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  • Apr
    16

    Appl Math: Efi Efrati on "Frustrated Assemblies: Describing Matter from Within"

    McCormick-Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics (ESAM)

    11:15 AM M416, Technological Institute

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    Title: Frustrated Assemblies: Describing Matter from Within

    Speaker: Efi Efrati, Weizmann Institute of Science

    Abstract: Frustrated assemblies are comprised of ill-fitting building blocks whose favored local relative arrangement cannot be globally realized. In fact, most self assembled structures contain some degree of frustration. In some cases, the frustration is locally resolved and leads to little or no structural consequence, while in other cases it dominates the assembly's size, shape, and response properties. In this talk, I will present different manifestations of geometric frustration as they naturally arise in molecular crystals, liquid crystals, spin systems, and nanoparticle assemblies. To theoretically study these assemblies we resort to an intrinsic approach in which matter is described only through local properties available to an observer residing within the material. The frustration is then quantified by the geometric compatibility conditions whose structure allows us to classify the frustration and predict the assembly's behavior without explicitly solving for the ground state of the system.

    Zoom: https://northwestern.zoom.us/j/96136137709

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    TIME Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

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    CONTACT Ted Shaeffer    ted.shaeffer@northwestern.edu EMAIL

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  • Apr
    23

    Appl Math: Tom Dean on "Contrail Climate Impacts: Modeling and Mitigation Strategies"

    McCormick-Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics (ESAM)

    11:15 AM M416, Technological Institute

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    TIME Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

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    CONTACT Ted Shaeffer    ted.shaeffer@northwestern.edu EMAIL

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  • Apr
    30

    Appl Math: Ehud Yariv on "Shocks and Caps in Drop Electrohydrodynamics"

    McCormick-Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics (ESAM)

    11:15 AM M416, Technological Institute

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    TIME Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

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    CONTACT Ted Shaeffer    ted.shaeffer@northwestern.edu EMAIL

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  • May
    7

    Appl Math: Pankaj Mehta on "Mathematics of Life Seminar Series: Randomness, Complexity, and the Biological Frontier"

    McCormick-Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics (ESAM)

    11:15 AM M416, Technological Institute

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    TIME Tuesday, May 7, 2024 at 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

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  • May
    8

    Extending Care: A Conversation about Conservation and Futurity

    Block Museum of Art

    6:00 PM Block Museum of Art, Mary and Leigh

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    TIME Wednesday, May 8, 2024 at 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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  • May
    14

    Appl Math: Rony Granek on "Active Fractal Networks with Stochastic Force Monopoles and Force Dipoles Unravel Subdiffusion of Chromosomal Loci"

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    11:15 AM M416, Technological Institute

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    TIME Tuesday, May 14, 2024 at 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

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  • May
    21

    Appl Math: Andrew Stuart on "Title TBA"

    McCormick-Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics (ESAM)

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    TIME Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

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  • May
    28

    Appl Math: Pascale Garaud on "Title TBA"

    McCormick-Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics (ESAM)

    11:15 AM M416, Technological Institute

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    TIME Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

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  • Jun
    10

    Northwestern Engineering PhD Hooding and Master's Degree Recognition Ceremony

    McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

    9:00 AM Welsh-Ryan Arena

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    TIME Monday, June 10, 2024 at 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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  • Jun
    10

    Northwestern Engineering Undergraduate Convocation

    McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

    2:00 PM Welsh-Ryan Arena

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    TIME Monday, June 10, 2024 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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