Image 1: New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) President and CEO Michael K. Thomas delivered the opening remarks for the Advanced Manufacturing Problem Based Learning (AM PBL) Summer Institute during the Sunday night dinner at Boston University’s 10 Buick Street. Fenna Hanes, AM PBL Project Principal Investigator, also gave a welcoming speech to participants.
Image 2: W. Lowell Putnam, Sole Trustee of the Lowell Observatory, addressed the audience as the keynote speaker. Putnam spoke about the process of designing, and manufacturing parts of the $53 million, 4.3 meter Discovery Channel Telescope located in Happy Jack, Arizona.
Image 3: The AM PBL team posed after the opening dinner. Co-PI James DeLaura and Project Assistant Sara Putnam are not pictured.