Media invited to join NSF Director France Córdova and NSF-funded researchers to learn how basic research benefits the U.S. economy, national security, U.S. global competitiveness
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February 13, 2017
|WHAT:||The Arc of Science: Research to Results a vuelo|
|WHO:||List of exhibitors included below.|
With remarks by:
France Córdova, NSF Director
Rep. Lamar Smith of Texas
Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson of Texas
|WHERE:||Rayburn House Office Building, Rooms 2043-2044|
|WHEN:||Wednesday, Feb. 15, from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.|
|RSVP:||Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com to attend or schedule an interview.|
See below for a list of attending NSF-funded researchers, community partners and research beneficiaries, and their exhibits:
Array of Things.
Charles Catlett, University of Chicago; Luftwerk; Lane Technical College Preparatory High School
Get an early look at the future of smart and connected communities with sensors that collect real-time data to make Chicago and other cities more healthy, livable and efficient.
Collaborative Indoor Mapping Technologies.
Carole Politi, TRX Systems Inc.; Motorola Solutions
Experience state-of-the-art technology for first responders that locates, maps and tracks people and resources when traditional GPS is not available.
A Formula for Fighting Crime.
Andrea Bertozzi, University of California, Los Angeles; Los Angeles Police Department
Meet the mathematician and officer working together to prevent crime in one of the largest U.S. cites.
Go Baby Go!
Cole Galloway, University of Delaware; Cleveland Clinic
Meet the families and volunteers who modify electric toy cars for mobility-impaired children to give them active control over their own ability to explore.
LIGO Science Education Center Partnership: Time for a "Snack".
Luria Young, Southern University and A&M College; LIGO Science Education Center
Listen to the chirp of gravitational waves that traveled billions of light years across the universe and learn how the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) Science Education Center uses simple household materials to open up the universe to everyone.
MultiTouch: From Early Concepts to Mobile Revolution.
Wayne Westerman, Apple Inc.
Behold 20 years of MultiTouch technology that revolutionized today's touchscreens and changed how we interact with computers and each other.
Next-Generation Pathogen Detection.
Crystal Icenhour, Aperiomics Inc.; Virginia Bio
Walk through the process of pathogen identification and learn how researchers combine genomics and statistics to quickly identify multiple pathogens in a single test.
Ocean Acidification and the Early Life Stages of Oysters.
George Waldbusser, Oregon State University; Whiskey Creek Shellfish Hatchery
Explore the effects of ocean acidification on young oysters and learn how this research has revolutionized a multi-million dollar industry.
Privacy and Security People Can Use.
Lorrie Cranor, Carnegie Mellon University; Federal Trade Commission
Try to create an "uncrackable" password as you learn about developments in cyberspace privacy and security and how the FTC is using research findings to improve cybersecurity.
QSTORM: Achieving Pinpoint Surveillance Capacity Inside Living Cells.
Jessica O. Winter, Ohio State University; Museum of Science, Boston
Light up a few trillion quantum dots and see how this team-science story has become an inspiration for public audiences at the Museum of Science Boston and beyond.
The Robotarium: Remotely Accessible Swarm Robotics.
Magnus Egerstedt, Georgia Institute of Technology; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Watch small robots do big things and learn how researchers are performing advanced robotics research remotely.
3-D Immersive Tele-Rehabilitation.
Balakrishnan Prabhakaran, University of Texas at Dallas; VA North Texas Health Care System; Dallas VA Medical Center
Imagine yourself as doctor and patient as you experience next-generation care for veterans with advanced 3-D modeling, virtual and mixed reality and network techniques.
Media Contacts Brittany Quade, NSF, (703) 292-4675,
Lisa-Joy Zgorski, NSF, (703) 292-8311,
Related WebsitesNSF LIGO Special Report:
The story of Whiskey Creek Shellfish Hatchery:
Veterans to get virtual rehab, GCN:
Go Baby Go: NSF Discovery:
Everything You Need to Know About Password Managers:
Some iPhone touchscreen roots 'splained by FingerWorks inventors: https://www.engadget.com/2007/01/22/some-iphone-touchscreen-roots-splained-by-fingerworks-inventors/
Business Rx: Her challenge is turning a service into a product, Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/on-small-business/wp/2016/09/14/business-rx-her-challenge-is-turning-a-service-into-a-product/?utm_term=.fac1b241a57b
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