Plenary Lectures

Addressing Energy Access, Equity and Resiliency in the 21st Century

Deepak Divan

Director, Center for Distributed Energy, Georgia Tech   

Katalin Karikó

Senior Vice President at BioNTech RNA Pharmaceuticals
Adjunct Professor, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Topical Lectures

Bioinspired Ocean Exploration

John O. Dabiri

Centennial Professor of Aeronautics and Mechanical Engineering, California Institute of Technology

From the Possibility to the Certainty of a Supermassive Black Hole

Andrea M. Ghez

Professor of Physics and Astronomy, University of California, Los Angeles

Games, Stories, and Science for Successful Public Engagement

Katie Hinde

Associate Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University  

The Disappearing Chip: The Physics behind Nanoscale Electronics

Nadya Mason

Rosalyn S. Yalow Professor of Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

A Care Conundrum at the Intersection of Class, Access, and Health

Robin Nelson

Associate Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University  

Unraveling the Big Lie: Participatory Disinformation and its Threat to Democracy

Kate Starbird

Associate Professor, University of Washington, Human Centered Design & Engineering

Against Crisis Science: Research Futures for Climate and Energy Justice

Kyle Whyte

George Willis Pack Professor, School for Environment and Sustainability, University of Michigan

Sarton Memorial Lecture in the History and Philosophy of Science

Evidentiary Constraint: When Science Policy Meets Activism

Audra J. Wolfe

Writer and Editor

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