Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations Tuesday, November 13 at 6:30 PM, Belmont Media Center, Belmont MA The video for this program will be uploaded Friday, November 16
Ileana Streinu, Ph.D., Charles N. Clark Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, Smith College (MA);
Frances B. Cashin Fellow, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Research, 2018-2019
Ciprian S. Borcea, Ph.D.,Professor of Mathematics and Applied Sciences, Rider University (New Jersey) Elizabeth S. and Richard M. Cashin Fellow, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Research, 2018-2019
During their year at Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Professors Streinu and Borcea are writing a book for non-specialists about structure and motion. This work explains animate forms, from protein folding to human movements, and inanimate forms, from crystals to robots. In this visit with Contemporary Science, they show how geometry determines the limits of structures and motion,.