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PECASE Winners & Media Participate in Science Roundtable
The Science Coalition hosted a Science Roundtable discussion on October 13, 2011 featuring winners of the prestigious Presidential Early-Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) from universities around the country. The on-the-record event was held at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.
Participants included Michael Arnold, assistant professor of materials science and engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison; Noah Cowan, associate professor of mechanical engineering at Johns Hopkins University; Dirk Englund, assistant professor of electrical engineering and of applied physics at Columbia University; Michael Escuti, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at North Carolina State University; Ian Howat, assistant professor in the School of Earth Sciences at Ohio State University; Gang Logan Liu, professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Benjamin Mazin, assistant professor of physics, University of California, Santa Barbara; Lilianne Mujica-Parodi, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at Stony Brook University; and Linda Wilbrecht, assistant professor of neurology at the University of California, San Francisco.
PECASE winners and journalists participate in the roundtable.
Lilianne Mujica-Parodi, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at Stony Brook University, addresses panelists.
Michael Escuti, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at North Carolina State University, listens to the discussion.