The Cornell Neurotech Mong Family Foundation Lecture, Thursday, Sept. 26, will feature renowned neuroscientist David J. Anderson of Caltech, who will discuss “Neural Circuits Controlling Innate Social and Defensive Behaviors.”
Paul Chaikin, professor of physics at New York University, will give this fall’s Hans Bethe Lecture, “How Many M&M’s in That Jar? Particle Packings, Frustration and Why Things Crystallize,” Oct. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in Schwartz Auditorium.
The Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source will create a new materials research subfacility, thanks to $7.1 million in funding from the Air Force Research Lab, to facilitate X-ray analysis of new and existing materials.
Sixty years after joining Cornell’s faculty, Anil Nerode, the Goldwin Smith Professor of Mathematics in the College of Arts and Sciences, is believed to be the longest-serving professor in Cornell history.