Dr. Jason Pearson is not what you think. Yes, he is an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at UPEI, but if that title conjures images in your mind of lab coats, test tubes, and Bunsen burners, think again.
Pearson is a computational chemist, which means he uses advanced computers to simulate chemical reactions. He recently spoke at the May 26 Research Breakfast at the Rodd Charlottetown. His title: Unlocking the crystal ball inside your computer.
Dr. Ian Dowbiggin, Professor of History at UPEI, also spoke at the same event. You’ll find the video to his talk in this past ORD Blog post.