- March 8, 2009
- 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM, Frist 309
- Come have a dinner discussion on Materials Science of Art Conservation with Professor George Scherer!
- Professor George Scherer is the William L. Knapp ’47 Professor of Civil Engineering, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials (PRISM). Prior to this, he was a member of the Central Research Department of the DuPont Company. Professor Scherer received his BS, MS, and a PhD in Materials Science all from MIT. Currently, his group is interested the mechanisms of deterioration of concrete and stone, particularly by crystallization of ice and salts in the pores.