Tatiana Erukhimova explores the wonders of the scientific community and encourages everyone to participate in science fairs across the world. To her, science should be enjoyed by everyone whether or not they are a part of the scientific community.
Tatiana Erukhimova received a Ph.D. in Physics from the Russian Academy of Sciences in 1999 and joined TAMU in 2001. She has coordinated and organized ten successful Physics & Engineering Festivals attended by thousands of visitors from all over Texas and other states. She developed the Physics Show: an interactive presentation involving entertaining physics demonstrations and hands-on exhibits. Since 2007, she has done over 200 shows attended by 16,000 people of all ages, from elementary school children to adults. Currently, Dr. Erukhimova teaches freshman physics classes at TAMU. She has received multiple awards for teaching and public outreach including the University-Level and College-Level Distinguished Achievement Awards in Teaching from the Association of Former Students. Dr. Erukhimova shares her experience and passion for physics education and outreach through invited presentations at Texas A&M and international conferences.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx