Jeff Clarke
Jeff Clarke

Dell official speaks during UTSA Engineering Week

(Feb. 21, 2005)--Jeff Clarke, Dell Product Group senior vice president and UTSA alumnus, will address engineering students as UTSA celebrates National Engineering Week 2005. Other activities include laboratory tours, student project displays and guest lectures.

Clarke will speak on his career experiences at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 22 in Engineering Building Room 2.04.06 at the UTSA 1604 Campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.

At Dell, Clarke is responsible for the worldwide development, marketing, quality and delivery of more than $50 billion in computer products.

In 2003, Clarke and his wife Loretta, also a UTSA alumna, donated $500,000 to UTSA to establish two professorships in the College of Engineering and the College of Education and Human Development. The donation, the largest from UTSA alumni, endows the Robert E. Clarke Jr. Distinguished Professorship in Electrical Engineering and the Loretta J. Lowak Clarke Distinguished Professorship in Health and Kinesiology.

--Kris Rodriguez


UTSA Celebrates National Engineering Week 2005

Tuesday, Feb.22

2-5 p.m. and 7-8 p.m. -- Tour of Laboratories (Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering)
2-8 p.m. -- Exhibition of Student Organization Projects
5:30 p.m. -- "My Engineering Experience," Jeff Clarke, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Dell Product Group (Engineering Building Room 2.04.06)

Thursday, Feb. 24

3 p.m. -- "Why ET Might Write Not Radiate," Christopher Rose, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (Biosciences Building Loeffler Room 3.03.02)
5 p.m. -- "Engineering Project Management," Jason Scheppers, Professional Engineer (Biosciences Building Loeffler Room 3.03.02)
7 p.m. -- "Current Challenges to Engineers and the Engineering Profession," American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Industry Forum. Panelists: John Woodward, Barker Engineering and Risk Consultants; Paul Barham, City Public Service; Amos Holt, Southwest Research Institute (Engineering Building Room 2.04.06)

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