AAAS Invited Speaker, "From the Cutting Edge..."

Lene Vestergaard Hau was an invited speaker at a new lecture series entitled "From the Cutting Edge: Emerging Trends in 5 Disciplines" at the headquarters of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Washington, D.C. on May 11, 2011. Her lecture was entitled "Physics: Condensed Matter Physics and Extreme Optics". The other speakers were Richard Potts (Director, Human Origins Program and Curator, Department of Anthropology, Smithsonian), Alan Boss (Staff Member, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Department of Terrestrial Magnetism), Vint Cerf (Chief Internet Evangelist, Google), and James Tour (Professor of Chemistry, Rice University).


Lene Vestergaard Hau lecturing at AAAS Lecture Series.   The five speakers + AAAS CEO Dr. Alan Leshner.

At the reception after the lectures.                                  At the reception after the lectures.