Chair holder 2016-2017

Joseph Greene


On Thursday, December 1st, 2016, at 4.30 pm, the Faculty of Sciences, Ghent University, will appoint the 31st Sarton Chair of History of Science to Prof. dr. Joseph Greene ( University of Illinois, USA).

The title of his inaugural lecture is: ‘The History of Ancient Metallurgy Leading to Modern Materials Science'

Location: the ‘Aula’ of the University of Ghent, Volderstraat 9, 9000 Ghent.

The inaugural address is open to all. A reception will be held following the inaugural lecture.
Attendees are advised to register @ .

On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016, at 5 pm, Prof. Greene will present an additional lecture at the Faculty of Sciences, entitled ‘The Historical Evolution of Thin-Film Physical-Vapor Deposition: From the 1600s to Ghent University Today'

Location: Campus De Sterre, leszaal AO, S9, Krijgslaan 281, 9000 Gent.