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A. Brent Strong to give Karl G. Maeser Distinguished Faculty Lecture Oct. 28

A. Brent Strong, professor of manufacturing engineering technology at Brigham Young University, will present BYU's highest faculty honor, the Karl G. Maeser Distinguished Faculty Lecture, at a campus forum Tuesday, Oct. 28, at 11:05 a.m. in the Marriott Center.

The forum will be broadcast live on KBYU (Channel 11), KBYU-FM (89.1), the BYU-Television and BYU-Radio satellite networks and on byubroadcasting.org.

It will be rebroadcast Sunday, Nov. 2, on KBYU (Channel 11) at 6 a.m., on BYU-Television at 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., on KBYU-FM (89.1) at 8 p.m. and on BYU-Radio at 6 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Strong is a fellow and former international president of the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering. He was named a BYU Alcuin Fellow in 2001 for his contributions to general education at BYU. In 1999, he was named the Lorin Farr Professor of Entrepreneurial Technology to incorporate entrepreneurial training into the BYU engineering curriculum.

He is also the founding director of the Manufacturing Leadership Forum at BYU and the former director of the Advanced Composite Manufacturing and Engineering Center and the Rapid Product Realization Center at BYU.

He is the inventor or co-inventor on seven patents and is the author of six books and more than 50 peer-reviewed articles about research on composite and plastic materials, methods of improving the productivity of entrepreneurs, and the nature of creativity.

Writer: Thomas Grover

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