Dr. Inés Dawson
Science communicator and Oxford graduate (DPhil Biomechanics of Insect Flight)
Inés is a science communicator and Oxford graduate (DPhil Biomechanics of Insect Flight). She runs the award-winning bilingual YouTube channel Draw Curiosity, and makes science stories interesting and accessible for a wide range of audiences. An enthusiastic and entertaining educational speaker, Inés uses creativity to make complex subjects simple and fun.
Baskaran is currently a Research Fellow and R&D Manager at EMD Electronics, USA. He leads a group of scientists which develop materials for directed self-assembly of block copolymers for application in photolithography. He also leads a new technology group focusing on spin-on self-assembled monolayers (SAM), spin-on low k dielectrics and inorganic hole-transport layer. Baskaran worked at the University of Tennessee and taught “Organic Chemistry of Polymers”. Prior to role at the University, he worked as a senior scientist and group leader at the National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), India for approximately 8 years.
Jerome Wandell has been working in the semiconductor industry for over 20 years, covering both technical and commercial aspects. He's passionate about solving complex, far-reaching problems with nanoscale technologies. In 2018, he took on a new challenge as a Portfolio Manager for EMD / Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany – promoting innovative materials to semiconductor accounts worldwide. He studied Microelectronic Engineering at the Rochester Institute of Technology and has published several articles in a number of internationally acclaimed journals.