The 2020 Hettleman Talks took place virtually on Monday, October 19th, 2020 as part of University Research Week.

These TEDx-style presentations from the 2020 winners of the Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prizes for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement provide an engaging look into each winning scholars’ work in their respective fields of computer science, music, urology, and history.

The 2020 Hettleman Prize awardees and their talks are:

hettleman talks 2020

Mohit Bansal, Ph.D.

The John R. & Louise S. Parker Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science within the College of Arts & Sciences

“Towards Knowledgeable, Multimodal, and Action-Grounded Conversational Assistants”

 

Andrea Bohlman

Associate professor in the Department of Music within the College of Arts & Sciences

“Sounding Protest”

 

Angela Smith, MD, MS, FACS

Associate professor in the Department of Urology within the UNC School of Medicine

“Engaging Patients for Better Care”

 

William Sturkey, Ph.D.

Assistant professor in the Department of History within the College of Arts & Sciences

“Seeing the Disappeared”

 

Read more about this year’s four Hettleman Prize awardees.