See Whats Hot at MIT: A Preview with Lab Luminaries

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge will host discussions with three MIT professors at the cutting edge of nanotechnology and healthcare, the future of computer vision and the impact of weather on commercial air traffic. This session provides a rare view into some of the ongoing research work at MIT that will shape the future of entrepreneurship.


Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Networking: 5:30 p.m.

Program: 6:15-8:30 p.m.


Stata Center, Building 32

Kirsch Auditorium, First Floor

32 Vassar Street, Cambridge


  • Rutledge Ellis-Behnke, Ph.D., is a principal investigator in the Brain and Cognitive Sciences Department at MIT. He will discuss the use of nanotechnology to repair the brain and the creation of a nano hemostatic agent that stops bleeding two breakthroughs in the field of healthcare.
  • Tomaso A. Poggio, Ph.D., is co-director for MITs Center for Biological and Computational Learning, a member of the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and a faculty member of the McGovern Institute for Brain Research. He will focus on neuroscience and the translation of human visual recognition and speech synthesis processes to intelligent machines.
  • Mark Weber, Ph.D., leads the Weather Sensing Group at MITs Lincoln Laboratory, which has supported the Federal Aviation Administration and NASA in the development of advanced technologies for the U.S. National Airspace System (NAS). Weber will speak on the Laboratorys efforts to reduce the impact of weather on the flow of commercial air traffic as well as new technologies and tools to aid in this process.

For Registration and more information:

Forum members: $20; Non-members: $30; Students FREE with college ID


The MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge
Rob Butler, 617-253-2568
Marketing & Membership Manager
Barbara Heffner, 781-672-3112

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