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  1. Week of August 30, 2016

    1. Tuesday, August 30, 2016

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmProfessor Gang Chen, Department Head, Carl Richard Soderberg Professor of Power Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
        Materials and Devices for Efficient Solar and Thermal Energy Utilization
        NCSA Auditorium
      2. 4:00 pmNEUR520 Neuroscience Program Seminar
        Beckman Institute. Room 1005
    2. Wednesday, August 31, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmRebecca Smith is a veterinary epidemiologist focused on using modeling to improve disease control. She received her DVM from Cornell University in 2005, an MS in biosecurity and risk analysis from Kansas State University in 2007, and a PhD in epidemiology from Cornell University in 2011. She joined the faculty of the UIUC College of Veterinary Medicine in 2014, and in 2016 became a Faculty Fellow at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications. Her work, which has been funded by NIH, NSF, and USDA, bridges the fields of biomedical sciences, economics, mathematics, and computer science.
        CSE Seminar - Rebecca L. Smith / Improving Infectious Disease Control
        1030 National Center for Supercomputing Applications
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmDr. Piotr Cienciala, UIUC
        PEEC Seminar -- Dr. Piotr Cienciala, Geography & Geographic Information Science, UIUC: "The influence of physical landscape on stream habitat for fish across spatial scales"
        B102 CLSL Auditorium—Charles G. Miller Auditorium
      3. 4:00 pmPeter Schiffer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        Physics Colloquium: “Thermalization, Charge Ordering, and other Recent Developments in Artificial Spin Ice”
        141 Loomis
      4. 5:00 pmNSP Seminars Neuroscience I/II Class
        Beckman Institute, 3269-3rd Floor Tower Room
  2. Week of September 1, 2016

    1. Friday, September 2, 2016

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Jeff Comer, Kansas State University
        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): “Subdiffusion in Permeation of Small Molecules through Biological Membranes”
        Loomis 144
      2. 5:00 pmNSP Seminars Neuroscience I/II Class
        Beckman Institute, 3269-3rd Floor Tower Room
  3. Week of September 4, 2016

    1. Monday, September 5, 2016

      1. 5:00 pmNSP Seminars Neuroscience I/II Class
        Beckman Institute, 3269-3rd Floor Tower Room
    2. Tuesday, September 6, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Mostafa Fatemi, professor, Biomedical Engineering, Mayo Clinic and University of Minnesota Rochester
        BIOENGINEERING: "Translational research in ultrasound: Novel techniques for the assessment of urinary bladder mechanical function and detection of breast cancer”
        2240 DCL, 1304 W. Springfield Ave., Urbana, IL
      2. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmProfessor Roderic Lakes, Engineering Physics, University of Wisconsin, Madison
        Extreme physical properties in heterogeneous materials
        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg.
      3. 4:00 pmNEUR520 Neuroscience Program Seminar
        Beckman Institute. Room 1005
    3. Wednesday, September 7, 2016

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmDr. Rebekka Darner Gougis, Illinois State University
        PEEC Seminar -- Dr. Rebecca Darner Gougis, Illinois State University: "Challenging Preservice Teachers' ideas about Evolution in Introductory Biology."
        B102 CLSL Auditorium—Charles G. Miller Auditorium
      2. 4:00 pmPeter Abbamonte, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        Physics Colloquium: Peter Abbamonte
        141 Loomis
      3. 5:00 pmNSP Seminars Neuroscience I/II Class
        Beckman Institute, 3269-3rd Floor Tower Room
      4. 6:00 pmJim Jaques
        iOptics
        Beckman Institute Room 4269
    4. Thursday, September 8, 2016

      1. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Prof. Aditya Khair, Carnegie Mellon University, "Strongly Nonlinlear Oscillatory Shear Rheology of Complex Fluids"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      2. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmYijing Zhang, Ph.D. Candidate
        DIG Seminar: Strongly Nonlinear Acoustics of Granular Sonic Vacua: Theoretical and Experimental Studies
        143 Mechanical Engineering Bldg.
    5. Friday, September 9, 2016

      1. 8:00 am - 4:30 pm3rd Health Care Engineering Systems Symposium
        Jump Simulation and Education Center, Auditorium B, 1306 N. Berkeley Ave., Peoria, IL
      2. 5:00 pmNSP Seminars Neuroscience I/II Class
        Beckman Institute, 3269-3rd Floor Tower Room
  4. Week of September 11, 2016

    1. Monday, September 12, 2016

      1. 1:00 pmTheoretical and Computational Biophysics Seminar
        Beckman Institute, 3269-3rd floor tower room.
      2. 5:00 pmNSP Seminars Neuroscience I/II Class
        Beckman Institute, 3269-3rd Floor Tower Room
    2. Tuesday, September 13, 2016

      1. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Prof. Bruce Gates, University of California, Davis
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      2. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmDr. Kathy J. Wahl, Chemistry Division, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
        In situ approaches to understand adhesion, friction, and wear in the marine environment
        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg.
      3. 4:00 pmNEUR520 Neuroscience Program Seminar
        Beckman Institute. Room 1005
    3. Wednesday, September 14, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmSheldon H. Jacobson is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has a B.Sc. and M.Sc. (both in Mathematics) from McGill University, and a M.S. and Ph.D. (both in Operations Research) from Cornell University. Jacobson has been working on the design and analysis of aviation security systems using operations research models since 1995. He has briefed the Office of Science and Technology Policy (in the executive Office of (former) President George W. Bush) on issues related to the cost and benefit of checked baggage screening strategies. The author of over 160 journal (peer-reviewed) research articles and over 80 book chapters, conference proceeding papers, and professional and editorial papers, he has been recognized by numerous awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. He is a fellow of both IISE and INFORMS. From 2015-2016, he served as the (elected) Treasurer for INFORMS.
        CSE Seminar - Sheldon H. Jacobson / Why and When TSA PreCheck Makes Sense
        1030 National Center for Supercomputing Applications
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmDr. Joseph Mihaljevic, University of Chicago
        PEEC Seminar -- Dr. Joseph Mihaljevic: "Understanding the community ecology of disease by integrating models and data"
        B102 CLSL Auditorium—Charles G. Miller Auditorium
      3. 4:00 pmAndrea Young, University of Californa, Santa Barbara
        Physics Colloquium: McMillan Award Speaker Andrea Young
        141 Loomis
      4. 5:00 pmNSP Seminars Neuroscience I/II Class
        Beckman Institute, 3269-3rd Floor Tower Room
    4. Thursday, September 15, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmAlejandro Lleras
        Director's Seminar- Modeling Parallel Information Processing in Goal-Directed Vision
        Beckman Institute. Room 1005
    5. Friday, September 16, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Lin-Feng Chen
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Lin-Feng Chen (University of Illinois), Regulation of NF-kappaB signaling in cancer and immunity: from bench to "BET"side
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
      2. 5:00 pmNSP Seminars Neuroscience I/II Class
        Beckman Institute, 3269-3rd Floor Tower Room
  5. Week of September 18, 2016

    1. Monday, September 19, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm   Reception to followFrances Arnold, Dick and Barbara Dickinson Professor of Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering, and Biochemistry; Director, Benjamin M. Rosen Bioengineering Center, CALTECH
        Beckman-Brown Lecture on Interdisciplinary Science: Dr. Frances Arnold, CalTech "New Enzymes by Evolution: Expanding the Scope of Biocatalysis"
        Beckman Auditorium
      2. 12:00 pmFrances Arnold, Dick and Barbara Dickinson Professor of Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering and Biochemistry, California Institute of Technology
        Frances H. Arnold, Beckman-Brown Lecture on Interdisciplinary Science
        Beckman Institute, 405 North Mathews Avenue, Urbana, IL
      3. 1:00 pmTheoretical and Computational Biophysics Seminar
        Beckman Institute, 3rd Floor Tower Room. Room # 3269
      4. 5:00 pmNSP Seminars Neuroscience I/II Class
        Beckman Institute, 3269-3rd Floor Tower Room
    2. Tuesday, September 20, 2016

      1. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmProfessor Dennis Kochmann, Graduate Aerospace Laboratories, California Institute of Technology
        Transition waves in periodic multi-stable mechanical systems – what snapping structures and ferroelectric switching have in common
        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg.
      2. 4:00 pmNEUR520 Neuroscience Program Seminar
        Beckman Institute. Room 1005
    3. Wednesday, September 21, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmBeckman Institute Graduate Student Seminars
        Beckman Institute, Room 1005
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmDr. Yaniv Brandvain, University of Minnesota
        PEEC Seminar -- Dr. Yaniv Brandvain, University of Minnesota: "Evolution of plant mating systems"
        B102 CLSL Auditorium - Charles G. Miller Auditorium
      3. 4:00 pmCliff Singer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        Physics Colloquium: "Is a new naval nuclear arms race with China inevitable?"
        141 Loomis
      4. 5:00 pmNSP Seminars Neuroscience I/II Class
        Beckman Institute, 3269-3rd Floor Tower Room
    4. Thursday, September 22, 2016

      1. 6:30 pmDr. Robert Sapolsky, science writer, biologist, neuroscientist, and stress expert
        Fenton-Rhodes Lecture on Proactive Wellness: Robert Sapolsky
        Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
    5. Friday, September 23, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Marnix Medema
        Biochemistry/Microbiology Seminar: Dr. Marnix Medema (Wageningen University, The Netherlands), Computational genomic strategies for natural product discovery and engineering
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
      2. 5:00 pmNSP Seminars Neuroscience I/II Class
        Beckman Institute, 3269-3rd Floor Tower Room
  6. Week of September 25, 2016

    1. Monday, September 26, 2016

      1. 5:00 pmNSP Seminars Neuroscience I/II Class
        Beckman Institute, 3269-3rd Floor Tower Room
    2. Tuesday, September 27, 2016

      1. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmProfessor Shu Yang, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Pennsylvania
        Programming buckling and folding of 2D metamaterials into 3D
        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg.
      2. 4:00 pmNEUR520 Neuroscience Program Seminar
        Beckman Institute. Room 1005
    3. Wednesday, September 28, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmArif Masud received Ph.D. in Computational Mechanics from Stanford University in April 1993. He is Professor of Mechanics and Structures in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Illinois, and is affiliated with the Department of Aerospace Engineering, and Computational Science and Engineering. Dr. Masud has made fundamental contributions to the development of Multiscale and Stabilized finite element methods for nonlinear fluid and solid mechanics. He has authored or co-authored over 100 refereed journal articles, conference papers, and book chapters, and is co-editor of the book Finite Element Method: 1970’s and Beyond. He has organized over twenty five International Symposia on Stabilized and Multiscale Finite Element Methods, has served as guest editor seven times for various International Journals, and is currently serving on the Editorial Boards of eight Journals. He is Chair of the Fluid Mechanics Committee of ASME, and past Chair of the Computational Mechanics Committee of ASCE. He served as the General Conference Chair for the ASME Applied Mechanics and Materials Conference (McMAT-2011), and he will be the General Conference Chair for the US National Congress on Computational Mechanics (USNCCM-2021) scheduled to be held in Chicago in 2021. Dr. Masud has served as Associate Editor of the ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics, ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, and ASCE Journal of Nanomecahnics and Micromechanics. He is member-at-large of the Executive Committee of the Applied Mechanics Division of ASME, member-at-large of the Executive Committee of the US Association of Computational Mechanics (USACM), member of the General Council of the International Association of Computational Mechanics (IACM), and Charter Member of the Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI) of ASCE. He is Associate Fellow of AIAA, and Fellow of USACM, IACM, ASME, EMI, and AAM.
        CSE Seminar - Arif Masud / Coupling Multiple PDEs for Multiphysics Problems
        1030 National Center for Supercomputing Applications
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmProfessor Hongtao Ding, Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, University of Iowa
        MFIG Seminar: Physics-based Modeling of Microstructural Alteration during Manufacturing Processes
        143 Mechanical Engineering Bldg.
      3. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmDr. Steven Hall, Iowa State University
        PEEC Seminar -- Dr. Steven Hall, Iowa State University: "TBA"
        B102 CLSL Auditorium - Charles G. Miller Auditorium
      4. 4:00 pmJohn Friedman, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
        Physics Colloquium: John Friedman
        141 Loomis
      5. 5:00 pmNSP Seminars Neuroscience I/II Class
        Beckman Institute, 3269-3rd Floor Tower Room
    4. Friday, September 30, 2016

      1. 12:00 pmEnvironmental Toxicology Program Open House
        Beckman Institute, Room 1005
      2. 2:00 pmEnvironmental Toxicology Program Poster Session
        Beckman Institute, Atrium
      3. 5:00 pmHuang Symposium
        Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology
      4. 5:00 pmNSP Seminars Neuroscience I/II Class
        Beckman Institute, 3269-3rd Floor Tower Room

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