Topology Symposium: "Is the Abstract Mathematics of Topology Applicable to the Real World?"

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 17:30 - 18:30
Professors Randall Kamien (University of Pennsylvania), Robert MacPherson (Institute for Advanced Study), Raul Rabadan (Columbia University)

In this mini-symposium, Robert MacPherson will talk on “What is Topology?,” Randall Kamien will discuss topology and liquid crystals (like those in your computer display), and Raúl Rabadán will describe how topology modifies our understanding of the evolutionary “Tree of Life.” 

This mini-symposium is free and open to the public. You may register online for the talk at the following link:

Wolfensohn Hall, Institute for Advanced Study