EVENT: The Co-Evolution of Humans and Machines
|February 22, 2013|
|6:30 pm||to||8:00 pm|
The Co-Evolution of Humans and Machines with Dr. Paul Horn
Dr. Paul Horn was named NYU Distinguished Scientist in Residence in September of 2007 and Senior Vice Provost for Research in September 2009. Prior to his NYU position, he was Senior Vice President of the IBM Corporation and Executive Director of Research. Under his leadership, IBM produced an unmatched string of technological breakthroughs, including BlueGene the world’s fastest supercomputer that brought computing leadership back to the United States.
Dr. Horn graduated from Clarkson College of Technology and received his doctoral degree in physics from the University of Rochester in 1973. Prior to joining IBM in 1979, Dr. Horn was a professor of physics in the James Franck Institute and the Physics Department at the University of Chicago. Dr. Horn is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and was a member of the National Academy of Engineering.