Argonne OutLoud: ‘How (and Why) I Became a Scientist’
Jason Croy (CSE), Jennifer Fowler (GSS) and Jarrad Hampton-Marcell (BIO) will present “How (and Why) I Became a Scientist” Thursday, August 31, 2017, at Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 S. Cass Avenue, Building 240 TCS Conference Center, Argonne, IL. This lecture is free and open to the public. A Q&A will follow the presentation.
- Reception: 6-7 p.m.
- Presentation and Q&A: 7-8 p.m.
Non-U.S. citizens: As additional time is required to process non-U.S. visitor access to Argonne’s campus, please register no later than two weeks prior to the event.
If you have questions about the OutLoud Lecture Series, contact us at (630) 252-5501 or email.
The true-life stories of Argonne scientists are as varied and inspiring as the research they perform at the lab. Come hear firsthand the unexpected career journeys of three scientists whose unique paths all led to Argonne’s gates. Who knows, perhaps their stories will inspire your budding scientist!
Jason Croy, Materials Scientist, Chemical Sciences and Engineering
This rocker-turned-researcher changed his tune from heavy metal to metal chemistry as he turned a passion for physics into a career in battery research.
Jennifer Fowler, Cyber Security Analyst, Global Security Sciences
After studying the genetic makeup of corn, Jennifer discovered that her true passion was in working to ensure the security and safety of cyberspace.
Jarrad Hampton-Marcell, Research Laboratory Coordinator, Biosciences
Once a star college football player in Chicago, Jarrad now tackles novel uses of microbes in industrial processes.