Leonardo Education and Art Forum (LEAF) event: NY LASER
NY LASER cocktails + discussion@ Ellen Levy's studio:
NY LASER theme: The Evolution of Art/Sci Communities
Patricia Olynyck, chair of LEAF: "I am pleased to inform you of the ever expanding Leonardo Education and Art Forum (LEAF). At the upcoming NY LASER on September 24th, Victoria Vesna will launch the Parsons ArtSci Network in coordination with UCLA Art Sci center at the California NanoSystems Institute.
iotaCenter is very excited to kick off a regular season of iotaSalons at UCLA, starting on October 1st! At our salons, we get together to screen and discuss new and classic works from our collection and submitted from our community. Artists are invited to submit films and DVDs for screening at the salon, and we follow the screening of the films with an informal discussion of techniques and artistic process.
Magnetic Resonance And its use in Diagnostics Of Human Brain Disorders
Dr. Madan Kaila and Dr. Rakhi Kaila
Location: Broad Art Center, Studio 5250
The Physics behind Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy(MRS), and it's application to visualise certain brain disorders, including Brain Tumors, Brain abscess and other Human Brain disease.
Dr. Madan Mohan Kaila, PhD
Department of Physics
University of New South Wales
Dr. Rakhi Kaila, MD
Department of Neuroradiology, Research
UCLA, David Geffen School Medicine
Previously at Department of Neurology at University of California, Irvine.
Brad Hansen is an Associate Professor in Physics & Astronomy at UCLA since 2001, with prior positions at the University of Toronto and Princeton University PHD from California Institute of Technology in 1996. Hansen is a native of South Africa. Has, on separate occasions, been charged by both a moose and a rhinoceros, and consequently is convinced that the animal kingdom has a secret vendetta against him.
"I am interested in the death of stars and the birth of planets. In this talk, I will describe why we think black holes exist, what they are, and how they affect their environment."
Dyana Valentine is an instigator-consultant who designed a process to help self-starters self-finish. She has a Master's degree from Antioch University and divides her time between grooming the next generation of community psychologists and schooling clients on how to move projects forward with grace and style. Her passion is helping people make and maintain the connections they need to grow themselves and their businesses, which she does via private consulting for individuals and institutions, as well as through her energetic private workshops.