Osaka Prefecture University

Special Guest Professor Program 2015:Prof. Robert Latorre (Professor Emeritus at the University of New Orleans, U.S.A.)

LastUpDate: August 31, 2015

Osaka Prefecture University invites many leading researchers and educators as Guest Professors throughout the year. Each invited professor spends approximately one month at OPU to conduct special lectures, seminars, and individual discussions with faculty and students. The Guest Professor Program aims to stimulate students’ intellectual growth, to provide firsthand access to the finest world-class research, and to build tighter relations between OPU and leading universities around the world.

Our third guest in 2015 is Prof. Robert Latorre from School of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, University of New Orleans, U.S.A.
Prof. Latorre is one of the great pioneers in the field of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering and he had served as the chairman of the school of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering of the University of New Orleans for six years.

During his stay from June 29 to July 27, 2015, he gave several lectures for the students of the Graduate School of Engineering, as well as for the undergraduate students, together with many opportunities of discussion with them. During a lecture, he showed students how to make an effective presentation using Power Point.


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