LRSM 50th Birthday

Tue, 05/22/2012 (All day)

On May 4 the Laboratory for Research on the Structure of Matter (LRSM) celebrated its 50th Birthday with a memorable event that attracted over 220 attendees from around the world. The celebratory symposium and dinner combined historical recollections with the current research at the LRSM. Our department featured prominently in the day-long Symposium, which included speakers from current faculty, Arjun Yodh (LRSM Director), Randall Kamien, Andrea Liu, Jay Kikkawa, Tom Lubensky and Charlie Kane. The event also attracted range of venerable Penn Physics faculty and student alumni from the last 50 years, including speakers Eli Burstein (LRSM founder), Ward Plummer (former Director), Don Langenberg (former Director), Paul Chaikin, Paul Steinhardt, Yung Woo Park, Ken Singer, and Cristian Staii.
 
LRSM 50th Attendees