STEM Speaker Series

STEM Speaker Series

The STEM Speaker Series features lectures on a range of topics covering the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Lectures are offered in the fall and spring semesters and are open to students, faculty and community members. The series is coordinated by Sidney Kolpas, Assistant Professor of Mathematics.

2014-15 Schedule

  • Robert Rodini, Oct. 28, "Phone Application Development"
  • Paula Clifford, Nov. 25, "Bio Medical Research and the Role of Animals"
  • Chris Curtin, Feb. 24, "The Science and DNA of Chocolate"
  • Steve Aquilani, March 24, "Ecology"
  • Sid Kopas, April 28, "A Mathematical Magic Show"

Past Talks

"Lewis Carroll: Fantasy and Mathematics"
Sid Kolpas, April 29, 2014, PDF

"Modeling Neurological Diseases"
Nicole Sunnen, March 25, 2014

"Civil Engineering: Plotting A Different Course"

Christopher Garrell, PE, LEED AP, Feb. 25, 2014, PDF

Christopher Garrell


"Biochar: An Ancient Solution To The New Problems of Climate Change and Food Security"

Russ Losco, Nov. 26, 2013

"Technology in Modern Dentistry: Not the 'Same Old Drill'
Dr. Andrew Lieberman, Rose Tree Dental Group in Media, Oct. 29, 2013


"Mathematical Biology: Modeling the Motion of Individuals and Populations"
Dr. Allison Kolpas, April 23. 2013

"Achieving Excellence in the World of Architecture: An Architect's Perspective"
Ed Rahme, March 26, 2013

"The Peopling of the Caribbean: A genetic perspective"
Dr. Miguel Vilar, Feb. 26, 2013

"Tales from a Chemist"
Dr. Danniebelle Haase, Instructor of Chemistry, Nov. 20, 2012