NYU (University of New York) Workshop

Date: 19-20 March 2014 9am-5pm


This workshop seeks to provide an environment for the personal interchange between scientists with common interests in the University of Puerto Rico and New York University, in the disciplines of the natural sciences. The NYU guests are rewnowned scientists in their fields of work and experienced speakers delivering research seminars as well as public lectures. This set of lectures will be of interest to research scientists, students and the general public, assuming a diverse audience.


Wednesday 19 March 2014, Fase II Building, Room A-211

Moderator: Janwa

9:00 - 9:15

Welcome - Dean Rafael Arce

Moderator: Ubriaco

9:15 - 10:15

Prof. Daniel Stein

Order, Disorder, Symmetry and Complexity

10:30 - 11:00


Moderator: Janwa

11:00 - 12:00

Prof. Robert Kohn

Wrinkling and folding of thin elastic sheets

12:15 - 2:00

Lunch (Room C-356)

Moderator: Massey

2:00 - 3:00

Prof. Bud Mishra


3:15 - 3:45


Moderator: Dean Arce

3:45 - 4:45

Prof. Michael Ward

Pathological Crystals: From Spirals to Therapies

Thursday 20 March 2014, Fase II Building, Room C-356

10:00 - 13:00 - Informal meeting and discussions