Upcoming Talks

Dates and speakers for future talks are shown below. Unless stated otherwise, the location will be Southwestern Yacht Club.

4/15/20 Dr. Gresham Bayne
Former Critical Care Consultant to STRATOS
Former medical consultant to Bird Aerospace Industries
Former CMO & Chair of the Technical Advisory Committee for NantHealth
What really happened during the STRATOS stratospheric parachute jump and what we still don’t know
5/27/20 Ryan Kastner
Professor of Computer Science and Engineering
UC San Diego
Engineers for Exploration
7/8/20 Nick Hutzler
Assistant Professor of Physics
Using lasers to control atoms and molecules for table-top experiments in fundamental nuclear and particle physics and applications to quantum information, computation, and many-body systems.  More detail is TBD.
8/19/20 Joe Valenzuela
Director of Business Development for Tactical Systems & Deputy CTO
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions
The general topic will be Unmanned Aerial Vehicles.  More detail is TBD.
9/23/20 Katherine de Kleer
Assistant Professor
Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences

Dynamic Processes in the Solar System
(tentative title)

11/18/20 Richard Buttery
Director of Experimental Science,
DIII-D National Fusion Facility,
General Atomics
The Advanced Tokamak Path to Fusion Energy and Critical DIII-D Contributions
1/6/21 Shana Goffredi
Associate Professor
Biology Department
Occidental College, &
Visiting Scientist
Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences
General topic will be beneficial symbiotic partnerships between bacteria and invertebrates.  More detail is TBD.
2/17/21 TBD
3/31/21 TBD
5/12/20 TBD TBD