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Scientific Sense ®

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Scientific Sense ® is a daily podcast focused on Science and Economics. We talk with the world's leading academics about their research and emerging ideas in a variety of domains. The conversation is unstructured and unscripted. The host, Gill Eapen, has over 30 years of experience in various areas … read more

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Prof. David Uttal, Professor of Education and of Psychology at Northwestern University

October 21st, 2020


Links of Spatial Thinking to Achievement in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics?,  Using a discipline-focused lens to examine spatial …

Prof. Jenny Greene, Professor of Astrophysics at Princeton University

October 20th, 2020


The demographics, formation, migration, and behavior of black holes, what's at the heart of the Milky Way galaxy, and the Nobel prizes for Physics …

Dr. Gaurav Jain, Assistant Professor of Marketing at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

October 19th, 2020


Fluency and perceptions of decision making, Numerosity and allocation behavior, and the impact of number roundedness on framing

Dr. Gaurav Jain is an …

Election Special: Dr. Dipayan Gosh of Harvard Kennedy School and Dr. Heidi Tworek of University of British Columbia

October 17th, 2020


History of democracy, elections, and outcomes. Impact of social media, and what we could expect in upcoming US elections.

Dr. Heidi Tworek, Associate …

Dr. Michael Niemack, Associate Professor of Astronomy and Physics at Cornell University.

October 16th, 2020


Cosmic Microwave Background, The Atacama Cosmology Telescope,  The CCAT-Prime Submillimeter Observatory, and The Simons Observatory

Dr. Michael …

Prof. Josh Frieman, Head of the Particle Physics Division at Fermilab and Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of Chicago

October 14th, 2020


The evolution of the universe, expansion, accelerated expansion, the use, and misuse of the cosmological constant, dark energy, dark matter, the dark …

Prof. Mario Macis, Professor of economics at Johns Hopkins University

October 12th, 2020


Economic Rewards to Motivate Blood Donations, Rewarding Volunteers: A Field Experiment, and Societal support for monetary compensation for plasma and …

Prof. John Flood, Professor of Law and Society at Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia.

October 10th, 2020


How Machine Learning and Blockchain are Redesigning the Landscape of Professional Knowledge and Organisation, and Globalisation, Law, and Lawyers in a Time of Crisis

Prof. John Flood is a Professor of Law and Society at …

Dr. Mark Hoffman, Research Professor at the University of Missouri, Kansas City

October 9th, 2020


Heterogeneity introduced by EHR system implementation in a de-identified data resource from 100 non-affiliated organizations and Rates and Predictors of Using Opioids in the Emergency Department to Treat Migraine in …

Prof. Volodymyr Babich, Professor of Operations and Information Management at Georgetown University.

October 8th, 2020


Does Crowdfunding Benefit Entrepreneurs and Venture Capital Investors?,  Promoting Solar Panel Investments: Feed-in-Tariff vs. Tax-Rebate, R&D …

Dr. Masood Parvania, Associate Chair for Research and Advancement at the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Utah

October 7th, 2020


The electric grid: infrastructure, risk management, security, and upgrading, optimization of scheduling, storage, pricing and production flexibility, …

Prof. Keith Olive, Theoretical physicist at the University of Minnesota

October 6th, 2020


The early evolution of the universe, leptogenesis, baryogenesis, and nucleosynthesis in the big bang and particle physics mysteries

Prof. Keith Olive

Prof. Eugene Santos, Professor of Engineering at Dartmouth College

October 5th, 2020


Adversarial Models for Opponent Intent Inferencing, Intelligence Analyses, and the Insider Threat,  and Discriminating deception from truth and misinformation: an intent-level approach

Prof. Eugene Santos who is a …

Prof. David Spergel, Director of the Center for Computational Astrophysics at Flatiron Institute and Emeritus Professor Princeton University

October 2nd, 2020


A brief history of the universe and its possible death scenarios, WMAP, ACT, and WFIRST projects, inflation, dark energy, dark matter, and …

Prof. Riane Eisler, President of the Center for Partnership Studies (CPS)

October 1st, 2020


Evolution, Ideology, and Human Nature, New Evidence about Human Nature, Biocultural Synthesis, Domination Systems, and Partnership Systems, Four …

Prof. Nadya Mason, Professor of Physics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

September 30th, 2020


Frontiers of Materials Research, Metals, Glasses, and Quantum Materials, Simulation and Computational Tools, and AI in Materials Research

Prof. Nadya …

Dr. Fred Olayele, Chief Economist at the New York City Economic Development Corporation.

September 29th, 2020


Economic Diversity and the Resource Curse, Gravity, Borders, and Regionalism, and Globalization, Income Disparity, and Inclusive Development

Dr. Fred Olayele is the Chief Economist and Head of the Economic Research …

Prof. Giulio Pasinetti, Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

September 28th, 2020


Effects of food, sleep and the microbiome on Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease and other neurodegenerative diseases

Prof. Giulio Pasinetti is …

Prof. Jeff Ely, Director of the mathematical methods in Social Sciences at Northwestern University

September 26th, 2020


Suspense and Surprise: How to write novels and enjoy sports/politics, Why torture or money for information schemes are not advisable, Rotation to …

Prof. John Birge, Professor of Operations Management at the University of Chicago

September 25th, 2020


Optimal Commissions and Subscriptions in Networked Markets, Dynamic Learning and Market Making in Spread Betting, Credit Shock Propagation in Supply Chains, and the Impact of COVID-19 on Supply Chain Credit Risk

Prof. …

Prof. Andrew Ching, Professor at the Carey Business School at Johns Hopkins University

September 24th, 2020


Forward-Looking Behavior: The Case of Consumer Stockpiling, Late-Mover Advantages: The Case of Statins, the Zero-price Effect, The Value of Perfect Information, Consumer assessment of Quality of products? Evidence from …

Dr. Deepa HalaHarvi, Breast cancer surgeon at Ohio Health

September 23rd, 2020


Disparities in Breast Cancer and African Ancestry, Mammographic screening from age 40 years, Disparities in Breast Cancer Surgery Delay, Prophylactic mastectomy in BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 patients.

Dr. Deepa HalaHarvi who is …

Prof. Sudheer Chava, Professor of Finance at Scheller College of Business at Georgia Institute of Technology

September 22nd, 2020


Investor Response to Extreme Language in Earnings Conference Calls, Business Cycle and Industry Returns, Pension Overhang and Corporate Investment, Impact of E-Commerce on Employees at Brick-and-Mortar Retailers, and …

Prof. Mark Liberman, Professor of Linguistics and Information Science at the University of Pennsylvania

September 21st, 2020


The history and status of Human Language Technologies, Automatic Classification of Primary Progressive Aphasia Patients Using Lexical and Acoustic …

Prof. Francis Schortgen, Professor of Political Science at the University of Mount Union

September 19th, 2020


The Political Logic of Economic Backwardness in North Korea,  China’s New Role of Assertiveness in the 21st Century International System, and Chinese …

Prof. Sašo Tomažič, Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.

September 18th, 2020


Non-profit society: Utopia or necessity, Changes in the collective consciousness, Monetary Reform, Money as a medium of exchange, and Strengthening …

Prof. Michael Miller, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

September 17th, 2020


COVID and long term negative effects on the heart, POTS, Takotsubo Syndrome, Chronic Myocarditis, and other Myocardial injuries, and the need to prevent disease by individual actions to reduce long term disease burden.

Dr. Dipayan Ghosh, Co-Director of the Digital Platforms and Democracy Project at the Harvard Kennedy School

September 16th, 2020


Are social media and search companies natural monopolies?, Increasing competition on the Internet, Machine bias in the commercialization of …

Prof Joel Mokyr, Professor of Economics and History at Northwestern University

September 15th, 2020


Attitudes, Aptitudes, and the Roots of the Great Enrichment: How Attitudes (cultural beliefs) and aptitudes (technical competence) played central …

Prof. Aaron Striegel, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Notre Dame

September 14th, 2020


The Tesserae Project: Large-Scale, Longitudinal, In Situ, Multimodal Sensing of Information Workers, Face-to-Face Proximity Estimation Using …

Prof. Martin Eichenbaum, Professor of Economics at Northwestern University

September 12th, 2020


Bridging the Covid-19 recession, Rethinking  monetary and fiscal policy In an era Of low-Interest rates,  Monetary policy effect on refinancing 

Prof. Peter Muennig, Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University

September 11th, 2020


Is Medicaid worth the cost?, Universal health coverage in China, Precision population health management, Urbanicity, and hypertension, Earned Income …

Prof. Douglas Comer, Professor of Computer Science at Purdue University

September 10th, 2020


The cloud: to come the full circle of computing, DcNet: A Data Center Network Architecture that supports live VM migration, and towards …

Prof. Jeremi Suri, Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin

September 9th, 2020


The cost of victory in WWII, The fiction of American Century, Nixon and Brezhnev, Revisiting Roosevelt: How presidential empathy can improve …

Prof. Burkhard Schafer, Chair of Computational Legal Theory at the University of Edinburgh

September 8th, 2020


Legal AI, creative informatics, and the quest for executable justice, A new approach to visualizing legal argumentation, Copyright and the law and …

Prof. Norman Garrick, Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Connecticut

September 6th, 2020


Traffic fatality rate: Why US is the worst among developed countries, Zurich: Where people are welcome and cars are not, The broken algorithm that poisoned American transportation, and Burying past planning mistakes in …

Prof. Art Markman, Professor of Psychology, and Marketing at the University of Texas at Austin

September 5th, 2020


Impulsive choice-making,  Probability matching decisions, Structural comparisons in consumer choice, Naturalistic and Lab-based decision-making,  and …

Prof. Clair Brown, Professor of Economics at UC Berkeley

September 4th, 2020


A Policy Index to Create a Sustainable, Shared-Prosperity Economy, and Buddhist Economics: an enlightened approach to the dismal science

Prof. Clair …

Prof. Carol Gould, Professor of Philosophy at Florida Atlantic University

September 3rd, 2020


Towards a Theory of the Aesthetic Properties of Persons, Glamour as an Aesthetic Property of Persons, Objective Beauty, and  Psychoanalysis, …

Prof. Brooks Holtom, Professor of Management at Georgetown University

September 2nd, 2020


A blueprint for change in Management Education, Turnover and Retention Research, and Better ways to predict who is going to quit.

Prof. Brooks Holtom …

Prof. George Markowsky, Professor of Computer Science at the Missouri University of Science and Technology

September 1st, 2020


Crowdsourcing and homeland security, Top-level domain interceptor,  The difficulty of defining metrics and Arrow's theorem, and modeling and battling …

Prof. Jeanne Milliken Bonds, Professor of the Practice, Impact Investment, and Sustainable Finance at the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina

August 31st, 2020


Whole Community Health, Pilot project by Kenan Charitable Trust in two North Carolina counties - 6 interconnected pillars of opportunity: Economic …

Prof. Eswaran Subrahmanian, Research Professor in the Engineering Research Accelerator and the Department of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University

August 30th, 2020


Design Theory: A foundation of a new paradigm for design science and engineering, Shared Memory in Design: A Unifying Theme for Research and Practice, Dialogues, Diversity, and Design

Prof. Eswaran Subrahmanian is a …

Dr. Charles Harry, Associate Research Professor in the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland

August 29th, 2020


Human and technical cyber risks, Prioritizing strategic risks, Effect-centric approach to risk in nuclear power plants, A systems approach to quantifying and managing risk in critical infrastructure.

Dr. Charles Harry …

Prof. Regina Herzlinger, Professor at Harvard Business School

August 28th, 2020


The scale of the healthcare problem,  A suggestion for a bipartisan solution, Innovating in Healthcare, and the SEC for the healthcare system

Prof. …

Prof Michael Barnett, Professor of Management and Global Business at Rutgers Business School

August 27th, 2020


The Rise and Stall of stakeholder influence: How the digital age limits social control and Designing CSR Initiatives for Greater Social Impact

Prof …

Prof. Diana Thomas, Professor of mathematical sciences at the United States Military Academy at West Point

August 26th, 2020


Weighing the evidence from clinical trials and faulty belief systems in obesity control, errors in self-reporting of energy balance, dynamic model …

Prof. Paul Fedak, Head Department of Cardiac Sciences at the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary

August 25th, 2020


Healing an injured heart, immune cells  to prevent detrimental repair caused by excessive fibrosis,  acellular bioscaffolds to promote functional …

Dr. Antonio Lieto, Researcher in Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science at the University of Turin

August 24th, 2020


Artificial Intelligence with human-like reasoning, commonsense reasoning, computational creativity, conceptual representation and categorization,  integration of typicality, probability and cognitive heuristics, …

Prof. James K. Bashkin, Dr. R. Fredrik Inglis, and Dr. Jeff Smith of the University of Missouri- St. Louis

August 23rd, 2020


Origin, evolution, and transmission of viruses, the arrival of COVID vaccines and drugs, managing a pandemic - what can be done next time?

Group Chat:

Mr. Frank Van Gansbeke, Professor of Practice At Middlebury College

August 22nd, 2020


Climate change and finance, monetary authority and natural capital, the discount premium for Carbon footprint, digital currencies, and what the Fed …

Prof Kit Parker, Professor of Bioengineering and Applied Physics at Harvard University

August 21st, 2020


Nanofiber innovation for wound healing and heat resistance, Lab-grown meat,  Human pancreas, brain, and heart on a chip, and STEM-based education as …

Prof. Ole Isacson, Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience at Harvard Medical School and Mass General Hospital

August 20th, 2020


Novel mechanisms in Neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's,  Lipid abnormalities, Cytokine storm, and inflammation, Spanish Flu and COVID similarities, and possible long term effects.

Prof. Ole Isacson works on …

Prof. Jay Swaminathan, Professor of Operations at the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

August 19th, 2020


Supplier diversity and Carbon footprint, Customer learning in Call centers, Net-metering and utility profits, Blockchain to prevent counterfeiting, and strategic effects of COVID shock on global supply chains.

Prof. Jay …

Prof. Elizabeth Krupinski, Professor and Vice-Chair of Research at Emory University

August 18th, 2020


Telehealth in primary care and specialties, Home-health technologies aiding telehealth, AI-assisted mammographic examinations, Patient photos aiding …

Prof. Raghuram Iyengar, Professor of Marketing at the Wharton School

August 17th, 2020


Effect of subscription programs,  price promotions and churn prevention programs on firm profitability, finding nonobvious Key Opinion Leaders to accelerate product diffusion,  and oral and written communications - how …

Dr. David Vequist, Founder and Director of the Center for Medical Tourism Research (CMTR)

August 16th, 2020


Medical & health tourism - modalities, and trends, service quality expectations, bundled contracting between employers and providers, and effects of the pandemic on the industry

Dr. David Vequist is the founder and …

Prof. Peter Rogan, Professor of Genome Bioinformatics at the University of Western Ontario

August 14th, 2020


COVID - Identifying hotspots, mRNA splicing mutations, the proposed molecular mechanism for severe infections, and possible vaccines, and therapies

Mr. Lofred Madzou, Project Lead for AI at the World Economic Forum

August 12th, 2020


The Fourth Industrial Revolution, Artificial Intelligence driving the next revolution, Regulatory policy frameworks and pilot projects for policy for …

Dr. William H. Frey II, Senior Research Director of the Center for Memory & Aging at the HealthPartners Neuroscience Center

August 11th, 2020


Intranasal delivery of agents to the brain, Adult stems cells and Insulin for treatment of brain injury and degenerative diseases, Possible effects …

Dr. Ralph Chami, Assistant Director, Institute for Capacity Development, the International Monetary Fund

August 10th, 2020


Remittances, the good, the bad, and the ugly, COVID, a systemic shock with significant negative effects on fragile countries and regions,  What is a Whale worth and how can we keep it?

Dr. Ralph Chami is Assistant …

Prof. Ben Albensi, Professor of pharmacology & therapeutics at the University of Manitoba

August 7th, 2020


Neuroprotective and neurotoxic effects of Nuclear Factor kappa B ( NF-kB), Alzheimer's disease, Economic burden of dementia, Brain region and sex-specific alterations in mitochondrial function, Epigenetics and dietary …

Dr. Allyson Ettinger, Assistant professor in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Chicago

August 6th, 2020


Brain waves and Natural Language Processing,  N400 amplitude and vector space model behavior,  Contextual embeddings in words, Composition in Sentence Vector Representations, and BERT, what it is Not.

Dr. Allyson …

Prof. Krishnanand Maillacheruvu, Professor of Civil Engineering and Construction at Bradley University

August 5th, 2020


Rejuvenation of Rivers and Lakes in India, Policy in environmental choices, Cost externalization, Decentralized and small-scale wastewater treatment, …

Prof. Gerry Leisman, Professor of Neuro and Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Haifa, Israel

August 4th, 2020


Neurological development of the young brain,  The importance of educational process, content, and environment, Left/Right brain specialization, …

Prof. Martin Kulldorff, Professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School

August 2nd, 2020


Early detection of localized COVID/disease outbreaks, Age as the dominant consideration in COVID intervention strategy, and vaccine/drug surveillance …

Prof. Sean Smith, Professor of computational nanomaterials science and technology at the Australian National University and Director of Australia’s national supercomputing facility

July 31st, 2020


Computational Materials Sciences, Atomic-Scale Discoveries with Machine Learning, Hydrogen for storage and transport of energy, Hydrogen as the new natural gas.

Prof Sean Smith is a Professor of computational …

Dr. Pascal Paschos, Computational Scientist at the University of Chicago

July 30th, 2020


Open Science Grid,  Distributed Computing, Midscale collaborations, South Pole Telescope, ENZO: Adaptive mesh code for Astrophysics, Hydrodynamic …

Prof. Christophe Faugère, Professor of Finance at the Kedge Business School, France

July 29th, 2020


Asset pricing methodology confusion, Required Yield Theory (RYT), Connectalism, Mindfulness, and Compassion in Finance

Prof. Christophe Faugère is a …

Prof. Orly Sade, Chair in Business Administration and Associate Professor of Finance, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

July 28th, 2020


Personal finance decisions, AI-based behavioral finance interventions, Robo-advising, Framing advisory fees, Funding biases and crowdfunding

Prof. Orly Sade is the  Chair in Business Administration and an Associate …

Prof Amiyatosh Purnanandam, Professor of finance at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan

July 27th, 2020


Mortgage securitization, Measuring Bank Risk, Taxpayer returns from Bailouts, Dividends during a pandemic, and the principal-agent problem in structuring contracts with banks for bailouts. 

Prof Amiyatosh Purnanandam is …

Prof. William Baker, Professor and Journalist-in-Residence at Fordham University in NY.

July 25th, 2020


Demystifying the Business of Performing Arts, "Sacred," the movie, Learning from Germany on public media, and Organizations for people that succeed.

Prof. William Baker is a Professor and Journalist-in-Residence at …

Dr. Rouben Indjikian, adjunct professor of energy, and international economics at Webster University in Geneva, Switzerland.

July 23rd, 2020


History of oil prices and possible future paths

Dr. Rouben Indjikian, an adjunct professor of energy, commodities, trade finance, digital economy, and international economics at Webster University in Geneva, …

Prof. Fernando Muzzio, Professor of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering at Rutgers University

July 22nd, 2020


Supply chain risk in pharmaceutical manufacturing and the advantages of continuous manufacturing 

Prof. Fernando Muzzio is a Professor of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering at Rutgers University and the Director of …

Prof. Dale Rogers, Professor of Business at Arizona State University

July 21st, 2020


Logistics Manager's Index as a leading indicator of economic activity, Supply Chain Financing, and Effects of COVID on the global supply chain

Prof. Dale Rogers is a Professor of Business at Arizona State University. He …

Prof. Azra Raza, Professor of Medicine and Director of the MDS Center at Columbia University

July 20th, 2020


Cancer - why have we failed, and how can we get better? The quest to find and destroy the first cell to minimize human strife.

Prof. Azra Raza is a Professor of Medicine and Director of the MDS (Myelodysplastic …

Dr. Omar Al-Ubaydli, Director of Research at Derasat, a think tank in the Kingdom of Bahrain

July 19th, 2020


Reasons for the science-policy disconnect, statistical inference, threats to scalability, publication bias, and speculation on global economic …

Dr. Zeke Hernandez, Max and Bernice Garchik Family Presidential Associate Professor at the Wharton Business School

July 18th, 2020


Effects of Immigrants on Firms’ Foreign Location Choice and Performance and Immigrant Entrepreneurs as Pathways to Foreign VC Investments

Dr. Zeke Hernandez is the Max and Bernice Garchik Family Presidential Associate …

Prof. Robert Murphy, Professor of Computational Biology, Biomedical Engineering, and Machine Learning at Carnegie Mellon University

July 17th, 2020


Artificial Intelligence, Automated Science, Self-driving Scientific Experimentation, Active Learning, High Throughput Screening, R&D optimization

Prof. Anees Chagpar, Professor in the Department of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine

July 16th, 2020


Causes of Cancer, Healthcare access, Breast Cancer, Emerging Techniques in Breast Cancer Surgery, SHAVE trial

Prof. Anees Chagpar is a Professor in …

Prof. M. V. Lee Badgett, Professor of economics and co-director of the Center for Employment Equity at the University of Massachusetts Amherst

July 15th, 2020


The economic impact of LGBT rights in firms and countries, policy trends, wage gaps and reasons for optimism

Prof. M. V. Lee Badgett is a professor …

Prof. Rory Cooper, Professor of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, and Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh

July 14th, 2020


Computer Assisted Mobility, Intelligent Wheelchair design, Human/Machine interactions, and Human Engineering Research Laboratories.

Prof. Rory Cooper …

Prof. James Bashkin, Professor of Chemistry and Bio-Chemistry at the University of Missouri, St.Louis.

July 11th, 2020


Cheaper and faster sterilization of PPE, HPV eliminating antiviral and anticancer agents,  Modulating DNA with polyamides, Green Chemistry 

Prof. …

Prof. Liran Carmel, Professor of Computational Biology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel

July 9th, 2020


Human evolution, Out of Africa migrations, Neanderthals and Denisovans, DNA methylation effects on the body parts, Gene organizer, Epigenetics in …

Mr. Joel Peterson, recently retired Chairman of JetBlue Airways, former Chairman of The Hoover Institution, and the Founder of Peterson Partners

July 7th, 2020


Trust as an operating system, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Types of leaders, Entrepreneurial leadership, Creating successful companies and Startups 

Prof. Eleftherios Mylonakis, Professor of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology at Brown University

July 6th, 2020


Antimicrobial research, surrogate invertebrate hosts, in vivo high throughput screening, methicillin-resistant MRSA, colonization, and the need for …

Prof. Brian Keating, Professor of Physics at the Center for Astrophysics & Space Sciences at the University of California, San Diego

July 4th, 2020


Background Imaging of Cosmic Extragalactic Polarization, Simons Observatory, Origins of the Universe, Hubble constant discrepancy, Multiverse 

Prof. …

Prof. Bart Selman, Professor of Computer Science at Cornell University

July 2nd, 2020


Artificial Intelligence, Artificial General Intelligence, Non-human intelligence, Machine Reasoning, Policy, and the AI future of society

Prof Bart …

Mr. Jim Jordan, Distinguished Service Professor of Healthcare & Biotechnology Management at Carnegie Mellon University

July 1st, 2020


The start-up ecosystem in life sciences, Stakeholders in a start-up, Basic v/s translational research, and health systems 

Mr. Jim Jordan is the …

Prof. Anup Malani, Professor at the University of Chicago Law School & Medical School

June 30th, 2020


Adaptive control for COVID-19 in India, A field experiment for health insurance in India, the evolution of influenza with vaccination

Prof Anup …

Prof. Steve Greenbaum, Professor of Physics at Hunter College in the City University of New York

June 27th, 2020


Battery technologies, species of electrolytes, materials science innovation, the safety of products, and the need for inclusion in education

Prof. …

Prof. Kenneth Kaitin, Professor of Public Health and Medicine at Tufts School of Medicine

June 26th, 2020


Pharmaceutical R&D trends and costs, Value chain paradigms, Basic v/s translational research, Investment needs, and COVID 19

Prof. Kenneth Kaitin …

Prof. Robert Bird, Professor of Business Law and the Chair in Business Ethics at the University of Connecticut

June 25th, 2020


Future of business law, Corporate legal strategy, Turning compliance into a competitive advantage

Prof. Robert Bird is a Professor of Business Law and the Chair in Business Ethics at the University of Connecticut. …

Prof. David Ikenberry, Professor of Finance at the University of Colorado

June 24th, 2020


Investment-q paradox,  persistent investment decline, Tobin's q decomposition, asset utilization as a driver of investment rate, and failure of common explanations.  

Prof. David Ikenberry was the Chair of Finance at …

Prof. George Perry, Professor of Biology and Chemistry at The University of Texas at San Antonio

June 23rd, 2020


Alzheimer's disease, oxidative stress, mitochondria abnormalities, diagnostics, amyloid-beta plaques, aging

Prof. George Perry is a Professor of …

Prof. Richard Mammone, Professor of engineering and business at Rutgers University.

June 20th, 2020


Artificial Intelligence, Breast cancer diagnostics, Teleradiology, Social return to technology commercialization 

Prof. Richard Mammone, a professor …

Prof. Marion Nestle, Professor Emerita of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, at New York University

June 18th, 2020


Food, Nutrition, Obesity, supply chains, food security

Marion Nestle is a Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, at New York University. She is also a Visiting Professor of Nutritional Sciences at …

Professor Stanley Litow of Columbia and Duke University

June 17th, 2020


Public-private partnerships, education systems, ethics and leadership 

Dr. Stanley Litow is a Professor at Columbia and Duke University, and serve as …

Prof. Stephen Hinshaw, Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley and Professor of Psychiatry at UCSF

June 16th, 2020


Mental illnesses, stigma, ADHD, design of education, Berkeley girls longitudinal study 

Professor Stephen Hinshaw is a Professor of Psychology at the …

Dr. Sara Abiola, Assistant Professor of Health Policy & Management at the Columbia Mailman School of Public Health

June 15th, 2020


Hunger in America, SNAP/Food Stamps, SSTAR Act, Obesity, Decision-making

Dr. Sara Abiola is an assistant professor of health policy & management …

Dr. John S. Lyons, Professor of Health Management and Policy at the University of Kentucky

June 14th, 2020


Population health, Transformational Collaborative Outcomes Management (TCOM).
Dr. John S. Lyons is a Professor of Health Management and Policy and the …

Prof. Mehdi Anwar, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Connecticut

June 13th, 2020


Memristors, Neuromorphic Computing, Mysteries of the brain and the future of Computing 

Dr. Mehdi Anwar is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Connecticut. As a Jefferson Science …

Prof. Bruce Mizarch, Professor of Economics at Rutgers University

June 12th, 2020


Microstructures of financial markets, order routing, high-frequency trading, oil prices  .....

Prof. Bruce Mizrach is a professor in the Department of Economics at Rutgers University. He has held appointments at Boston …

Dr. Scott Friedman, the Dean for Therapeutic Discovery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

June 11th, 2020


Causes of chronic liver diseases, emerging treatments, COVID-19

Dr. Scott Friedman is the Dean for Therapeutic Discovery and Chief of the Division of …

Prof. Jeffrey Townsend of Yale School of Public Health and Yale University

June 9th, 2020


Evolution of cancer, plague, pandemics, COVID, policymaking under uncertainty

Jeffrey Townsend is the Elihu Professor of Biostatistics and Ecology …

Prof. Warren Powell of Operations Research and Financial Engineering at Princeton University

June 6th, 2020


Decisions under uncertainty, shocks, supply chains, and autonomous vehicles

Prof Warren Powell taught at Princeton for almost 40 years, where he was drawn to the opportunity of bringing advanced analytics to the …

Prof. Julia Lane, Professor at NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

June 3rd, 2020


Democratizing our data - A manifesto. Improving the design of metrics, collection of data, analysis and decision-making at the federal level

Prof. …

Dr. Ian Williams, author, sculptor and biochemist.

May 30th, 2020


Humans, bacteria, intelligence, consciousness, life and everything else

Ian Williams was born in England in 1954. He trained as a biochemist at the …

Dr.Pierre Etienne, co-Director of the Alzheimer’s disease prevention program at McGill University

May 24th, 2020


COVID-19, clinical trial processes, pharmaceutical R&D, vaccine development, use of preventative medications, Alzheimer's disease, PTSD

After obtaining his medical degree in Belgium in 1972, Pierre Etienne moved to …

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