to visiting the museum's exhibits, join us for a reception hosted by WPI Trustee Steve Halstedt '68.
Our reception will feature a presentation by Selcuk Guceri, Bernard M. Gordon Dean of Engineering.
Sunday, September 23, 2012
Doors open for reception at 1:00 p.m.
Museum visits commence at 3:00 p.m.
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
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Registration includes complimentary appetizers and non-alcoholic beverages
during the reception, as well as museum general admission.
About Selcuk Guceri, Bernard M. Gordon Dean of Engineering
Selcuk Guceri joined WPI in 2010 from Drexel University, where he served for 10 years as dean of engineering. Under his leadership, Drexel engineering nearly tripled its research funding, significantly increased the number of women faculty and students and the degree of student diversity, and fostered more than a dozen technology based start-up companies. An accomplished scholar, he has authored or co-authored over 100 publications in the fields of engineering education, manufacturing, rapid prototyping, and bio-fabrication. He earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering at Middle East Technical University in Ankara and completed a PhD in mechanical and aerospace engineering as a NATO fellow at North Carolina State University.