Farouk El-Baz to speak at Missouri S&T Commencement
Farouk El-Baz, founding Director of the Center for Remote Sensing, will offer the commencement keynote at the Missouri University of Science and Technology on May 12. Dr. El-Baz is a geologist who played a leading role during NASA’s Apollo space program in the 1960s earned master of science and PhD degrees in geology and geophysics from Missouri S&T. He retires this year after three decades with BU.
During the ceremony El-Baz will receive the Chancellor Medal, given to individuals who have contributed significantly to the university’s well-being, growth and development.