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Emilio Ferrer - Modeling Developmental Processes Using Accelerated Cohort-Sequential Data

Studying the time-related course of psychological processes is a challenging endeavor, particularly over long developmental periods. Accelerated longitudinal designs (ALD) allow capturing such…

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David N. Ku - Novel Ways to Use POC and Nanotechnology in Clinical Medicine

Nano and microtechnologies have a big potential to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of diseases. In this seminar, I will highlight three examples that may be unusual to the…

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Klaus S. Lackner - The Energy Transition and the Role of Direct Air Capture

The rapid drop in the price of renewable energy portends massive changes in the world’s energy infrastructure and offers hope that climate change can be addressed. Incumbent fossil fuel…

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Robert M. Craig - Writing Books: Random Thoughts about the Busy Life of a Georgia Tech Professor

Dr. Robert M. Craig is Professor Emeritus of the College of Design and author of 13 books, including several illustrated studies of Atlanta architecture. He is an architectural historian and…

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Josiah Dykstra - Invisible Security: Protecting Users with No Time to Spare

For over 50 years, the cybersecurity community has sought to protect vulnerable systems and users from victimization. Despite ongoing and valiant work at adoption and usability, some users cannot or…

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Randall S. Deutsch - Dreamers of the Day: Designing Possibilities

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Daniel Floryan - Charting dynamics from data

We often find ourselves working with systems for which governing equations are unknown, or if they are known, they may be high-dimensional to the point of being difficult to analyze and prohibitively…

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Kamesh Munagala - Group Fairness in Combinatorial Optimization

Consider the following classical network design model. There are n clients in a multi-graph with a single sink node. Each edge has a cost to buy, and a length if bought; typically, costlier edges…

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Jason Gregory, Jerry Young - GT' s π Mile Renovation Presentation & Walk

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Dan Nemec - Long Life, Loose Fit: Making Space for COVID

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Rex Hamre - Value Engineering Sustainability into Projects

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Julie Newman - MIT Climate Action Plan

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Gary Jelin - April 22, 1970-2021: Back to the Future

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Matthew T. Mason - Robotics and Warehouse Automation at Berkshire Grey

This talk tells the Berkshire Grey story, from its founding in 2013 to its IPO earlier this year — the first robotics IPO since iRobot over 15 years ago. Berkshire Grey produces automated…

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Yue Chen - Tentacle-like Continuum Robots for Minimally Invasive Surgery

Intelligent animals are able to safely interact with their environments, whether those environments are hard or soft, and over a wide range of geometry. Modern robots made from serially arranged…

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Xiaoxing Xi - Crackdown on Academic Collaboration with China Harms American Science

Academic collaboration with China was once encouraged by the US government and universities. As tension between the two countries rises rapidly, those who did, especially scientists of Chinese…

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