A Century of Materials Science and Engineering at Stanford

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In this talk, Professor Nix discusses the ever-changing needs ofindustry and society, scientific developments, as well as the evolvingnature of the University itself and the interests of the Department’sfaculty and students. He draws on the history of the department andtells the stories of the particular individuals who were active in it.His talk is a compelling account of one of Stanford’s most distinguisheddepartments.


Type of resource moving image
Extent 1 video file
Place Stanford (Calif.)
Date created February 18, 2020
Language English
Digital origin born digital


Sponsor Stanford Historical Society
Speaker Nix, William


Subject Stanford University
Genre Lectures

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Location https://purl.stanford.edu/qs569hs2231
Location SC0683
Repository Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives

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The materials are open for research use and may be used freely for non-commercial purposes with an attribution. For commercial permission requests, please contact the Stanford University Archives (universityarchives@stanford.edu).
Copyright © The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University. All rights reserved.


Stanford Historical Society program recordings, 1997-2022

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