This annual celebration of UC San Diego’s founding in 1960 highlights guest speakers showcasing the knowledge and innovation originating on this dynamic campus.
Areas of research cover various topics, from air quality and the environment, economics of energy costs and climate change, to personalized cancer treatment and big data.
The 2014 Founders Symposium features top UC San Diego faculty presenting their latest research, including:
Eugene Pawlak from the Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering on “Turbulence: Chicken Soup for the Coral Reef Soul”
Economist Richard Carson on “China: Consumption, CO2 and Climate Change”
Dr. Razelle Kurzrock of the Moores Cancer Center on “Personalized Cancer Therapy: Promise and Challenge”
William Griswold of Computer Science and Engineering on “Pervasive Air-Quality Monitoring via the Crowd”
Dr. Lucila Ohno-Machado, associate dean for Informatics and Technology on “Big Data: What it Means To You“
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