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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…

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2019 SBDH All Hands Meeting - Panel 3: Industry Panel

Beverly Wright, PhD. Chief Analytics Officer, RelationalAI. Venkat Kambalapally. Staff Vice President, Technology, Anthem, Inc. Robert Joseph, PhD. Director of Industrial Strategy, Stanley Black…

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2019 SBDH All Hands Meeting - Cyber-Infrastructure and Social-Cybersecurity Working Groups

Cyber-Infrastructure Working Group: Niall Gaffney, PhD. Director of Data Intensive Computing, Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure / CISE. Texas Advanced Computing Center. Social-Cybersecurity…

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2019 SBDH All Hands Meeting - Panel 2: Visionary Projects

Gari Clifford, PhD. Spoke PI, Large Scale Medical Informatics for Patient Care Coordination and Engagement. Emory University. Santiago Grijalva, PhD. Spoke Co-PI, Smart Grids Big Data. Georgia Tech.…

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2019 SBDH All Hands Meeting - Panel 1: South Hub Priority Areas

Jay Aikat, PhD. Co-PI, South Big Data Regional Innovation Hub – University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. David McDowell, PhD. Priority Area Representative Georgia Tech. Heather Bradley, PhD.…

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Chaouki T. Abdallah, Srinivas Aluru, Stan Ahalt, Renata Rawlings-Goss - Welcome Remarks and South Hub Impacts and Opportunities

The SBDH All Hands meetings are organized to bring together the SBDH community in order to foster new and support existing data science collaborations, share best practices and resources for data and…

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Annabelle Singer - Decoding Memory in Health and Alzheimer’s Disease

In this talk I will discuss how neural activity goes awry in Alzheimer’s disease, driving specific frequencies of neural activity recruits the brain’s immune system, and new methods to…

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J. Mark Souther - Mobilizing History: Reflections on a Decade of Digital Humanities Practice on Two Continents

This event will combine the traditional lecture and a live-recorded interview with the producers of the “Lost in the Stacks” podcast, as Souther reflects on his experience in modeling…

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John Baez - Mathematical Mysteries of the Periodic Table

Why do atoms behave the way they do? Why do electrons form “shells,” as seen in the periodic table? Why does the first shell hold 2 electrons, the second 8, and the third 18: twice the…

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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 2 Months ago 11 views 0  

Bill Campbell - Astral Traveling: Exploring Afro Past, Present, and Futures

The School of Literature, Media, and Communication and the Georgia Tech Library will host science fiction author and publisher Bill Campbell at Georgia Tech on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. Bill…

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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…

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August Giebelhaus - Visionary or Autocrat: Pat Crecine and Georgia Tech Reorganization, 1988-1990

The adminstration of Georgia Tech's ninth president, John Patrick "Pat" Crecine, was the most controversial in the school's history. The period from 1987 to 1994 would become…

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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 5 Months ago 2 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…

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