Former senior writer and foreign correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, G. Bruce Knecht speaks about his newest book, Grand Ambition. Previous books he has written; The Proving Ground: The Inside Story of the 1998 Sydney to Hobart Race (a gripping account of that race) and Hooked: Pirates, Poaching and the Perfect Fish, he has also written for The Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times Magazine, and Conde Nast Traveler. An avid sailor, Knecht raced across the Atlantic in 2005 on the yacht that broke the 100-year-old transatlantic race record. He is a graduate of Colgate University and Harvard Business School and was a Reuters Fellow at Oxford University. He has homes in New York City and on Long Island, and is a member of the Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club and the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club.
In this installment of the Alfred M. Zeien Lecture Series at Webb Institute, Dr. Stephen M. Payne (Principal Consultant at PFJ Maritime Consulting, Ltd Trustee at Webb Institute) speaks about the design and construction of Cunard Line Queen Mary 2. Date of lecture: October 27, 2011 at 7:30 PM
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Mike Petters, President and CEO of Huntington Ingalls Industries speaks to the Webb student body as part of the Alfred M. Zeien Lecture Series. This lecture took place March 31, 2015 in the Henry Auditorium on the campus of Webb Institute.
Dr. George W. Hart delivers Zeien Lecture entitled, "Finding Beauty in Mathematics" on March 30, 2017 at Webb Institute. Dr. Hart is a Interdepartmental Research Professor at the Stony Brook University and Co-founder of North America’s only Museum of Mathematics, MoMath, in NYC.