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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Leaders in This Focus Channel

  • John Delaney

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

  • Patti Grace Smith

    Aerospace Consultant, Patti Grace Smith Consulting LLC

  • Dan Simon

    President and CEO, Heliae Technology Holdings Inc.

  • Ariel Ekblaw

    Founder & Lead, Space Exploration Initiative, MIT Media Lab

  • Larry Smarr

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

  • Robert Anderson

    President, Robert F. Anderson and Assoc. Inc.

  • Gregory J. McRae

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

  • Wieslaw Maslowski

    Research Professor of Oceanography, Naval Postgraduate School

  • Chris Johnson

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

  • Mark Ferguson

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

  • Leah Boyer

    Director, Stem Cell Core Laboratory, Salk Institute

  • Kim Stanley Robinson

    Science Fiction Author

  • John Seely Brown

    Independent Co-Chairman, Deloitte Center for the Edge; , and Visiting Scholar, USC

  • Kevin Montgomery

    CEO, Collaborate.org

  • Craig Venter

    Co-Founder, Chair, CEO, and Co-Chief Scientific Officer, Synthetic Genomics Inc.

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