Monday, 28 Mar 2022
Economics: George Fuller Memorial Lecture
"Using Team Discussions to Understand Behavior in Indefinitely Repeated Prisoner's Dilemma Games," David Cooper, University of Iowa.
Seminar: Gardening in Senior Communities: Investigating Accessibility and Barriers
Join this Department of Horticulture Graduate Seminar to hear Lexi Young, graduate student at Iowa State University, discuss research into the benefits and challenges of gardening as a leisure time activity for seniors. This presentation investigates the experiences of three senior gardeners in Central Iowa as they have continued to garden despite age-related changes that have impacted their abilities.
Thursday, 31 Mar 2022
Climate Change in Iowa
William (Bill) Gutowski, climate scientist and professor in the ISU department of geological and atmospheric sciences, will explain why climate scientists should not just say what should be done, but instead work together with fellow community members to co-investigate and co-develop the knowledge about and actions for climate change.
Understanding the Fatigue Experienced by People with Multiple Sclerosis
Roger Maro Enoka is professor and former chair of the Department of Integrative Physiology at the University of Colorado at Boulder. His research interest is in the area of Neuromuscular determinants of motor function (movement) in health and disease. He is the director of the Neurophysiology of Movement Lab. According to Web of Knowledge, Professor Enoka has 328 publications, which have been cited a total of 17,101 times.
Friday, 01 Apr 2022
Flagship Friday Innovators Forum: Khaled Kasih
"1,000 Ways to Make Hummus," Khaled Kasih. From the humble beginnings of a small canning line for Hummus and Foul, to the sophisticated company it is right now, Kasih operates fully automated production lines for producing Mediterranean Aseptic Food, including its most famous product hummus "Never Tasted This Good."
Why Is It So Hard to Make Self-Driving Cars?
You may view the lecture in person at 1230 Communications or via Zoom: https://iastate.zoom.us/j/94787336376 Why is self-driving so hard? Despite tech companies and the investment of billions of dollars, the optimistic predictions about self-driving cars â€œbeing around the cornerâ€ went utterly wrong. Prof. Joseph Sifakis will argue that these difficulties illustrate the challenges raised by the vision for trustworthy autonomous systems.
Seminar: Functional gains achieved with electrical stimulation of peripheral nerves
Join us for this Kinesiology Pease Scholar Seminar featuring Dr. Roger Enoka, professor from the University of Colorado - Boulder.