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.

 

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Topics in This Focus Channel

Leaders in This Focus Channel

  • Patrick Hogan

    Project Director, NASA World Wind

  • Soroush Nazarpour

    President and CEO, NanoXplore

  • Mark Ferguson

    Director General, Science Foundation Ireland & Chief Scientific Adviser to the Government of Ireland

  • Nathan Lewis

    George L. Argyros Professor of Chemistry, California Institute of Technology

  • James Brown

    Dept. Head, Molecular Ecosystems Biology, and Chair, Environmental Bioinformatics, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

  • Michael Sims

    VP Software and Chief Robotics Officer, Moon Express

  • Will Martinez

    CEO and CTO, Nanotech Biomachines

  • Jonathan Carter

    Deputy Director of Computing Sciences, Berkeley Lab

  • Leroy Hood

    President, Institute for Systems Biology; and recipient, 2012 National Medal of Science

  • Bruce Stedman

    Executive Director, Orca Relief Citizens' Alliance

  • John Delaney

    Professor of Oceanography, University of Washington; Director and Principal Investigator, Regional Scale Nodes, NSF Ocean Observatories Initiative

  • John Cramer

    Professor Emeritus of Physics, University of Washington; and Science Fiction Author

  • Matthew Klipstein

    CEO, NeuroRepair Inc

  • Ken Kreutz-Delgado

    Professor of Intelligent Systems, Signal Processing, and Robotics, University of California, San Diego

  • Tony Lammers

    President and CEO, MAR Systems Inc.

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October 10-13, 2017

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Park City, Utah

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