Monday, November 26 2018
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience, Room 1128
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2018 Emergent Behaviors of Integrated Cellular Systems (EBICS) Distinguished Lecture

“Emergence”

Nigel Goldenfeld, Ph.D.
Swanlund Chair and Professor
Department of Physics
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Professor 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.

Goldenfeld holds a Center for Advanced Study Professorship and a Swanlund Endowed Chair at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, with appointments in the Department of Physics and the Institute for Genomic Biology.