This year's Wearn Lecture features Tony DeRose, a senior scientist and lead of the Research Group at Pixar Animation Studios. Film making has undergone a revolution brought on by advances in areas such as computer technology, geometry, and applied mathematics. Using numerous examples drawn from Pixar's feature films, this talk will provide a behind the scenes look at the role that math has played in the revolution.
Tickets for this event are free, but required. Tickets will be available through the Union Ticket Office for Davidson students, faculty and staff beginning Monday, Aug. 25. Note that a $3 convenience fee applies to online and phone orders. Tickets will become available for the public on Monday, Sept. 1.
Knobloch Campus Center DFPH-Duke Family Performance Hall
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