The Leonardo Art, Science, Evening Rendezvous (LASER) talks at UC Davis are presentations that engage the public in conversations with artists, designers, scientists, and technologists making significant contributions to their fields. The talks are designed to encourage unexpected juxtapositions between seemingly unrelated projects, facilitating the interdisciplinary conversations that engage the challenges of the 21st century. Speakers are Jean-Marc Chomaz (Professor, co-founder of Laboratoire d’Hydrodynamique, Director of CNRS-Ecole Polytechnique, France), Katia Vega (Asst. Professor in Dept. of Design, UC Davis), Travis Parker (Ph.D. Candidate, Dept. of Plant Biology, UC Davis). In rm. 107.