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Deborah Munro

Senior Lecturer, Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering
University of Canterbury
Participates in 4 items

Dr Deborah Munro is a senior lecturer in mechanical and biomedical engineering at the University of Canterbury. She began her career at NASA Ames Research Centre supporting the life science department with their research, such as the AX-5 all-metal spacesuit. After leaving NASA, Dr Munro worked in the fields of robotics and electrical connectors before finding her true calling in orthopaedic implants and medical devices. She holds over nine patents for her designs in the medical field. In addition to numerous technical publications on engineering-related research (https://www.canterbury.ac.nz/engineering/schools/mechanical/research/munro/), Deborah is the author of two short stories featured in the anthologies, ‘Escape’ and ‘Deception.’ She is also the winner of a publishing contract with Inkshares and Crypt TV for her sci-fi thriller, APEX, currently in the editing process for publication. Learn more about Deborah’s fiction writing at https://deborahmunroauthor.com.

Sessions in which Deborah Munro participates

Thursday 30 July, 2020

Time Zone: (GMT+12:00) Wellington
15:00
15:00
Re-engineering the Natural Form
50 minutes, 15:00 NZST - 15:50 NZST

Programming - Programme Room 6 (Zoom Meetings)

Academic

David (Marti Ward) Powers, Flinders University of South Australia (Moderator)

Deborah Munro, University of Canterbury (Panelist)

Friday 31 July, 2020

Time Zone: (GMT+12:00) Wellington
16:00
16:00
Reading: Deborah Munro
25 minutes, 16:00 NZST - 16:25 NZST

Programming - Reading Room 1

Reading

Deborah Munro, University of Canterbury (Panelist)

Saturday 1 August, 2020

Time Zone: (GMT+12:00) Wellington
10:00
10:00
The Ascent of Wonder: What Makes Hard SF
50 minutes, 10:00 NZST - 10:50 NZST

Programming - Programme Room 1 (Webinar)

Panel

Kenn Bates (Panelist)

James Cambias (Moderator)

Mark English, Clarinspect (Panelist)

Harun Siljak, CONNECT Centre For Future Networks and Communications (Panelist)

Deborah Munro, University of Canterbury (Panelist)

14:00
14:00

Programming - Programme Room 2 (Webinar)

Panel

Deborah Munro, University of Canterbury (Moderator)

Tore Høie, Fringilla (Panelist)

Mark English, Clarinspect (Panelist)

Curtis Chen, SFWA (Panelist)

Chris Winspear, Manifester 3D (Panelist)