Innovation Speaker Series Talk

Thursday July 27, 2017 8:00 AM
Speaker: Jorge Moreno, Pomona College
Location: Cahill, Hameetman Auditorium

Professor Jorge Moreno is a theoretical astrophysicist. His area of expertise is galaxy formation theory. He has just begun his appointment as Assistant Professor of Astronomy at Pomona College this July. He is the PI of the Moreno Interacting Galaxies Lab, funded by the National Science Foundation (Award #1516374). 

Prof. Moreno's work has received substantial recognition in the field, leading to 70 invited colloquia around the world, plus 11 invited conference talk and 20 contributed conference talks. Prof. Moreno is passionately working to improve equity and inclusion for members of traditionally underrepresented groups in astronomy. He is currently serving as the Chair of the AAS Committee on the Status of Minorities in Astronomy (CSMA).

Summer App Space is hosting a speaker series and student driven Q&A open to the entire Caltech community. Invited industry leaders in astronomy, astrophysics, aerospace, software engineering, investment, and entrepreneurship (startups) share their journey and technical knowledge. The free talks allow Summer App Space students and the Caltech community to network with a wide range of successful professionals.

Series Innovation Speaker Series