21 episodes

We are two engineering students who love to learn. Join us as we bring in experts to talk about their research on topics from COVID-19 to happiness to marine biology and share with you some of the amazing stuff going on in the world! Check us out at https://www.beyondthebookspodcast.com/

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We are two engineering students who love to learn. Join us as we bring in experts to talk about their research on topics from COVID-19 to happiness to marine biology and share with you some of the amazing stuff going on in the world! Check us out at https://www.beyondthebookspodcast.com/

    Season 2 Outro

    Season 2 Outro

    Thanks for listening to season 2 everyone! A quick update from Jonah and Aryan regarding the state of the podcast

    • 1 min
    Beyond Earth with Chris Hadfield

    Beyond Earth with Chris Hadfield

    We're beyond thrilled for this episode with Canadian legend Chris Hadfield! The former commander of the International Space Station drops by Beyond the Books to discuss life in space, his work on the ISS, and more! What is 0G like? What does food taste like in outer space? How does he feel about the portrayal of astronauts in popular media? We talk about his upcoming book, The Apollo Murders, and see if he can tell whether some famous quotes are from real astronauts or characters from movies/TV!

    • 35 min
    Orthopedic Mechatronics with Dr. Stewart McLachlin

    Orthopedic Mechatronics with Dr. Stewart McLachlin

    Dr. Stewart McLachlin joins the podcast to take us through the groundbreaking field of Orthopedic Mechatronics! How are robots already making an impact in the surgical room? How can you study the human spine without using human subjects? How does prolonged sitting due to working at home impact your spine? These are just some of the topics we discuss as we learn about the future of orthopedic surgery, his experience with setting up a research lab, and more. Come join us as we go Beyond the Books!

    • 31 min
    Casual Co-op Discussion

    Casual Co-op Discussion

    We're taking a short break from our weekly interviews. Get to know your cohosts Jonah and Aryan! We talk about our co-ops, life during COVID and just catch up. Come join us as we DON'T go Beyond the Books

    • 15 min
    Biotech and Co-ops with Saakshi Sutarwala

    Biotech and Co-ops with Saakshi Sutarwala

    A recent graduate in biomedical engineering herself, Saakshi Sutarwala knows all about the grind for co-ops and finding a full-time job. After having worked in a variety of industries and places, Saakshi is currently a mechanical engineer at Spartan Bioscience. We talk to Saakshi about her work on novel medical diagnostics, how COVID has impacted her work, some of her tips and tricks for landing the co-op of your dreams and much more! Come join us as we go Beyond the Books!

    • 23 min
    Researching Biosensors with Dr. Pawan Jolly

    Researching Biosensors with Dr. Pawan Jolly

    Point of Care Medical Devices are the future! Dr. Pawan Jolly, Senior Staff Scientist at The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University talks with Jonah and Aryan about his research in the biosensor and medical device arena. We ask him about his latest COVID-19 focused project, his experience studying abroad (4 times!) and hear his journey to becoming one of the top researchers in his field. Join us as we go Beyond the Books!

    • 26 min

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