Health Frontiers Symposia

Join speaker Robert Ritchie for the Health Frontiers Symposia, co-sponsored by Beckman Institute.

Join us for the Health Frontiers Symposia.

Date: November 12, 2018
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Beckman Institute, 405 N. Mathews Ave., Urbana, IL


Featured speaker:

Robert Ritchie, Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignRobert Ritchie is the H.T. & Jessie Chua Distinguished Professor of Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, and Senior Faculty Scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. He receivedM.A., Ph.D. and Sc.D. degrees in Physics/Materials Science, all from Cambridge University. He is known for his research into the mechanics and micro-mechanisms of fracture and fatigue of a broad range of structural and biological materials, where he has provided a microstructural basis for their damage-tolerance and fatigue resistance. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society and the Royal Academy of Engineering in the U.K., the National Academy of Engineering in the U.S., the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences.



Carle Illinois College of Medicine
Beckman Institute