Understanding and Protecting the Planet, Enriching Human Life and Society -- UC San Diego Founders Symposium 2014

1/5/2015; 117 minutes

The 2014 Founders Symposium features top UC San Diego faculty presenting their latest research; including Matthew Alford of Scripps Institution of Oceanography on "Chasing Waves: Measuring Skyscraper-High Waves Beneath the Sea and Their Importance for Submarines, Coastal Ecosystems and Climate;" economist Richard Carson on "China: Consumption, CO2 and Climate Change; and Eugene Pawlak from the Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering on "Turbulence: Chicken Soup for the Coral Reef Soul." Also presenting are William Griswold of Computer Science and Engineering on "Pervasive Air-Quality Monitoring via the Crowd;" Dr. Razelle Kurzrock of the Moores Cancer Center on "Personalized Cancer Therapy: Promise and Challenge;" and Dr. Lucila Ohno-Machado, associate dean for Informatics and Technology on "Big Data: What it Means To You." (#27753)

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