Reframing Crisis as an Opportunity
Join Professor Matthew Wright in discussing how times of crisis provide unique opportunities to make net positive changes.
COVID-19 is terrible and has had a powerfully negative effect on our community. However, times of crisis provide unique opportunities to make net positive changes. I will discuss my thought process as the chair of the physics department, a faculty member leading an NSF funded research team (whose work is more or less impossible now), and an advocate for my students and their careers.
About the Speaker
Matthew Wright is an associate professor and chair of the physics department at Adelphi University. He specializes in using pulsed, controlled, frequency-chirped lasers to control ultracold atomic collisions. His team is currently being supported by the National Science Foundation (Grant # 1803837). Professor Wright continues to strive to create a caring, open, engaging, intense, active environment to learn that extends well beyond the classroom!
This event is part of the Experience Adelphi series. This series of half-hour sessions exemplify Adelphi’s commitment to lifelong learning and feature topics and speakers unique to the University. View our full listing of Experience Adelphi offerings and join us when you can!