09-25-17 Dr Jeffrey Bennett, 100 Years of Einstein’s Relativity & The Universe

Monday, September 25th at 9:00PM EST, Video YouTube Live Stream

Bio: Jeffrey Bennett holds a B.A. in Biophysics from the University of California at San Diego and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Astrophysics from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He specializes in mathematics and science education, writing for and speaking to audiences ranging from elementary school children to college faculty. His extensive teaching experience, which spans all levels from preschool through graduate school, includes having founded and run a private science summer school for elementary and middle school children and teaching more than fifty college classes in astronomy, physics, mathematics, and education. He has received numerous awards for his teaching and writing, including the American Institute of Physics Science Communication Award. Source: http://www.jeffreybennett.com/about/

10-02-17 Dr. Jeremy Gillula, Net Neutrality & What Rollbacks of Regulations Could Impose

Monday, October 2, at 9:00PM EST, Video YouTube Live Stream

Dr. Jeremy Gillula is a Senior Staff Technologist at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the leading nonprofit organization defending civil liberties in the digital world. As part of EFF’s Technology Projects Team, Dr. Gillula advises EFF lawyers and activists on a wide range of technical and policy issues, including big data, drones, mobile and online privacy, net neutrality, and autonomous and connected vehicles. Dr. Gillula received a B.S. from Caltech in computer science with a minor in Control of Dynamical Systems, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in computer science from Stanford. During his academic career his research focused on robotics and machine learning, including sensor fusion systems for autonomous vehicles, machine learning systems for drones, and the design of guaranteed safe machine learning algorithms.