“Conversing with Dr. S. James Gates, Jr. , Theoretical Physicist”
2013 National Medal of Science award-winner and theoretical physicist
Endowed Chair of Physics, University of Maryland, College Park
President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology appointee
Luna I. Mishoe Science Center South 223
November 7th, 2013 @ 6 p.m.
Dr. Gates will share insights into a prolific career immersed in cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research at the interface of mathematics and physics, specifically, supersymmetry and supergravity - what is sometimes also referred to as a “theory of everything. ” Dr. Gates is the first recipient of the prestigious American Physical Society’s Edward A. Bouchet Award; and has frequently been featured on PBS television program NOVA as an expert on physics. Dr. Gates is currently Director of the Center for the Study of Terrestrial and Extraterrestrial Atmospheres at the University of Maryland at College Park.
This event is an installment of the 2013-2014 College of Mathematics, Natural Sciences & Technology Dean's Distinguished Lecturer Series . Admission is free and open to the general public, although registration  is recommended. Refreshments will be served.
For more information, contact Ms. Vanessa Nesbit at (302) 857-6502 or firstname.lastname@example.org .