University of California, Irvine celebrates it’s 50th Anniversary on Oct 3rd with a campus- and community-wide event called the “Festival of Discovery.” The Festival is a celebration of “Bright Past and Brilliant Future” and features interactive explorations of how UCI students, faculty and UC Irvine Health are impacting the world.
UC Irvine Health is presenting My Virtual Dream, powered by The Virtual Brain as part of a showcase of work underway by the UC Irvine Department of Neurology including their work on The Virtual Brain, a cutting-edge neuroscience computational program under development by an international consortium that includes UC Irvine Health Neurology.
For more information about the Festival of Discovery, visit www.festivalofdiscovery.uci.edu.
My Virtual Dream is included in the Samueli Foundation Ingenity + Innovation Pavillion. A few highlights of exhibits include:
Future of Medicine, Hosted by School of Medicine
Technology is changing medical education at UCI School of Medicine in so many innovative ways!‑ Google glass and Point-of-Care ultrasound (otherwise known as bedside ultrasound) have been fully integrated into the 4-year curriculum. Combining these two technologies in today’s world will give our current medical students an edge to continue to become the leaders of tomorrow.
My Virtual Dream, Hosted by the Department of Neurology
“Dreamers” will use their brain waves through wireless headsets to co-create a spectacular panorama of dynamic colors, sights and sounds. Art, science and technology combine into an incredible multisensory experience that explores the brain and ignites the imagination. Doctors from the School of Medicine will be there to answer all your burning questions
2015 Solar Decathlon, Hosted by The Henry Samueli School of Engineering, City of Irvine, Team Orange.
Overview of Team Orange’s entry into the 2015 Solar Decathlon. 3 – 5 minute movie that can be played on a continuous loop which describes the construction and engineering. A model on hand and additional info on the competition which will be occurring the following week.
ART BOT, Hosted by School of Education.
Build a robot friend that creates artwork! Your robot is made with markers for legs that wobble across a piece of paper, creating drawings as it moves.