2023 Grad Slam Prelim Round #1 | Engineering A

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Thu, Feb 2, 2023

10 AM – 12 PM PST (GMT-8)

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Join us as we kick off the 2023 Grad Slam Showcase with our first preliminary round!

Anna Alvarez (Mechanical Engineering)
"Jumping on Air"

Siavash Karbasizadeh (Materials)
"First-Principles Calculations of Shallow Impurities"

Markus Merk (Biological Engineering)
"On the Hunt for the First Heartbeat"

Our esteemed judges for this round are:
  • Mahnoosh Alizadeh (Associate Professor in Electrical & Computer Engineering)
  • Rob Dunton (UCSB Senior Director of Foundation and Corporate Relations)
  • Taruna Schuelke (Graduate Student in Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology and 2022 Grad Slam Finalist)
  • Joanna Tian (Undergraduate Student in Psychological and Brain Sciences)
  • Zoe Hinck (Supervisor of Design Verification Engineering at KARL STORZ Imaging & Founder, President of Santa Barbara Women in STEM)
Over $1,500 in prize money will be given out each round, including:
  • $1,000 for 1st place and advancement to the Final Round on April 14
  • $500 for the runner up
  • $25 gift cards for raffled off for all other presenters (5 per round)
We'll post the full schedule of talks the week of the round, so stay tuned!

The GSRC is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities. For information or to request disability accommodation, please email Baron Haber at baronhaber@ucsb.edu.


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