Navigation Links
2017 Foresight Fellows Announced in Molecular Machines, Space, Longevity, Artificial Intelligence
Date:3/13/2017

Foresight Institute, a leading think tank and public interest organization focused on catalyzing future technologies, announced their inaugural class of Fellows today.

The Foresight Fellowship is an exclusive one-year supportive program committed to giving participants the support and mentorship to accelerate their bold ideas into the future. The ten selected Fellows are working on technologies that have massive potential for the future, especially with technology that is relatively undervalued in the media.

The Fellows will provide new perspectives on topics such as Molecular Machines (Nanotechnology), Space, Longevity, Mind Uploading, and AI Ethics. They were reviewed on the criteria of technical ability, originality, experience, and potential for impacting the state of these technologies in a big way. Each Fellow will receive personalized attention, exposure to opportunity, and mentorship from leaders in their fields. During the one-year program, Fellows will be invited to engage in events, connect to mentors and other Fellows, and increase their skills to succeed with their endeavors.

Steve Burgess, President of Foresight Institute says, “There’s nothing new in the world… is an adage that has met its match. The Foresight Fellows are up to the challenge and we look forward to what they bring forth. The Foresight Fellowship Program is itself new, and we’re excited about working with this talented group and the prospects they bring to possible technological breakthrough for a better world for everyone.”

Since 1993, Foresight Institute has been rewarding those who are making strides in the field of Nanotechnology with the Feynman Prize. In 2016, one of their former Feynman Prize winners, Sir James Fraser Stoddart, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work with molecular machines. Foresight Institute recognizes that providing a strong network and knowledge base for new Fellows to access will accelerate their missions and reflect Foresight’s goals to further support those making important strides in key fields. The early identification and support of big research ideas is where Foresight Institute creates the most impact.

The Fellows

It is an honor to welcome the following Fellows into the 2017 Foresight Institute Fellowship:
Jonathan Barnes, Synthetic Polymer Chemistry
Chuyang Cheng, Molecular Machines
Kimberly Hamad-Schifferli, Biomolecular Machines
Eric Hinterman, Space Technology
Cosmo Mielke, Longevity
Michael Skuhersky, Mind Uploading
Eva-Maria Strauch, Protein Engineering
Berhane Temelso, Computational Chemistry
Nell Watson, Machine Ethics
Christopher Wilmer, Molecular Machines

To learn more about the Foresight Fellowship program and follow the news, visit foresight.org or view the video in the link at the end of this release.

About The Foresight Institute
Foresight Institute is a research organization focused on transformative future technologies. Founded in 1986, its mission is to discover and promote the upsides, and help avoid the drawbacks, of nanotechnology, artificial intelligence, biotechnology, and similar life-changing developments.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/03/prweb14142965.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2017 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved


Related biology technology :

1. Foresight Institute Awards Feynman Prizes in Nanotechnology to Buehler, Simmons
2. SPIE Announces New Fellows of 2017
3. SITC Seeking Applicants for Fellowships Supporting Cancer Immunotherapy Researchers
4. Two Worcester Polytechnic Institute Professors Are Elected Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
5. Prestigious Hertz Foundation Fellowship Recipients Announced
6. SPIE Names 32 New Fellows of the Society in 2016
7. CTI BioPharma And Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Announce International Research Fellowship To Support Innovative Blood-Related Cancer Research
8. Georgia Research Alliance Announces its Inaugural Class of Industry Fellows
9. Nationally Recognized Hair Loss Expert Dr. Alan J. Bauman to Speak November 9th at Palm Beach County Stem Cell Fellowship
10. Young scientists receive NSBRI space biomedical research fellowships
11. OU professor recipient of grant from the Simons Foundation Fellows Program in Theoretical Physics
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/11/2017)... ... October 11, 2017 , ... Proscia ... be hosting a Webinar titled, “Pathology is going digital. Is your lab ready?” ... pathology adoption best practices and how Proscia improves lab economics and realizes an ...
(Date:10/11/2017)... the Netherlands and LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. ... The Institute of Cancer Research, London ... use MMprofiler™ with SKY92, SkylineDx,s prognostic tool to risk-stratify patients ... trial known as MUK nine . The University of ... trial, which is partly funded by Myeloma UK, and ICR ...
(Date:10/11/2017)... ... 2017 , ... A new study published in Fertility and ... in vitro fertilization (IVF) transfer cycles. The multi-center matched cohort study ... comparing the results from the fresh and frozen transfer cohorts, the authors of ...
(Date:10/10/2017)... ... ... San Diego-based team building and cooking events company, Lajollacooks4u, has unveiled a ... new look is part of a transformation to increase awareness, appeal to new markets ... It will also expand its service offering from its signature gourmet cooking classes and ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:4/4/2017)... 2017   EyeLock LLC , a leader of ... States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued U.S. ... of an iris image with a face image acquired ... company,s 45 th issued patent. ... given the multi-modal biometric capabilities that have recently come ...
(Date:3/30/2017)... , March 30, 2017 Trends, opportunities ... (physiological and behavioral), by technology (fingerprint, AFIS, iris recognition, ... recognition, and others), by end use industry (government and ... immigration, financial and banking, and others), and by region ... , Asia Pacific , and ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... Controller General of Immigration from Maldives Mr. Mohamed Anwar and ... international IAIR Award for the most innovative high security ePassport and eGates  ... ... Maldives Immigration Controller General, Mr. Mohamed Anwar ... right) have received the IAIR award for the "Most innovative high security ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):