Looking Forward, a podcast about unique and interesting people who build their lives with grand purpose.
Those who are open to new opportunities, and are mindful, in both, their personal and professional lives.
A podcast with insightful and inspiring talks.
Looking Forward 22: Rehabilitating lungs with new techniques in transplantation
In this episode of the podcast, Iryna speaks with Matthew Bacchetta, Associate Professor of the Department of Thoracic Surgery at Vanderbilt University, about new techniques in transplantation that improves the capacity of rehabilitation of lungs and potentially other organs. Also, they discuss the critical need to reduce the number of organs rejected for transplantation due to damage, the transplantation process, patient recovery, and other topics.
Looking Forward 21: Elastocaloric Materials and New Cooling Technology
In this episode of the podcast, Iryna speaks with Susanne-Marie Kirsch, a research student in Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology at Saarland University about elastocalorics and the promising technology to replace existing vapor-compression refrigeration systems. Also, they discuss alternative shape memory materials, cooling/heating efficiency, environmental impact and other topics.
Looking Forward 20: Lithium Batteries and Hybrid Cathodes
In this episode of the podcast, Iryna speaks with Ju Li, Battelle Energy Alliance Professor of Nuclear Science and Engineering at MIT and Professor of Materials Science and Engineering about new methods to boost energy capacity and reduce volume of lithium-ion batteries. Also, they discuss lithium batteries diverse applications, lifespan, safety, and other topics.
Looking Forward 19: Life Beyond Earth
In this episode of the podcast, Iryna speaks with Elizabeth Howell, the award-winning journalist, consultant, and professor about space exploration, astronaut training, the International Space Station, and life outside of Earth. Also, they discuss space experiments, the multi-country collaborative efforts, NEMO, Canadarm, Mars missions, interplanetary life, and other topics.
Looking Forward 18: Los Angeless - The series
In this episode of the podcast, Iryna speaks with Sarah Tither-Kaplan, a producer, actress, and writer, about filmmaking, producing, directing and the Los Angeless project, a 9 part series of short films. They discuss producer responsibilities, how to collaborate with writers, developing a script, challenges to transform a story into a film, and other topics.
Looking Forward 17: Carbon dioxide, from gas to coal
In this episode of the podcast, Iryna speaks with Torben Daeneke, a researcher at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, about carbon solidification through electrolysis, the liquid metal based electrocatalyst, challenges, and potential outcomes. They discuss the chemical processes and it's by-products, the hurdles to find the perfect catalyst, removing CO2 from the atmosphere, real-world applications, and other topics.
Really great interviews
The interview are short but very impactful. Really enjoy the format.