Gelmini, Dr. Lucio

2010 Finalist: Excellence In Science And Technology Public Awareness

Introducing School Children To The Wonders Of Science

Dr. Lucio Gelmini has made it his mission to introduce school children from 10 to 17 years old to the scientific wonders in everyday life through the hands-on science demonstrations he brings to schools and youth organizations.

For the past 10 years, Dr. Gelmini has presented to up to 18,000 people a year in his talks and demonstrations around Alberta. He was instrumental in developing Grant MacEwan University’s science outreach program and is the chair of the Edmonton Science Outreach Network, among his many other volunteer commitments.