McGee Lecture

Due to the travel restrictions related to the global spread of COVID-19, the 2020 McGee Lecture on April 6, 2020, will be held remotely via Zoom (see link below). Please note the date of the lecture has not changed. Thank you for your understanding and continued participation.

Time: 5 p.m.

Zoom Meeting: https://vcu.zoom.us/j/3912107263

The 2020 Henry A. McGee Lecture featurers speaker Monty Alger, Ph.D., professor in chemical engineering at Penn State.

Topic: Moving from Linear to Exponential Innovation


Monty Alger, Ph.D.

Monty Alger, Ph.D.,is a professor of chemical engineering at the Pennsylvania State University and president of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. His more than 30 years of experience in the chemicals and energy industries include positions at Research Myriant, LLC, and Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. He also spent 23 years at General Electric. A member of the National Academy of Engineering, Alger also serves on the Shenhua National Institute of Clean and Low Carbon Energy Technical Advisory Board and is a trustee of the United Engineering Foundation. He holds S.B. and S.M. degrees from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, all in chemical engineering.