Making Furniture Interactive

October 24, 2007

For those all hot on folding paper now…

Filed under: Jenn Gooch — jenngooch @ 1:21 pm

MONDAY, 10/29
ARTIST LECTURE, ROBERT LANG

“From Flapping Birds to Space Telescopes: The Modern Science of Origami”

4:30pm
McConomy Auditorium
University Center
Reception immediately following the lecture in Rangos 3

Robert J. Lang is recognized as one of the foremost origami artists in the world as well as a pioneer in computational origami and the development of formal design algorithms for folding. With a Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Caltech, he has, during the course of work at NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Spectra Diode Laboratories, and JDS Uniphase, authored or co-authored over 80 papers and 45 patents in lasers and optoelectronics as well as 8 books and a CD-ROM on origami. He is a full-time artist and consultant on origami and its applications to engineering problems but moonlights as the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics.

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