Dr. Nigel Goldenfeld
1030 National Center for Supercomputing Applications Building, UIUC. Livecast at MIT and GT
University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign and EBICS is pleased to host Nigel Goldenfeld for the next installment of the EBICS Distinguished Lecturer Series. Dr. Goldenfeld will discuss the collective behavior of complex systems and the new laws of physics which describe these emergent states of matter. He will provide a number of examples from recent research in biology and fluid dynamics.
Nigel Goldenfeld holds a Swanlund Endowed Chair and is a Center for Advanced Study Professor in Physics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). He is the Director of the NASA Astrobiology Institute for Universal Biology at UIUC, and leads the Biocomplexity Group at the University's Institute for Genomic Biology.