The Science & Entertainment Exchange and the California Institute of Technology
present a panel discussion on
“The Science of Iron Man”
Featuring new and behind-the-scenes footage from Iron Man 2
Wednesday, October 13, 2010
Caltech Beckman Auditorium
332 South Michigan Avenue, Pasadena, CA
Victoria Alonso is the executive vice president of VFX and post production for Marvel Studios, and is a co-producer on Iron Man 2, Thor, and Captain America.
Andreas Krause is an assistant professor of computer science, and part of Caltech’s Computation and Neural Systems faculty. His research focuses on machine learning and sensor networks, with applications in earthquake and traffic monitoring, and robotic exploration of ecosystems.
Jeremy Latcham is senior vice president, production and development, at Marvel Studios, and is a co-producer of Iron Man 2.
Janek Sirrs is the visual effects supervisor for Iron Man 2. He has worked on such films as I Am Legend, Batman Begins, and The Big Lebowksi. He won an Academy Award for his work on The Matrix in 1999.
Mark Wise is the John A. McCone Professor of High Energy Physics at Caltech, specializing in theoretical particle physics and cosmology. He served as science consultant for Iron Man 2.
The Science & Entertainment Exchange is a program of the National Academy of Sciences that provides entertainment industry professionals with access to top scientists and engineers to help bring the reality of cutting-edge science to creative and engaging storylines.
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