Professor Robbert Dijkgraaf, Director of the Institute for Advanced Study

Thursday, October 5, 2017

7:00 pm

Cubberley Auditorium Map

Sponsored by:
Department of Mathematics, Stanford Institute for Theoretical Physics

Robbert Dijkgraaf, Director of the Institute for Advanced Study and Leon Levy Professor since 2012, is a mathematical physicist who has made significant contributions to string theory and the advancement of science education. He is President of the InterAcademy Partnership, a past President of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a distintguished public policy adviser and advocate for science and the arts. For his contributions to science, he has received the Spinoza Prize, the highest scientific award in the Netherlands, and has been named a Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society. He is also trained artist, writer, and popular lecturer.

When:
Thursday, October 5, 2017
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where:
Cubberley Auditorium Map
Admission:

Open to the public

Tags:

Arts Education Lecture / Reading Environment Humanities Engineering Literary Science 

Audience:
Faculty/Staff, Students, Alumni/Friends
Contact:
725-1515, mandyferguson@stanford.edu