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Sharper Focus/Wider Lens: All About Auto

March 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT

The Honors College’s 28th installment of Sharper Focus/Wider Lens will feature the topic, “All About Auto.” This event is free and open to the public and will be located at the MSU Union Ballroom (2nd floor).

It features a trans-disciplinary discussion among MSU faculty that will explore areas such as race car driver safety and physiology, innovation and research behind autonomous vehicles, the biomechanics behind the design of automobiles, the history of the auto industry in cities such as Flint, Grand Rapids and Detroit, and the social, political, and economic implications of autonomous cars from an urban design perspective. Audience Q&A will follow.

Speakers include:

Tamara Reid Bush, Ph.D., College of Engineering
David Ferguson, Ph.D., Department of Kinesiology
Lisa Fine, Ph.D., Department of History
Hayder Radha, Ph.D., College of Engineering
Mark Wilson, Ph.D., School of Planning, Design, and Construction

The panel will be moderated by Cynthia Jackson-Elmoore, Ph.D., Honors College.

Unable to attend in person? Watch the MSU Alumni Association’s Livestream at https://livestream.com/msualumni

Venue

MSU Union
49 Abbot Road
East Lansing, MI 48824 United States
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