New this year, the College of Science and Engineering (CSE) is modifying its annual public lecture format and introducing the Curiosity Drives Progress Lecture Series. The series will focus on showcasing the College's top faculty in TED-style talks around key research areas. Our first lecture will spotlight CSE faculty members Filippo Coletti, Allison Hubel, and Paolo Provenzano presenting on their research related to advances in human health.
Curiosity Drives Progress Lecture Series: Advancing Human Health
Thursday, March 22, 2018
6:00 p.m.—Doors open
Coffman Memorial Union Theater
Lecture is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Seating is first-come, first-served the day of the event.
More information about the speakers can be found at cse.umn.edu/publiclecture.
About the speakers:
Filippo Coletti, Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics—Coletti will talk about his research in fluid mechanics as applied to predicting a person's likelihood of developing lung disease.
Allison Hubel, Professor, Mechanical Engineering—Hubel will talk about her research in cryopreservation and biopreservation of cells for the development of cell therapies.
Paolo Provenzano, Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering—Provenzano will talk about his research to develop a simulator used to predict the movement of cancer cells through the human body based on the physics of the cancer cells and their immediate environment.