Sitting: The Silent Addiction | Pritam Poddar | TEDxRIT
The effect sitting has on our bodies: how prolonged sitting can be seen as the, "smoking generation."
We thank our Buffalo Film Crew Marshall Ulger, Katie Kostelny, Brittany Sedor, and Shawn Combs!Pritam is in his second year of PhD at Rochester Institute of Technology, working at the recently established AMPrint Center. At the center, he works on developing processes for 3D printing carbon fibers. After getting his bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from his hometown of Kolkata, India, Pritam came to Rochester in 2012 for a master's degree in Industrial Engineering, and later continuing on to his PhD. Currently, he serves as the Vice President of Membership at Tiger Tales Toastmasters, a public speaking organization on campus. He thoroughly enjoys public speaking and believes learning that skill has been a turning point in his life. Pritam's life-long interest has been studying the human condition through friendship, love, and books!This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx