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Steven French, Lisa Lim, Craig Zimring - Problems and Challenges in Healthcare

Evidence-based design has been remarkably successful in helping billions of dollars of healthcare facilities become more patient-centered, safer and better organized. Healthcare is now seeking to…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Weeks ago 1 views 0  

Lisa Marks, Grace Leslie, Tarek Rakha - Introducing New Voices in Design Research

The forums are an opportunity for us to share our design- and technology-focused research. This academic year we have several new faculty members producing compelling work. We have invited some of…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Months ago 8 views 0  

Cherie R. Kagan - Designer Colloidal Nanocrystal Materials for Electronic and Optical Applications

Semiconductor and plasmonic nanocrystals are known for their size and shape dependent photo-luminescence and localized surface plasmon resonances, respectively. In this talk, I will describe the use…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 3 Months ago 13 views 0  

Michael Lemonick - How a Failed Astrophysics Major Became a Successful Science Writer

I knew from the time I was a very young child that I wanted to be an astronomer. The dream lasted until I got to college, where I learned to my dismay that I actually had no passion for doing what an…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 3 Months ago 9 views 0  

Zeb Rocklin - The Science of Origami

What kinds of shapes can you make by folding a sheet of paper? How strong can you make them, or how flexible? Although we've been folding paper for centuries, we're still discovering…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 3 Months ago 17 views 0  

How the Universe Made the Elements in the Periodic Table - James Sowell

The creation of the elements in the universe took billions of years and required various processes.The first few minutes of the big bang produced only hydrogen (H) and helium (He). No new elements…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 4 Months ago 25 views 0  

Ethics & Values for Reflective Urban Automation

Urban automation’s potential to create disruptive technologies that change cities’ future development is already in evidence, but there is much more to come.Urban automation refers to…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 4 Months ago 10 views 0  

Sean Zeller - Stiffness properties of prosthetic feet under cross-slope conditions

As an integral component after lower extremity amputation, prosthetic feet assist the body in forward progression, weight bearing stability and shock absorption. A Key element of weight bearing…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 6 Months ago 3 views 0  

Yi-Ying Tsai - Symmetric Stability Margin of Postural Response to Perturbation in Unilateral Transtibial AmputeesS

Falling is an important clinical problem in amputee population. In unilateral transtibial amputees, increased postural sway in quiet standing and asymmetric EMG reactions in anticipatory postural…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 6 Months ago 4 views 0  

Andrew Curran - The Capacity of the Prosthetic Profession to Provide Lower Extremity Prosthetic Limbs within the State of Georgia

Due to an aging population and a rise in conditions known to increase the risk of amputation, demand for prosthetic services is thought to be increasing nation wide. 20% of certified practitioners…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 6 Months ago 2 views 0  

Hibba Abugideiri - Midwives, Housewives and Nationalism: Egypt in the Making of Colonial Medicine

Speaker Hibba Abugideri is an historian of postcolonial and Islamic feminism and women in the Middle East. Currently an assistant professor at Villanova University, she has published articles in…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 6 Months ago 14 views 0  

Hibba Abugideiri - Islamic Feminism: Speaking from Behind the Veil

Speaker Hibba Abugideri is an historian of postcolonial and Islamic feminism and women in the Middle East. Currently an assistant professor at Villanova University, she has published articles in…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 6 Months ago 12 views 0  

GTPE Insights into Adult Learners

Providing a meaningful service to our learners requires understanding their needs and learning behaviors. Several research projects, in collaboration with C21U, are underway to enable us to draw deep…

From  Kelsey Harris 6 Months ago 12 views 0  

Keshav Bimbraw - Imparting Expressivity and Dynamics to Percussive Musical Robot Shimon

Musical Robots designed for struck idiophones lack the expressivity and musical dynamics which can make them sound more human. The actuators in these robots are mostly solenoids which have an…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 6 Months ago 15 views 0