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Hungarian Contributions to the Manhattan
Project in the 1940s
January 13, 2024
David Seaborg will talk about the Hungarians involved:
Janos von Neumann, Leo Szilard and Edward Teller, as well as the creation of the radiation symbol by Cyrill Orly.
Credit to Éva Szabó
Immunology: Understanding immunity, one cell at a time
May 26, 2022
We will cover the basics of immunology, and we will cover new technologies that extended our understanding of immune reactions.
About this event:
Our immune system protects us from various invaders and cancer. In this presentation, we will get into basic immunology, and we will cover new technologies that greatly extended our understanding of immune reactions with the potential to provide new therapeutic avenues.
Revolution in Visual Communication: User Interfaces
March 24, 2022
In this presentation we will cover the past, present and future of user interfaces and how they shape our everyday lives.
Our presenter, David Kutas, is a PhD candidate in the intersection of Human-Computer Interaction and software engineering at the University of California, Irvine. In the last 10 years, he has been researching and building Zoomable User Interfaces for web applications, patented novel visualization solutions and conducted empirical studies. He is going to be a Research Scientist intern at Adobe Research in the summer of 2022.
February 25 2022
With the pandemic induced work/study/meet/entertainment from home, and the emergence of new applications, wireless connectivity needs to evolve. We'll talk about the current wireless technology and the roadblocks we need to overcome towards 6G.
Gabor Bajko is an expert in wireless data communications, active member in several Standards Developing Organizations focused in defining next generation wireless and internet connectivity technologies.
In the last 20 years Gabor has made significant contributions to the 3G, 4G and several versions of the WiFi technology. His contributions are widely used in the cellular and WiFi connectivity and interoperability fields by today's smartphones. Gabor holds 70+ patents pertaining to data communications protocols and applications.
An introduction to Venture Capital by Istvan Jonyer PhD.
December 2, 2021
As venture capital has been the primary catalyst of innovation commercialization since the 1980s, scientists and other innovation professionals may find an introduction to venture capital interesting and very useful. In this presentation we assume no prior knowledge, so all are welcome!
We cover the following topics:
What is VC?
Expected returns, statistics of VC
Why VC is so hard
Losing VC strategies
Success factors of VC
November 4, 2021
Former war correspondent Hesna Al Ghaoui explores fear from so many – physiological, psychological, social and cultural – aspects than noone before, through powerful stories of her own and of exceptional people she’s met from all over the world. Originating from two countries, Hungary and Syria, both concerned about fear due to political and social issues, she argues that fears shape our modern societies on more levels than ever, nevertheless, fear can be a blessing and serve as fuel to reveal our true capabilities and reach our goals.