Computational Science Ventures 2012

The fast-moving frontier where computation, science and entrepreneurship meet was explored in a special mini-course offered by IACS during Optional Winter Activities Week, January 17-20, 2012.

2012 speaker photos

Institute Fellow Alexander Wissner-Gross, an investigator and inventor whose Ph.D. research at Harvard focused on smart matter, pervasive computing and machine learning, organized and hosted the four-seminar series, open to the public. Guest speakers were:

  • Tuesday, Jan. 17: Dean Kamen, founder and president of DEKA Research & Development Corporation
  • Wednesday, Jan. 18: Maria Lopez-Bresnahan, Vice President and Global Head for Medical and Scientific Affairs at Pharmanet/i3
  • Thursday, Jan. 19: Luke Burns, Partner at Ascent Venture Partners
  • Friday, Jan. 20: Stephen Wolfram, Founder and CEO, Wolfram Research