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Updated 9/20/16

Burton D. Morgan Building

Contact: Linda Higbee, 49095,


12:00-12:30 Soundscapes Music and Hors d'oeuvres

MRGN Rm. 121 (Voss Talks will be live-streamed to the buildings.)

12:30-2:40 Welcome and Introduction to Discovery Park by Tomas Diaz de la Rubia, Chief Scientist and Executive Director of Discovery Park
12:40-1:00 Electroceuticals Voss Talk, Pedro Irazoqui, Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Professor of Neurosciences
1:00-1:15 Catching and Controlling Light Rays, Fireside chat with Alexandra Boltasseva, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, hosted by Marietta Harrison, Interim Director of the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering and Director of Oncological Sciences.
1:15-1:35 Purdue’s Innovation Ecosystem...the Next Level, Greg Deason, Senior Vice President and Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Purdue Research Foundation
1:35-1:55 Mythbusting Scientific Knowledge Transfer with, Gerhard Klimeck, Reilly Director of the Center for Predictive Materials and Devices and the Network for Computational Nanotechnology and a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue


12:00-5:00 Activities – Booths and Start-up Information

MRGN, Rm. 112

2:00-2:15 Quick Talk – Greg Deason, Foundry
2:15-2:30 Quick Talk – Nathalie Duval-Couetil, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Education
4:00-4:15 Quick Talk – Ananth Grama, Science of Information

Mann Hall

Contact: Krista Kelley, 41050,

Mann Hall Atrium and Room 101

12:00-5:00 Bryan Pijanowski – Soundscapes Demonstrations
1:30-3:30 Brad Duerstock – Assistive Technologies Lab Tour, B-35 Mann,

Mann Hall 2nd floor Atrium

12:00-5:00 Posters

Mann Hall, Rm. 203

2:00-2:15 Quick Talk – Leigh Raymond, Center for the Environment
2:20-2:35 Quick Talk – Jeffrey Dukes, Purdue Climate Change Research Center
2:40-2:55 Quick Talk – Maureen McCann, Energy Center
3:00-3:15 Quick Talk – Laurel Weldon, Purdue Policy Research Institute
3:40-3:55 Quick Talk – Gebisa Ejeta, Center for Global Food Security
4:00-4:15 Quick Talk – Eugene Jones, Visual Analytics for Command, Control, and Interoperability Environments (VACCINE)

Bindley Bioscience Center

Contact: Susan McCreery, 66147,

Bindley Atrium

2:00-5:15 Tours and Posters (tie-dye milk)

Bindley Conference Room

2:20-2:35 Quick Talk – Joseph Irudayaraj, Bindley Bioscience Center
3:00-3:15 Quick Talk – Donna Fekete, Institute for Integrative Neuroscience
3:20-3:35 Quick Talk – Richard Kuhn, Purdue Institute for Inflammation, Immunology and Infectious Diseases
3:40-4:00 Quick Talk – Karson Putt, Purdue Institute for Drug Discovery

Birck Nanotechnology Center

Contact: Jaime Turner, 43509,

Birck Atrium

2:00-5:15 Tours, Posters from 2-3 p.m.; Nano Ice Cream Demos at 2 and 2:45 p.m

Birck Conference Room

3:20-3:35 Quick Talk – Ali Shakouri, Birck Nanotechnology Center
3:40-3:55 Quick Talk – Gerhard Klimeck, Network for Computational Nanotechnology

Future Scientists Parade

3:30-4:00 Patty Jischke and Purdue Early Care and Education Center students – Parade route begins in front of Birck and follows sidewalk to VOSS Sculpture

McGinley Fountain

4:15-5:30 Music by the Purdue Student Jazz Band

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