March 11:

John Doyle

Professor, Electrical and BioEngineering, Caltech

DH 1064 4 pm

Universal laws and architectures: theory and lessons from hearts, bugs, brains, nets, grids, flows and zombies


The objectives of this talk are to 1) accessibly introduce a new theory of network architecture relevant to biology, medicine and technology, while minimizing math details, and 2) illustrate the key ideas with familiar examples from neuroscience, including live demos using audience brains. The most accessible background material is in a recent blog post, most importantly including links to online videos:

–John Doyle