STEM Conference 2021 Podcast This year's STEM Conference will be held virtually through a series of podcast episodes featuring the guest scientists discussing a range of topics including space exploration, climate change, and artificial intelligence. Podcast episodes will be released regularly and you can subscribe through Spotify and Apple Podcasts.
Kathryn Leuders, Associate Administrator of the Human Exploration and Operations Missions at NASA
Rubik Sheth, Deputy Chief of Thermal Systems Branch at NASA
Joalda Morancy, student at University of Chicago and intern at NASA’s JPL
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Hosted by Jeremy Yu ’22
2020 Alan Katz ~ Former Chief Technology Officer of ES Xplore Inc Naia Butler-Craig ~ Aerospace Engineering PhD student and GEM Fellow at Georgia Institute of Technology; NASA Pathways Intern Jodi Cooley ~ Assistant Professor at SMU, dark matter research Murat Çobanoğlu ~ Distinguished Fellow at the Lyda Hill Department of Bioinformatics at U.T. Southwestern Medical Center, computational drug discovery
2019 Wyatt Smith ~ Head of Business Development for Uber Elevate Gideon Powell ~ Co-Founder and CEO of Autonomous Crypto Corp. Taft Armandroff ~ Professor of Astronomy at UT Austin Desha Harris-Henderson ~ Radiation Oncologist at Baylor University Medical Center
2018 Dr. Rhonda Bassel-Duby ~ Department of Molecular Biology at UT Southwestern Medical Center Karen Morton ~ Collections Manager, Perot Museum of Nature and Science) Bill Woodburn ~ Founding Partner, Global Infrastructure Partners
2017 Jeremy Ginsberg ’96 ~ Software Engineer; Former VP of Engineering at Twitter Will Ferenc ’09 ~ Lead Sensors Development Engineer, SpaceX Amy Patrick ~ Forensic Engineer Lydia Pyne ~ Science Writer and Historian
2016 Mark Stevens ’05 ~ Software Engineer, Google Dr. Chess Stetson ’97 ~ CEO, Helynx, Inc. Dr. Bradford Hirsch ’87 ~ Oncologist; Senior Medical Director, Flatiron Health; Co-Founder, SignalPath Research Dr. Gary Weinstein ~ Chief of Pulmonary/Critical Care, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Carl Zimmer ~ Science writer, New York Times contributor
2015 Anna Kuchment ~ Scientific Journalist Dr. Max Klein ’00, Ph.D. ~ CTO of SCI Technology, Inc., Heather Olins ~ Ph.D. Candidate at Harvard's Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
2014 Conference Guests
Dr. Brett Giroir ~ Biomedical Researcher
Dr. Michael Gould ~ Agricultural Engineer Dr. David Genecov ’82 ~ Craniofacial and Cosmetic surgeon Dr. Alan Stern ’75 ~ Planetary Scientist
About the STEM Conference
The purpose of the St. Mark’s STEM Conference is to broaden students’ understanding of the sciences and to promote passions for careers in the sciences by inviting educated, successful professionals to visit St. Mark’s.
St. Mark’s School of Texas
10600 Preston Road Dallas, Texas 75230
St. Mark’s School of Texas is a private, nonsectarian college-preparatory boys’ day school for students in grades 1 through 12, located in Dallas, Texas. St. Mark’s aims to prepare young men to assume leadership and responsibility in a competitive and changing world.
St. Mark’s does not discriminate in the administration of its admission and education policies on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin.