What: UNT’s Fall 2019 SMART Talk featuring UNT’s Marco Buongiorno Nardelli
When: 4 – 5 p.m. Oct. 24 (Thursday)
Where: University Union Lyceum at the University of North Texas, 1155 Union Circle, Denton
Registration: No registration is required. This event is free and open to the public.
The Fall 2019 SMART Talk will feature UNT Distinguished Research Professor Marco Buongiorno Nardelli. His talk, "Beautiful Data: Materials as Musical Muses," will cover how he uses sound to explore large datasets of material properties and how that same material data inspires his creative musical compositions.
The University of North Texas College of Science SMART Talk series occurs once a semester and was created to highlight the outstanding scholarly work of UNT’s College of Science faculty and the Tier One research happening at UNT.
About Marco Buongiorno Nardelli
Nardelli is a scientist/artist who is also a distinguished research professor of physics, chemistry and musical composition at UNT; a joint faculty appointment with the Computer Science and Mathematics Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory; an associate fellow of The Institute for Advanced Studies of Aix-Marseille University in Marseille, France and a fellow of the American Physical Society and of the Institute of Physics. Nardelli’s artistic activities as a composer and media artist encompass a broad range of science and art collaborations. He is a member of the Initiative for Advanced Research in Technology and the Arts, the Center for Experimental Music and Intermedia and the composition division faculty in the College of Music at UNT.