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Sam Kean - The Periodic Table: A Treasure Trove of Passion, Adventure, Betrayal, and Obsession

Why did Gandhi hate iodine? Why did the Japanese kill Godzilla with missiles made of cadmium? How did radium nearly ruin Marie Curie’s reputation? And why did tellurium lead to the most bizarre…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A month ago 7 views 0  

Rachel Patzer - Epidemiology & Population Health

This talk will discuss the principles of epidemiologic thinking and a foundation for population health sciences. Basic epidemiologic concepts including how best to answer a scientific question,…

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Oded Green - Scalable Graph Analytics on GPU Accelerators

Sparse data computations are ubiquitous in science and engineering. Two widely used applications requiring sparse data computations are graph algorithms and linear algebra operations such as Sparse…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Months ago 3 views 0  

Michael A. Filler - Celebrating Silicon: Its Success, Hidden History, and Next Act

The history of silicon is usually told as a history of electronic materials and devices. However, it is better told as a history of manufacturing innovation. This talk will take a journey through the…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 3 Months ago 11 views 0  

Cao (Danica) Xiao - Deep Learning for Healthcare: Opportunities, Innovations, and Challenges

The massive generation and collection of digitized health data, e.g. electronic health records (EHRs), along with these notable, longstanding healthcare deficiencies including diagnostic errors and…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 4 Months ago 64 views 0  

Bridget Hurley, Jim McClelland, Patrick O'Neal, Vivian Singletary, Tabia Henry Akintobi - Panel Discussion

Health Systems: The Next Generation 2018 2:45 – 4:00pm PanelBridget Hurley, VP of Clinical and Regulatory | Evidation Health Jim McClelland, Executive Director for Drug Prevention, Treatment,…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 7 Months ago 7 views 0  

Jennifer R. DuBose, Danny Hughes, Omer T. Inan, Zihao Li, Mark Styczynski - Rapid Fire Research Presentations

1:15 – 2:15pm Rapid Fire Research PresentationsJennifer R DuBose, MS, Associate Director of the SimTigrate Design Lab, Principal Research Associate |Georgia Institute of Technology Danny…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 7 Months ago 7 views 0  

Pinar Keskinocak - Welcome

1:00 – 1:15pm WelcomeDr. Pinar Keskinocak, Co-director, Center for Health and Humanitarian Systems | Georgia Institute of Technology William W. George Chair and Professor Milton Stewart School…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 7 Months ago 3 views 0  

Michael Ford - Implications of Moral Organizational Behavior for Employee Beliefs, Motivation, and Well-Being

Workers are often assumed to construe their organizations as entities and develop a reciprocal social exchange relationship resembling that with other humans. To the extent that this assumption holds…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 8 Months ago 13 views 0  

Computer Science in Six-Tenths of a Second: What Happens After Hitting ENTER in a Google Search - Lance Fortnow

What is computer science? Ask Google or Alexa, and you'll get an answer like "the study of the principles and use of computers." That doesn't really capture the breadth of the…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A year ago 14 views 0  

Ordered and disordered motion in dense active materials - Ludovic Berthier

We discuss how the non-equilibrium driving forces introduced by the natural biological activity or by physical self-propulsion mechanisms generically affect the structure, dynamics and phase behavior…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A year ago 44 views 0  

Local and global avalanches in sheared granular materials - Aghil Abed Zadeh

We perform a stick-slip experiment to characterize avalanches for granular materials. In our experiment, a constant speed stage pulls a slider which rests on a vertical bed of circular photoelastic…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A year ago 28 views 0  

Exploiting disorder - Sid Nagel

We are taught to understand solids by considering ideal crystals. This approach becomes untenable as the amount of disorder increases; for a glass with no well-defined long-range order, a crystal is…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A year ago 12 views 0  

The Topological Character of Smectics - Randy Kamien

Though the systematic use of topology to understand defects in ordered matter is now nearly 50 years old, the original work failed to completely characterize systems with broken translational order,…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A year ago 19 views 0  

Symmetry Breaking during the Synthesis of Nanoparticles - Younan Xia

Symmetry breaking is a ubiquitous phenomenon that occurs spontaneously when a system is subjected to variations in size and/or perturbations in terms of thermodynamic parameters. As a stochastic…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A year ago 51 views 0