Barbara Romanowicz, an internationally renowned professor of geophysics at UC Berkeley and chair of the Physics of the Earth’s Interior at Collège de France in Paris, will present a free public lecture as UCLA’s 2015 Mautner Memorial Lecturer. She is an expert on the deep architecture of the Earth, earthquake processes, and tools and methods to model the structure of the Earth’s interior and to identify phases of its mantle and core.

Romanowicz will present “A Voyage Through the Earth’s Deep Interior” at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 18, in the Palisades Room of UCLA’s Carnesale Commons. To attend, please RSVP to

The Mautner Memorial Lectures at UCLA, established in 1983 by Leonard and Marguerite Mautner, have featured some of the world’s most eminent scholars and Nobel laureates in science and technology, including molecular biologist Paul Berg, chemist Roald Hoffman, geneticist Harold Varmus and physicist Richard Feynman.