Denison lecture connects topology and chemistry
Date of Event: February 10, 2011
Posted: January 31, 2011
Erica Flapan, professor of mathematics at Pomona College, will present a lecture, “When Topology Meets Chemistry,” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 10, in the lecture hall of the Burton D. Morgan Center (150 Ridge Road). The lecture, sponsored by the Gordon Lecture series, is free and open to the public.
Flapan is the author of “When Topology Meets Chemistry,” which encompasses mathematical knot theory, 3-dimensional manifolds, and the topology of embedded graphs, while learning the role these play in understanding molecular structures.
CALENDAR LISTING, Denison University, Granville— Lecture, “When Topology Meets Chemistry,” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 10, lecture hall of the Burton D. Morgan Center (150 Ridge Road). Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Dee Ghiloni at 740-587-6259 or visit www.denison.edu.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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