Catalyst: Rice Undergraduate Science & Engineering Review is proud to present TEDxRiceU! Please see below for a list of speakers, more about TED, and more about Catalyst.
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The incredible speakers at TEDxRiceU are:
- Dr. Stephen Klineberg, Professor of Sociology & Co-Director of Rice's Kinder Institute for Urban Research
- Dr. John McDevitt, Brown-Wiess Professor of Chemistry and Bioengineering & Founding Director of Texas Cancer Diagnostics Pipeline Consortium
- Dr. Rebecca Richards-Kortum, Stanley C. Moore Professor and Department Chair of Bioengineering, Founding Director of Rice 360°, & Principal Investigator of Beyond Traditional Borders
- Dr. Z. Maria Oden, Professor in the Practice of Bioengineering & Director of the Oshman Engineering Design Kitchen at Rice University
- Dr. Richard Baraniuk, Victor E. Cameron Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering & Founder of Connexions
About TED and TEDx:
TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader. Today, TED is best thought of as a global community welcoming people from every discipline and culture who seek a deeper understanding of the world.
Created in the spirit of TED’s mission, the TEDx program is designed to give communities, organizations and individuals the opportunity to stimulate dialogue through TED-like experiences at the local level. While TEDx events are fully planned and coordinated independently, at every TEDx event you will find:
- TED's celebrated format: A suite of short, carefully prepared talks, demonstrations and performances on a wide range of subjects to foster learning, inspiration and wonder -- and to provoke conversations that matter
- TEDTalks videos: A minimum of two pre-recorded talks from the acclaimed TEDTalks video series
For more information on TED and TEDx, please visit www.ted.com.
Catalyst: Rice Undergraduate Science and Engineering Review is a publication dedicated to fostering discussion of the sciences at Rice University. Publications contain peer-edited, faculty-reviewed articles on topics ranging from medical anthropology to tissue engineering. Catalyst strives to provide an avenue for students passionate about science to express their views.
Look out for fourth edition at the end of April!
For more information, please visit www.catalyst.rice.edu or e-mail catalystRUSER@gmail.com.