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    The Imperial community, alumni and friends are invited to join Professor Mary Ryan in conversation with Harvard President Lawrence Bacow on Monday 14 March.  

    Join us for a discussion on issues shaping the future of universities and how Imperial and Harvard are approaching such challenges as reaching net zero, adapting to opportunities of a post-Covid world, achieving wider participation and increased diversity in higher education, and maintaining our internationalism in an ever-changing global landscape. 

    This will be a hybrid event with a limited number of in-person tickets available on a first come, first served basis. Please register here.


    President Lawrence S. Bacow
    President of Harvard University

    Lawrence S. Bacow is an American lawyer, economist, author and university administrator, and the current and 29th president of Harvard University. He took office on July 1 2018.

    Bacow was the Hauser Leader-in-Residence at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government’s Center for Public Leadership and served as a member of the Harvard Corporation, the university’s principal governing board. One of the most widely experienced leaders in American higher education, known for his commitment to expanding student opportunity, catalyzing academic innovation, and encouraging universities’ civic engagement and service to society, Bacow is the former President of Tufts University and past Chancellor and Chair of the Faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 


    Professor Mary Ryan
    Interim Vice-Provost (Research and Enterprise)

    Professor Mary Ryan







    Mary Ryan is Professor of Materials Science and Nanotechnology, and Vice-Dean for Research in the Faculty of Engineering at Imperial College London. She is currently the Interim Vice-Provost for Research and Enterprise.


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