Cartoonist, PhD Comics
Jorge Cham is the cartoonist behind the popular online comic “Piled Higher and Deeper” (a.k.a. PHD Comics). He holds a PhD in Robotics from Stanford University and is a former Instructor and Research Associate at Caltech. His work as a researcher focused on Biomimetic Design and Neural Implants.
4:15PM - 5:15PM
“THAT'S SO INTERESTING!”: AN ELINOR WONDERS WHY Case Study
A Pipeline Studios and Shoe-Ink original production. Join the teams behind the beloved, Emmy-nominated PBS Kids series Elinor Wonders Why, the preschool series that encourages children to follow their curiosity, ask questions, and find answers using science inquiry skills. Created by Jorge Cham, a former Caltech researcher, and Daniel Whiteson, a Physics Professor at UC Irvine, and brought to life by the talented artists and storytellers from Pipeline Studios, come learn about the series’ unique development process as the creators share their unique experiences making the hit preschool series.
Moderator: D'Arcy Cooney Director of Marketing, Pipeline Studios