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Smart Clothes

  • Friday, November 15, 2013
    2 PM ET
  • Knafel Center (formerly Radcliffe Gymnasium)
    10 Garden Street
    Cambridge, MA 02138

Radcliffe’s annual science symposium will focus on “smart clothes” and the science of designing materials that improve and protect lives. Experts in biology, design, engineering, materials science, medicine, and nanotechnology will address a variety of topics, including digital fabrication, soldier-related technologies, smart materials and biology, wearable technology, and the future of innovative substances.

This event is free and open to the public.

Join the conversation on Twitter: www.twitter.com/RadInstitute #smartclothes

Babak Parviz speaking at the

Google Class


Babak Parviz, creator of Google Glass and affiliate professor in the department of electrical engineering at the University of Washington, discusses the origin and future of Google Glass.

Vijay K. Varadan speaking at the

Science and Application of Wearable Technology


Introductions by John Huth, Codirector, Science Program, Academic Ventures, Radcliffe Institute; Donner Professor of Science, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University and Conor J. Walsh, Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences


Oren Milstein, President and Chief Scientific Officer of StemRad, Inc.


Vijay Varadan, Twenty-First Century Endowed Chair in Nano- and Bio-Technologies and Medicine, Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering, Distinguished Professor of Biomed Engineering, and Professor of Neurosurgery, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas Medical School


Babak Parviz, Creator, Google Glass, and Affiliate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Washington


Q&A moderated by Conor J. Walsh


Concluding remarks by John Huth

Peter Vukusic speaking at the

Biological Ideas and Smart Materials in Biology


WELCOMING REMARKS

Lizabeth Cohen, Dean, Radcliffe Institute, and Howard Mumford Jones Professor of American Studies, Department of History, Harvard University


John Huth, Codirector, Science Program, Academic Ventures, Radcliffe Institute; Donner Professor of Science, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University


BIOLOGICAL IDEAS AND SMART MATERIALS IN BIOLOGY

Peter Vukusic, Associate Professor of Natural Photonics, University of Exeter


Introduced by Marko Loncar, Tiantsai Lin Professor of Electrical Engineering; Faculty Associate, Center for Nanoscale Systems; Participant, Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Joseph K. Hitt speaking at the

Technology and Smart Soldiers


Karen Gleason, Associate Dean of Engineering for Research Alexander and I. Michael Kasser Professor of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Christine Ortiz, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Dean for Graduate Education, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Joseph K. Hitt, Program Manager, Tactical Technology Office, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)


Q&A moderated by Leia Stirling, Assistant Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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