Fulbright Forum 2018: Education, Innovation, Science and Art

2018-03-16 09:00:00 2018-03-16 15:30:00 Europe/Helsinki Fulbright Forum 2018: Education, Innovation, Science and Art The seminar is open to the public and free of charge. Join us for the whole seminar or pop in for the presentation of your choice and meet with the Fulbrighters! http://arts.aalto.fi/en/midcom-permalink-1e82131d0f1cf86213111e8b5192916260067536753 Otakaari 24, 02150, Espoo

The seminar is open to the public and free of charge. Join us for the whole seminar or pop in for the presentation of your choice and meet with the Fulbrighters!

16.03.2018 / 09:00 - 15:30
Aalto University, Dipoli, Auditorium Lumituuli, Otakaari 24, 02150, Espoo, FI

Fulbright Forum 2018: Education, Innovation, Science and Art at the University of Helsinki and Aalto University on March 15–16, 2018 provides a unique opportunity to hear about the research and projects that the current American Fulbright scholars, teachers, and graduate students are doing in Finland.

The first seminar day at the University of Helsinki focuses on Education. The second seminar day at Aalto University is multidisciplinary and it includes a wide array of topics from Health Sciences to Business and Engineering. The seminar is organized jointly by Fulbright Finland and the University of Helsinki and Aalto University.

The seminar is open to the public and free of charge. Join us for the whole seminar or pop in for the presentation of your choice and meet with the Fulbrighters!

Welcome also to drop by the Fulbright Finland stand during the breaks to speak about study, research, and funding opportunities in the U.S.

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Day I March 15, University of Helsinki

Day II March 16, Aalto University

Auditorium Lumituuli, Dipoli, Otakaari 24

9:00-9:15 Opening remarks and Special Announcement

  • Tuija Pulkkinen, Vice President, Research and Innovation, Aalto University
  • Terhi Mölsä, Chief Executive Officer, Fulbright Finland Foundation

9:15-9:45 Economics

Discourse and Framing in the Finnish Basic Income Debate

  • James O'Donnell
    U.S. Fulbright Student Fellow

Measuring Inequality in Finland

  • Peter Matthews
    Fulbright-Hanken Distinguished Chair in Business and Economics

9:45-10:30 Epidemiology and Health

Is Finland on Track to be Tobacco Free by 2030?

  • David Timberlake
    Fulbright-University of Tampere Scholar Award

Behavioral Epidemiology: Prevalence of Peer Victimization by Sexual Identity among U.S. Adolescents

  • Emily Olsen
    Fulbright-EDUFI Fellow

Medical Device Design: How Do Clinical Needs Translate into Technical Requirements

  • Miiri Kotche
    Fulbright-VTT Grant in Science, Tehcnology and Innovation

10:30 Fulbright Finland Announcement about Opportunities for Students, Teachers and Faculty

10:35-10:45 Short break

10:45-11:20 Panel Discussion: Biology in the Age of Information: Exploring Biological Informatics in Finland

  • Amanda Tursi
    Fulbright-University of Turku Graduate Award
  • Vaughn Shirey
    U.S. Fulbright Student Fellow

11:20-11:50 Arctic Themes

Arctic Health and Wellbeing

  • Audrey Waits
    Fulbright-EDUFI Fellow

U.S. Coast Guard Icebreaking: Past, Present, and Future

  • William Woityra
    Fulbright Mid-Career Professional Development Grantee

11:50-12:50 Lunch at participants' own cost

12:50-13:55 Engineering

Detection of Glycated Hemoglobins with Aptamer

  • Dong Shik Kim
    Fulbright-Aalto University Distinguished Chair

13:05-13:55 Panel Discussion: Three Energy Technologies That Will Keep the Coal in the Ground

  • Yun Ji
    Fulbright-VTT Grant in Science, Tehcnology and Innovation
  • Joshua Pearce
    Fulbright-Aalto University Distinguished Chair
  • Thinh Truong
    Fulbright-Lappeenranta University of Technology Graduate Award

13:55-14:15 Coffee break

14:15 Panel Discussion: Sustainable Thinking: A Long-term Mindset

  • Aditya Ramesh
    Fulbright-Lappeenranta University of Technology Graduate Award
  • Andrew House
    Fulbright-EDUFI Fellow
  • Gemma Holt
    U.S. Fulbright Student Fellow
  • Stephen Frolking
    Fulbright-Saastamoinen Foundation Grant in Health and Environmental Sciences

15:20 Closing remarks