Whitman STEM Guest Speaker Presentation: Grace Young, Ocean Explorer
Grace Young will talk about her path to researching the oceans, her experiences living underwater, and her ongoing development of marine robots and underwater photographic systems. Ms. Young, a MIT Grad, was invited by ocean explorer Fabien Cousteau to be part of a team of aquanauts living underwater for over two weeks.
Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015
11:40am to 1:00pm
Students in select science and engineering classes have an opportunity to hear about the preparation and skills needed to live underwater. This event is cosponsored by the MIT Club of Washington. Members of the community are welcome to attend.
For those in the DC area... I'll be speaking at Walt Whitman High School next Tuesday and anyone is welcome to attend. Thank you MIT Club of Washington for organizing! Information below.
Grace Young is an MIT ocean engineer, aquanaut and ocean explorer. She was a scientist/engineer with Cousteau's Mission 31. She's currently a PhD student at University of Oxford, chief scientist for the Pisces VI deepsea submarine, and a National Geographic Emerging Explorer.