Fall 2018 CLASP Speaker Series

CLASP is an outreach initiative of University of Houston-Clear Lake created to encourage life-long learning through free monthly presentations that involve and engage community members of all ages in a wide variety of topics. These presentations take place on Thursdays from 5:30 - 7 p.m. and are open to the public. For events at UHCL, free parking is available in the Visitors Lot. Speakers, presentations and locations are subject to change. 

October Speaker: Thomas L. Harman, Ph.D.

Thomas L. Harman, Ph.D., is the chair of the College of Science and Engineering at University of Houston-Clear Lake. He is also the director of the Center for Robotics Software recently formed at UHCL. The center’s purpose is to involve NASA, industry and other universities in robotics education and research. Harman began his full-time career at UHCL in 1979. Before that, he was a staff engineer in the Controls System Department of Lockheed Engineering. He earned his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Rice University. 

Fall 2018 Schedule

Presentation Topic
Oct. 4 Robots in the Doctor's Office Dr. Thomas L. Harman, UHCL Chair of College of Science and Engineering  UHCL Bayou Building, Garden Room
Nov. 1 Exercise and Nutritional Health Institute Grand Opening Dr. William Amonette, Executive Director of Exercise and Nutritional Health Institute Recreation and Wellness Center
Dec. 6 "The Oxford of the Floodplain": The Saga of UHCL in (Mostly) Light Verse Dr. John Gorman, UHCL Professor Emeritus of Literature UHCL Bayou Building, Garden Room

Past Fall 2018 Events

Date Presentation Topic Speaker Location
Sept. 6 The Symbiotic Relationship Between Exercise and Nutrition for Health (view presentation) Dr. William Amonette, Associate Professor of Exercise and Health Sciences UHCL Bayou Building, Garden Room
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