Dates: June 19 - July 2, 2016
The Applied Science & Engineering (ASE) session will emphasize themes in the study and application of physical and computer sciences as well as engineering. Questions of interest will range from nanoscopic to astral in scale.
If you have asked yourself any of the below, or related questions, you will probably be interested in the Applied Science & Engineering session of the Yale Young Global Scholars Program.
How much carbon is saved by driving electric cars?
How do advances in nanotechnology affect the future of electronics?
How do astronomers track near-earth objects?
How do sociology and computer science complement each other?
How can we make things that are too small to touch?
Can nanoparticles be used to optimize medical interventions?
Why does the mainstream media only report on the product, and not the process of science?
Can mathematical principles be used to understand social networks?
How do technological advances affect our society?
Are robots the answer to all of our problems?
Other topics may include:
- Network systems
- Space travel
- Big Data
Expertise will be drawn from areas such as Mathematics, Physics, Architecture, Astronomy, Engineering (Biomedical, Chemical, Electrical & Mechanical), Computer Science, Cognitive Science, History of Science and Materials Science