Tech and STEM Presentations

Note:  Many topics are interdisciplinary (i.e. biochemistry, aerospace engineering).  We recommend visiting other tabs for closely related material.  For information about Bite of Science and Upcoming Sessions, please visit
Raytheon Global Training Solutions - Julie A. Kent, Senior Systems Engineer, Raytheon; February 28, 2018 - Orlando, FL
Video: mp4  /  YouTube  -  PowerPoint Presentation (pdf)  -  Raytheon GTS Website
Training Students for the Data Economy - Mark Moyou, Ph.D., Alstom; February 27, 2018 - Melbourne, FL
Video: mp4  /  YouTube  -  PowerPoint Presentation (pdf)  -  Alstom Website
Resources provided by Mark for students:
Online Courses - Udemy, Coursera, Udacity, EdX, Khanacademy
Data Science Competitions & Tutorials - Kaggle
Free Data Science Courses - Dataschool, Github Code Camp, Elite Data Science
Jabil Engineered Solutions Group - April Butterfield, Vice President of Engineering, Jabil; February 26, 2018 - Tampa, FL
Video: mp4  /  YouTube  -  PowerPoint Presentation (pdf)  -  Jabil Website
Bringing Science to Life - Dr. Michelle Waddell, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Hampton University; October 25, 2017 - Hampton, VA
Video: mp4  /  YouTube  -  PowerPoint Presentation (pdf)  -  HU Chemistry Website
Experience in Science & Bioformatics - Jeffrey Elhai, Associate Professor, Center for the Study of Biological Complexity, Virginia Commonwealth University: October 24, 2017 - Richmond, VA
Video: unavailable  -  PowerPoint Presentation (pdf)  -  VCU CSBC Website
IoEnergy: The Internet of Efficiency - Danny Krueger, CEO, IoEnergy, Inc.; October 12, 2017 - Moss Landing, CA
Video: mp4  /  YouTube  -  PowerPoint Presentation (pdf)  -  IoEnergy Website
Science Communication: Opportunities for learning from the review process - Dr. Ana Almeida, Assistant Professor of Molecular Biologuy, California State University East Bay; October 10, 2017 - Hayward, CA
20 Years of Verizon Communication Advancements - William T. Lee, III, Manager, Network Engineering and Operations, Verizon Communications; March 16, 2017 - Manassas, VA
What Makes it Work? Motivating Students to Think About STEM - Thomas F. Tainer, Technology Executive, TMEIC Corporation; February 15, 2017 - Roanoke, VA
Video: mp4  /  YouTube  -  PowerPoint Presentation (pdf)
Cybersecurity and Jobs of the Future - Dr. Fred Chang, Director, Darwin Deason Institute for Cyber Security, Bobby B. Lyle Endowed Centennial Distinguished Chair in Cyber Security, Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Southern Methodist University; January 23, 2017  - Dallas, TX
Video & Powerpoint: Not available for release (contact us to be connected to Dr. Chang for any materials)
STEM Challenges - Dr. Michael Chorney, Professor of Biology and Chair, Biology and Science Program, Penn State Harrisburg & Rachel Baliira, General Biology Degree Candidate Biology and Science Program, Penn State Harrisburg; November 1, 2016 - Harrisburg, PA
Video: mp4  /  YouTube  -  PowerPoint Presentation (pdf)
Technology and Coding Opens Doors - Curtis Jordan, Lead Security Engineer, TruSTAR Technology; October 20, 2016 - Arlington, VA
Video: mp4  /  YouTube  -  PowerPoint Presentation (pdf)
US Patent and Trademark Office - What are Patents and Trademarks? - John Cabeca, Director, Silicon Valley United States Patent and Trademark Office; September 29, 2016 - Fremont, CA    ***Produced by the United States Patent and Trademark Office; no copyright is claimed by the United States in this presentation or associated materials.
Video: mp4  /  YouTube  -  PowerPoint Presentation (pdf) 
STEM Careers in Silicon Valley &Software Engineering - Jeff's presentation,  September 27, 2016 - Gilroy, CA
Video: not available for release   -  PowerPoint Presentation (pdf) 
Technology for the STEM Classroom - Dr. Padmanabhan Seshaiyer, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Director, STEM Accelerator Program, College of Science, George Mason University; Exploring the "T" in STEM Workshop, June 30, 2016 - Tysons, VA
Video: mp4  /  YouTube  -  PowerPoint Presentation (pdf)  -  Dr. Seshaiyer's July 14th appearance on WJLA's Good Morning Washington to speak about the girls science camp
Cybersecurity, Technology, and the Internet of Things - Sean Kanuck, Cybersecurity Consultant; Exploring the "T" in STEM Workshop, June 30, 2016 - Tysons, VA
Video: mp4  /  YouTube
Ipads, Apps, and Technology for the STEM Classroom - Erika Carson, Outreach Program Coordinator,  Science Museum of Virginia; Exploring the "T" in STEM Workshop, June 29, 2016 - Richmond, VA
Video: mp4  /  YouTube  -  PowerPoint Presentation (pdf)
Telos Corporation - Richard Robinson, Director of Innovation and Chief Technology Officer, Telos Corporation; April 5, 2016 0 Manassas, VA
Video: mp4  /  YouTube  -  PowerPoint Presentation (pdf)  -  Telos Website
Cybersecurity - Owen Redwood, Cyber Security Expert, Codecraft Lab Cyber Team; March 1, 2016 - Melbourne, FL 
Telos Corporation - Mr. Richard Robinson, Director of Innovation and Chief Technology Officer, Telos Corporation; February 10, 2016 - Front Royal, VA
Video: mp4  /  YouTube  -  Telos Website
CPS Energy: SAFE Internship Program - Ms. Cristina Duarte, Corporate Responsibility, CPS Energy; January 26, 2016 - San Antonio, TX
Video: mp4  /  YouTube  -  PowerPoint Presentation (pdf)
How the Internet Works - Mr. David Krauss, Packet Network Architect, Ciena Corporation; December 3, 2015 - Baltimore, MD
The Arc of a Scientist - Dr. Douglas Himberger, SVP and Research Director (retired), NORC at the University of Chicago  & Adjunct Faculty at PVCC; October 21, 2015 - Richmond, VA
Video: mp4  /  YouTube  -  PowerPoint Presentation (ppt show)
Basic Email and Web Security - Dan Hegglin, Security Officer, Cisco Systems; September 15, 2015 - San Jose, CA
The Nature of Mathematics - Dr. Michael Gabel, Associate Professor, Mathematics and Integrative Studies, George Mason University; A Morning with STEM Workshop, June 30, 2015 - McLean, VA
Project Based Learning Progressions: Designing Serious Educational Games for STEM Learning - Dr. Len Annetta, Professor, Science Education, College of Education and Human Development, George Mason University; A Morning with STEM Workshop, June 30, 2015 - McLean, VA
Robotic Surgery Simulation - Alyssa Tanaka, Research Scientist, Florida Hospital Nicholson Center; March 12th 2015 - Orlando, FL
Analyzing Scientific Articles and Thinking Critically - Dr. Scott Rifkin, Assistant Professor, Section of Ecology, Behavior, and Evolution, Division of Biological Sciences, University of California San Diego; January 29, 2015 - San Diego, CA
Video  -  Resource Sheet for papers and session activities  -  Regression Exercise Link  -  Dr. Rifkin's Lab Website
A STEM Journey...Starts with You (Inspiring and Supporting Your Students to STEM) - Tony Magee, Director of STEM Education and Outreach at Aerojet Rocketdyne, with Veronica Garcia, Staff Engineer at Aerojet Rocketdyne; January 29, 2015 - Los Angeles, CA
Augmented Reality, Innovation in Business - Patrick Ryan, Manager Engineering, Augmented Reality, Newport News Shipbuilding, October 2, 2014 - Norfolk, VA
Inspiring the Next Generation of Scientists and Engineers - Tom Wells, Senior Engineering Manager, Government Communication Systems, Harris Corporation; March 3, 2014 - Melbourne, FL
Innovation, Creativity, Inventions, Patents - Maria Thompson, Director, Innovation Strategy, Motorola Solutions, Inc.; November 5, 2013 – Chicago, IL
Memory Chip Engineering - Mike Frachel, Process Engineer, Micron Technology; September 18, 2012 - Manassas, Virginia