Saturday, April 22, 2017
Physics and the Materials Science of Skateboarding
2:00-2:30 pm Add
390 Hearst Memorial Mining Building
In one sense, the rise of skateboarding from the pastime of 1960s surfers to a sport fueling a multi-billion-dollar industry is a materials science story. In this talk, we'll explore the physics of skateboarding and show how advances in materials science enabled the sport to flourish.
Daryl Chrzan, Professor