Dirk K. Morr LAS Distinguished Professor Lecture and Award Ceremony
September 22, 2021
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Chicago, IL 60612
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Please join us at the LAS Distinguished Professor Lecture and Award Ceremony honoring Dr. Dirk K. Morr, LAS Distinguished Professor in the department of Physics.
Dr. Dirk K. Morr’s research in the area of theoretical condensed matter physics
focuses on the evolution of complexity from the nano- to the macroscale.
Dr. Morr is a Fellow of the American Physical Society, the German Alexander
von Humboldt Foundation, and the German Academic Exchange Service.
In addition, he held the Leibniz Chair at the University of Leipzig (Germany) in
2011/12. At UIC, he received the Council for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
(CETL) teaching award and was named University Scholar in 2015. Dr. Morr has
been a visiting professor at numerous institutions in the US and in Europe, such
as the University of Chicago, the University of Hamburg, and the Freie Universität
Berlin. Dr. Morr was also a member of the task force that developed the Science
Storms exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. His public
engagements include popular science talks, in which he not only discusses the
“mysteries of the quantum world,” but also examines the relationship between
art and physics.
This is a virtual event (streamed via YouTube), please RSVP, at LASEvents@uic.edu, by September 20, 2021, to reserve the event link.
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