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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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James Park - Shape Machine and Parametrics

11:15 - 11:30 AM - Shape Machine and Parametrics James Park, BSArch, MArch PhD Student and Research Assistant Shape Computation Lab Georgia Institute of Technology

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Tzu-Chieh Kurt Hong - Shape Machine and Interpreters

11:00- 11:15AM - Shape Machine and Interpreters Tzu-Chieh Kurt Hong, BE, ME PhD Student and Research Assistant Shape Computation Lab Georgia Institute of Technology

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Cvetelina Hill - Shape Machine and Shape Signature

10:45 - 11:00 AM - Shape Machine and Shape Signature Cvetelina Hill, MS Math PhD Student School of Mathematics Georgia Institute of Technology

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Konstantin Batygin - Planet Nine From Outer Space

At the outskirts of the solar system, beyond the orbit of Neptune, lies an expansive field of icy debris known as the Kuiper belt. The orbits of the individual asteroid-like bodies within the Kuiper…

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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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Arturo Massol - Solar Cinema in Puerto Rico: A Conversation with Dr. Arturo Massol

Our signature event for this year is Solar Cinema in Puerto Rico: A Conversation with Dr. Arturo Massol, professor at the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, and director of Casa Pueblo, in…

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Fergus I.M. Craik - Aging and Memory: Attentional Resources and Cognitive Control

This talk will examine the proposition that age-related memory problems are largely attributable to declines in attentional resources and executive control. It will illustrate the arguments with…

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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…

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