Grand Seminar

Text, The Natural and Applied Sciences Grand Seminar 2017

Peter Lu, Ph.D., physics research fellow from Harvard, to speak at Grand Seminar

Loyola University Maryland’s academic division of natural and applied sciences presents the 2018-19 Grand Seminar featuring Peter Lu, Ph.D., a physics research fellow in the Department of Physics in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University, on Tuesday, Oct. 30, at 6:30 p.m. in McGuire Hall.

Lu will present his lecture, “Modern Math in Medieval Islamic Architecture.”  Lu will present his findings of Medieval Islamic Architecture as seen across North Africa, the Middle East, and Central Asia. His findings suggest medieval Islamic architecture pieces were put together through a series of decorated puzzle pieces versus by a compass and straightedge. Read the press release.

The Grand Seminar is free and open to the public; registration is not required, but encouraged due to seating. The talk will begin at 6:30 p.m. A Meet & Greet with Dr. Lu will take place before his talk from 5 - 6:15 p.m in McGuire Hall. All are welcome, but registration is required for the Meet & Greet. 


Grand Seminar

Beginning in 2011, natural and applied sciences hosts a yearly seminar with the goal of engaging Loyola students as well as providing an enlightening and informative event for the greater Loyola community. Watch past Grand Seminar presentations..