Math & Cultural
|Location:||Berkeley City College (BCC): http://goo.gl/0vJRT|
Ge Wang: Music, Computing, People
Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 7:00–8:15 pm
Berkeley City College Auditorium: 2050 Center Street, between Shattuck Ave. & Milvia St., in Berkeley (near the Downtown Berkeley BART station)
The Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley City College, and the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing cordially invite you to attend a lecture by Dr. Ge Wang on “Music, Computing, People," which is part of the series Not on the Test: The Pleasures and Uses of Mathematics. This lecture series is dedicated to engaging the public through speakers on mathematics whose expertise, passion, and ability to explain what they do with math can be understood by all.
Dr. Ge Wang is an assistant professor at Stanford University in the Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA). He researches programming languages and interactive software systems for computer music, mobile and social music, laptop orchestras, and education at the intersection of computer science and music. Dr. Wang is the author of the ChucK audio programming language, is founding director of the Stanford Laptop Orchestra (SLOrk) and of the Stanford Mobile Phone Orchestra (MoPhO). He also co-founded Smule, and is the designer of the iPhone’s Ocarina and Magic Piano.
Please check this webpage one month prior to the event for details about how to RSVP. We ask that you RSVP to reserve your seat and bring your ticket to the lecture.
Please note: You must present a printed or electronic ticket at the doors to guarantee your seat in the auditorium. Seating is limited and first come, first served. Doors open at 6:00 pm.
Want to join the Archimedes Society?
To reserve premium seats in advance and attend a pre-event reception, we invite you to join the Archimedes Society, MSRI's supporting membership of individual donors. To join the Archimedes Society, please visit https://tinyurl.com/msri-arch. Please indicate the total number of tickets in the "Comments" field. Archimedes Society members may bring one guest. Please RSVP by Sunday, Feb. 2 to reserve seating and attend the pre-event reception. Food and drinks will be provided at the reception.
The generous support of the Simons Foundation has made possible the "Not on the Test" MSRI-BCC lecture series.
9/11/13 - Tony DeRose: "Math in the Movies"
10/9/13 - Keith Devlin: "Video Games for Mathematics"
11/6/13 - Inez Fung: "Verifying Greenhouse Gas Emissions"
2/12/14 - Ge Wang: "Music, Computing, People"
3/12/14 - Eugenie Scott: "Science Denialism"
4/9/14 - Krishna Shenoy: Brain-Machine Interfaces