April 17, 2021

Distinguished University Professors

  1. January 26, 2015

    Distinguished University Professor lecture involves walking robots

    Elmer G. Gilbert Distinguished University Professor of Engineering Jessy Grizzle will discuss how his lab hopes to develop bipedal robots that can impersonate, and even improve upon, the human gait.

  2. January 19, 2015

    Lecture dates set for five Distinguished University Professors

    Five faculty members who have received one of the university’s top honors will offer Distinguished University Professor lectures beginning Feb. 4.

  3. July 17, 2014

    Regents name eight Distinguished University Professors

    Eight faculty members have been named Distinguished University Professors, one of the university’s top honors. They are: Tamas Gombosi, Jessy Grizzle, Robert Kennedy, Donald Kinder, Harry Mobley, Susan Murphy, Peter Railton and Peter Sparling.

  4. April 1, 2014

    Fierke to discuss cellular functions of post-translational modification of proteins

    Carol Fierke will discuss protein modifications in her Distinguished University Professor lecture, “Cellular Functions of Post-translational Modifications of Proteins.”

  5. March 24, 2014

    Lecture to discuss development of transhiatal esophagectomy

    Dr. Mark B. Orringer will discuss his alternative approach to the removal of the esophagus when he delivers his Distinguished University Professor lecture April 1.

  6. February 24, 2014

    Larson to discuss shapeable materials in technology, biology

    Ronald Larson will offer a Distinguished University Professor lecture covering his wide-ranging expertise in the area of complex fluids on March 10.

  7. February 4, 2014

    Lecture to focus on design science for a designed world

    Panos Papalambros will deliver his Distinguished University Professor lecture, “Design Science: A Weltanschauung,” at 4 p.m. Feb. 12 in the Rackham Amphitheatre.

  8. January 27, 2014

    Lecture to explore moral consciousness in abolition of slavery

    Elizabeth S. Anderson will deliver her Distinguished University Professorship lecture Thursday. The title is “The Political Economy of Moral Progress: Emancipation and Experiments in Free Labor.”

  9. January 20, 2014

    Lecture dates set for five Distinguished University Professors

    Five faculty members who have received one of the university’s top honors will offer Distinguished University Professor lectures beginning Jan. 30.