We are proud and excited to welcome Dr. John W. Cahn to DMSE on Nov. 9 when he will give the W. David Kingery Lecture. Dr. Cahn is an expert on thermodynamics and an influential thinker in the field of materials science and engineering and in related disciplines. Over the course of his career, he has been recognized with many awards and honors: just this year he received the Kyoto Prize, andy he has recived the National Medal of Science and the Bower Prize.
Periodicity and Quasiperiodicity in Science and in the Arts
The MIT engineering community is invited to this annual event.
The Boston University Photonics Center will hold the 16th Annual Future of Light Symposium on Thursday, November 29. This year’s symposium, chaired by Professor David Bishop, will explore novel applications of photonics and photonics techniques. A full day of speakers from academia and industry will lead the audience in photonics research exploration. An evening reception will follow. Symposium Speakers Include:
On Tuesday evening, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. Cary Memorial Library will become the first public library in Massachusetts to introduce the concept of Science Cafés. Science Café events bring local scientists face-to-face with the general public, for a lively and interactive scientific discussion, which takes place in a casual setting. To add to the informal atmosphere, beverages and snacks will be provided by the library. Prof. Angela Belcher will be the first participating "guest scientist."