Briar Alpert Named to UVM Board of Trustees
News Mar 14, 2016
As part of this six-year term, Mr. Alpert will advise and support UVM management on policy, budgets, strategic planning and other matters to ensure the University’s long-term vision and success.
Mr. Alpert has far-reaching ties with the University, having earned his MBA and a BS in mechanical engineering from UVM. Additionally, his father and BioTek’s founder, Dr. Norman Alpert, was an internationally recognized expert in cardiac hypertrophy and energetics while serving as Chairman of the Physiology Department at the University of Vermont Medical College.
Along with the UVM Board of Trustees, Mr. Alpert is the Vice Chairman & Chairman-Elect for the Analytical, Life Science & Diagnostics Association (ALDA), a Charter Member and Director of the Vermont Center of Emerging Technologies (VCET), and is a full member of the Vermont Academy of Science and Engineering (VASE) and Mechanical Engineering Honor Society.
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