Lectures

Sustainable Good Life Lecture Presentations

Lecture 1 – The Good Life: Senses as Motivators for technology

The desire to develop technologies that mimic and enhance our senses is an important motivator for advances in engineering.

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Lecture 2 – Semiconductors and the Age of Intelligence

From transistors to optoelectronic devices, semiconductor devices have provided the backbone of modern age of intelligence.

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Lecture 3 – Enabling Technologies of Optoelectronics

Light and sight is an important part of human life. Optoelectronic devices provide technologies that greatly enhance our life experiences.

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Lecture 4 – Semiconductors and the hunt for Sustainable Energy

Energy is the life-blood of modern life. We examine how semiconductors are playing a role in renewable energy and in smart energy efficient technologies.

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Lecture 5 – Challenges Still Unmet: Sensors and Sources

There are a number of arenas ranging from healthcare to chemical analysis where semiconductors have a potential role to play.

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Lecture 6 – Age of Mindfulness: Technology as Guide and Mentor?

An area where technology has not played much role is mindfulness i.e. self-awareness. We examine the importance of mindfulness and what a “mindful” technology may look like.

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