Edward L. (Ned) Wright received his AB and PhD degrees from Harvard University, and was a Junior Fellow in the Society of Fellows. After teaching in the MIT Physics Department, Professor Wright has been at UCLA since 1981 and has now decided to retire.
Nedfest 2017 is a festschrift in honor of Professor Ned Wright’s 70th birthday and his retirement from UCLA. It will be held on August 25-26, 2017 (Friday and Saturday) at UCLA’s Luskin Conference Center and will feature two days of scientific talks highlighting Ned’s impact on a variety of fields in astrophysics and cosmology and on our scientific careers.
Registration for the two-day event is $275. There will be a banquet dinner on 25th evening to which family are invited. Banquet tickets are also available for purchase. If you’d like to speak at the banquet please contact Ranga-Ram Chary: .
The event is co-sponsored by UCLA’s department of Physics and Astronomy.