Personable robots, advanced prosthetics and entrepreneurship figure prominently in campus visit.
Seth Lloyd, associate professor of mechanical engineering, will present this year's Sigma Xi lecture, "Computational Capacity of the Universe" Monday, May 13 at 8:30 p.m. in the Student Center's La Sala de Puerto Rico. The talk is open to the MIT community.
His lecture will be preceded by the annual initiation dinner for newly elected members of the MIT chapter of Sigma Xi, founded in 1886 as a scientific-research counterpart to honor societies such as Phi Beta Kappa. Anyone wishing to join Lloyd and the new members for the dinner beforehand should contact Professor Linn Hobbs, MIT chapter president, at x3-6835 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The cost is $17.50.
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on May 8, 2002.