STEM Speaker Series

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

  • "Civil Engineering: Plotting A Different Course"
    Christopher Garrell, PE, LEED AP
    Feb. 25, 2014


  • "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: Advancing Natural Products Chemistry
    and the Synthesis of Molecules of Biological Interest
    Dr. Danniebelle Haase,  Instructor of Chemistry and PENN-PORT Fellow
    Nov. 20, 2012