Argonne OutLoud: Science and Cinema (July 17, 2014)
Marius Stan presented "Science and Cinema" at the Argonne OutLoud Lecture Series on Thursday, July 17, 2014.
The lecture will examine the unexpected connections between the two fields of science and cinema.
Marius Stan is a Senior Computational Energy Scientist whose research is aimed at discovering or designing materials, structures and device architectures for nuclear energy and energy storage. Stan has also played the character "Bogdan" the car wash owner from the Emmy Award-winning TV series Breaking Bad.
During his presentation, Stan spoke about scientists and artists as creators driven by curiosity. He touched on the outstanding experimental and computational studies performed at Argonne in support of energy science and engineering. A number of Argonne results, especially in the area of computation and visualization, have unexpected links to cinema.