Tuesday, 13 Nov 2018
Seminar: Geological & Atmospheric Sciences
"Communicating climate information - lessons from the FRACTAL experience" by Dr. Chris Lennard, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Lecture: Science Inspired Design
Forrest Meggars, assistant professor of architecture at Princeton University and head of Princeton's CHAOS (Cooling and Heating for Architecturally Optimized Systems) lab, will talk about optimization of building systems and minimization of the chaos generated by the heat transfer process.
Documentary & Discussion: Maineland
MAINELAND follows two affluent and cosmopolitan teenagers from China as they settle into a boarding school in blue-collar rural Maine. They are part of the enormous wave of Chinese "parachute students" enrolling in U.S. private schools. A discussion with the director, Miao Wang, will immediately follow the 90-minute film.