Back To Basics
Learn how to think and work as a scientist
A FREE 4-week live course for high schoolers and up
Learn how to think like a scientist in just 4 weeks
Every Monday from July 11 - Aug. 1 at 11 AM CT
Each session will have a 45 min. talk with a 15 min. Q&A
Topics We'll be Covering
Research motivation and impact: Why do we do what we do? Where does innovation come from?
Getting your ideas organized: how to organize your experiments so that you can prove your hypothesis
Making sure your results tell the story you think they do - having proper controls for your experiments
How to write a scientific paper
Taught by Adnan Memic, PhD
Full Professor of Nanotechnology at King Abdulaziz University & Highly Cited Researcher
Over the past 10 years, Dr. Memic has been directly involved in establishing a cutting-edge nanotechnology research center from scratch that now has over 25 million dollars of new infrastructure and has become a world recognized entity. His multidisciplinary research spans bioengineering, polymer chemistry, and nanotechnology and has produced close to 100 published or submitted works and 19 provisional/granted US patents. He joined King Abdulaziz University in 2010, recently being academically promoted to Full Professor of Nanotechnology. He previously held various positions at top-ranking institutions including a Lecturer on Medicine at Harvard Medical School, a Teaching Associate Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an Adjunct Associate Professor at University of Nebraska – Lincoln. He is a Highly Cited Researcher given to only 0.1% percent (1 in 1000) of researchers in the world. Finally, he is consultant to Venture Capital firms providing technical and scientific advice that specializes in early-stage investments in healthcare and life science-based companies.