Montana State University

Sept. 16 math lecture to focus on hierarchy in nature

August 31, 2010 -- MSU News Service

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BOZEMAN -- A free public lecture on the ubiquity of hierarchical structures in nature will be given Thursday, Sept. 16, at Montana State University.

Jean-Marc Gambaudo, the Director of Research at the Laboratoire J.A. Dieudon at the Universit de Nice, will speak at 4:10 p.m. in the Procrastinator Theater in the Strand Union Building. His lecture, titled "Hierarchical Structures: Aperiodic Tilings, Quasicrystals and Quasi-patterns," is part of MSU's Mathematical Sciences Colloquium Series.

The lecture is sponsored by the Department of Mathematical Sciences, the dean of the College of Letters and Science, the Office of the Vice President for Research, Creativity and Technology Transfer, and the ASMSU Procrastinator Theater.

For more information, contact the Department of Mathematical Sciences at 994-3601.

Evelyn Boswell, (406) 994-5135 or evelynb@montana.edu