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Computing the future — May 28, 2019, 1-6pm @CSAIL

 

Relive the action with talks given by Turing Award winner Professor Barbara Liskov, Director of the Web Accessibility Initiative at the World Wide Web Consortium Judy Brewer, and Professor and ACM Fellow Ronitt Rubinfeld. Joining them will be Dava Newman, Apollo Professor of Astronautics and former Deputy Administrator of NASA; Hamsa Balakrishnan, Associate Dept. Head and Transportation@MIT Director; LIGO expert Nergis Mavalvala, and Boeing Associate Professor Julie Shah.

TEDxMIT also features talks given by Associate Professor Vivienne Sze, recent winner of the Edgerton Faculty Award; roboticist and Director of CSAIL Daniela Rus; head of the MIT Department of Chemical Engineering Paula Hammond; CEO and founder of shift7 Megan Smith; and SMART Professor Krystyn van Vliet, whose interests in material chemomechanics, biophysics, and nanostructures have aided the development of new tools and models. Former US Air Force Officer and NASA astronaut Cady Coleman also made a guest appearance.

Music was provided by Hane Lee, pianist and master’s student in Opera of the the future at the MIT Media Lab.

More videos are coming soon from our fourteen speakers!

Speakers

Barbara Liskov

Barbara Liskov

programming and distributed computing

Cady Coleman

Cady Coleman

polymer science and engineering

Daniela Rus

Daniela Rus

robotics, artificial intelligence, and data science

Dava Newman

Dava Newman

human performance in space

Hamsa Balakrishnan

Hamsa Balakrishnan

algorithms for large-scale cyber-physical infrastructures

Hane Lee

Hane Lee

Musician

Judy Brewer

Judy Brewer

creating an Accessible Digital Future

Julie Shah

Julie Shah

human-robot interaction

Krystyn Van Vliet

Krystyn Van Vliet

future of manufacturing

Megan Smith

Megan Smith

STEM education and innovation

Nergis Mavalvala

Nergis Mavalvala

gravitational waves and quantum measurement

Paula Hammond

Paula Hammond

polymers and nanoparticles for drug delivery and energy

Ronitt Rubinfeld

Ronitt Rubinfeld

computation complexity and sub-linear time computing

Vivienne Sze

Vivienne Sze

energy-efficient AI

Organizers

Daniela Rus

Daniela Rus

Director

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John Werner

John Werner

Director

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Rucha Kelkar

Rucha Kelkar

Director

BIO
Stephanie Fu

Stephanie Fu

Director

BIO
Vittorio Colicci

Vittorio Colicci

Organizer

BIO
Nathaniel Boerner

Nathaniel Boerner

Organizer

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Juan Aleman

Juan Aleman

Organizer

BIO
Janice Yang

Janice Yang

Organizer

BIO
Brandon Yue

Brandon Yue

Organizer

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