“Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee”
Ali was on to something: this could be the future of engineering…
Join us for a discussion with Marjan Eggermont, Associate Dean (Student Affairs) who will discuss biomimicry – how designs in nature can inspire solutions to many of our human problems.
Thursday, April 6, 2017 | 7:00 – 9:00 am
7:00 - Registration & Networking
7:30 - Breakfast
7:50 - Presentations begin
University of Calgary Main Campus
Complimentary parking provided with code
Marjan Eggermont in the News
About Marjan Eggermont
Passionate about nature, Marjan Eggermont co-founded and designs bio-inspired design journal Zygote Quarterly (zqjournal.org). ZQ was a finalist in the Digital Magazine Awards, Science and Nature category, in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015. She has spoken on the subject of biomimicry around the world, including an invited talk at the first Biomimicry Summit and Education Forum (BSEF) for Aerospace in collaboration with NASA.
She is the current Associate Dean (Student Affairs) and a senior instructor in The Schulich School of Engineering at the University of Calgary, teaching in the area of engineering design and communication. She is also an artist who exhibits nationally and internationally. Marjan teaches graphics, communication, technology and design history, biomimicry, and information visualization. She is currently finishing her PhD in Computational Media Design.
She joined the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) in 2004 and is currently on the ASEE Board.