Tamara Robertson2018-11-07T12:39:53+00:00

Tamara Robertson was born and raised in a military family in eastern NC. As a youth, she spent a large amount of time with her father watching Star Trek, rebuilding engines, up-keeping the family cars and building / renovating homes. She learned her love of machinery, as well as all things technical, from her time working with her dad. Tamara is currently a co-host on Science Channel’s Scijinks and guest host on Science Channel’s Mythbusters. In the off season, she utilizes “Superhero Science” to inspire kids across the nation to pursue an education in S.T.E.M through Comicon Panels, Outreach Camps, and Keynote Speeches. Follow all of Tamara’s activities on most social media platforms.

APPEARING

Tamara Robertson will be appearing Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at NCComicon Bull City at table A014.

AUTOGRAPHS & PHOTOS

Creator autographs and photos tend to range any where from free to a nominal fee. Info and pricing will be available at each creator’s table.

Saturday November 10th at 2:00PM in Fletcher Hall Lobby

Magic Wheelchair Charity Meet and Greet

Come see Tamara Robertson herself for a charity meet-and-greet in the Fletcher Hall lobby at 2pm! Photos and signatures available with 100% of proceeds going to Magic Wheelchair!

PANELS

Friday November 9th at 4:00PM in Cinema One

Talking Science with Tamara Robertson and Friends

It’s the old adage of the chicken and the egg – what comes first – the superhero or the science?  For generations science has been inspiring superhero technology and powers while comics have been inspiring kids to pursue STEM.

Join Tamara Robertson, EIT ( Scijinks, Mythbusters, Chem & Bio Engineer ) and special guests – Jeremy Whitley (Unstoppable Wasp, Princeless, Rainbow Brite), Chris Sims ( Guardians of the Galaxy, Darkhawk, Sleepwalker), Dr. Kanton Reynolds (Director – Undergraduate Programs, NC State University), Dr. Shari Brady (Educator, Founder of TheScienceOf.org) as they discuss Superhero Science and the effect real world science has on the fictional worlds they’re creating. Q&A session to follow.

Saturday November 10th at 11:00AM in Fletcher Hall

Magic Wheelchair

See the jaw-dropping builds Magic Wheelchair provides for kiddos with wheelchairs. “Our vision is to put a smile on the face of every child in a wheelchair by transforming their wheelchairs into awesomeness created by our hands and their imaginations.”

Saturday November 10th at 2:00PM in Fletcher Hall Lobby

Magic Wheelchair Charity Meet and Greet

Come see Tamara Robertson herself for a charity meet-and-greet in the Fletcher Hall lobby at 2pm! Photos and signatures available with 100% of proceeds going to Magic Wheelchair!

Saturday November 10th at 4:00PM in Cinema One

The Science of Aquaman

Join Tamara Robertson, EIT (Scijinks, Mythbusters, Chem & Bio Engineer ) as she takes a deep dive with special guests Dr. Matt Brady (Educator, Founder of TheScienceOf.org), Afua Richardson (Black Panther:  World of Wakanda, The Book Of Mer), Dr. Steven Hall, PE (Associate Professor and Director – Marine Aquaculture Research Center (MARC) NC State University Professor(s)) to explore the hidden world and Science of Aquaman. Q&A session to follow.

Sunday November 11th at 2:00PM in Cinema One

The Science of Venom with Tamara Robertson

Ever wonder what it would be like to wear an Alien Symbiote from the Marvel Universe?  Well the technology doesn’t exist to allow this, YET. But our panel of scientists and cosplay experts will talk you through how symbioses works and the best ways to use new and old Earth materials to turn yourself into the the most famous Symbiote out there — VENOM! Join Tamara Robertson, EIT (Scijinks, Mythbusters, Chem & Bio Engineer) and a panel of potential human hosts — Dr. Tori Miller (Assistant Professor – Material Science and Engineering, NC State University), Caz Cosplays (Founder Caz Cosplays Props)  – as they unravel the symbiotic science and art of Venom. Q&A session to follow. Bonus: any Venom cosplayers out there are invited to take a group pic at the end!