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Thursday, May 03, 2012

Things That Will Change the World

Overcoming spinal cord injuries (I learned a lot about the spinal cord from the first segment, e.g. the systems that control walking are at the base of the spinal column, the brain has little to do with it), remote brain controlled mechanical hands, self-directed robots, and so on:

Things That Will Change the World - and Blow Your Mind, Wednesday, May 2, 2012, 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Speakers:

  • Joel Burdick, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Professor of Bioengineering, California Institute of Technology
  • Nathan Michael, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Pennsylvania
  • Jay Schnitzer, Director, Defense Sciences Office, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

Moderator:

  • Richard Sandler, Executive Vice President, Milken Family Foundation; Partner, Law Offices of Maron & Sandler

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