From the event poster:
By curling, folding, crumpling, sometimes tearing paper, we will explore a variety of unexpected phenomena--from geometry and the traditional art of origami, to magic tricks and engineering of materials.
So, take a sheet of paper ...
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Tadashi is the Poincare Visiting Professor at Stanford and a don in Cambridge. Via the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences he is active in outreach in the developing world. Before his math PhD from Princeton he used to work as a philologist, after being a painter.
For more information, see the event poster.