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Lunchtime Lecture: From Gere’s Lock to the Gear Factory

September 13, 2018 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Gere's Lock on the Erie Canal near Syracuse, New York.

Edward A. Bogucz, executive director of the Syracuse Center of Excellence and associate professor at Syracuse University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science, presents the Erie Canal Museum’s third lunchtime lecture of 2018 on Thursday, September 13 at 12 p.m. His talk, titled From Gere’s Lock to the Gear Factory, offers insight into the Canal’s role in Central New York with a brief history of energy and environmental innovators along the Erie Canal in Syracuse. The lunchtime event is scheduled to take place in the second-floor gallery of the Museum, located at 318 Erie Boulevard East, downtown Syracuse. Admission is $5 for the general public and free for Erie Canal Museum members. You can purchase tickets here.

Dr. Bogucz has served since 2003 as executive director of the SyracuseCoE, New York State’s Center of Excellence in Environmental and Energy Systems. The CoE is an industry-university collaborative organization that accelerates the creation of pioneering technologies and integrated systems in clean and renewable energy, indoor environmental quality, and water resources. For eight years prior to joining the Syracuse CoE, Dr. Bogucz was Syracuse University’s Dean of Engineering and Computer Science. He continues to serve there as a faculty member in mechanical and aerospace engineering.

The lecture includes time for questions, and free parking is available in Museum-designated spots in the lot across the street under routes 81 and 690. Email if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing you at this fascinating presentation!


September 13, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Erie Canal Museum
318 Erie Boulevard East
Syracuse, NY 13202 United States
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