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Nikola Tesla: The Rise and Fall of a Technological Hero

November 13, 2019 @ 4:00 pm


November 13, 2019
4:00 pm


Room 1001, the Bridge, Hardiman Research Building


Roisin Healy

By Prof. Bernie Carlson (University of Virginia)

As part of  NUI Galway History Research Seminar  Series Semester 1, 2019-20.

The final session of the History Research Seminar this semester, next Wednesday, 13 November, features Prof. Bernie Carlson from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. Carlson is a historian of technology based in the Faculty of Engineering, where he uses the careers of inventors and entrepreneurs to educate future engineers. He is the author of three monographs, including one on Nikola Tesla, which has been published in nine languages. He will be drawing on this biography for his paper entitled: “Nikola Tesla: The Rise and Fall of a Technological Hero”.

Please note that the seminar meets in The Bridge, Room 1001, First Floor, Hardiman Research Building. We will return to our usual venue of G010 after Christmas.