Operation Earth December 6, 2019

4-10 pm @CSAIL

 

TEDxMIT will be featuring talks from various speakers, including Karthish Manthiram, an Assistant Professor in Chemical Engineering; David McGee, a paleoclimatologist and Professor of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Science; Mohamadou Bella Bah, an EECS junior who is interested in multi-agent systems and power grids; Noelle Selin, an Associate Professor in the Institute of Data, Systems, and Society, and in the Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Science; Vibha Agarwal, an EECS senior who will be talking about MIT Engineers without Borders’ lessons learned while installing solar-powered water pumps in Tanzania, and Thomas Peacock, the Director of the Environmental Dynamics Laboratory (ENDLab) in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, and Darya Guettler, a Mechanical Engineering junior who will be focusing on fossil fuel divestment and MIT’s role in renewable energy use and education.

The evening will also consist of multiple performances by MIT’s talented acapella, dance, and improv comedy groups. Come listen to and watch the MIT OhmsSyncopasian, ResonanceRidonkulousAsian Dance TeamBhangra, and Roadkill Buffet!

Scroll down to check out all of our speakers!

Speakers

Alan Edelman

Alan Edelman

applied mathematics

Catherine McCartin

Catherine McCartin

university of new zealand

Darya Guettler

Darya Guettler

mechanical engineering

David McGee

David McGee

paleo-climatology

Hilary Vogelbaum

Hilary Vogelbaum

materials science & engineering

Juan Enriquez

Juan Enriquez

author, academic, futurist

Karthish Manthiram

Karthish Manthiram

chemical engineering

Michael Berners-Lee

Michael Berners-Lee

lancaster university

Mohamadou Bella Bah

Mohamadou Bella Bah

electrical engineering & computer science

Noelle Selin

Noelle Selin

technology & policy

Raffaele Ferrari

Raffaele Ferrari

oceanography

Ryan Allard

Ryan Allard

project drawdown

Talia Khan

Talia Khan

materials science & engineering

Tim Gutowski

Tim Gutowski

mechanical engineering

Tom Peacock

Tom Peacock

mechanical engineering

Vibha Agarwal

Vibha Agarwal

electrical engineering & computer science

Suki Zhang, Natalie Northrup, Vivian Song

Suki Zhang, Natalie Northrup, Vivian Song

MIT waste watchers

Organizers

Daniela Rus

Daniela Rus

Director

BIO
John Werner

John Werner

Director

BIO
Rucha Kelkar

Rucha Kelkar

Director

BIO
Stephanie Fu

Stephanie Fu

Director

BIO
Vittorio Colicci

Vittorio Colicci

Catalyst Chair

BIO
Nathaniel Boerner

Nathaniel Boerner

Design Chair

BIO
Shelly Ben-David

Shelly Ben-David

Publicity Chair

BIO
Janice Yang

Janice Yang

Campus Involvement Chair

BIO
Brandon Yue

Brandon Yue

Finance Chair

BIO
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