Bruce Berne to give the 33rd Friedman Lecture at Brooklyn College

Post date: Mar 27, 2018 6:24:46 PM

Professor Bruce Berne, Columbia University, who graduated from Brooklyn College in 1961, will be honored as the host of the 2018 Friedman Lecture at Brooklyn College on April 19th. The annual Friedman Lecture, organized by the Department of Chemistry, is a long-standing tradition at Brooklyn College. Noble laureates such as Hoffman, Taube, Anfinsen, Corey, and Molina are among past honorees.

Bruce J. Berne was born in Brooklyn, NY. He received his BS in Chemistry from CUNY Brooklyn College in 1961 and his Ph.D. in Chemical Physics from the University of Chicago in 1964. He is currently the Higgins Professor of Chemistry at Columbia University and a member of the National Academy of Sciences. He is known worldwide as one of the pioneers of computer simulations of molecular systems, which are now an integral part of modern Chemical research and the Chemistry curriculum.

The lecture will be held from 1 pm to 2 pm on April 19th, 2018, in the Tanger Auditorium in the Brooklyn College Library building.