TAMIU Holds 4th Annual Vergara Benavides Z. Academic Confab
Posted: 4/19/12

TAMIU Holds Fourth Annual LBV and Guillermo
Benavides Z. Academic Confab April 19-20

haibo wang
Dr. Haibo Wang, Conference speaker

Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) undergraduate and graduate students will present their research—scholarly and creative activity—at the Fourth Annual Lamar Bruni Vergara and Guillermo Benavides Z. Academic Conference Thursday, April 19 – Friday, April 20.

The Conference is graciously supported by the Lamar Bruni Vergara Trust and Guillermo Benavides Z.

It provides an opportunity for recognition of the excellent research and scholarship of TAMIU undergraduate and graduate students, with cash prizes for best presentations in their disciplines.

The closing ceremony will be provided by Dr. Haibo Wang, associate professor ofdecision science, TAMIU A. R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business Division of International Business and Technology Studies, and 2011 University Scholar of the Year recipient.

Dr. Wang will present “Internet and Social Networks for Scientists.” The presentation will discuss the impact of the Internet on scientific research and how social networks for scientists make academia more efficient and interdisciplinary.

Wang received a Ph.D. in production operations management in 2004 from the University of Mississippi.

For additional information on the Conference or participating in the 2012 offering, please contact the sponsoring Office of Graduate Studies and Research at 326.3020, visit the Conference website at http://www.tamiu.edu/gradschool/lbvconference/ or e-mail GraduateSchool@tamiu.edu

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