Young Innovators Conference 2023.1.12 (Thursday)

Thursday, 12 January 2023

Young Innovators Conference
09:15 - 09:30
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Registration & Reception

09:30 - 09:35
Felix Ho
Chairman, Epoch Foundation

Opening Remarks

09:35 - 11:05
Materials Science
Jia Liu
Assistant Professor, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University

Soft and Flexible Brain-machine Interface

AI and Robots
Ishan Misra
Research Scientist, Facebook (Meta) AI Research

Machine Learning without Human Supervision

Eunsuk Kang
Assistant Professor, Software and Societal Systems Department, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University

Safe and Robust Software by Design

11:05 - 11:10
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11:10 - 12:25
Materials Science
Naoji Matsuhisa
Associate Professor, Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo

Smart Skin-like Devices for Future Wearables

Climate Change
Kevin Kung
Co-founder and CTO, Takachar

How to Hack the University R&D System for Fun and Profit

Stefanie Mueller
Associate Professor, EECS/MechE, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Giving Physical Objects Digital Capabilities

12:25 - 12:30
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12:30 - 13:35
Xin Jin
Assistant Professor Department of Neuroscience Scripps Research

In Vivo Perturb-Seq: Scalable Investigation of Gene Functions

Xu Zhang
Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

Pushing Semiconductors to the Atomic Limit

Setor Zilevu
Lead User Experience Researcher, Facebook (Meta)

The Future of Human and Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare