Leigh Page Prize Lectures to be held April 7-9, 2014

March 26, 2014

Leigh Page Prize Lecture: Dam Son, University of Chicago, "Fluid viscosity: from Maxwell to string theory" (April 7, 2014); "Spacetime Symmetries in quantum Hall effect" (April 8, 2014); and "Quantum anomalies and kinetic theory" (April 9, 2014). All lectures are at 4:00 pm in Sloane Physics Lab, rm. 57. There will be tea served in the Sloane Physics Lab 3rd Floor Lounge at 3:30 pm each day.

The Leigh Page Prize Lecture series are given each year by a distinguished physicist in honor of Leigh Page who received his PhD in Physics from Yale in 1913. He was later acting Chair and Director of the Sloane Physics Laboratory. Professor Page devoted his time to teaching (mostly graduate classes), research, and writing several textbooks. Since 1967, several speakers in the Leigh Page Prize Lecture series have later received Nobel Prizes and other and notable awards. In connection with the lecture series, a prize is offered to first year graduate students in recognition of their fine academic record and for the promise of important contributions to the field of physics.

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