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Jack Kaye

Affiliation: NASA HQ
Event Date: Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Location: Building 33, Room H114
Time: 12:00 PM

Maniac Talk: An Unlikely, but Rewarding Journey—From Quantum Chemistry to Earth Science Research Program Leadership
In this MANIAC lecture, I will review how I ended up transitioning from being a theoretical physical chemist interested in quantum mechanics into an executive overseeing a large and interdisciplinary portfolio of Earth Science research. I will take stock of my 30+ years at NASA, noting the people, opportunities, and choices that helped me get to where I am today and accomplish what I have. I will share what lessons I have learned, and offer some thoughts about my future, the future of the community(ies) impacted by my efforts, and potentially useful thoughts for audience consideration.

Posted or updated: Tuesday, July 8, 2014

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