Updated: Apr 2
The opening Lecture posits two questions:
A pandemic similar to COVID-19 was predicted by the World Health Organization in 2015. Imagine if you were an executive at a company in one impacted industries (Boeing, Hilton, Disney, etc.) what would you do?
COVID-19 is the 6th pandemic of the century, fifth of the past decade, and we should expect more. The students graduate-level engineers in my class may have 50-year career-spans, and will need to find innovative ways to address these problems.