Nov 10, 2012

Dr. Cardinal Warde, Distinguished Caribbean Scientist

Barbadian born Dr. Cardinal Warde, a professor of electrical engineering at MIT, is considered one of the world’s leading experts on materials, devices and systems for optical information processing. Dr. Warde holds twelve key patents on spatial light modulators, displays, and optical information processing systems.
In addition to his research and teaching duties, Dr. Warde has dedicated himself to working with Caribbean governments and organizations to help stimulate economic development in the Caribbean area. As such, he lectures frequently throughout the Caribbean at scientific and government meetings on the role of science and technology, and education reform on the economic development of the Region. Dr. Warde currently serves as the Interim Executive Director of the Caribbean Science Foundation (CSF), and the President of the Caribbean Diaspora for Science, Technology & Innovation (CADSTI). CADSTI, which has recently launched the CSF, is dedicated to facilitating the economic and social development of the Caribbean Region by mining and harnessing the diverse, dispersed and largely untapped talent of the Caribbean Diaspora in the areas of science and technology. Dr. Warde holds a M.Phil. and a Ph.D. in physics from Yale University.

Prof. The Hon. Cardinal Warde is President of - Caribbean Diaspora


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