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Mary Lou Soffa - Software Testing: And the Challenges (and Opportunities) Keep Coming!

Disruptive shifts in software application types and software development environments create challenges to software testing that need to be addressed to ensure software quality and reduce the cost of…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on November 18th, 2019 5 plays 0  

Diana Hernández - Building Equity: Lessons in Sustainability from Community to College Campuses

Buildings represent a middle ground between high-level and small-scale infrastructure. For this reason, they embody specific factors at the intersection of equity and opportunity. For example, recent…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on November 14th, 2019 4 plays 0  

John Wise, Gongjie Li - Cosmology and Exoplanets: Unpacking the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics

Cosmology studies the universe at the largest scales, applying the laws of physics over billions of light years and all the way back to the universe's infancy. In dozens of groundbreaking…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on November 7th, 2019 4 plays 0  

Lydia Kallipoliti - History Machines: The Deviant Practice of Inhabiting Information

The tentative term “history machine” is a medium of immersive scholarship lingering between reality and fiction, with which I examine, redesign, and reimagine archives. I see archives,…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on October 29th, 2019 1 plays 0  

Kristen Fichthorn - Shape-Selective Growth of Nanoscale Materials: Insights From Multi-Scale Theory and Simulation

Metal nanocrystals have gained tremendous attention due to their superior performance in various applications, ranging from selective catalysis to electronic devices to plasmonic applications, such…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on October 29th, 2019 1 plays 0  

Ashlee F. Versypt - Multiscale Modeling of Tissues, Treatments, & Toxicology

The Systems Biomedicine and Pharmaceutics research lab at Oklahoma State University led by Dr. Ford Versypt focuses on developing and utilizing multiscale systems engineering approaches including…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on October 25th, 2019 2 plays 0  

David Hu - Cube-Shaped Poo and Georgia Tech's Second Ig Nobel Prize

How does a wombat produce cube-shaped feces? How long does it take an elephant to urinate? Answering these two questions have landed David Hu two Ig Nobel Prizes, awards given at Harvard University…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on October 25th, 2019 2 plays 0  

Valerie J. Kuck - Why Are There So Few Female Faculty Members in Several STEM Fields? What Needs to Be Done?

Since 2009 women have received a majority of the doctoral degrees granted by U.S. institutions.In several scientific fields women have made great strides, whereas in a number of STEM areas the…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on September 19th, 2019 7 plays 0  

Christaan Richter - World’s First Commercial CO2 to Methanol Plant

The George Olah CO2 to methanol plant, commissioned in April 2012, currently produces ~ 5 million liters/year renewable methanol and capture and convert up to ~ 5600 ton CO2/year [Lim 2016, Nature,…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on September 4th, 2019 3 plays 0  

Ivan Blasi - European Stories: European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture - Mies Van Der Rohe Award

Ivan Blasi, curator of awards and programs at the Mies van der Rohe Foundation, was born in Barcelona in 1976. He cofounded the architectural practice 100 arquitectura in 2003 with two partners and…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on September 3rd, 2019 6 plays 0  

Rafael de la Llave - An introduction to KAM theory II: The twist theorem

The KAM (Kolmogorov Arnold and Moser) theory studies the persistence of quasi-periodic solutions under perturbations. It started from a basic set of theorems and it has grown into a systematic…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on May 31st, 2019 2 plays 0  

Rafael de la Llave - An introduction to KAM theory: I the basics

The KAM (Kolmogorov Arnold and Moser) theory studies the persistence of quasi-periodic solutions under perturbations. It started from a basic set of theorems and it has grown into a systematic…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on May 30th, 2019 55 plays 0  

Maureen Schmitter-Edgecome - Using Technologies to Support Memory Loss and Promote Functional Independence

The world’s population is aging, with the estimated number of older individuals living with memory impairment expected to rise significantly. To help individuals remain functionally independent…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on May 22nd, 2019 1 plays 0  

John Preskill - Quantum Computing and the Entanglement Frontier

The quantum laws governing atoms and other tiny objects seem to defy common sense, and information encoded in quantum systems has weird properties that baffle our feeble human minds. John Preskill…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on April 24th, 2019 21 plays 0