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2007

 Erik Demaine speaks IDEAS Boston 2007

Erik Demaine

Mathematician

The MIT Esther and Harold E. Edgerton Professor in Computer Science and one of the founders of "origami mathematics," which has applications such as folding telescopes and understanding how proteins fold.

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2007

 Michael Gandolfi speaks IDEAS Boston 2007

Michael Gandolfi

Composer, Music Professor

Internationally renowned composer and teacher of composition whose latest work, "The Garden of Cosmic Speculation"--a seventy-minute orchestral composition inspired by Charles Jencks's Scotland landscape of earthworks and installations – represents for the composer a magnificent joining of physics and architecture.

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2007

 Edward Glaeser speaks IDEAS Boston 2007

Edward Glaeser

Urban and Social Economist

Harvard professor of economics whose work has focused on international disparities in social welfare systems and the role of cities as centers of idea transmission.

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2007

 David Kang speaks IDEAS Boston 2007

David Kang

Specialist on East Asia

Professor at Dartmouth, author, and an expert on the history and politics of China and North Korea.

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2007

 Martha Mason speaks IDEAS Boston 2007

Martha Mason

Artistic Director and Choreographer

Cofounder and artistic director of Snappy Dance Theater, a collaborative national and international touring dance company based in Boston. Mason’s innovative choreographic, performance, and teaching career has spanned more than twenty years.

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2007

 Ioannis Miaoulis speaks IDEAS Boston 2007

Ioannis Miaoulis

Science and Technology Educator

President and director of the Museum of Science who is an innovative educator with a passion for both science and engineering.

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2007

 Nancy Kanwisher speaks IDEAS Boston 2007

Nancy Kanwisher

Cognitive Neuroscientist

A professor of brain and cognitive sciences at MIT and an investigator at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research who studies the neural and cognitive mechanisms underlying human visual perception and cognition.

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2007

 Bisola Ojikutu speaks IDEAS Boston 2007

Bisola Ojikutu

Infectious Disease Physician and Healthcare Advocate

Director of the Office of International Programs within the Division of AIDS at Harvard Medical School and infectious disease physician at Massachusetts General Hospital who has dedicated her career to rectifying disparities in healthcare access for HIV-infected patients both domestically and abroad.

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2007

 Panos Panay speaks IDEAS Boston 2007

Panos Panay

Internet Entrepreneur

CEO and founder of Sonicbids, a website that enables bands and music promoters to easily connect with one another. Sonicbids' current membership consists of 110,000 bands and 8,000 promoters from more than 100 countries.

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2007

 Nader Tehrani speaks IDEAS Boston 2007

Nader Tehrani

Architect and Urban Designer

Internationally recognized co-principal of design firm Office dA and professor of architecture at MIT whose work ranges from one-of-a-kind furniture to urban spaces.

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2007

 John Warner speaks IDEAS Boston 2007

John Warner

President and chief technology officer for the Warner-Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry and a pioneer in the use of innovative materials to reduce waste, pollution, and energy consumption.

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