Public Outreach at Alabama A & M State University

Katherine Stevenson-Chavis, Chief of the Astrophysics Branch at MSFC, attended the  Alabama A & M State University's (HBCU) distinguished 23rd Putcha Venkateswarlu Annual Memorial Lecture on Friday, September 15, 2023. Venkateswarly was a physics professor who supervised over 50 PhD and 100 M.S students and had the honor of being called the “Father of Experimental Optics Research.” The guest lecturer was the 2019 Nobel Laureate, M. Stanley Whittingham. The Topic was entitled, “50 Years Old: What are the Ultimate Limits of Lithium Batteries and How can they lead to a cleaner Fossil-Fuel Fee Society.” At the luncheon, Chavis spoke with the Physics Department Chair, Padmaja (Paddy) Guggilla, other faculty members, and administrators about current projects and research at MSFC within the ST12 branch.

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