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A Celebration of the Arts and Sciences

Cambridge, MA
April 14, 2016

Welcome & Call to Order

Jonathan F. Fanton
President, American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Presentation of the Sarton Award

Maggie Dietz
Poet and Editor; Assistant Professor,
University of Massachusetts, Lowell


Acceptance and Reading

Vanesha Pravin
Lecturer, Merritt Writing Program,
University of California, Merced


Presentation of the Rumford Prize

Venkatesh Narayanamurti
Benjamin Peirce Research Professor of Technology and Public Policy, Harvard University

Acceptance and Panel Discussion

Federico Capasso
Robert L. Wallace Professor of Applied Physics,
Vinton Hayes Senior Research Fellow in Electrical Engineering,
Harvard University

Alfred Cho
Adjunct Vice President of Semiconductor Research,
Bell Laboratories, Nokia


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