On August 18-28, Skoltech will take part in the 5th festival of the Russian Geographical Society in Zaryadye Park, where our professors and researchers will talk about the ancestors of Homo sapiens, the effects of the Sun on space weather, Arctic research, climate change and soil pollution, rare plants and animals, and the future of the oil industry.
See you at Nature Center in Zaryadye Park!
Schedule of Skoltech lectures:
Thursday, August 18, 6:30 p.m.: Climate and man: an unfathomable relationship.
Speaker: Alexander Zherebker, senior research scientist at the Skoltech Laboratory of Mass Spectrometry.
Saturday, August 20, 11 a.m.: Earth’s valuable soil: from the past into the future.
Speaker: Polina Tregubova, research scientist at the Skoltech Research Center in Artificial Intelligence in the Direction of Optimization of Management Decisions to Reduce the Carbon Footprint.
Saturday, August 20, 12:30 p.m.: Genetic Odyssey, or Tinder for Cro-Magnons.
Speaker: Professor Mikhail Gelfand, Doctor of Biology, bioinformatician, and Skoltech Vice President for Biomedical Research.
Thursday, August 25, 6:30 p.m.: The Age of Oil: stepping into the future
Speaker: Nikita Artyomov, expert at the Skoltech Center for Petroleum Science and Engineering.
Saturday, August 27, 11 a.m.: The Russian Arctic and the enigmatic permafrost.
Speaker: Evgeny Chuvilin, leading research scientist at the Skoltech Center for Petroleum Science and Engineering.
Saturday, August 27, 3:00 p.m.: Life in the balance: rare plants and animals.
Speaker: Ilya Gomyranov, biologist and Skoltech employee.
Saturday, August 27, 2 p.m.: Solar storms and space weather.
Speaker: Tatiana Podladchikova, associate professor at the Skoltech Center for Digital Engineering.
On Saturday, August 27 at 2 p.m., Ilya Gomyranov wil also give a master class, “Detective- zoologist”.
For more details, visit the festival’s web site
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