Friday, March 15, 2019
Lecture | March 15 | 12-1 p.m. | 310 Jacobs Hall
FRI, MAR 15, 12pm in 310 Jacobs Hall. Join us for a talk with origami artist and scientist Robert J. Lang titled From Flapping Birds to Space Telescopes: The Art and Science of Origami. Open to all!
Lecture | March 15 | 12-1 p.m. | 534 Davis Hall
Dr. Eberhard Morgenroth, Professor, Process Engineer in Urban Water Management, Swiss Federal institute of Technology Zürich (ETH) and Aquatic Science and Technology(Eawag)
Lecture | March 15 | 2-3 p.m. | 101 2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility)
Rossella Franchino, Università degli Studi della Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli” (Italy); Nicola Pisacane, Università degli Studi della Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli” (Italy)
Survey and 3D modeling techniques today make possible the fruition and the sustainable renewal of buildings, objects, places even if inaccessible, destroyed or only partially preserved. The theme will be developed through the presentation of case studies in Campania Region - Italy.
Dennis Discher, 2019 Distinguished Lecture in Bioengineering: Mechanosensing: from Scaling in ‘Omics and Nuclear Rupture to a Macrophage Checkpoint in Cancer
Lecture | March 15 | 3-4 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall
Dennis Discher, University of Pennsylvania
The Department of Bioengineering is pleased to welcome distinguished professor and alumnus, Dennis E. Discher, as the 2019 Distinguished Lecturer in Bioengineering.
Reception to follow.
Lecture | March 15 | 4:10-5 p.m. | Simons Institute, Auditorium,
Assaf Naor, Princeton University
We will discuss coarse embeddings into Alexandrov spaces of nonpositive or nonnegative curvature. By studying subtle invariants that initially arose within the Ribe program and discretization questions, we will answer a question of Gromov (1993) about the coarse universality of Hadamard spaces. Connections to important questions such as the existence of super-expanders will be explained.
Jennifer Scappettone: Agitation of a Copper Lyre: Geopoetics of Entanglement vs./within the Wireless Imagination
Lecture | March 15 | 7 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife room
Jennifer Scappettone works at the juncture of scholarly research, translation, and the literary arts, on the page and off. She is the author of the books From Dame Quickly: Poems (Litmus Press, 2009), Killing the Moonlight: Modernism in Venice (Columbia University Press, 2014), and The Republic of Exit 43: Outtakes & Scores from an Archaeology and Pop-Up Opera of the Corporate Dump (Atelos,... More >