MSU College of Natural Science
Campus Theory Seminars
Fall Semester 2001 Schedule
Seminars begin at 11:30 am, Room 224 Physics-Astronomy Bldg., MSU
(refreshments served at 11:15 am)

Date Seminar Title and Speaker Information
07 September 2001
Autonomous Mental Development by Robots and Animals
Juyang Weng, Michigan State University
28 September 2001
Mathematical Modeling of Phase Transitions in Materials
Peter Bates, Michigan State University
12 October 2001
Low Temperature Physics at Room Temperature in Water: Charge Inversion in Chemistry, Biology & Gene Therapy
Boris Shklovskii, University of Minnesota
09 November 2001
Where Does Friction Come From?
Mark Robbins, Johns Hopkins University
07 December 2001
The Tree of Life: Universal Scaling Laws in Biology from Molecules & Cells to Whales & Ecosystems
Geoffrey West, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Seminar Organizer:
Michael F. Thorpe,
Dept. of Physics & Astronomy

If you are interested in seminars of this type, you may also be interested in the seminars covering biological, physical, mathematical, computational and materials science topics (including this Campus Theory Seminar series) whose schedules may be found on the Science at the Edge page and in poster form (PDF and PostScript formats available).

Last updated 2001.12.06 (Thursday) 15:08:22 EST by GJP