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Nifty Fifty
Bring a Top Scientist to your Middle or High School

 

The ‘Nifty Fifty (times 4)’, a program of Science Spark, are a group of 200 noted science and engineering professionals who fan out across the country to speak about their work and careers at various middle and high schools. Featuring some of the most inspiring role models in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, or STEM, this signature program of the USA Science and Engineering Festival presents your students with the latest in green technology, engineering, human health and medicine, astronomy and space exploration, nanotechnology, computer science, and more.

Schools can apply HERE to host a Nifty Fifty speaker during the 2016/2017 school year.  Talks will take place during the months of March, April, May and early-June 2017.     

Scroll down to view the list of 2016/2017 Nifty Fifty Speakers

View a printable list of speakers here.

The ‘Nifty Fifty (times 4)’, a program of Science Spark, presented by InfoComm International, are a group of 200 noted science and engineering professionals who will fan out across the Washington, DC area in the 2014/2015 school year to speak about their work and careers at various middle and high schools. Featuring some of the most inspiring role models in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, or STEM, this signature program of the USA Science and Engineering Festival presents your students with the latest in green technology, engineering, human health and medicine, astronomy and space exploration, nanotechnology, computer science, and more. Click on the pictures below for speaker bios.

Scroll down to view all past and current Nifty Fifty speakers.

View Nifty Fifty speakers who will be visiting schools during the 2015/2016 school year here:Full Speaker Bios or Printable List

- See more at: http://www.usasciencefestival.org/schoolprograms/niftyfifty/list/alpha/e.html#sthash.CuqqUnH5.dpuf

 

Mr. Kyler Abernathy
Biologist and Crittercam Cameraman
National Geographic
Dr. Aaron Alford
Research Scientist and Paleontologist
National Network of Public Health Institutes
Dr. Ruben Baler
Health Scientist
National Institute on Drug Abuse
Dr. Stayce Beck
Diabetes Branch Chief
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Dr. Joshua Bell
Anthropologist
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Ms. Susan Bontems
Chemist
Montgomery College
Dr. Harold Burgess
Behavioral Neurogenetics
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Dr. Alison Cernich
Neuropsychologist
National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research
Dr. Mary Cleave
Astronaut
NASA (retired)
Dr. Sarah Eno
Experimental Particle Physicist
University of Maryland
Dr. Aprille Ericsson
Aerospace Engineer
NASA
Dr. Anthony Fauci
Infectious Disease Expert
NIAID