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Books Sandwiched In Series

Virtual Author Talks at Noon

2020-12-10 12:00:00 2020-12-10 13:00:00 America/New_York Books Sandwiched In Series Ainissa Ramirez, author of: The Alchemy of Us : How Humans and Matter Transformed One Another (MIT Press, 2020) Ives Main Library -

Thursday, December 10
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Add to Calendar 2020-12-10 12:00:00 2020-12-10 13:00:00 America/New_York Books Sandwiched In Series Ainissa Ramirez, author of: The Alchemy of Us : How Humans and Matter Transformed One Another (MIT Press, 2020) Ives Main Library -

Ainissa Ramirez, author of: The Alchemy of Us : How Humans and Matter Transformed One Another (MIT Press, 2020)

Ainissa Ramirez, Ph.D. is an award-winning scientist and science communicator, who is passionate about getting the general public excited about science. A graduate of Brown University, she earned her doctorate in materials science and engineering from Stanford. Dr. Ramirez started her career as a scientist at Bell Laboratories in Murray Hill, New Jersey, and later worked as an associate professor of mechanical engineering at Yale. She authored the books The Alchemy of Us and Save Our Science, and co-authored Newton’s Football. She has written for Forbes, Time, The Atlantic, Scientific American, American Scientist, and Science and has explained science headlines on CBS, CNN, NPR, ESPN, and PBS.

Ramirez speaks widely on the topics of science and technology and gave a TED talk on the importance of science education. She has been awarded prizes from the National Science Foundation, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the American Institute of Physics. She speaks internationally on the importance of making science fun and has served as a science advisor to the American Film Institute, WGBH/NOVA, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and several science museums. She also hosts a science podcast called Science Underground.

The link below is to join the webinar/discussion:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82591048617

For more information contact:

Rory Martorana   rmartorana@nhfpl.org

Tel: 203-946-2283

Ives Main Library

Phone: 203-946-8130

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The Ives Main Library, designed by renowned architect, Cass Gilbert in 1911, is a cornerstone of the historic New Haven Green. The facility is a community treasure and features unique design details, including several WPA-era murals. Ives is open 54 hours a week, Monday-Saturday, and houses major public service departments for children and teens as well as adult reference, a computer tech center and Ives Squared, a newly renovated space for innovation and entrepreneurship.

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