Harrison Dillon | Period 1
Genetically Engineered and Renewable Oils for Cosmetics, Food and Fuel
The entrepreneur's path from concept to reality: using genetic engineering to produce custom-designed, renewable crude oil.
Yossi Feinberg | Period 2
Games People Play
Game Theory is a mathematical tool for representing and analyzing human behavior. We will use the tool to simulate some strategic interactions and see how the "games" we play shed light on human behavior.
Jeremiah Garrido | Period 3
Forensic Science in the 21st Century: From the crime scene to the crime lab to the courtroom
Forensic Science and the role that the Crime Laboratory plays in a criminal investigation have been significantly greater due to advances in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.
In my talk, I will share my path to a career in Forensic Science and what the requirements and duties are for someone that would be interested in a career as a Criminalist / Forensic Scientist.
Stanley Yang | Period 4
Using Biosensors to Turn Sci-fi Ideas Into Real Life Technology Products
Turning science fiction ideas into real life technology products. Learn the latest advances in bio-sensor applications for human to machine interface.
Jacques Gagne | Period 5
"An Inside Look at Google X Factory: Balloon-powered internet, driverless cars, and more! "
What is Google X? What happens at X? How do we select our projects to work on? I'll give examples of the high tech projects we have underway and some insight into the scientific skills we need to make these innovative projects happen at "X"! Then let's dive deeper into the current status of Internet Stratospheric Balloons and the technology behind our Driver-less cars!
Bernie Peyton | Period 6
Using Origami in Wildlife Conservation
Origami and mathematics were useful to protect spectacled bear populations in South America, primarily for a field biologist to ask the "right" questions.
Alej Garcia | Period 7
Creating Better Blockbuster Movies Through Physics
Professor Alejandro Garcia will describe his work as the physics consultant on DreamWorks Animation's recent film, Trolls.