OVERLAND PARK — The University of Kansas will showcase four of its most innovative researchers — with some help from one of its most famous alumni — at a first-of-its kind event this week.
On Friday, Oct. 16, the university will host KU Elevate: Innovation in Action, an event featuring presentations from four cutting-edge KU researchers who are changing the world through innovation, from 9-11 a.m. in Regnier Auditorium at the KU Edwards Campus.
|View the KU Elevate video here|
KU Elevate will have an intimate, TED Talk-style feel — from the staging to the production quality to the storytelling-style presentations — and is geared toward Kansas City business and thought leaders. The event will be hosted by Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, with special guest and Uber executive Brian McClendon, who is widely known as the co-founder of Google Earth and a KU alumnus.- See more at: https://news.ku.edu/2015/10/10/ku-host-%E2%80%9Cku-elevate-innovation-ac...
The University of Kansas showcased four of its most innovative researchers at a first-of-its kind event on Oct 16 at the KU Edwards Campus.
One of the presentations at the KU Elevate: Innovation in Action event featured Bala Subramaniam, director for the Center for Environmentally Beneficial Catalysis and Dan F. Servey Distinguished Professor of chemical and petroleum engineering. In his TED-style talk, Subramaniam highlighted how Kansas can grow jobs with sustainable bioplastics.