Professor Bao participates in the White House "We the Geeks" Google Hangout series and discusses "the stuff superheroes are made of"

Professor Zhenan Bao was invited to participate in a Google Hangout series - sponsored by the White House - discussing the future of scientific research and engineering in the United States. "We the Geeks" is a series of web discussions bringing together those at the forefront of science and technology in the U.S. and provides a forum for sharing what both the private and public sector is doing to advance scientific inquiry and to foster STEM education.

Prof. Bao spoke with four others in a discussion with the theme "the stuff superheroes are made of." She discusses the group's research in self-healing and pressure-sensitive synthetic skin.

 

For more information, please refer to the White House website: http://www.whitehouse.gov/we-the-geeks

For the original paper in Nature Materials: http://youtu.be/aAOzXYRr8io