O.M. Stewart Colloquium Series

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 4:00pm

Physics Bldg. Library, Rm. 223A


Prof. George Zweig

O.M. Stewart Colloquium Series presents: Prof. George Zweig, MIT, recipient of the J. J. Sakurai Prize for Theoretical Particle Physics.

Finding the Equations of the Organ of Corti: Measurements of basilar membrane motion are used to derive a nonlinear model of three-dimensional cochlear mechanics.  The talk is aimed at Physics graduate students who have an interest in biology. Biologists with sufficient mathematical skills may also find the talk of interest.

Refreshments will be served beginning at 3:30p.m.