Forward Fest, the University’s online, public event series that features Princeton faculty and alumni in conversation on a range of forward-thinking topics, will launch its next installment, “Thinking Forward Bioengineering,” March 18, 3:30 p.m. EDT. At the intersection of engineering and the life sciences, bioengineers are on the forefront of many of the advances in research, education and innovation that will have a positive impact on health, medicine and quality of life. Moderated by University Trustee and Vice Dean for Population Health and Health Equity, School of Medicine at UCSF Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo ’87, this month’s programming will feature José Avalos, Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment; Clifford Brangwynne, the June K. Wu '92 Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering and Director, Princeton Bioengineering Initiative; Celeste Nelson, Wilke Family Professor in Bioengineering and Director, Program in Engineering Biology; and Ben Raphael, Professor of Computer Science; among others who will share how they are thinking forward for the betterment of society.
Forward Fest will stream on the University’s YouTube channel and on forwardthinking.princeton.edu/festival. Registration is not required. To learn more and to rsvp for program updates and resources guides, go to forwardthinking.princeton.edu.