Secretary Steven Chu's Remarks at Commencement 2011


Keynote speaker Secretary Steven Chu focused on Prof. Donald Othmer, world-renowned chemist who spearheaded NYU-Poly's Dept. of Chemical Engineering.



President Jerry Hultin encouraged graduates to give back throughout their career to teach ready and able young minds to use science and technology to change the world.



Valedictorian Sean Mahase said "as alumni we are an unbreakable chain of scientists, engineers, designers, managers, inventors, entrepreneurs and humanitarians."

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