Junior Cafe Scientifique: Birds of Prey in Flight
Saturday, January 20th, 2024 9:30am to 11:00am
: 500 S. Franklin St. Syracuse, NY 13202Information and Registration
A continental breakfast will be available at 9:15; attendees must be seated by 9:30. RSVP by replying, with headcount, to firstname.lastname@example.org
Presenter: Dr. Kasey Laurent, Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at Syracuse University
Discover the fascinating world of bird flight as we delve into the secrets of how hawks, eagles, and falcons master the art of soaring through the skies. Explore the unique adaptations that make these birds exceptional aviators, from their wing shapes to tail feathers, and learn how they effortlessly navigate the air. Join Dr. Kasey Laurent as she unveils the mysteries of bird aerodynamics, showcasing the incredible ways these majestic creatures harness the power of air to become nature’s aerial experts.
Dr. Kasey Laurent is an Assistant Professor in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at Syracuse University. Her research examines how turbulence plays a role in the ecology of flying and swimming organisms, with the goal of modifying and improving the performance of man-made vehicles.
Next TACNY Junior Café Scientifique:
February 10, 2024: Dr. Yiyang Sun, SU; Seizing the Sky: Controlling Aerodynamics