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<b>Complex Systems Symposium</b><br><i>Special Nobel Symposium</i>

Tuesday, January 12, 2010
12:00 AM
Great Lakes Rooms, Palmer Commons

Distinguished UM faculty will discuss the work, impact, and personalities of Nobel Laureates in Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Literature, Peace and Economics.

3:00 p.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks

Scott Page
Director, Center for the Study of Complex Systems, UM

Panel Discussion

3:15 p.m. Literature and Peace

Moderated by Scott Page

Kerstin Barndt
Associate Professor, German Studies, UM

Jill McGivering
BBC World Affairs Correspondent
Knight-Wallace Fellow, UM

4:15 p.m. Break

Refreshments provided

Panel Discussions

4:30 – 5:45 p.m. Chemistry and Physics

Moderated by Scott Page

Anna Mapp
Associate Professor, Chemistry, UM

Herbert Winful
Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, UM
Professor, Applied Physics, UM

John Monnier
Associate Professor, Astronomy, UM

4:30 – 5:45 p.m. Medicine and Economics

Moderated by Carl Simon

Catherine Keegan,
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Genetics, UM

Arun Agrawal
Professor and Associate Dean, School of Natural Resources & Environment, UM

Bobbi Low
Professor, School of Natural Resources & Environment, UM

Scott Masten
Professor, Ross School of Business, UM