Hoang Nam, PhD Announced as Academy Fellow

Hoang Nam, PhD, Associate Dean of the Faculty of Civil Engineering of Hochiminh City University of Technology, was announced as an Academy Fellow in February of 2008. Hoang Nam from Hochiminh City University of Technology, which is part of Vietnam National University, will be visiting as a Fellow at the McDonnell Academy for the month […]

Professor of Chemical Engineering from IIT Bombay Visits WashU

A.K. Suresh, PhD was a visiting professor at Washington University in St. Louis for the spring 2008 semester. A.K. Suresh is Professor of Chemical Engineering at IIT Bombay. His expertise is in reaction engineering, multiphase and interfacial systems and nanotechnology. He earned his PhD degree from Monash University in Australia. He was the past head […]

Sam Pitroda Visits WashU

Mr. Sam Pitroda, the Chairman of the Knowledge Commission of India, visited Washington University on September 11, 2007 as the inaugural speaker in the McDonnell Academy’s Distinguished Visiting Lecturer Series. Mr. Pitroda had meetings with scholars  and ambassadors of the academy and Chancellor Mark Wrighton, and he visited departments and laboratories on the Danforth Campus as well as […]

WashU Invests $55 Million in Renewable Energy Research

Washington University in St. Louis is creating a new International Center for Advanced Renewable Energy and Sustainability (I-CARES) to encourage and coordinate university-wide and external collaborative research in the areas of renewable energy and sustainability including biofuels, CO2 mitigation and coal-related issues. The university will invest more than $55 million in the initiative. Read the […]

I-CARES Collaborates with McDonnell Academy

Newly established International Center for Advanced Renewable Energy and Sustainability (I-CARES) announces a collaboration with the McDonnell International Scholars Academy in June of 2007. I-CARES will encourage international collaborative research on energy and environmental issues by working closely with a global partnership of leading universities forged recently by the university’s McDonnell International Scholars Academy. Read the full story in […]

WashU Magazine Features the Academy

WashU Magazine featured the McDonnell International Scholars Academy in the article “Educating Future World Leaders” in June of 2007.

McDonnell Scholar Kato Takes on Medicine and Law

Scholar Ryotaro Kato completed a three-year residency in internal medicine at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in 2004 and will receive a doctor of law degree at the May 18, 2007 commencement ceremony. Read the full story in the WashU Newsroom.

International Call to Action for Global Energy

Presidents from top Asian and Middle Eastern universities join Washington University in St. Louis in asking for cooperation in solving energy and environmental concerns. An international call to action says that universities must tackle global energy and environmental woes. Read the full story in the WashU Newsroom.

Presidents of Premier International Universities Meet at WashU

For the first time in the United States, the presidents of 12 premier universities from Asia and the Middle East will gather at Washington University in St. Louis May 4-7, 2007 to discuss ways their institutions are addressing global energy and environmental concerns. Read the full story in the WashU Newsroom.

Scholars See American Politics Up Close

To better understand American politics, culture, history and government, a group of 18 recent graduates from Asia’s top research universities are visiting Washington, D.C., March 22-25, as part of their graduate education at Washington University in St. Louis. Read the full story in the WashU Newsroom.