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Events: February 2012

  • Feb 7, 2012

    Topics in Bioengineering: Shulamit Levenberg event

    12:00 PM | Room 102, Haller Hall, Geological Museum, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Shulamit Levenberg, Wyss Institute Visiting Scholar, will participate in the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Topics in Bioengineering lecture series. She is Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the Technion, Israel. She is conducting interdisciplinary research in tissue engineering and stem cells focusing on vascularization of engineered tissues and engineering stem cell microenvironments.

  • Feb 2, 2012

    Cells, Termites, and Robot Collectives event

    4:00 PM | Maxwell-Dworkin, Room G-115, 33 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Radhika Nagpal, Platform Co-Leader & Founding Core Faculty Member at the Wyss Institute and Associate Professor of Computer Science at Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences will present several ongoing projects, all of which tackle the problem of understanding and designing self-organizing multi-agents systems.

  • Feb 1, 2012

    Structure-Function Relationships in Damage Tolerant Structural Glasses: Analysis of the Architectural Complexities of Sponge Skeletal Systems event

    4:00 PM | Room 209, Pierce Hall, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences campus, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    James C. Weaver, Research Associate at the Wyss Institute discusses the complexities of sponge skeletal systems from their fracture-resistant mechanical properties to their rapid rates of biosynthesis making them far exceed modern architectural engineering capabilities.

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