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STEM Lecture Series
The Science Learning Institute at Foothill College is proud to present a series of public lectures spotlighting STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). The lectures are given by renowned thought-leaders in STEM disciplines and aimed at general audiences, and college and high school students.
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Meet our Speaker
Michelle Khine: Inventing Future Entrepreneurs
Dr. Khine is currently an Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at UC Irvine. She was an Assistant & Founding Professor at UC Merced (‘06‐’09). Michelle received her BS and MS from UC Berkeley in Mechanical Engineering (’99 and ’01, respectively) and her PhD under Luke P Lee in Bioengineering (’05) from UC Berkeley and UCSF. She was the Scientific Founder of Fluxion Biosciences, Shrink Nanotechnologies and, most recently, Novoheart. Michelle was the recipient of the TR35 Award and named one of Forbes ’10 Revolutionaries’ in 2009 and by Fast Company Magazine as one of the '100 Most Creative People in Business' in 2011. She was awarded the NIH New Innovator's Award, was named a finalist in the World Technology Awards for Materials, and was named by Marie‐Claire magazine as 'Women on Top: Top Scientist'. She is currently working on starting a novel 'co-op' with her students, 'A Hundred Tiny Hands', and is spear-heading a new graduate program focused on Biomedical Engineering Entrepreneurship, BioENGINE, at UC Irvine.
Michelle Khine at TEDxUCIrvine September 2013: Inventing Inventors
Registration and lecture location
This STEM lecture will be held at Foothill College lecture hall room 5015. The educational program will begin at 7 p.m. with an introduction by Marc Tarpenning, co-founder of Tesla Motors and a member of the Foothill College Science Learning Institute's Advisory Board.
The lecture is being co-hosted by the Science Learning Institute and the Krause Center for Innovation (KCI). Proceeds from ticket sales will support the STEM Lecture Series and Science Learning Institute initiatives.
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Directions and Parking
From 280 take the El Monte exit and head west. Enter Foothill College on the right and follow the campus loop. Free parking in lots 5 and 6.