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Alain Goriely's Seminars on Growth at UC Berkeley

oliver oreilly's picture

Dear Colleague,


I'm delighted to annouce that Alain Goriely (Oxford U) is visiting the Department of Mechanical  Engineering, UC Berkeley as a Russell Severence Springer Lecturer. 


He will be giving a colloquium later today and lectures in the coming weeks that are remotely accessible via the zoom link: 


You are welcome to join, but I ask that you provide your name and affiliation in your zoom profile. 


The schedule of talks, which are being held from 2:00pm-3:00pm (PDT) and will start at 2:10pm in 3110 Etcheverry Hall, is as follows: 



(April 20: Colloquium) The mechanics and mathematics of biological growth

(April 26): The shape and mechanics of active filaments with applications to neurons and plants

(May 5): The shape and mechanics of surfaces with applications to shells and skulls

(May 10): The shape and mechanics of the growing brain

(May 12): The shape and mechanics of gravitating moons and planets


I've attached a two-page document with additional details. 


Best wishes,





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oliver oreilly's picture

Dear Colleagues,

 Please join me in congratulating Alain Goriely on his election as a Fellow of the Royal Society:  Having Alain at UC Berkeley as a Springer Professor these past four weeks has been a great pleasure.  His last two lectures will be held today and Thursday (zoom access available - see links above).  Best wishes,Oliver



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