On Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, Columbia University EE Ph.D. students participated in an outreach event with high school students from the Robotics and Engineering Group at the Manhattan School of Math and Science in East Harlem.
CIAN students Tingjun Chen, Craig Gutterman, and Alex Loh, from the Wireless and Mobile Networking Lab, talked about broad concepts of the Internet along with basic concepts of wireless communications. CIAN student Yishen Huang, from the Lightwave Research Lab, discussed lasers, and the principles of optical communications. The high school students showed great interest in the topics and interacted actively with CIAN students. We hope that the students may have realized how beautiful science can be, and that they walked away with an increased interest in studying science in college.
This event was hosted by Mr. Umit Kenis from the Manhattan School of Math and Science.