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Ainissa Ramirez @ainissaramirez

Ainissa G. Ramirez, Ph.D., is dedicated to making science fun for people of all ages. She is the author of the TED Book 'Save Our Science' based on her TED talk on improving science education. She is also the co-author of 'Newton's Football' (Random House), which shows the stealthy science behind the game. Before all of this, she was a popular engineering professor at Yale University for ten years. She received her Ph.D. from Stanford University in materials science and engineering and holds several patents, one of which was awarded MIT's Top 100 Young Innovators award.

Areas of Interest: 
STEM education

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