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Atom und Eva – eine Alpbacher Minioper

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Editor and co-founder, Annals of Improbable Research (AIR), Cambridge
Student, Tiroler Landeskonservatorium, Innsbruck
Artist; Professor, University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien
Herman Feshbach Professor of Physics, Center for Theoretical Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge; Nobel Prize Laureate for Physics


Editor and co-founder, Annals of Improbable Research (AIR), Cambridge

, he was the editor of the Journal of Irreproducible Results.
 Graduated from Harvard College with a degree in applied mathematics.
 Spent several years developing optical character recognition computer systems (including a reading machine for the blind), and later founded Wisdom Simulators, Inc., a creator of educational software.
 He was the back-page humor columnist for the late, lamented computer magazine Byte.
 He wrote a monthly back-page humor column for the engineering magazine Design News.
 He has been commentator for ABC-TV's World News Now and on public radio.
 He is the father and master of ceremonies of the Ig Nobel Prize.
 In addition to editing the magazine, Marc writes a monthly newsletter called mini-AIR, a weekly column for the British newspaper The Guardian, and a daily blog.
 He also frequently performs lectures that show both the funny side AND the importance of science, medicine, and technology.


Student, Tiroler Landeskonservatorium, Innsbruck

Studium am Konservatorium in Innsbruck bei Shao-Yin Huang künstlerisches und pädagogisches Diplom Studium an der Sommerakademie Prag-Wien-Budapest bei Prof. Neol Flores und Prof. Martin Hughes (Musikhochschule Wien)


Artist; Professor, University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien

Ph.D., Comparative Literature, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA Assistant Professor, German Studies and Comparative Literature, Oberlin College, Clark University, Skidmore College Freelance writer and editor, Hong Kong Trainer, Callagy English for Executives KEG, Vienna Invited to perform own material and moderate/perform at diverse art, music and theater events (on average twice a year) External Consultant, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Vienna. Strategies for and implementation of technical reports, manuals and outreach materials for Industrial Operations and Human Resources Development, with an emphasis on entrepreneurship development for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and women in industry. Invited to contribute essays on dance, Falter Zeitschrift Gesmbh Lecturer, University of Art, Linz Lecturer, FH-Technikum-Wien, Vienna Foreign Languages Dept. Coordinator for Biomedical Engineering, Mechatronics/Robotics, and Intelligent Transport Services degree programs, FH Technikum-Wien, Vienna
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since 2004
 Current positions:
 FH Professor, FH Technikum-Wien
 Lecturer, Institute of Fine Arts and Cultural Studies, University of Art, Linz, Austria
 Senior Trainer, Callagy English for Executives KEG
 Performer/Moderator in the free art, music and theater scenes in Vienna
 Freelance Essayist/Columnist on dance, Falter Zeitschrift Gesmbh, Vienna


Herman Feshbach Professor of Physics, Center for Theoretical Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge; Nobel Prize Laureate for Physics

B.S. University of Chicago, IL, Mathematics M.A. Princeton University, NJ, Mathematics Ph.D. Princeton University, NJ, Physics Instructor Princeton University, NJ Assistant Professor Princeton University, NJ Visiting Fellow Institute for Advanced Study Princeton, NJ Assistant Professor Princeton University, NJ Associate Professor Princeton University, NJ Professor Princeton University Princeton, NJ Member University of California, Santa Barbara, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Santa Barbara, CA Professor University of California, Santa Barbara, CA Visiting Professor Harvard University Boston, MA Professor Institute for Advanced Study, School of Natural Sciences Princeton, NJ


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08:00 - 10:00 Technologiebrunch gesponsert durch die Tiroler Zukunftsstiftung Social
09:00 - 20:00 Präsentation CD-Labor „Biomechanics in Skiing“ Culture
11:00 - 11:30 Eröffnung durch die Veranstalter Plenary
11:30 - 12:00 Begrüßungsworte Plenary
12:00 - 13:00 Ursprünge Plenary
13:30 - 15:30 Der Wettbewerb um Talente Plenary
17:00 - 18:15 Spitzenforschung Plenary
18:15 - 19:30 Wissenschafts- und Forschungsmodelle und Best Practice Plenary
19:30 - 21:30 Abendempfang gesponsert durch Alcatel Austria Social


07:00 - 13:00 Arbeitskreis 06: Technik und Naturwissenschaften im Wandel  ist unsere tertiäre Ausbildung noch zeitgemäß? Breakout
07:00 - 13:00 Arbeitskreis 04: Konvergenz und Exzellenz in der Wissenschaft Breakout
07:00 - 13:00 Arbeitskreis 05: Innovative Telematik-Systeme im intermodalen Verkehr Breakout
07:00 - 13:00 Arbeitskreis 08: The Reassuring Habitat Breakout
07:00 - 13:00 Arbeitskreis 03: Konvergenz und Komplexität in der Technologie Breakout
07:00 - 13:00 Arbeitskreis 07: Hochleistungs-Werkstoffe aus der Natur als Wachstumschance für die Wirtschaft Breakout
07:00 - 13:00 Arbeitskreis 01: Wissenschaft und Technologie im Sport: Herausforderung für die Industrie und Nutzen für die Menschen Breakout
07:00 - 16:00 Junior Alpbach Breakout
07:00 - 13:00 Arbeitskreis 09: Sicherheit der Energieversorgung – Kohlenwasserstoffe Breakout
07:00 - 13:00 Arbeitskreis 02: Technologietransfer – Motor der Standortentwicklung Breakout
14:00 - 15:15 Konvergenz und Komplexität in Wissenschaft und Technologie Plenary
15:15 - 16:00 Glaube und Wissenschaft Plenary
17:00 - 18:00 Atom und Eva – eine Alpbacher Minioper Culture
18:00 - 21:30 Empfang gesponsert durch das Land Niederösterreich Social


07:00 - 08:00 Energie und Sicherheit Plenary
08:00 - 08:30 Alpbach 2006 – Resümee Junior Alpbach Plenary
09:00 - 10:30 Wissenschaft und Demokratie Plenary
10:30 - 11:30 Das Universum ist ein seltsamer Ort Plenary
11:30 - 12:30 Schlussempfang gesponsert durch Microsoft Österreich Social