RISE:2021 Panel Sessions Captured

From Promises and Pitfalls of Experiential AI to Restoration, Remediation, and Reckoning, Northeastern’s RISE:2021 Virtual Expo offered a wide variety of faculty, student, and staff-led panel sessions. The Northeastern Community from all around the world, as well as external partners, attended these panel sessions to gain a better understanding of current relevant topics and hear aficionados speak on important issues that impact our society and businesses today. Come experience these impactful conversations for yourselves!

View the April 15th RISE Panel Sessions Below:

Promises and Pitfalls of Experiential AI: A Faculty Conversation – Speakers: John Basl, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion; Jennifer Dy, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Director of Experiential AI Postdoc Education at the Roux Institute; Tina Eliassi-Rad, Professor of Computer Science; and Mike Pollastri, Senior Vice Provost for the Roux Institute and Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology.

Moderator: Erin Cram, Professor of Biology and Associate Dean for Research in the College of Science.

Restoration, Remediation, Reckoning: A Faculty Conversation on the Afterlife of Disaster – Speakers: Daniel Aldrich, Professor of Political Science, Public Policy and Urban Affairs and Director of the Security and Resilience Studies Program; Jay Cephas, Assistant Professor of Architecture and Urbanism; and Auroop Ganguly, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Director of the Sustainability and Data Sciences (SDS) Lab.

Moderator: Rebecca Riccio, the Khaled and Olfat Juffali Director of the Social Impact Lab and Lecturer of Human Services.

RISE-ing from Poster Boards to Patents with Principals from Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds – Speakers: Deirdre Sanders, Principal, Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds; and Mark Solomon, Principal, Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds.

Moderator: Nikole Lynch, Program Coordinator, Office of Undergraduate Research & Fellowships.

Thriving in Northeastern’s Research and Creative Ecosystem: A Student Conversation – Speakers: Amanda Dee, Student, Northeastern University; Maya De Los Santos, Student, Northeastern University; Caroline Ghio, Student, Northeastern University; and Carrie Tam, Student, Northeastern University.

Moderator: Richard Harris, Assistant Dean, Academic Scholarship, Mentoring and Outreach, College of Engineering; Director of NU Program in Multicultural Engineering (NUPRIME) Northeastern University.

Verrill: Universities and Spin-Outs – Speakers: Joel Bresler, Director of Technology Ventures, Northeastern University, Center for Research Innovation; Gregory S. Fryer, Partner, Verrill; Lin Hymel, Partner, Verrill; Mark Saulich, Associate Director, Commercialization, Northeastern University, Center for Research Innovation; and Randall Erb, Associate Professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Northeastern University.

Moderator: Nikole Lynch, Program Coordinator, Office of Undergraduate Research & Fellowships.

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