Selected Lectures

(From 2010 onward)

Photo Courtesy: Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

IEEE Lectures

(including conference leadership indicated by*)

  • Plenary Speaker, IEEE Innovation Summit in Health and Technology, Austin, September 2017
  • Speaker, IEEE and American Society of Quality's 2017 Quality Day Conference, Binghamton, May 2017
  • Distinguished Lecturer, University of Utah IEEE Student Branch, Salt Lake City, March 2017
  • Keynote, University of Alaska, Anchorage, IEEE-USA Student Professional Awareness Conference, October 2016
  • Keynote, IEEE Smart Tech Workshop Plenary, Crystal City, October 2016
  • Speaker, North American Power Symposium, Denver, September 2016
  • Founding Chair, Co-Curator, and Host, Future Leaders Forum, New Orleans, July 2016*
  • Speaker, IEEE Rising Stars Conference, Las Vegas, January 2016
  • Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE Students and Young Professionals Congress, Colombo, Sri Lanka, July 2015
  • Co-Chair, Panel on Disruptive Innovation, IEEE-USA Annual Meeting, Wisconsin, 2015* 
  • Speaker, Capitol College Career Day, September 2014
  • Speaker, Drexel University College of Engineering, Philadelphia, April 2014
  • Speaker, Nova Southeastern University and Broward College, Fort Lauderdale, April 2014
  • Co-Chair, Policy Systems for Innovation Track; Member, Technical Program Committee, 2014 IEEE-USA Conference on Technologies for Innovation, Warwick, 2014*
  • Session Speaker, IEEE-USA Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon, July 2013
  • Co-Chair, Quality of Life Track and Sessions; Member, Technical Program Committee; Panel Discussant, IEEE-USA Conference on Technologies for Sustainability, Portland, Oregon, July 2013*
  • Keynote, IEEE-USA and University of North Texas College of Engineering, April 2013
  • Keynote, IEEE Illuminations, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada, January 2013
  • Dinner Keynote, Russ College of Engineering and Technology, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, April 2012
  • Dinner Speaker, College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio, March 2012
  • Planning Committee Member, IEEE-USA STEM Measures Workshop, Washington, DC, 2012*
  • Panelist, George Washington University, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Engineering Night, Washington, DC, November 2011
  • Keynote, IEEE and American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Joint Meeting, Mays Landing-Atlantic City, New Jersey, May 2011
  • Speaker, IEEE-USA Student Professional Awareness Workshop, University of the District of Columbia, Washington, DC, October 2010
  • Speaker, IEEE-USA Annual Meeting R&D Innovation Track, Nashville, Tennessee, March 2010
  • Keynote, IEEE-USA Student Professional Awareness Workshop, Valparaiso University, Indiana, February 2010

Public Lectures

  • Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences and Leonardo, the International Society for the Arts, Sciences, and Technology's DC Arts Science Evening Rendezvouz, Washington, DC, February 2017
  • Linus Pauling Memorial Lecture, Portland, January 2017
  • Royal Society of Arts Public Lecture, London, U.K., April 2016
  • London School of Economics and Political Science, London, U.K., September 2015

Academic, Policy, and Other Lectures

  • Guest Lecture and Discussion, Arizona State University, Washington, DC, June 2017
  • Guest Lecture, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, May 2017
  • Keynote, Institute of Biological Engineering Annual Conference, Salt Lake City, March 2017
  • Evolutionary Studies Program Seminar Series, State University of New York, Binghamton, February 2017
  • Plenary Speaker, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Symposium on Priority Setting in Global Health, Boston, October 2016
  • Guest Lecture, George Mason University, Fairfax, September 2016
  • Session Chair, Forum on Philosophy of Engineering and Technology, Nuremburg, Germany, May 2016
  • National Science Foundation Workshop on Modeling Science, Technology, and Innovation, National Academy of Sciences, May 2016
  • National Science Foundation Workshop on Engineering and Social Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, April 2016
  • Institut Pasteur Vaccinology Course, Paris, France, March 2016
  • Johns Hopkins University Systems Institute Symposium, March 2016
  • Shepherd University, West Virginia, March 2016
  • World Science Forum Plenary, Budapest, Hungary, November 2015
  • SAP Labs India, Bangalore, India, October 2015
  • Florida International University, College of Engineering and Computing, October 2015
  • Social Market Foundation, London, U.K., September 2015
  • Forum on Investing in Young Children Globally, National Academy of Sciences and Ethiopian Academy of Sciences, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, July 2015
  • GlaxoSmithKline Scientific Exchange, Siena, Italy, July 2015
  • Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC, May 2015
  • Distinguished Lecturer, Penn State University Huck Institute of Life Sciences, Biotechnology Seminar Series, State College, Pennsylvania, February 2015
  • U.S. Department of State Innovation Series, Washington, DC, February 2015
  • European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, February 2015
  • GAVI, Geneva, Switzerland, January 2015
  • World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, January 2015
  • European Commission’s Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, Brussels, January 2015
  • Jenner Institute, University of Oxford, U.K., January 2015
  • The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, U.K., January 2015
  • Institut Pasteur, Paris, January 2015
  • Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, January 2015
  • Stanford University School of Medicine, Health Research and Policy, January 2015
  • University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health, October 2014
  • Panelist, American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering Public Policy Institute, September 2014
  • Plenary Speaker, Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics Scientific Exchange, Siena, Italy, July 2014
  • Invited Speaker, Emory University Vaccine Research Center and School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia, June 2014
  • Plenary Panelist, Fourth International Conference and General Assembly of the Global Young Academy, Santiago, Chile 2014
  • Plenary Speaker, World Vaccine Congress, Washington, DC, March 2014
  • Vaccines Europe Governing Board, February 2014
  • Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, February and March 2014
  • Panel Discussant, The Third General Assembly of the Global Young Academy, German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, May 2013
  • Plenary Speaker, 2013 World Vaccine Congress, Washington, DC, April 2013
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, Atlanta, Georgia, June 2012
  • Department of Health and Human Services, National Vaccine Advisory Committee, Washington, DC, June 2012
  • The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, June 2012
  • Panelist, Southeast Bioengineering Career Conference 2011, Herndon, Virginia, October 2011
  • Guest Lecturer, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, October 2011
  • Panelist, Experimental Biology 2011, American Physiological Society, Washington, DC, April 2011