Wednesday, January 17, 2018
5:30 pm

SOLD OUT! Caltech Associates Panel Discussion & Reception: The Future of Autonomous Technology

This event is currently sold out. Please email caltechassociates@caltech.edu to be added to the waitlist.

5:30 and 5:45 p.m. CAST tours
6:15 p.m. Reception
7:30 p.m. Panel discussion

Flying ambulances, robots exploring ice-covered oceans of Europa, and swarms of drones capturing large-scale images and maps. These are just a few of the moonshot ideas that  Caltech's newly opened Center for Autonomous Systems and Technologies are translating into reality. Join us to walk through the facility where engineers are constructing and testing drones and robots, and hear from a panel of distinguished Caltech faculty who are making technological leaps and shaping our autonomous future.

Panelists include:

Moderator: Sandra Tsing Loh (BS '83), Distinguished Alumna award recipient, creator of the syndicated program, The Loh Down on Science
Mory Gharib, Director, Center for Autonomous Systems and Technologies; Hans W. Liepmann Professor of Aeronautics and Bioinspired Engineering; Director, Graduate Aerospace Laboratories
Aaron Ames, Bren Professor of Mechanical and Civil Engineering and Control and Dynamical Systems
Anima Anandkumar, Bren Professor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences
Soon-Jo Chung, Associate Professor of Aerospace and Bren Scholar; Jet Propulsion Laboratory Research Scientist
Yisong Yue, Assistant Professor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences

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This event is open to members of the Caltech Associates and guests. For more information and to learn how to join, please visit our website or contact the Associates office at (626) 395-3919

With a proud history of support dating back to 1926, the Caltech Associates are a vibrant organization of more than 2,000 members who are investors in discovery. Membership helps advance Caltech's most ambitious projects, including new treatments for disease, insights into nature, and technologies that could change the way people live their lives.

Caltech is changing the world. You can be part of it by joining the Caltech Associates and help shape tomorrow. Visit: https://www.associates.caltech.edu

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