Chemical Heritage Foundation – Instrumentation Innovation: A Personal History of Instruments and Innovation
DATE: Monday, March 18, 2013
PRESIDER: Rosie Cook, Chemical Heritage Foundation
OVERVIEW: Breakthroughs do not occur in a vacuum—they are the products of hard work, ingenuity, inspiration, and dedication. Often, quietly lost in the shadow of great achievements are the tools that make those possible. Speakers will share the histories behind some of instrumentation’s most intriguing inventions, using the personal stories of the people who created them to shed light on the culture of innovation and the world of instrumentation.
Engineering Realities: Ometric, the University of South Carolina and the Birth of a New Measurement Technology
Instruments, Automation, Bits, and Palm Trees: Instrumentation Firms and the Early Computer Industry
More Than Black Boxes – Using Instruments To Tell The Personal Side Of Chemistry