50th Anniversary Celebration for Professor David P. Pope

David PopeThe Department of Materials Science and Engineering is honored to celebrate Dave Pope�s 50 years of research, teaching and service to the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Pope first came to Penn in 1968 as an Assistant Professor in Materials Science and Engineering and rose to full Professor in 1982. Dave served as Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education in the School of Engineering and Applied Science from 1984-1988 and again from 1994-1997. He served as Chair of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics from 1988-1992, as well as Chair of Materials Science and Engineering from 1992-1994. He was a University Ombudsman from 2003-2006. Dr. Pope currently serves as Undergraduate Chair in Materials Science and Engineering.

Please join us on May 4, 2018 as we commend Dr. Pope on his excellent career touching the lives of countless students, faculty and staff.

Date: May 4, 2018
Location: Singh Center for Nanotechnology
3205 Walnut St. Philadelphia PA 19104
Symposium: 1:30pm
Reception: 4:00pm

Program and speakers to be announced.

RSVP here

For those traveling for this event, a block of rooms has been reserved at the Sheraton University City Hotel (3549 Chestnut St., Philadelphia PA 19104) at a discounted rate. Please call 1-888-627-7071 and mention 50th Anniversary” in order to secure a room.

Share your stories for a Memory Book

We are planning to create a hardcover, bound memory book for Dr. Pope and need your input. Please send a memory, story, thank you, or photos (200 words or less) directly to Abby Behrends by March 14 to ensure inclusion in this special keepsake.

Call for Speakers!

If you are interested in sharing a personal remembrance or technical presentation at the symposium, please contact Abby Behrends.