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Glimpsing the Unseen: Skylar Deckoff-Jones

Evidence of activities unseen. Quantum forces and unexplained phenomena. Plasmons, phonons, and more otherworldly properties of physics. It’s all in a day’s work for Tulane senior Skylar Deckoff-Jones, whose research on two-dimensional materials is pushing the boundaries of modern technology.

A native of Santa Fe, NM, Deckoff-Jones was always interested in science, but credits early formative experiences in research for his interest in the field.

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Greater New Orleans Science and Engineering Fair
Tuesday, February 23 – Thursday, February 25, 2016
University of New Orleans – UNO Human Performance Center
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2016 FIRST® Robotics Bayou Regional
8 AM – 5 PM • Thursday, March 17 – Saturday, March 19, 2016
Pontchartrain Center
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Distinguished Leadership Circle Reception & 8th Annual Science and Engineering Alumni Awards Celebration
5 PM – 7 PM • Friday, March 18, 2016
Audubon Tea Room
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2016 School of Science and Engineering Undergraduate Graduation Ceremony
4 PM • Saturday, May 14, 2016
Devlin Fieldhouse - Tulane Uptown Campus
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SSE Weekly Seminars
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Alumnus Wins $1 Million in Robotics Competition

Alumnus Wins $1 Million in Robotics Competition

Movie robots are often more science fiction than science fact. Unlike the intelligent robots of A.I. and Chappie, real ones developed in engineering labs tend to be slow, clumsy and incapable of making good decisions on their own. Tulane University alumnus Ken Ford, director of the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC), is working to change that.

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