AEE-LI Chapter Meeting Monday March 27, 2017, featuring Dr. Amundsen on Heron of Alexandria

The Long Island Chapter of the Association of Energy Engineers welcomed Dr. Robert Amundsen, our chapter founder and President, to present ”Hero of Alexandria: The World’s First Energy Engineer?” on Monday March 27, 2017, at the Old Westbury Campus of NYIT. Dr. Amundsen is Director of the Graduate Program of Energy Management at NYIT, as well as a Certified Energy Manager and a LEED Accredited Professional.

This meeting featured a documentary about Hero of Alexandria (also known as Heron of Alexandria), followed by discussion. Often called “The Thomas Edison of the Ancient World” or “The Leonardo da Vinci of Antiquity,” he built elaborate machines which were marvels of ingenuity.