For seven times between 1405 and 1433 A.D. CHinese Ming Emperor sent a fleet of 300 ships and 28000 personnel through the South China Sea and Indian Ocean all the way to East Africa, perhaps beyond, led by the Admiral Zheng He. The motivation, organization, technology, management, and imllication of these endeavors will be described and discussed.
Dr. Lih, an educator, researcher, administrator and a charter member of the U.S. Senior Executive Service, worked for the National Science Foundation for 38 years before retiring in 2012. He received many awards including Fellow of the AIChE and the Presidential Rank SES Meritorious Award.
Location: Dolley Madison Library 703-356-0770
1244 Oak Ridge Ave, McLean, VA 22101
Meeting Room 2: 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Saturday, April 7, 2018
Contact: Dr. Ken P. Chong, email@example.com