Highlights of the 127th Annual Meeting

Winthrop E. Stone Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering and the 2011 National Medal of Technology and Innovation Award Recipient,  Dr. Rakesh Agrawal, presents "Solar Economy--Is it feasible", in the morning Plenary.





NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
astronomer and research scientist,
Dr. Michelle Thaller, presents "NASA's
New Universe" at the 127th Annual
Academy Luncheon.




Indiana geologist Dr. Nelson Shaffer presents "Economic Ways to Recycle Indiana's Mined Lands" in one of 179 presentations taking place at the 127th Annual Academy Meeting.   Indiana scientists from industry and academia, science educators and science graduate and undergraduate students shared current research with over 300 annual meeting attendees.


IU Bloomington Professor Vernon Archer (right- front) listens intently as a young aspiring scientist presents her research in a poster presentation; one of over 62 research posters presented at the 127th Annual Academy Meeting.




Annual Meeting attendees enjoy lectures on topics that include, anthropology, botany, cell biology, chemistry, earth science, ecology, engineering, environmental quality, micro/molec biology, physics and astronomy, plant systematics and biodiversity, science education, and zoology/entomology.



Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction, Dr. Tony Bennett, presents "The Future of Science Education in Indiana"  at a 'Hot Topic' afternoon presentation.


Academy members Dr. Kemuel Badger and Dr. Darrin Rubino take time to chat in the hallway during the 127th Annual Academy Meeting.