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Women in Robotics Series: Erica Tiberia, Roboticist and Educator

IEEE Toronto

Thursday, 8 December 2016 at 6:00 PM

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Women in Robotic Series: Erica Tiberia, Roboticist and Educator

 

SPEAKERS & AGENDA

 

6:00 pm – Networking
6:30 pm – Welcome
6:40 pm – Erica Tiberia – talk and Q&A
7:40 pm – Pitches from the community – Community members can ask for assistance on their projects
8:00 pm – Networking
9:00 pm – Close

 

BIOGRAPHY

 

Erica is a tech educator and creative technologist. She has a technical background in molecular biology and biotechnology and a passion for science communication, digital education, and emerging technology. She has designed and coordinated education programs involving electronics, robotics, digital fabrication and programming for kids and adults. She also designs, builds and programs robots and is a level 1 winner of the 2016 sample return robot NASA Centennial Challenge. Her work has been featured on Bloomberg Tech, Discovery Channel’s Daily Planet, NASA.gov and more.

A scientist by training, Erica has a B.Sc. In Molecular Biology and Biotechnology from the University of Waterloo. She completed M.Sc. work on research done at the Department of Medical Biophysics at the University of Toronto. She has done molecular biology research at Cornell University, the University of Waterloo, the Hospital for Sick Children, and the Princess Margaret Cancer Center, and is an author of multiple peer reviewed scientific papers.

 

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First Floor, Health Innovation Hub
263 McCaul Avenue
Toronto, Ontario
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Thursday, 8 December 2016 at 6:00 PM


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