Meetings at the Northside Events Center & Social Club, 2100 E 71st Street, have begun for those who choose to attend in person. A Zoom option with links on the website will continue indefinitely.Attendees at all in-person Scientech Club meetings should have up-to-date vaccinations and practice social distancing while attending the meeting. Masks are optional. Attendees who have a known exposure to someone with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 (Defined as being within eight feet proximity of a suspected or confirmed Covid risk person for 15 minutes or more) should be tested 3-5 days after exposure.Any member experiencing COVID symptoms in the past two weeks, should not attend an in-person meeting unless they have had a negative COVID test. Our attendance requirements will be continually updated if Marion County guidelines are changed.UPCOMING MONDAY: 7/11/2022 > --- The Connection Between the Scientech/BSU Summer Institutes and MIT’s Open Learning Model >Speaker: Chris Edwards --- Chris Edwards, Ed.D, teaches English and Advanced Placement World History at a public high school in central Indiana where he is also the ethics bowl coach. He is the author of numerous books with Rowman & Littlefield Education and Blue River Press. Chris is a frequent contributor to Skeptic magazine on the topics of law, logic, history, theoretical physics, psychology, and education. Chris has published and presented his original connect-the-dots teaching method with the National Council for Social Studies. As a facilitator and researcher, Chris created a summer STEM institute that focused on connecting secondary teachers with university STEM professors and with professionals in the STEM workforce. In this role, he directed over $300,000 in private and state funding. In 2018 and 2019, he became one of the only high school teachers to ever hold the position of principal investigator when he directed the Scientech/BSU summer institute program with state funding. He currently sits on a STEM certification committee with the Indiana DOE. (Email: email@example.com) (Sponsored By: Jeff Rasley)(ID: 718)
7/18/2022 > --- Indiana State Board of Animal Health: Safeguarding Indiana's animals, food supply and citizens for more than a century. >Speaker: Bret D. Marsh, DVM --- Dr. Marsh has an undergraduate degree in animal science from Purdue and is a graduate of the Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine. He is the Indiana State Veterinarian. (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org) (Sponsored By: Malcolm Mallette)(ID: 690)
7/25/2022 > --- Forensic Odontology and Mass Casualty Identification >Speaker: Dr. Michael T. Goupil --- Michael T. Goupil, DDS, MEd, MBA, FACS
School of Dental Medicine
University of Connecticut
(Email: email@example.com) (Sponsored By: Russel Judd)(ID: 689)
8/1/2022 > --- Geology, Water and Climate >Speaker: Robert Barr --- Robert Barr is a Geologist and research Scientist for the Center for Earth and Environmental Science at IUPUI. Hydrology is his specialty. (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org) (Sponsored By: Rick Whitener)(ID: 722)
8/8/2022 > --- Lillian Gilbreth, Genius in the art of living >Speaker: Richard Gunderman and David Gunderman --- Richard is a Professor at Indiana University School of Medicine.
David is the Lillian Gilbreth Post-Doctoral Fellow at Purdue.
(Email: rbgunder@IU.edu) (Sponsored By: Rick Whitener)(ID: 719)
8/15/2022 > --- Discovery and measurement of Mt Everest,the first Summit. >Speaker: Jeffrasley@gmail.com --- Jeff has a Masters of Divinity from CTS. JD from IU,and a BA from the University of Chicago.He is past president and past program committee chairman of the Scientech club and is secretary currently of the Scientech club Foundation.
a AT uNIVERSITY OF (Sponsored By: Rick whitener)(ID: 723)
8/22/2022 > --- Four of the recent class of 2021 and notable legacy members of the hall of Fame >Speaker: David Newill --- Board member of the Indiana Aviation Hall Of Fame. past president of the Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust, Allison branch. He is active in collecting, preserving artifacts and papers documenting the legacy of Rolls-Royce in Indianapolis. A frequent speaker at Aviation History events.A graduate engineer from the US Air Force Academy (Email: email@example.com) (Sponsored By: Rick Whitener)(ID: 688)
8/29/2022 > --- visual problems,genetic and aquired in children >Speaker: kathy Haider; Erin Conboy --- Visual problems and blindness in children
K Haider is Director of Clinical Research at the Pediatric ophthalmology dept. at Riley/IU
Erin Conboy is a molecular geneticist and started the clinic for inherited disease and ocular genetics
(Email: firstname.lastname@example.org) (Sponsored By: russell Judd)(ID: 686)
9/12/2022 > --- Re-Thinking Engineering Education at Marian University >Speaker: Dr. Binh Q. Tran --- Dr. Binh Q. Tran is the founding dean for the E.S. Witchger School of Engineering at Marian University in Indianapolis. He has
bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering from U.C. San Diego and San Diego State University, respectively, and
received his doctorate in biomedical engineering from the University of Iowa. His research interests are related to applications of
computer, mobile, and information technologies to advance healthy and successful aging in elderly and underserved populations. He
has successfully led research projects in the areas of telehealth/mobile health (m-health), home health care technologies, personal
health records, and design and development of biomedical instrumentation, including wearable medical devices. He is a recognized
biomedical researcher with prior funding from NIH, NSF, FDA, Dept of Commerce, Dept of Education, Dept of Defense, and other
organizations. He also serves on grant panels for NIH, NSF, FDA, and the editorial board of several engineering journals. Dean Tran has
over 20 years of experience in academic administration, curricular innovation, and service to the engineering profession. (Email: email@example.com) (Sponsored By: Jeff Rasley)(ID: 713)
9/19/2022 > --- Nobel Prizes for 2021 in Chemistry and Physics >Speaker: Alan Schmidt, Jim Willson --- Alan Schmidt is a retired chemical engineer. He has a BChE from Michigan State and a PhD from the University of Wisconsin.
Jim Willson is past president of the Scientech Club. He has a BSCE from Purdue and an MBA from Northwestern. (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Jimwill7777@gmail.com) (Sponsored By: Jim Willson)(ID: 721)
9/26/2022 > --- Nobel Prize winners for 2021 in Medicine and Economic Science >Speaker: Tom Lauer and Rick Whitener --- Tom Lauer is the George and Frances Ball Distinguished Professor of Biology at BSU. Tom has a BS and MS from Ball State and a PhD from Purdue. Rick Whitener is vice president of the Scientech Club. He has a BA in Economics from Davidson College. (Email: email@example.com RWhitener17@gmail.com) (Sponsored By: Jim Willson)(ID: 720)
10/3/2022 > --- The Limits of Metrics in Quality Assessment >Speaker: Richard Gunderman --- Professor Indiana University School of Medicine. (Email: rbgunder@IU.edu) (Sponsored By: Rick Whitener)(ID: 717)
10/10/2022 > --- Mosquitos - Deadliest Hunter on the Planet >Speaker: William Dick --- Scientech Club Historian (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org) (Sponsored By: William Dick)(ID: 687)
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10/24/2022 > --- Restoring Smiles to Children >Speaker: Dr. Gregory Borschel --- MD, Chief of Plastic Surgery, Riley Hospital.
Dr. Borschel was elected President of the American Society for Peripheral Nerve for 2021 & was reappointed for 2022. He was elected Chair of the Plastic Surgery Research Council for 2020 & was reappointed for a second term for 2022. (Sponsored By: Edward Koolish)(ID: 682)
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