The Landing School is pleased to present a newly developed Distinguished Speaker Series. The kickoff event on May 27 featured Joseph M. Sussman, Ph.D., who is an MIT Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Engineering Systems.

Dr. Sussman addressed the topic "Contemporary Issues: A Systems Approach and Why You should Care." Dr. Sussman discussed critical contemporary issues linked with complex sociotechnical systems in a general sense then applied these concepts to the programs Landing School students are engaged in, namely Yacht Design and Marine Systems. For a copy of Dr. Sussman's presentation, please click here.

Future Disnguished Speakers seminars will be announced quarterly. If you'd like to offer your expertise or if you'd lke to attend one of these events, please contact us, 207-985-7976.