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MSRI Events at the San Diego Science Festival of Science and Engineering March 11, 2018 All Day
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Location: San Diego, CA

MSRI will co-present several programs on Sunday, March 11th as part of the 2018 San Diego Festival of Science and Engineering:

Makers and Mimosas

Sunday, March 11th from 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Park & Rec, 4612 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92116 (Google Maps)

The Fleet Science Center, the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, and San Diego Festival of Science & Engineering will host the 21+ finale event for San Diego Science Festival Week called Makers and Mimosas. Attendees can engage with local makers and view their beautiful installations and displays, followed by brunch and DIY maker-stations.

Be sure not to miss Manan Arya, a technologist and space origami engineer at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and his life-size origami creations. Your event ticket includes breakfast and two drinks.

Genius in the House!

Sunday, March 11th from 12:00 - 3:00 pm
Fleet Science Center,1875 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101 (Google Maps)

The Fleet Science Center regularly invites outstanding mathematicians and scientists to lend a more personal dimension to their exhibits. MSRI is pleased that mathematical biologist Dr. Mariel Vazquez (University of California, Davis), who uses topological tools including knot theory to study DNA, will host an upcoming exhibit on knot theory and related subjects at the Fleet.

Check out the Taping Shape 2.0 interactive exhibition, where hundreds of rolls of packing tape are unfurled and bound together to create a world of translucent spaces and tunnels for visitors of all ages to explore...

Other Events

Over the same weekend, Dr. Mia Minnes (University of California, San Diego) will lead a math collaboration adventure for 8th-12th grade girls in the BE WiSE (Better Education for Women in Science and Engineering) program at the Fleet Science Center.
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