Pure Science

Pure Science

FiRe’s Pure Science channel focuses on research by members of the FiRe community into pure science, including physics, climatology, space and ocean exploration, evolutionary theory, ethnology, and more.



Topics in This Focus Channel

Leaders in This Focus Channel

  • Larry Smarr

    Founding Director, California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2; a UC San Diego / UC Irvine partnership)

  • Wieslaw Maslowski

    Research Professor of Oceanography, Naval Postgraduate School

  • Ross Whitaker

    Director, School of Computing; and Professor, SCI Institute; University of Utah

  • Patrick Hogan

    Project Director, NASA World Wind

  • Ramez Naam

    Author; Computer Scientist; and Energy & Environmental Systems Faculty, Singularity University

  • Vinton G. Cerf

    Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist, Google

  • Shane Wall

    CTO, Hewlett-Packard

  • Alexander Lex

    Assistant Professor of Computer Science, SCI Institute, University of Utah

  • Davis Brimer

    Founder and CEO, Active Life Scientific Inc.

  • Heather Richman

    VP Government Relations & External Affairs, HEVT

  • Stuart Smith

    Managing Director, CEO and Company Secretary, Redflow

  • Robert Anderson

    Chairman and CEO, Hybrid Electric Vehicle Technologies and HEVT LLC

  • Tony Lammers

    President and CEO, MAR Systems Inc.

  • Chris Johnson

    Director, Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute; and Distinguished Professor, School of Computing, University of Utah

  • Gregory J. McRae

    Executive Director, Morgan Stanley; and Hoyt C. Hottel Professor of Chemical Engineering

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