Dr. Chu is a distinguished scientist and co-recipient of the 1997 Nobel Prize in Physics for his contributions to laser cooling and atom trapping. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Philosophical Society, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Academia Sinica. He is a foreign member of the Royal Society, the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and the Korean Academy of Sciences and Technology. He received an A.B. degree in mathematics and a B.S. degree in physics from the University of Rochester, and a Ph.D. in physics from the University of California, Berkeley, as well as 31 honorary degrees. On top of his successful academic career, Dr. Chu also served as the 12th U.S. Secretary of Energy from January 2009 until the end of April 2013.
Engineer from the Louvain School of Engineering
in Belgium, and PhD in applied physics from Stanford University
, Dr. Doumont is now a lead instructor at Principiae
and a world renowned lecturer on data presentation techniques. Some of the topics on which he has given seminars in the past include for example “Making the most of your presentation”, “Structuring your research paper”, and “Conveying messages with graphs”. He will give a public lecture as well as an exclusive talk to the IONS-Okinawa 2017 attendees.