Registration for this event closed on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at noon. Interested guests are still welcome to register by emailing CMUevents@andrew.cmu.edu. A Zoom login link will be sent in a confirmation email prior to the virtual session.
Carnegie Mellon University invites you to a virtual panel discussion Accelerating Solutions: CMU’s Pioneering Work on COVID-19 CMU is tackling the COVID-19 pandemic with game-changing research that will ultimately contribute to the health and safety of society. Join Michael McQuade, CMU’s Vice President for Research, and faculty experts to learn about innovative work from three CMU faculty members that is increasing data for contact tracing, unlocking the mysteries of high-risk patients and creating vaccination delivery solutions. This is the second event in our virtual series on CMU researchers’ response to the pandemic. Tuesday, August 18 4-5 p.m. ET Virtual session
About the Panelists: Beibei Li is the Anna Loomis McCandless Chair and Associate Professor of IT and Management in the Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy. She will share her recent work on how people react to digital contact tracing and social distancing during COVID-19, and how it varies across socio-economic and political demographics. Burak Ozdoganlar is the Ver Planck Professor of Mechanical Engineering, with courtesy appointments in both Biomedical Engineering and Materials Science & Engineering in the College of Engineering. He will discuss his research related to the use of microneedle arrays for the COVID-19 vaccination, as well as his work with regional hospital ICUs on design and fabrication of containment enclosures and NP swabs for testing. Elizabeth Wayne is Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering and Chemical Engineering in the College of Engineering. She will share her research on developing COVID-19 therapeutics to target cells in individuals with chronic inflammatory conditions and at high risk for serious complications.
All participants must register for the webinar. A Zoom login link will be provided before the virtual session in a confirmation email. RSVP by Monday, August 17 Contact CMUevents@andrew.cmu.edu or 412-268-2993 with any questions.