Special Events

Upcoming Special Events

Center for Soft & Living Matter Kickoff Meeting

Jun 12, 2024 - Jun 13, 2024 at - David Rittenhouse Laboratory A1

The new Center for Soft and Living Matter at the University of Pennsylvania brings together over 60 faculty and their groups from more than 10 departments across campus in order to facilitate collaborations and to…

Past Special Events

Physics of Soft Matter: Self-Assembling, Responsive, Smart (and Squishy!)

Honoring David Weitz recipient of the 2024 Bower Award and Prize for Achievement in Science
- Rose Recital Hall, Room 419
Fisher-Bennet Hall

Free and open to the public


Special Condensed & Living Matter Seminar: Mechanobiology in vivo and in 3D

Keng-hui Lin (Academia Sinica, Taiwan)
- David Rittenhouse Laboratory, 2N3

This talk will have two parts. The first part concerns the mechanical wave observed in the wound healing of zebrafish tailfin. Highly regenerative animals can regrow lost appendages and the rate of regrowth is…

APS Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CUWiP)

Jan 19, 2024 - Jan 21, 2024 at -

The American Physical Society (APS) has selected the University of Pennsylvania as one of the host sites for this CUWiP conference.

Science on the Menu

Arnold Mathijssen, Assistant Professor of Physics
- Xfinity Live, 1100 Pattison Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19148

Penn Arts & Sciences is collaborating with…

Elon Musk Public Lecture: "The Many Worlds of Quantum Mechanics"

Sean Carroll (Johns Hopkins University)
- Arch Auditorium - Arch Building (Room 208), 3601 Locust Walk

One of the great intellectual achievements of the twentieth century was the theory of quantum mechanics, according to which observational results can only be predicted probabilistically rather than with…

8:00 – 8:30 AM Beverages, Breads, and Pastries
8:30 – 8:40 AM Welcome