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Speaker(s): Guru Madhavan
Chair: Rosehanna Chowdhury
Recorded on 9 September 2015
Guru Madhavan will discuss the essentials of the engineering mind-set—based on narratives from his book Think Like an Engineer—and explore how the application of concepts including optimization, reliability, and efficiency could help inform and enhance approaches in economics and public policy.
Guru Madhavan (@BioengineerGM) is a biomedical engineer and senior policy adviser. He conducts research at the National Academy of Sciences and has been named a distinguished young scientist by the World Economic Forum.
Rosehanna Chowdhury is Head of Programme and Planning at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Chair of the LSE Civil Service, Government and Public Policy Alumni Group.