The 2006 Berkeley Mini Statistical Mechanics Meeting

January 13-15, 2006

 

   

This is the seventh meeting in the series, and is supported by the Office of Naval Research, Physical Sciences S&T Division, the QB3 Institute of Biomedical Research, University of California, Berkeley, and the Chemical Sciences Division and the Materials Sciences Division of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory .

This meeting returns to the format of 2004: it will start on Friday evening, and go through until Sunday lunch. Invited lecture sessions will have 30 minute time slots for each lecturer. These sessions will be in the morning and afternoon of Saturday, January 14 and the morning of Sunday, January 15. 

Friday evening and, if necessary, Saturday evening are reserved for contributed presentations. Each contributed presentation will have a poster display and a two minute oral summary/advertisement. 

Breakfast and lunch will be provided at the meeting on both Saturday and Sunday. For evening meals, the participants will be free to sample the many superb restaurants in the Berkeley and San Francisco area. Please view David Chandler's recommendations on several restaurants. 

 

Invited Speakers

This year's list of lecturers includes Ludovic Berthier (Universite Montpellier II), Claudio Chamon (Boston University), Jennifer Chayes (Microsoft), Susan Coppersmith (University of Wisconsin), Daniel Goldman (UC Berkeley), Andrew Green (University of St. Andrews), Christopher Jarzynski (Los Alamos Nat. Labs.), Joel Lebowitz (Rutgers), Ka Yee Lee (University of Chicago), L. Mahadevan (Harvard), Chi Mak (USC), Marc Mezard (Universite Paris Sud), Pieter Rein ten Wolde (Amsterdam), Paul Rejto (Pfizer), Frank Stillinger (Princeton), Eric Vanden-Eijnden (NYU), and Eric Weeks (Emory).

 


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