Friday, September 25, 2020

Register now for the virtual public lecture 'Impacting Communities' on Thursday, Oct. 8

“Impacting Communities,” the fifth in a series of CSE faculty research public lectures, is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 8. The lecture is free and open to the public, and advance registration is required to receive the Zoom webinar login information.
Hear about science and the economy!

Join us for “Impacting Communities,” the fifth in a series of CSE faculty research public lectures. The lecture is free and open to the public, and advance registration is required to receive the Zoom webinar login information.

Impacting Communities
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020
6:30 p.m. Central Time
Register

“Impacting Communities” will feature three short TED-style talks, including: 
  • “From Digital Marketplaces to Gig Work: The Promise and Perils of the On-Demand Economy,” by Saif Benjaafar, Department Head and Distinguished McKnight University Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering 
  • “To the Zooniverse and Beyond: How Crowdsourcing Science is Solving Big Data Problems for UMN Researchers,” by Lucy Fortson, Associate Department Head and Professor, School of Physics and Astronomy
  • “Can Truth Save Democracy? We’re Trying in Science Court,” by Ellad B. Tadmor, Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics
The Curiosity Drives Progress Lecture Series, hosted by the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering, focuses on the direct impact CSE faculty research makes on the lives of Minnesotans and beyond.

For more information and to register, visit the CSE Public Lecture website.

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