Harvard’s "Science and Cooking" Course: An Insider’s Discussion with Professor Michael Brenner


The Harvard Clubs of the Southwest Region is pleased to extend a warm welcome to our fellow alumni to this exciting interactive event.  Hosted by the Rocky Mountain Harvard University Club, all active members of the Harvarad Club of Nevada are welcome to participate!


Perhaps you have heard of Harvard’s wildly popular (think overflowing lecture halls and impossibly long waiting lists) course “Science and Cooking: From Haute Cuisine to the Science of Soft Matter.”  This megahit class, co-founded by Michael Brenner and rockstar chefs Ferran Adrià and Jose Andres, has excited tens of thousands of Harvard students (and hundreds of thousands around the world through the on-line version of the course) about mathematics and science - as seen through the experience of cooking.


Please join us for an insiders look at this course (and some cool science to do in the kitchen) with Professor Michael Brenner. For more fun, check out his newly published book “Science and Cooking: Physics Meets Food, From Homemade to Haute Cuisine.”


RSVP through the Harvard Club of the Rocky Mountains' website: RSVP HERE


Michael Brenner is the Glover Professor of Applied Mathematics and Applied Physics, and Harvard College Professor at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. He developed the popular Harvard class, "Science and Cooking: From Haute Cuisine to the Science of Soft Matter," with his colleague David Weitz and chef Ferran Adrià. His research uses mathematics to examine a wide variety of problems in science and engineering, ranging from understanding the shapes of bird beaks, whale flippers, and fungal spores, to finding the principles for designing materials that can assemble themselves, to answering ordinary questions about daily life, such as why a droplet of fluid splashes when it collides with a solid surface. He is also the recipient of multiple awards for teaching and mentorship including, for example, the George Ledlie Prize, awarded in part for his work as a remarkable teacher and mentor. 

For Harvard Club Members and Harvard Alumni.

Zoom on Wednesday, March 31
5:00PM- 6:30PM PDT


There is no cost for this event!
Please provide your email address  and Harvard Club affiliation to ensure you will receive the Zoom link and a notice of selected recipes that Professor Brenner will discuss.

       To help us out, 

In the Organization box in the RSVP section,

Please provide your CityHarvard Club or SIG affiliation 


5:00PM - 6:30PM Wed March 31


RSVP through the Harvard Club of the Rocky Mountains' website: RSVP HERE