Mathematician has been a member of the faculty since 1980 and department head since 2004.
Make an entry in your personal logs: actor and activist George Takei, best known as Mr. Sulu on Star Trek, will be artist-in-residence at MIT October 20-23. As one of the first Asian-American actors to gain widespread exposure in television and film, Mr. Takei will discuss his experiences in a program titled "Beyond Star Trek: An Evening with George Takei" on Monday, Oct. 21 at 8pm in Kresge Auditorium. He will also join a panel of MIT students and faculty discussing "Racism in the Arts" on Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 7pm in Rm 10-250.
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on September 18, 1996.