LSU President Joins International Scientific Committee

04/04/2017
LSU Pres. Alexander meets with University of Grenoble Alps delegation

LSU President F. King Alexander met with a delegation from the Université Grenoble Alpes to increase collaborations in research and education. Alexander has joined the university in France's International Scientific Committee.Photo Credit: Eddy Perez, LSU

BATON ROUGE – LSU President F. King Alexander is among 11 university leaders to serve on an international scientific committee. The committee includes leaders from universities in Israel, Italy, Great Britain, Switzerland, Canada, Iceland and the U.S., who provide guidance for IDEX Université Grenoble Alpes in France.

Last year, LSU and the Université Grenoble Alpes entered a strategic agreement to deepen collaborations that will help develop a globally competitive workforce. Both institutions have similar research strengths including in the fields of health, computation, communication, physics, engineering and STEM literacy. Louisiana’s unique cultural ties to France as the most francophone state in the U.S. also draws connections.

“LSU is a global leader in research and higher education. Serving among our peer institutions from around the world is an honor and opportunity to be part of the international dialogue,” said LSU President F. King Alexander.

LSU, the California Institute of Technology and the University of Michigan represent American universities on the International Scientific Committee for IDEX Université Grenoble Alpes. The committee will meet in Grenoble on May 9.

 

Additional Links:
Université Grenoble Alpes
http://www.univ-grenoble-alpes.fr/en/main-missions/international/international-2060.kjsp

 

 

 

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