September 20, 2012

Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy
28 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL, USA

What: America’s Digital Tomorrow

Where: Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy
28 North Clark Street, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602

When: Thursday, September 20th
Breakfast reception & registration – 7:30am
Presentation – 8:15am
Media Arts Academy tours –  9: 30am (groups will be assigned)

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February 22, 2012

Northwestern University, Chicago Campus, Hughes Auditorium
303 East Superior Street, Chicago, IL, United States

Abstract:
Nanoscale materials have a great potential for positive societal impact. For example synthesized nanoscale materials and systems can be used to create innovative applications and technologies that solve problems in the biological and medical sciences. Read more…

September 13, 2011

Harold Washington Library Center, Cindy Pritzker Auditorium
400 South State Street, Chicago, IL, United States

Over the past half century, high-speed rail (HSR) has emerged as an important component of the intercity passenger transport system, providing both an alternative and a compliment to highway and air transport.  The US was once at the forefront of efforts to develop HSR technology, but over the past three decades Asian and European countries have moved ahead and developed extensive and increasingly sophisticated and integrated systems, with maximum speeds on some dedicated HSR lines exceeding 220 mph. Read more…

February 17, 2011

Northwestern University Chicago Campus, Hughes Auditorium
303 E Superior St, Chicago, IL, United States

Over the past 15 years, the world has witnessed a technology boom that has brought the Internet into our houses and airwaves, Facebook to our daily routine and more computing power in the conventional toaster oven than what was required to get a man onto the moon. Read more…