LSU President Joins International Scientific Committee04/04/2017
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.
Université Grenoble Alpes
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