Space: The Final Frontier

Thursday, February 18, 7:00pm
King Library 1st Floor | AIS

Free | Open to the public

Space is the final frontier, and it's also the intimately familiar places where we live, work, and play. How does space work? Join us as three of Miami University’s most engaging researchers explain it all.

Glenn Platt is a marketing professor and director of the Armstrong Institute of Interactive Media Studies (AIMS). He consults on social media, digital marketing, and e-commerce for companies such as P&G, Bank of America, and Luxottica.

Bob Setlock is a professor in the College of Engineering and Computing and director of Project High Flight, an interdisciplinary endeavor to develop a remote-controlled, long duration, high altitude balloon designed to fly missions to the edge of space.

Robbyn Abbitt is GIS coordinator in the Department of Geography. Her research focuses on geographical information systems (GIS), and she is beginning to explore the use of drones for gathering and applying GIS data.