2022 Event Details and Schedule

Date, Time, and Location

Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2022

Time: 1 to 6 pm

Location: Frick Chemistry Laboratory, Taylor Auditorium and Atrium [campus map]


12:30 pm - Check-in

1:15 pm - Introductory remarks

  • Andrea Goldsmith, Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science; Arthur LeGrand Doty Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Cornelia Huellstrunk, Executive Director of the Keller Center

1:30 pm - STEM pitches

  • PureLi: Extracting Lithium from low-grade aqueous sources including seawater.
  • FLO-SSEMBLY: Innovating electronic display screens by using microfluidics and lasers to transport, arrange, and precisely place multiple small-scale semiconductor elements.                              
  • Foogly: Uses technology for the valorization of food waste and radical localization of food supply chains.
  • Inverse Optimization: Artificial intelligence assistant for better system design.
  • Magnetic Reconnection Plasma Thruster: A uniquely fuel efficient and power scalable rocket engine.

2:20 pm - "Overview of Keller Center's New Design for Innovation Program" presentation

  • Manish Bhardwaj, Director of Design for Innovation for the Humanities and Social Sciences; Lecturer in the Keller Center; CEO and co-founder of Innovators In Health; James Wei Visiting Professor in Entrepreneurship 2021-2022
  • Nena Golubovic, Director of Design for Innovation for STEM

2:40 pm - Break

3 pm - Welcome back remarks

  • Tera W. Hunter, Acting Chair, Council of the Humanities; Edwards Professor of American History; Professor of History and African American Studies

3:10 pm - Humanities and social sciences pitches

  • Karma Health: A comprehensive integrated healthcare program.
  • MoVA: A virtual interactive museum experience.
  • Project Leadership: A web-based app for developing teamwork and leadership skills in the classroom.
  • Waldemar Cordeiro Exhibition: A digital exhibition of Brazilian artist Waldemar Cordeiro.
  • Museumverse: Exploring new ways of storytelling, public engagement, and research using emerging technologies.

4 pm - Fireside chat

  • Craig Arnold, Vice Dean for Innovation; Susan Dod Brown Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
  • Naveen Verma, Director of the Keller Center; Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Associated Faculty in the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment; Associated Faculty in the Princeton Institute of Materials (PRISM)

4:30 pm - Demo stations and networking reception

    5:30 pm - Award ceremony and closing remarks

    6 pm - Event concludes