Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month – May 2008

The Science & Engineering Library celebrates Asian and Pacific Islander cultures and achievements this month with an exhibit featuring prominent scientists, inventions, and achievements of Asian and Pacific Island origins. Come read about the technology of gunpowder, silk, ceramics, the outrigger canoe, Korean metallurgy, and other inventions. Read about prominent Asian-American Nobel Prize winners Yuan T. Lee (Chemistry), Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar (Physics), Tsung-Dao Lee (Physics), Steven Chu (Physics), H. Gobind Khorana (Medicine), and Samuel C.C. Ting (Physics). And find out about the many achievements of UCSD’s own Y.C. Bert Fung, founder of the Department of Bioengineering and recipient of numerous awards. Through the end of Spring quarter.

Categories: Exhibits