Norman Augustine, a successful businessman, engineer, educator and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) advocate will be the guest speaker for UAH College of Engineering's Distinguished Seminar next month. Augustine's talk entitled "Science and Technology: Can America Compete," will be presented on Monday, Oct. 6, at 10 a.m., on the UAH campus in the Chan Auditorium, located in the Business Administration Building. The event is free and open to the public. "Norm Augustine is perhaps among the most influential engineers of our time," said Dr. Shankar Mahalingam, Dean of the UAH College of Engineering. "Because of his varied leadership roles within industry, government, and the National Academy of Engineering, he has been in a unique position to understand the challenges associated with developing and maintaining intellectual capital in a high technology-based competitive world. Our students, faculty, staff, and the larger Huntsville community are truly fortunate to have an opportunity to hear him," said Mahalingam.