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Speaking Engagements

November 11 - 14th, 2015

2015 NAKFI Conference

Art and Science, Engineering, and Medicine Frontier Collaborations: Ideation, Translation & Realization

Opening Panel (When Artistic Process Leads to Science, Engineering, and Medicine Breakthroughs)


David Edwards –  Goron McKay Professor of the Practice of Idea Translation; Core Member, Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering; Founder and Director, Le Laboratoire in Paris, France and Cambridge (USA); Faculty Associate, Center for Nanoscale Systems, Harvard University

Mariana Amatullo – Design and Innovation Fellow, Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University; Co-Founder and Vice President, Designmatters at ArtCenter College of Design

Jonathan Fineberg –  Visiting Distinguished Professor, University of California, Irvine; Edward William and Jane Marr Gutgsell Professor Emeritus, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Hannes Koch – Founder/Director, Random International.

Don Ingber – Director, Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering; Judah Folkman Professor of Vascular Biology, Harvard Medical School & Vascular Biology Program, Boston Children’s Hospital; Professor of Bioengineering, Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University.

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Irvine, CA
Beckman Center Auditorium

December 3 - 5th, 2015

Cumulus Conference Mumbai 2015

In a Planet of Our Own: Vision of Sustainability with focus on Water
Member, Executive Board, Cumulus: Mariana Amatullo

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Hosted by Industrial Design Centre IIT Bombay
Mumbai, India

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