See Berkeley’s graduate student semi-finalists present their research in 3 minutes, TED-Talk style!
Come cheer on your colleagues!
Monday, March 28, 2016
3:00 – 5:30 pm
FREE and open to the public
Event will be livestreamed at grad.berkeley.edu/gradslam
The winner will represent Berkeley and compete in the ten-campus UC-wide Grad Slam hosted by UC President Janet Napolitano at the LinkedIn headquarters in San Francisco on April 22, 2016.
This event can assist all students in honing succinct and compelling presentations (sometimes known as “elevator speeches”) for professional development purposes, to explain your research to faculty, funders, prospective employers — even your families!
Katya Cherukimilli, Civil & Environmental Engineering
Developing an Ultra Low Cost Fluoride Remediation Method Using Mildly-Processed Bauxite
Joyce Chery, Integrative Biology
Evolution of the Strange Anatomy of Woody Vines
Lakshana Huddar, Nuclear Engineering
How to Build an Advanced Nuclear Reactor in a Laboratory
Aparna Krishnamoorthy, Metabolic Biology
Unraveling the Wnt-er Symphony
Leigh Martin, Physics
Wiring Up a Quantum Computer
Kelsey Sakimoto, Chemistry
Rewriting Evolutionary History: Cyborg Bacteria for High Efficiency Photosynthesis
Gabriel Sanchez, Journalism
Lapse in Care and Deaths of Inmates in the California State Prison System
Robert Snyder, Epidemiology
Slums: An Outbreak Story
Joshua Yang, Translational Medicine
Kidney Transplant Monitoring: Putting the “You” in Urine
Mingxi Zheng, Materials Science & Engineering
Finding Answers in Failures
Jane McGonigal • Ph.D. alumna in Performance Studies, game designer, and TED Talk sensation
Amy Slater • UC alumna, attorney, and lecturer
Ram Kapoor • UCB Chief Marketing Officer
Sponsored by Berkeley Graduate Division and International House
If you wish to request a disability-related accommodation, call Jane Fink at (510) 643-9164 at least 10 days in advance.