• INTERNATIONAL STEM & INNOVATION COLLOQUIA SERIES (ISICS)

    INTERNATIONAL STEM & INNOVATION COLLOQUIA SERIES (ISICS)

    A series of talks by leading scientists and technologists in the field of STEM and is held virtually through online platforms. Each colloquia series will feature one speaker to share his/her expertise in their respective fields.

  • UPCOMING EVENT: <BR>ISICS Series-8

    UPCOMING EVENT:
    ISICS Series-8

    The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) & the discovery of the Higgs boson by

    Prof. Lyn Evans,
    Director of the Linear Collider collaboration,
    2013 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics



Congratulations to all winners of the short video competition ISICS series-4

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About 04
Florence Tan was born in Muar, Johor, Malaysia. She is the Chair of the Small Spacecraft Coordination Group (SSCG) at NASA Headquarters and the Deputy Chief Technologist (DCT) for NASA’s Science Mission Directorate (SMD). In her role as SSCG Chair, Florence leads the SSCG to coordinate and develop NASA’s strategy and vision for small spacecraft in science, exploration missions, and technology activities and provides advice to the Associate Administrators of the Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD), Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate (HEOMD) and SMD. As the DCT for SMD, she supports the SMD Chief Technologist survey and assesses technology needs for NASA’s science.

Previously, Florence Tan worked at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) for 32 years and has had design and build, I&T, and operational roles in seven mass spectrometers to destinations including Mars, Saturn, Titan, and the Moon. She has received numerous awards, including the NASA Medal for Exceptional Achievement, the Robert H. Goddard Exceptional Achievement for Outreach, Goddard Division Excellence Award, Goddard Special Act Awards, and Goddard Peer Awards, as well as multiple NASA Group Achievement Awards, the NASA Honor Award Silver Achievement Medal and others. Florence has made it a personal goal to promote science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education. Florence is also actively engaging in outreach activities with students and the public in promoting NASA science and technology advancements multiple times per year in the last 15 years. 

Florence Tan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland, a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, and an MBA from Johns Hopkins University.
ISICS SERIES-8

28th September 2022 (Wednesday)

15.00PM until 17.00PM (Malaysia Time)

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List of Speakers

Professor Dr. Farouk El-Baz

Director
Centre for Remote Sensing
College of Engineering Boston University, USA

Professor Dr. Carl Edwin Wieman

Nobel Prize in Physics 2001
Graduate School of Education Stanford University, USA

Professor Dr. William Daniel Phillips

Nobel Prize in Physics 1997
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) USA

Dr. Hashima Hasan


NASA Program Scientist
James Webb Telescope (JWST), NASA


Professor Dr. Brian Gregory Keating

Chancellor’s Distinguished Professor of Physics,
Center for Astrophysics & Space Sciences
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) USA

Kamarul A Muhamed


Founder and Group Chief Executive Officer,
Aerodyne Group

Susan Kathy Land


2021 IEEE President & CEO


List of Speakers

Professor Dr. Farouk El-Baz

Director
Centre for Remote Sensing
College of Engineering
Boston University, USA

Professor Dr. Carl Edwin Wieman

Nobel Prize in Physics 2001
Graduate School of Education Stanford University, USA

Professor Dr. William Daniel Phillips

Nobel Prize in Physics 1997
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), USA

Dr. Hashima Hasan

NASA Program Scientist
James Webb Telescope (JWST), NASA

Professor Dr. Brian Gregory Keating

Chancellor’s Distinguished Professor of Physics,
Center for Astrophysics & Space Sciences
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) USA

Florence Tan

Deputy Chief Technologist
Science Mission Directorate
Chair, Small Spacecraft Coordination Group NASA

Kamarul A Muhamed

Founder and Group Chief Executive Officer,
Aerodyne Group

Professor Dr. Lyn Evans

Director of the Linear Collider collaboration and Former project manager for the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) CERN

Professor Dr. David H. Reitze

Executive Director of the LIGO Laboratory
Research Professor of Physics, California Institute of Technology (Caltech)

Florence Tan

Deputy Chief Technologist
Science Mission Directorate
Chair, Small Spacecraft Coordination Group NASA

Kamarul A Muhamed

Founder and Group Chief Executive Officer,
Aerodyne Group

Professor Dr. Lyn Evans

Director of the Linear Collider collaboration and Former project manager for the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) CERN

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