Add this Event to Calendar 04/12/2023 06:30 PM 04/12/2023 07:30 PM EVENT POSTPONED: FUTURE DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED: Author Talk with Ainissa Ramirez, ph.D.


.Award-winning scientist and science communicator, Ainissa Ramirez, Ph.D. will share insights from her book, The Alchemy of Us. Winner of the CT Book Award and finalist for the LA TIMES Book Prize, The Alchemy of Us unfolds how simple inventions shaped society and our lives.  Dr. Ramirez will illuminate how everyday objects around us had a hand in changing language, politics, and even our bodies.

Dr. Ramirez received her bachelor's degree from Brown University and her Ph.D. from Stanford, both in materials science and engineering.  She began her career as a scientist at Bell Labs and later taught at Yale as an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering.  She now focusses her energy as a "science evangelist" with a mission of making science understandable to audiences of all ages.

Registration is requested.

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