Innovation

Davis Futures Forum - John Godden - Building Sustainability - Ideas from Our Canadian Neighbors - May 2019

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Davis Futures Forum - Building Sustainability - Ideas from Our Canadian Neighbors

This forum features John Godden, editor of Better Builder Magazine, speaking about sustainable building practices in Canada.   

Q & A with Greg Mahoney, Chief Building, City of Davis and introductions with Brett Lee, Davis City Council.

The purpose of the Davis Futures Forum is to highlight innovative approaches to social, economic, and environmental sustainability through land use planning.

In The Studio - 3D Bioprinting: Amazing!

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Lin Weaver hosts Marc Facciotti, UC Davis Associate Professor BME/GC, and Steven Lucero, UC Davis Development  Engineer, BME.

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topics discussed include: understanding 3D bioprinting, processes and materials used, the team lab at UC Davis, science futurism with video clip of what 3D bioprinting may be able to do in the future.

OLLI presents - Dr. Lisa Aultman-Hall - The Future of Transportation: Are Airplanes and Autonomous Vehicles Really Sustainable?

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OLLI, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, presents Dr. Lisa Aultman-Hall and her lecture 'The Future of Transportation: Are Airplanes and Autonomous Vehicles Really Sustainable?'

In The Studio - 3D Printing

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Lin Weaver hosts Steven Lucero, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, UC Davis, and Russell Neches, Ph.D. student in Microbiology, UC Davis to discuss 3D printing and its various applications.

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topics discussed include: how 3D printers work, the technologies behind them, the process of 3D printing, the applications for the sciences and arts, as well as live demos.

2015 Solar Decathlon Promo

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The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlonia a biannual competition that challenges collegiate teams to design, build and operate net zero houses, which are energy efficient, affordable, and attractive.

This takes place at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, California.

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The four teams (comprised of eight colleges) are:

1. Team Orange (University of California, Irvine, Champman University, saddleback College, Irvine Valley College)

2. California State University, Sacramento

In The Studio - Repurposing with TOREMA

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Jeff Shaw hosts Larry Fisher, Inventor, Master Recycler, Cool Davis Eco-Hero.

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topics discussed include: needs in 3rd world countries vs. wastage in 1st world countries, how Larry came up with the concept of TOREMA-Totally Recycled Materials, the waste stream in Yolo County, how items thrown out can be reused to create other items.