REACT@Penn 2021

Session 1 – Convergence Research

January 12, 2021, 9-11:15 am ET
Zoom Livestream, RSVP here

Program

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Tuesday, January 12, 2021
(9-11:15 am Philadelphia, 3-5:15 pm Grenoble)

9-9:10 (3-3:10) Welcome (R. Composto)

Keynote (30 min talk + 10 min Q&A)

9:10 – 9:50 (3:10 – 3:50)

Cherie Kagan, PhD, Stephen J. Angello Professor, Associate Dean for Research, Penn Engineering
NSF Engineering Research Center for the Internet of Things for Precision Agriculture (IoT4Ag): An Example of Convergent Research

Alums (15 min talk + 5 min Q&A; Z. Fakhraai)

9:50-10:10 (3:50-4:10) Edward Trigg, PhD, Research Scientist, UES, Inc
10:10-10:30 (4:10 – 4:30) Natalie Gogotsi, PhD, Materials Engineer, Lockheed Martin
10:30 – 10:50 (4:30-4:50) Tagbo H. R. Niepa, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh
10:50 (zoom open until 11:15; 4:50-5:15) Closing remarks/chat (P. Rannou/R. Composto)

Session 2 – US-International STEM Collaborations

January 14, 2021, 9-11 am ET
Zoom Livestream, RSVP here

Program

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Thursday, January 14, 2021
(9-11 am Philadelphia, 3-5 pm Grenoble)

9-9:05 (3-3:05) Welcome Back (F. Papillon)

Keynote (30 min talk + 10 min Q&A)

9:05 – 9:45 (3:05 – 3:45)

Sonia Ortega, PhD, Program Director, Office of International Science and Engineering, National Science Foundation, US-International STEM Collaborations – a 2021 Perspective

Alums (15 min talk + 5 min Q&A)

9:45-10:05 (3:40-4:05) – Zachary Whitlock, Master’s Student, Environmental Policy, University of Cambridge
10:05-10:25 (4:05 – 4:25) Timothy Egbo, PhD, Microbiologist, US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases
10:25 – 10:45 (4:25-4:45) Neha Manohar, PhD, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Texas at Austin
10:45 – 11 (4:45-5) Closing remarks/chat (D. Lee)

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