As part of the 2018–2019 Fellows' Presentation Series at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Ciprian S. Borcea RI '19 and Ileana Streinu RI '19 share new geometrical results, techniques, and insights related to protein folding, robot kinematics, and auxetic behavior in crystalline or cellular materials, disclosing various analogies and structural characteristics.
Ciprian S. Borcea is a professor of mathematics at Rider University, in Lawrenceville, New Jersey. He is the 2018–2019 Elizabeth S. and Richard M. Cashin Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute.
Ileana Streinu is the Charles N. Clark Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics at Smith College, in Northampton, Massachusetts. She is the 2018–2019 Frances B. Cashin Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute.