Meet A Scientist: August

AUG 13 | 1-4PM

Included in General Admission | Current science gets up close and personal at Meet a Scientist. This program, held on the second Saturday of each month, features local scientists who share their research and knowledge with you through hands-on activities and conversation. Meet a Scientist exclusively features professionals who are OMSI Science Communication Fellows.

  • Meet your molecule! Learn how chemists study the small with Brandon.
  • Join Ethan to learn about the amazing properties of carbon nanotubes.
  • Meet with David to learn how precision medicine can help cancer patients.
  • Bug out with James as you help him complete the beetle family tree.
  • Learn about thin films and how they’re used in making your smartphone smarter with Deok-Hie from Oregon State University.
  • Conducting research is challenging! Learn how scientists design studies with Jacob.
  • Speak to Ryan and Cory about the science of smart windows.
  • Learn how animals communicate with Elena, a scientist from Washington State University in Vancouver.