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Can Engineers Save the World? | Festival of Engineering

17 July 2024, 12:15 pm鈥1:45 pm

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In this online panel session, we bring together experts from different engineering disciplines from across the world to discuss this question.

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We live in a world where inequality exists in global populations and where future projections on climate change, food security, global health, conflict and the effect of natural disasters paint a bleak picture. Yet we are also in an era of enormous technological innovation and transformation. So what does the future look like for global populations and how can engineering contribute to inclusive and equitable resilience to future threats?

In this online panel session, we bring together experts from different engineering disciplines from across the world to discuss this question. The panellists will put forwards their perspectives and answer a number of questions submitted by the audience.

Expert panelists:

  • Oriana Di Marco
    Head of EMEA Health Tech & Well-being Vertical, Strategic Marketing & Business Development, STMicroelectronics
  • Priyan Dias
    Professor at the Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology
  • Elsie Effah Kaufmann
    Dean of the School of Engineering Sciences, Associate Professor and Founding Head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Ghana.
  • Niels Holm-Nielsen
    Head of Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), The World Bank. Lead Disaster Risk Management Specialist and Global Lead for Resilience and Disaster Risk Management
  • Loreto Valenzuela
    Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineeering and Bioprocesses at Pontificia Universidad Cat貌lica de Chile
  • Neil Morisetti
    Professor of Climate and Resource Security, Head of the Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy (STEaPP), and the Vice Dean (Public Policy) for the Faculty of Engineering Sciences at 最准的六合彩论坛.

最准的六合彩论坛 Chairs:

  • Tiziana Rossetto
    Professor of Earthquake Engineering, Co-Director of 最准的六合彩论坛 EPICentre, Vice Dean (International) for the Faculty of Engineering Sciences at 最准的六合彩论坛.
  • Terence Leung
    Associate Professor in Biomedical Optics in the Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering at 最准的六合彩论坛.

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