55th Meeting of the Society for Natural Philosophy: Microstructure, defects, and growth in mechanics

September 13-15, 2019

Loyola University Chicago

About the meeting

The 55th meeting of the Society for Natural Philosophy will be held September 13-15, 2019, Friday through Sunday, at Loyola University Chicago. The Society was founded in 1963. For information on past meetings go to the SNP website.

Talks

All talks will be in Room 123/124 of the Institute of Environmental Sustainability (IES), which is building 41 on this map.

Truesdell Lecture

  • Richard James, University of Minnesota
  • Keynote Speakers

  • Eliot Fried, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology
  • Krishna Garikipati, University of Michigan
  • Raz Kupferman, Einstein Institute of Mathematics
  • Melvin Leok, University of California, San Diego
  • Oscar Lopez-Pamies, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • Reuven Segev, Ben-Gurion University
  • Lev Truskinovsky, ESPCI Paris
  • Roundtable Speakers

  • Vikash Chaurasia, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology
  • Tal Cohen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Efi Efrati, Weizmann Institute of Science
  • Ahmed Elbanna, University of Illinois
  • Swarnava Ghosh, Caltech
  • Jemal Guven, National University of Mexico
  • Victor Lefevre, Northwestern
  • Celia Reina, University of Pennsylvania

  • Schedule
    Titles and abstracts

    Accommodations

    Here is a list of several hotels within a reasonable distance from campus.
    • Hampton Inn Chicago North-Loyola Station, 1209 W Albion Ave, Chicago, IL 60626; 312-265-5800
    • Best Western University Plaza, 1501 Sherman Ave., Evanston, IL 60201; 1-847-491-6400
    • Hilton Garden Inn, Chicago North Shore/Evanston, 1818 Maple Ave., Evanston, IL 60201; 1-847-475-6400
    • Hotel Indigo, 1244 Dearborn Parkway, Chicago, IL 60610; 1-312-787-4980
    • Hilton Orrington/Evanston, 1710 Orrington Ave., Evanston, IL 60201, 1-847-866-8700
    • Super 8, 7300 North Sheridan Rd., Chicago, IL 60626, 1-800-454-3213
    • DoubleTree by Hilton, 9599 Skokie Blvd., Skokie, IL 60077; 1-847-679-7000

    Food

    There are a number of places to eat within walking distance of Loyola University. Here are just a few.
    • Giordano's, 6836 N. Sheridan Rd
    • IDOF - I Dream of Falafel, 6558 N Sheridan Rd
    • bopNgrill, 6604 N. Sheridan Rd
    • Chipotle, 6600 N Sheridan Rd
    • Blaze Pizza, 6550 N Sheridan Rd
    • Felice's, 6441 N. Sheridan Rd
    • Pete's Pizza, 1100 West Granville Ave
    • Summer Noodles and Rice, 1123 W Granville Ave
    • Dak, 1104 West Granville Ave
    • Nori, 1235 W. Devon Ave
    • Bar 63, 6341 North Broadway

    Organizers

    Brian Seguin and Arash Yavari

    Please email us if you have any question about the seminar.