The AlmaMAC 173: Carmen Lee on ropes of bubbles, pottery, etc.

LISTEN This week Adam is back, and he’s talking to his officemate, Carmen Lee. Carmen talks about some of her new projects, existing in a pandemic, the student she supervised virtually, and a smattering of other topics. You can connect with Carmen over Twitter @carmlingling . Tweets by carmlingling http://www.scientificanada.ca http://www.patreon.com/scican  Continue reading The AlmaMAC 173: Carmen Lee on ropes of bubbles, pottery, etc.

The AlmaMAC 172: Sawayra and Pritpal Matharu talk Navier-Stokes, turbulence, and MATH

LISTEN The Navier-Stokes equation is like the e=mc2 for fluid dynamics. It’s like the F=ma for flow. It’s used to model fluids, airstreams, flow of money, and a wide variety of other things, and it’s been around for a very long time… but we don’t actually know how to solve it… This week, Sawayra talks to Pritpal Matharu, a graduate student in the Math department at McMaster University, who specializes in Navier-Stokes, and explains what it means to finally “solve” the equation. Thanks again to Sawayra for well, for everything. Follow her on twitter @SeeingAWay .  If you liked the … Continue reading The AlmaMAC 172: Sawayra and Pritpal Matharu talk Navier-Stokes, turbulence, and MATH

The AlmaMAC 170: soon-to-be Dr.Dr. Sawayra talks about her PhD+MD program

LISTEN Hello everyone, and welcome back to the AlmaMAC! I’m your host Adam and today we have the second part of my interview with Sawayra, the inventor and original host of the AlmaMAC. Last week we talked about why she started this radio show, and what direction we are going to take it from here. You can listen to that over on our website, scientificanada.ca . Today I’m bringing you the second half of that interview where we finally dig in and learn about the research Sawayra does. Spoiler, she is working through a dual PhD/MD program, but she will … Continue reading The AlmaMAC 170: soon-to-be Dr.Dr. Sawayra talks about her PhD+MD program