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Table Talk: What is Time? Reflections from a Catholic Physicist
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About The Event
***Seating at our table talks is limited to the first 20 attendees. Additional registrants will be put onto a waitlist. A complimentary dinner is provided for all attendees.***
We all think we know what time is, but do we really? This table talk will discuss time from a physics perspective and marry it with that of the theological.
About Our Speaker
Dr. Kurt Schroder is the Chief Technology Officer at NovaCentrix, which specializes in nanotechnology and printed electronics. He has over 30 years’ experience in plasma physics and pulsed power and has worked in industry, government, and academia. He has over 25 publications, 33 US patents, and more than 50 foreign patents in diverse technology areas. Kurt is a two-time recipient of the prestigious R&D100 award which recognizes the best 100 inventions in the US each year. He was named 2012 Inventor of the Year by the Texas State Bar for his development of the photonic curing process, which is now a standard in the printed electronics industry. He is also the inventor of the antivibration technology contained within most hammers sold in the United States, with sales exceeding $2B. Kurt holds an S.B. in Physics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Texas at Austin. He and his wife are midway though homeschooling 5 children and are avid homebrewers. When pandemics are not in session, they enjoy extensive international travel as well.