Eli Burstein Centennial

Friday October 6, 2017
9:30 AM- 5:00 PM

LRSM Auditorium
3231 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Dinner: 6:00-9:00 PM
Lobby Singh Center for Nanotechnology
3205 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

The Department of Physics and Astronomy and the Laboratory for Research on the Structure of Matter at the University of Pennsylvania will host a memorial celebrating the life of our late friend and colleague Eli Burstein.

The memorial will be a full-day event with presentations from some of Eli’s students
and colleagues:

Peter Apell
Marc H. Brodsky
Marvin Cohen
Pierce Corden
Torgny Gustafsson
Tony Heinz
Wilson Ho
Mike Klein
Aron Pinczuk
Ward Plummer
Gino Segre
Phil Stiles
Arjun Yodh

Other members in attendance will have an opportunity to relate their additional recollections of Eli.

Following the memorial, a dinner is planned for the evening of October 6. Detailed information and registration instructions will be distributed soon. We hope to see you here so please save the date on your calendar.


Please select:

I will attend memorial sessions on October 6, 2017. yesno

I will attend dinner on evening of October 6, 2017. yesno

Number of people attending dinner (including registrant).



Jay Kikkawa
Gene Mele
Arjun Yodh

Direct any questions to Michelle Last (michlast@sas.upenn.edu)