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Lunch with a Luminary I

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This year's meeting features two days of Lunch With a Luminary sessions, where you can interact in an informal, small-group setting with leading researchers from MIT and other local institutions. When you register for the conference, you'll have the option to choose one lunch session on Sunday, and one on Monday. We'll direct you to a designated room in the MIT Student Center or MIT Building 4 to meet your chosen speaker. On your way, be sure to pick up a box lunch and drink in the Kresge Auditorium Lobby.

Sunday's Lunch With a Luminary speakers include:

Mildred Dresselhaus, Institute Professor, Professor of Physics (emerita), Professor of Electrical Engineering (emerita), Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Neil Gershenfeld, Professor of Media Arts and Sciences, Program in Media Arts and Sciences; director, Center for Bits and Atoms, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Sara Jones, Postdoctoral fellow, Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT

David Kaiser, Germeshausen Professor of the History of Science and program head, Program in Science, Technology and Society; Professor of Physics, Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dina Katabi, Andrew (1956) and Erna Viterbi Professor and Class of 1948 Career Development Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Robert Langer, David H. Koch Institute Professor, Department of Biological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Eric Minikel, Doctoral candidate in biological and biomedical Sciences, Harvard Medical School; member, Schreiber Lab, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

Lawrence Susskind, Ford Professor of Urban and Environmental Planning, Department of Urban Studies and Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Earlier Event: October 10
Later Event: October 11
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