2021 Fulbright Forum on Education, Innovation, Science, and Art

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Fulbright Forum on Education, Innovation, Science, and Art provides a unique opportunity to hear about the research and projects that the current American Fulbright scholars, teachers, and graduate students are doing in Finland. The sessions are held online on Zoom. The events are by invitations only.

See the 2020-21 U.S. Fulbright grantees' CVs.

Program

Thursday, April 1 at 17:00-18:30

Engineering and Technology
Moderator: Benjamin Alldritt, 2010-11 U.S. Fulbright Fellow
 

Time

Speaker

Topic

17:05-17:20

Alexander Beattie, Fulbright-LUT University Graduate Award

Interdisciplinary Innovation: Why T-Shaped People?

17:20-17:35

Paul Berger, Fulbright-Nokia Distinguished Chair in Information and Communications Technologies 

Fully Printed Flexible Internet‐of‐Things Nodes with Energy Scavenging and Non‐toxic Energy Storage

Break    

17:45-18:00

Laura Dalton, Fulbright-EDUFI Fellow

Using Tri-Modality Tomography to Evaluate the Role of the Interfacial Transition Zone During Unsaturated Flow in Concrete

18:00-18:15

Abraham Kipnis, Fulbright-LUT University Graduate Award

Engineering Physics in Finland

18:15-18:30

Ming Hu, Fulbright-Tampere University Scholar Award

Similarity and Difference of Net Zero Building Practice in the USA and Finland

Wednesday, April 7 at 17:00-18:00 

Medical / Health Sciences
Moderator: Brittany Perry, 2019-20 U.S. Fulbright Fellow
 

Time

Speaker

Topic

17:05-17:20

Rachel Convey, U.S. Fulbright Fellow

Identifying Disordered Speech with Acoustic Measures

17:20-17:35

Adam Whaley-Connell, Fulbright-Saastamoinen Foundation Distinguished Chair in Health Sciences

Collaborative Nanotargeting of Metabolic Microvascular Stiffening in the Kidney

17:35-17:50

Antonio Terracciano, Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar

Personality, Physical Activity, and Health Outcomes

Thursday, April 22 at 17:00-18:30 

Environmental and Biological Sciences
Moderator: Melissa Meierhofer, 2019-20 Fulbright-EDUFI Fellow
 

time

speaker

topic

17:05-17:20

Cameron Bechtold, Fulbright-University of Helsinki Graduate Award

Studying Environmental Change and Global Sustainability from a Distance

17:20-17:35

John Zobitz, Fulbright-Saastamoinen Foundation Grant in Health and Environmental Sciences

Modeling Soil Carbon Across a Canadian Fire Chronosequence: Combining Data from Soils to Satellites

Break    

17:45-18:00

Suzanna Bräuer, Fulbright-Saastamoinen Foundation Grant in Health and Environmental Sciences

Methane-Cycling Archaea in Peat-Forming Wetlands

18:00-18:15

Anneleise Azúa, Fulbright-EDUFI Fellow

Foraging Ethnography: Picking Medicine in Finland

18:15-18:30

Philippe Amstislavski, Fulbright-VTT Award in Science, Technology & Innovation

Developing Chitin-Cellulose Alternatives to Foamed Plastics in the Arctic

Thursday, April 29 at 17:00-18:15 

Business
Moderator: Bill Eaton, 1984-85 U.S. Fulbright Fellow
 

TIME

SPEAKER

TOPIC

17:05-17:20

Leigh Anne Liu, Fulbright-Hanken Distinguished Chair in Business and Economics

Transforming the Vicious Spiral of Interpersonal Mistreatments and Conflicts

17:20-17:35

Nezih Altay, Fulbright-Hanken Distinguished Chair in Business and Economics

Humanitarian Deliveries in Conflict Zones

Break    

17:45-18:00

Brian Gibson, Fulbright-Hanken Distinguished Chair in Business and Economics

E-Commerce Demand Fulfillment in a COVID World: A Comparative Finland-U.S. Analysis

18:00-18:15

Alexandra Lobdell, Fulbright-LUT University Graduate Award

Redefining Value Through the Entrepreneurial Mindset

Thursday, May 6 at 17:00-18:00

Humanities and Social Sciences
Moderator: Nancy Commins, 2011-12 Fulbright-University of Turku Scholar
 

TIME

SPEAKER

TOPIC

17:05-17:20

Jessica De Palo, Fulbright-EDUFI Fellow

Understanding Core Competencies in Finland Athletes for U.S. Dual Career Construction

17:20-17:35

Johna Wright, Fulbright-Tampere University Graduate Award

Employing Comparative Social Policy Research to Advance International Disability Advocacy Efforts

17:35-17:50

Liesl Yamaguchi, Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar

The Proper Tone: On the Colors of Vowels

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