Innovation Pipeline

Innovation Pipeline
Strong showing at TEDx

Adam Walker was among several RIT students and faculty members invited to present at TEDxRochester in November. TED, which stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design, is an annual event in which thinkers and doers are invited to share what they are passionate about. Walker’s talk about energy poverty and Kosovo Wind Gardens received a lot of buzz. Click here to watch Adam’s presentation.

Ashley Aberg, a fourth-year public policy major from Manhattan, spoke at TEDxRochester regarding her research of intersex infants. This is when an individual is born with what’s considered a physical disparity from the norm of sexual development. Aberg’s research is from the perspective of the philosophical and public policy in which we ask questions regarding a scientist’s or doctor’s recommendation to determine the sex of the infant. View Aberg’s presentation at TEDxRochester and look for a profile story about Aberg in the February issue of Athenaeum.

Jon Schull, director of the Center for Student Innovation; Xanthe Matychak, visiting lecturer in the Saunders College of Business; Brian Koberlein, visiting assistant professor in the College of Science; and Andrew Perry, program coordinator for writing in the Academic Support Center and adjunct faculty member in the College of Liberal Arts, spoke at TEDxRochester. Perry’s talk about graphic novels and visual literacy is featured in this video.

Remy DeCausemaker, research associate in RIT’s Lab for Technological Literacy, presented at TEDxBuffalo in October.

Find out more about TEDx at www.tedxrochester.org/?page_id=5.




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