Symposium in Honor of Edward Seidel’s 60th Birthday, Mallorca, Spain

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Date:  2017-10-13  -  2017-10-14

Location:  Mallorca, Spain

Black Holes, Red Square, and Blue Waters: A Symposium in Honor of Edward Seidel’s 60th Birthday

Edward Seidel, Founder Professor of Physics at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Vice President for Economic Development and Innovation for the University of Illinois System, has a scientific career which has impacted general relativity, relativistic astrophysics, high performance computing, scientific computing, scientific data and policy, and institutional development.

Recognizing his contributions across these disciplines and his role as a leader and mentor at the University of Illinois, Albert Einstein Institute, Louisiana State University, National Science Foundation and Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, and on the occasion of his 60th birthday, we invite you to a symposium that will reflect on past experiences and look forward to future trends in the areas Ed has spent his career to date advancing.

The symposium will start with an evening reception on October 13th, with a day of invited talks on October 14th followed by an evening event.