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“Method in His Madness: Nikola Tesla and Disruptive Technologies”

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Synopsis: Many biographers have glamorized Tesla's genius and eccentricities, but, in his groundbreaking Tesla: Inventor of the Electrical Age, Dr. W. Bernard Carlson, University of Virginia, demystifies him by carefully examining what, how and why he invented.
Start Time: Monday, March 24, 2014 4:30 PM
End Time: Monday, March 24, 2014 6:30 PM
Location: Alexander Library
Address: 169 College Avenue
Campus: College Avenue
Room: Teleconference Lecture Hall, 4th Floor
City, State, Country: New Brunswick, NJ US
Fee: Free
Speaker: Dr. W. Bernard Carlson, Chair, Engineering and Society, Professor of Science, Technology and Society at the University of Virginia
Sponsor: The Rutgers Oral History Archives, the Rutgers University Department of History, the IEEE History Center, The Rutgers Center for Historical Analysis and The Thomas Edison Papers Project
Category: Talk, Lecture, Seminar
Web Site: http://oralhistory.rutgers.edu/
Contact Name: Shaun Illingworth
Contact Email: illingwo@history.rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (732) 932-8190
Additional Information: This event is free, open to the public and will include light refreshments.
Target Audience: Current Students,  Researchers,  Visitors,  Commuters,  Donors & Supporters,  Undergraduate Students,  Graduate Students,  Prospective Students,  Faculty,  Staff,  Alumni,  General Public,  Parents & Families