JANUARY 13 - 15, 2023

The 2023 Berkeley Statistical Mechanics Meeting
will be in honor of
Professor Phillip L. Geissler
1972 - 2022

Memorial Symposium for Phillip L. Geissler

Friday, January 13 – 10:00 to 1:00 in 100 Lewis Hall

All Welcome - Information HERE


Meeting Format 


Poster Sessions: Two separate poster sessions will be held, one on Friday late afternoon and one on Saturday late afternoon. Each of these contributed presentations has a two-minute oral summary followed by a light reception with poster display and discussion. Three prizes for best poster presentations are awarded at the Sunday lunch.

Invited Lecture Sessions: Thirty minute time slots for each invited lecturer Saturday morning and afternoon, and Sunday morning. The special lecture honoring David Chandler will be presented by Arup Chakraborty, MIT.

Meals: Breakfast and lunch are provided on both Saturday and Sunday. There will be a light reception Friday at 5:00 p.m. and Saturday at 6:00 p.m. to accompany the poster displays and discussion. For evening meals following the talks and light reception on Friday and Saturday, participants are free to sample the many restaurants in and around Berkeley and San Francisco.  


General Schedule

Chemistry Complex Map HERE

Friday, January 13: 

Registration/Check-in begins at 2:00 PM. - Tan Hall Lobby
Welcome is at 3:45 PM - 100 Lewis Hall 
Poster Session I: Two Minute Talks at 4:00 PM - 100 Lewis Hall
Poster Session I and Light Reception at 5:00 PM - Tan Hall Lobby

Saturday, January 14:

Breakfast 7:45 am. - Tan Hall Lobby
Introductory Remarks 8:45 AM - David Limmer - 100 Lewis Hall
Lecture Sessions from 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM. -100 Lewis Hall
Lunch - 775 Tan Hall
Lecture Sessions from 2:00 PM - 5:10 PM - 100 Lewis Hall
Poster Session II: Two Minute Talks at 5:10 PM - 100 Lewis Hall
Poster Session II and Light Reception at 6:10 PM - Tan Hall Lobby

Sunday, January 15:

Breakfast 7:45 am. - Tan Hall Lobby
Lecture Session from 9 am - 12:00 PM - 100 Lewis Hall
Lunch at 12:00 PM - 775 Tan Hall 

For questions or more information, please contact us HERE.