Mary “Missy” Cummings is a professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science at Duke University, and is currently the director of the Humans and Autonomy Laboratory and Duke Robotics.
Wherever the very latest neuroscience intersects with real-world challenges facing the workplace, education, healthcare, and our everyday lives, you’ll find energizing insights from brain scientist John Medina.
Maria Konnikova is an award-winning author, professional poker player, and writer for The New Yorker. Maria is currently working on a book about poker and the balance of skill and luck in life, The Biggest Bluff, to be published in 2019.
A 35-year veteran of public radio and the host of the long running Science Friday program, Ira Flatow is an award-winning science correspondent and broadcast journalist familiar to millions around the world.
After losing his lower legs during a mountaineering accident, Hugh Herr joined MIT’s Biomechatronics group as the director to seek advancements in technologies that accelerate the merging of body and machine.
Leslie-Pelecky is a nationally recognized researcher in magnetic nanomaterials who penned The Physics of NASCAR, in which she takes NASCAR (and science) fans behind the scenes at top race shops and speedways.