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Westinghouse Science Honors Institute Lecture Series

2016-2017 SCHEDULE
DATE  SPEAKER  TOPIC
1. October 1, 2016 Paul Gould
MAYA
I Love Design:  A Science for Making the World a Better Place
2. October 8, 2016 Catherine M. Perego
Westinghouse Electric Company
Nuclear Power Production
3. October 22, 2016 Benjamin R. Campbell
Robert Morris University
Adventures in Engineering:  Lasers and Mechatronics
October 29, 2016 OPTIONAL TRIP TO PENN STATE UNIVERSITY  
4. November 5, 2016 Bryan A. Palaszewski
NASA John H. Glenn Research Center
Future Human Exploration of the Solar System
November 12, 2016 OPTIONAL TRIP TO PENN STATE UNIVERSITY>  
5. November 19, 2016 Judy L. Cameron
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Exercise Is Good for Your Brain
December 3, 2016 OPTIONAL TRIP TO PENN STATE UNIVERSITY>  
6. December 10, 2016 George A. Kantor
Field Robotics Center
Carnegie Mellon University & Juan Pablo Gonzalez
Bossa Nova Robotics
Ballbot and mObi:  Robot Development from Research to Commercialization
7. January 7, 2017 Mark S. Redfern
Swanson School of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh
What Is Bioengineering?
8. January 14, 2017 Matthew C. Lamanna
Section of Vertebrate Paleontology, Carnegie
Museum of Natural History
The End of the Age of Dinosaurs in Antarctica
*Lecture notes will only be available between January 17-22, 2017

9. January 21, 2017 Andrew R. Zentner
Pittsburgh Particle Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology Center, University of Pittsburgh
Searching for the Missing 96% of the Universe
10. February 4, 2017 Andrea Dammann
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Crime Scenes: Science and Engineering
February 11, 2017 OPTIONAL TRIP TO PENN STATE UNIVERSITY  
11. February 18, 2017 Lauren E. Kokai
University of Pittsburgh and McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine
The Potential of Adipose Tissue and Adipose-Derived Stem Cells
12. March 4, 2017 Paige Kassalen
Covestro
Around the World with No Fuel