Sep 6, 2023
This is episode 447 of the Fun with the Maryland STEM Festival Podcast. The podcast where you meet adults and students doing interesting and fun STEM activities in Maryland. This episode includes interviews with Topaz Navarro of the Escape Velocity Academy recorded on August 299h and Chris Ikpefua, a University of Maryland student recorded on August 28th. Topaz discusses establishing the Velocity Escape Academy, its efforts to bring drone education and drone soccer to this area. He also discusses his time in the army and his transition to civilian life. Chris discusses his interest in Astonomy and Physics and his project to develop a solar renewable energy product based on the way a leaf functions.