RSCA in Five: Faculty Short Talks

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RSCA in Five: Faculty Short Talks foster a spirit of cross-campus collaboration among SJSU faculty. We invite faculty to present in five minutes with five slides that directly address the featured topic as well as assumptions and/or limitations with methods of determining knowledge about the topic.

AI/Ethics - Oct. 13, 2023 | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., MLK 213, Online

Artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly integrated into everyday life, from digital voice assistants to autonomous vehicles and education, without sufficient discussions of ethical implications. Join SJSU faculty as they explore the intersections of AI's potential technological benefits and privacy, bias, transparency, and accountability.


Climate Science and Adaptations - Dec. 1, 2023 | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Student Union 2A/B, Online

Extreme weather events, intensified by climate change, underscore the need for adaptation strategies. From resilient infrastructure to community preparedness plans, adapting to these events is critical to minimizing social, economic, and environmental impacts. Join SJSU faculty as they discuss climate science, adaptation activities, and general challenges.


Social Responsibility - March 1, 2024 | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., MLK 225, Online

Social and racial justice, inclusion, and responsibility to the community are core values at San José State University and are reflected in ongoing research, scholarship, and creative activity. Join SJSU faculty as they discuss their projects that demonstrate the diversity of disciplinary approaches to achieving social good.


CHIPS and Science Act @ SJSU - May 10, 2024 | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., MLK 225, Online

The CHIPS and Science Act, signed into law in 2022, aims to catalyze domestic semiconductor research and manufacturing. Please join SJSU faculty as they discuss how their research intersects with this historic act and potential implications for Silicon Valley, its economy, and the development of an informed citizenry and highly skilled workforce.