If you’re prone to giggling about the human body, prepare yourself. Today’s guest is Dr. Amy Karlsson, Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Maryland. (Go Terps!) Learn about her work in protein engineering as we delve into the world of e. coli and yeast. Oh, and be sure to stick […]
Greetings from Scotland! Nessie also says hello. I’m spending the week in Edinburgh for INCOSE 2016, an international symposium on systems engineering. (And already looking forward to next year’s conference in Australia.) One of the vendors brought along some cute freebies, which I’ve kidnapped. For science. #koalas4days It’s only day 2, and we’ve already had a magic […]
Just a year ago, I graduated from Virginia Tech with my degree in electrical engineering and now I am in Phoenix, AZ with Solar Impulse, a 326 ft. wingspan solar-powered airplane, preparing myself to travel across the United States, Europe, and finally land in Abu Dhabi. How did this happen? Graduating college, I did not even know […]
Happy Tuesday, ‘Scopers! Take five minutes to learn all about Paige Kassalen. She’s a super awesome electrical engineer from Virginia Tech who’s now working at Covestro (formerly Bayer MaterialScience).
Time for another installment in our (micro)bio series! Three minutes is all it takes to learn about Dr. Karen Panetta, associate dean for graduate education at Tufts University, and founder of Nerd Girls.
Here’s a little ditty about Jack and Diane… Literally. (Almost) Our newest episode features Jackie Stenson, CEO of Essmart, a distribution company in India that connects local shops with a catalogue of quality, affordable, essential products. Essmart is the brainchild of Jackie and co-founder Diana Jue. Listen in as she explains what led her to make […]
Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, may we present to you Exhibit A: a brand new podcast. We’ve got a fun one for all you budding entrepreneurs. Alice Ly, Assistant Director for Health and Sciences at the Harvard Innovation Lab (Go Crimson!), joins us for a great discussion on start-ups and innovative ideas. And if […]
So we’re trying something new and we need your help! There are so many women in STEM fields doing fascinating things, it would take us forever to interview everyone. So that’s where you come in. Introducing: (Micro)bios! We want you to send us 2 minute long audio recordings talking about who you are, why you […]
Good morning, listeners! What’s got us all abuzz today? A new episode with guest Terrell Hatzilias, of course. Terrell is an instructor at Georgia Tech’s Grand Challenges program, a living-learning community where cross-disciplinary student teams investigate societally relevant technological and sociological problems. Join us for a far-ranging discussion about the program, ALS, and neuroethics. It’s nerdtastic!
Dearest listeners, we’re so happy to be back with a brand new episode. Today’s guest is Shannon Mihaly, a Mission Operations engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Shannon is a science planner and mission controller for the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO). Want to know how Will.i.am plays a critical* role in NASA operations? Listen and […]