Lecturer, National University of Ireland
Galway, Ireland, American
Jessamyn Fairfield is a physicist, writer and comedian who researches nanoelectronic devices and their transdisciplinary applications. She is a lecturer at the National University of Ireland Galway, as well as the director of Bright Club Ireland, a comedy night bringing academic research to the public. Jessamyn is an award-winning science communicator, known for her humour and her humanity, who previously journeyed on a science/art residency in the Arctic Circle in 2017. Hailing from Los Alamos, the hometown of the atomic bomb, Jessamyn believes that science must connect to culture to truly make a difference.