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  1. Week of February 27, 2015

    1. Friday, February 27, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Dr. Daniel G. Nocera


        CBI/Biochemistry Seminar: Prof. Daniel G. Nocera (Harvard University) "The Artificial Leaf"

        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, Room B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Laboratory

      2. 12:00 pm

        Professor Amos Winter, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


        Fluid Mechanics Seminar: How to impact two billion people with fluid mechanics: addressing challenges related to clean water and irrigation in global development

        143 Mechanical Engineering Bldg.

      3. 12:00 pm

        Prof. Daniel G. Nocera


        Prof. Daniel G. Nocera, Harvard University, "The Artificial Leaf"

        B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Lab

      4. 2:00 pm

        Thomas Gregor, Princeton University


        Rescheduled: Thomas Gregor (Princeton): TBD
      5. 3:00 pmBeckman Imaging Weekly Journal Club

        Beckman Institute - Room 4269 Tower Room

      6. 3:00 pm

        "Uneven Recognition in Senegal's Charcoal Market: Participation as the Production of Injustice," Papa Faye, Social Dimensions of Environmental Policy


        Geography & Geographic Information Science Colloquium Series

        2269 Beckman Institute

  2. Week of March 1, 2015

    1. Monday, March 2, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm

        Professor Phil Bevilacqua


        Prof. Phil Bevilacqua, Penn State University, "Combining Theory with Experiments to Attain Deeper Insight Into Ribozyme Mechanism"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

    2. Tuesday, March 3, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Eric Alm, PhD


        Engineering the Human Microbiome and the Future of Microbiome-Based Medicine

        612 Institute for Genomic Biology

      2. 3:00 pm

        Dr. Hae-Won Park, Mechanical Engineering

        Massachusetts Institute of Technology


        Feedback Control Design for Dynamic Walking and Running on Legged Robots

        2005 Mechanical Engineering Laboratory

      3. 3:00 pm

        Professor Michael Aziz

        School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

        Harvard University


        Organic-Based Aqueous Flow Batteries for Massive Electrical Energy Storage

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg.

      4. 4:00 pm

        Sree Biswas, graduate student in Biophysics and Computational Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


        BRL - Mini-Seminar, "Study of the Effects of Sound Speed Variations on Ultrasonic Pulses"

        Room 4269 Beckman Institute, Urbana, IL

      5. 4:00 pmBRL Seminar and Journal Club

        Tower Room 4269 Beckman Institute

      6. 4:00 pm

        Michael Kilgard, University of Texas at Dallas


        Neuroscience Seminar

        1005 Beckman Institute

    3. Wednesday, March 4, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmCSE Seminar - Weng Cho Chew / Sesquicentennial Year of Maxwell’s Equations and Computational Electromagnetics

        2240 Digital Computer Lab (DCL)

      2. 12:00 pm

        Bomsoo Han, PhD, Purdue University


        Complex Transport and Interfacial Interactions of Nanosystems at Tumor Microenvironment

        1000 MNTL at Illinois (SSM 150 at UC Merced)

      3. 4:00 pm

        Scott Wing, Smithsonian Museum of Natural History


        Global Warming and Ecosystem Change 56 Million Years Ago: Lessons for Us

        B102 CLSL

      4. 4:00 pmPhysics Colloquium: No Colloquium - APS March Meeting

        141 Loomis

    4. Thursday, March 5, 2015

      1. 12:00 pmDirector's Seminar CANCELLED
      2. 12:20 pm

        Josh Song Duo: Josh Song, jazz guitar, and Brandan Cantwell, jazz bass


        Beckman Thursdays at 12:20 Concert

        Beckman Institute Atrium

      3. 12:20 pmThursdays@12:20 Concert Featuring The Josh Song Duo

        Beckman Institute Atrium

      4. 12:30 pm

        Amelia Kimball, Department of Linguistics, University of Illinois


        Language Processing Brown Bag

        4269 Beckman Institute

      5. 3:00 pm

        Professor Amy LaViers

        Systems & Information Engineering, University of Virginia


        Choreographic Abstractions for Embodied Design of Heterogeneous Robotic Behavior

        2005 Mechanical Engineering Lab (Deere)

    5. Friday, March 6, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Dr. James Hemp


        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. James Hemp (California Institute of Technology), "The evolution of oxygenic photosynthesis"

        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)

      2. 12:00 pm

        Tomoya Wada, Postdoc, University of Illinois@Urbana-Champaign


        Fluid Mechanics Seminar: An Analogy in Multi-timescale Phenomena--Combustion Technology and Plasma Physics

        143 Mechanical Engineering Building

      3. 2:00 pm

        Emad Tajkhorshid, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign


        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): "Visualizing Complex Functional Motions of Membrane Transporters at an Atomic Resolution Using Advanced Simulation and Free Energy Techniques"

        144 Loomis

      4. 3:00 pm

        "Spatial Analysis of Infectious Disease: The Promise and Problems of Incorporating Genetics into Geography," Margaret Carrel, University of Iowa


        Geography & Geographic Information Science Colloquium Series

        103 Talbot Lab

  3. Week of March 8, 2015

    1. Monday, March 9, 2015

      1. 12:00 pmBIOE Grad Seminar Series : Elizabeth Joachim and Joanne Li

        1265 DCL

    2. Tuesday, March 10, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Julie Dunning Hotopp, PhD


        Pioneers Seminar (BCXT)- Title TBA

        612 Institute for Genomic Biology

      2. 3:00 pm

        Professor Robert Carpick, University of Pennsylvania


        Friction and wear: New insights from atomic-scale measurements

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg.

      3. 4:00 pmBRL Seminar and Journal Club

        Tower Room 4269 Beckman Institute

      4. 4:00 pm

        Monica Uddin, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


        Neuroscience Seminar

        5602 Beckman Institute

    3. Wednesday, March 11, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmDigital Signal Processing Seminar

        5602 Beckman Institute

      2. 4:00 pm

        David Reznick, University of California - Riverside


        Experimental studies of the interaction between ecology and evolution in a natural ecosystem

        B102 CLSL

      3. 4:00 pm

        Carl Wieman, Stanford University


        Physics Colloquium: "Expertise in physics and how it is best learned and taught"

        141 Loomis

    4. Thursday, March 12, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm  

        CHEM 575 Lit Seminar

        Ms. Hannah Huff


        Ms. Hannah Huff, UIUC, "Title TBA"

        163 Noyes Lab

      2. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Ankur Mehta, Postdoctoral Fellow

        Computer Science & Articificial Intelligence Lab

        Massachusetts Institute of Technology


        Pervasive personal robots

        143 Mechanical Engineering Bldg.

      3. 12:30 pm

        Akira Omaki, Johns Hopkins University | Department of Cognitive Science


        Language Processing Brown Bag

        4269 Beckman Institute

    5. Friday, March 13, 2015

      1. 9:00 amBeckman Institute Open House

        Beckman Institute

      2. 9:00 amBeckman Institute Open House

        405 N. Mathews, Urbana, IL

      3. 12:00 pm

        Professor Gaurav Bahl

        University of Illinios


        Fluid Mechanics Seminar: Opto-mechano-fluidics

        143 Mechanical Engineering Bldg.

      4. 2:00 pm

        Braden Brinkman, University of Washington


        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): "Optimal neural encoding strategies are shaped by dominant noise sources"

        144 Loomis

      5. 3:00 pm

        "A Geospatial Approach for Activity-Based Dynamic Exposure Assessment," Eun-Hye Enki Yoo, University of Buffalo


        Geography & Geographic Information Science Colloquium Series

        2269 Beckman Institute

    6. Saturday, March 14, 2015

      1. 9:00 amBeckman Institute Open House

        Beckman Institute

      2. 9:00 amBeckman Institute Open House

        405 N. Mathews, Urbana, IL

  4. Week of March 15, 2015

    1. Monday, March 16, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm

        Professor Jennifer Heemstra


        Prof. Jennifer Heemstra, The University of Utah, "Harnessing Nucleic Acid Molecular Recognition and Self-Assembly for Biosensing and Bioimaging"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

    2. Tuesday, March 17, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Paul Jensen, Postdoctoral Fellow, Boston College


        BIOENGINEERING - "Antibiotic Discovery with Genome-scale Models"

        2240 Digital Computer Lab, 1304 W. Springfield Ave., Urbana, IL

      2. 12:00 pm

        David F. Savage, PhD


        Sequestered: The Assembly and Function of Protein Organelles

        612 Institute for Genomic Biology

      3. 3:00 pm

        Dr. Tong (Tony) Gao, Research Scientist

        Applied Mathematics Laboratory

        New York University, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences


        Modeling and simulation in complex fluids: From passive to active systems

        2005 Mechanical Engineering Lab

      4. 4:00 pmBRL Seminar and Journal Club

        Tower Room 4269 Beckman Institute

      5. 4:00 pm

        Susan Moenter, University of Michigan


        Neuroscience Seminar

        1005 Beckman Institute

    3. Wednesday, March 18, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Qian Yin (Bioimaging), Petra Majdak (Neurotech), Daniel McDougle (3d Micro- & Nanosystems)


        Beckman Institute Graduate Student Seminar

        1005 Beckman Institute

      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmCSE Seminar - Davide Curreli / The Plasma-Material Interface in Magnetically Confined Plasmas

        2240 Digital Computer Lab (DCL)

      3. 4:00 pmDigital Signal Processing Seminar

        4369 Side Conference Room, Beckman Institute

      4. 4:00 pm

        Ellen Simms, University of California - Berkeley


        Legume-Rhizobium Mutualisms: Intergenerational Feedbacks and Selection on Cheating

        B102 CLSL

      5. 4:00 pm

        David Hall, Amherst College


        Physics Colloquium: "Monopoles in Spinor Bose-Einstein Condensates"

        141 Loomis

    4. Thursday, March 19, 2015

      1. 12:20 pm

        COLAB-a concert of collective improvisations, compositions, and choreography, directed by Eric Lund.


        Beckman Thursdays at 12:20 Concert

        Beckman Institute Atrium

      2. 12:20 pmThursdays@12:20 Concert Featuring The COLAB

        Beckman Institute Atrium

      3. 4:00 pm

        Professor Gerald G. Fuller, Stanford University


        Arthur Newell Talbot Distinguished Lecture: The Dynamics of Two Biological Interfaces

        NCSA Auditorium

    5. Friday, March 20, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Russ P. Carstens


        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Russ P. Carstens (University of Pennsylvania), "TBD"

        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)

      2. 12:00 pm

        Professor Thomas Angelini, University of Florida


        Fluid Mechanics Seminar: Title: TBA

        2005 Mechanical Engineering Lab (Deere)

      3. 2:00 pm

        Bo Wang, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign


        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): "Systems approach to delineating stem cells in human parasitic flatworms"

        144 Loomis

  5. Week of March 22, 2015

    1. Wednesday, March 25, 2015

      1. 8:30 amPhysics Colloquium: No Colloquium - Spring Break
      2. 4:00 pmNo Seminar - Spring Break

        B102 CLSL

  6. Week of March 29, 2015

    1. Monday, March 30, 2015

      1. 12:00 pmBIOE Grad Seminar Series : Olivia Cangellaris and Guillermo Monroy

        1265 DCL

      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        David A. Tirrell


        Prof. David A. Tirrell, Caltech, title "TBA"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

    2. Tuesday, March 31, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Gregory Fournier, PhD


        Partial Horizontal Gene Transfer and the Tree of Life

        612 Institute for Genomic Biology

      2. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Chen Li, Postdoctoral Fellow

        University of California, Berkeley


        Terradynamics and Bio-inspired Robotics for Movement in Complex Terrain

        2005 Mechanical Engineering Lab (Deere)

      3. 4:00 pmBRL Seminar and Journal Club

        Tower Room 4269 Beckman Institute

      4. 4:00 pm

        Molly Huntsman, University of Colorado, Denver


        Neuroscience Seminar

        1005 Beckman Institute


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