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  1. Week of October 23, 2014

    1. Thursday, October 23, 2014

      1. 11:00 amFlu Vaccination Clinic
        1003 Beckman Institute
      2. 12:00 pmDr. Koushik Sen, University of California, Berkeley
        Dr. Koushik Sen: "MultiSE: Multi-Path Symbolic Execution using Value Summaries"
        2405 Siebel Center
      3. 12:00 pm   CHEM 575 Lit SeminarMs. Iti Kapoor
        Ms. Iti Kapoor, UIUC, "Spinach: An RNA mimic of Green Fluorescent Protein"
        163 Noyes Lab
      4. 12:20 pmThursdays@12:20 Concert Featuring The Black Chorus Chamber Choir
        Beckman Institute Atrium
      5. 1:30 pmDr. Jason Cong, Chancellor's Professor, UCLA
        Dr. Jason Cong: "Accelerator-Rich Architectures — From Single-chip to Datacenters"
        2405 Siebel Center
      6. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Dr. Paul Willems, Technology Vice President for Energy Biosciences, BP, "Developing and Scaling Up Biofuels Processes, What Role Should Chemical Engineering Play?"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      7. 4:00 pmDepartment of Materials Science and Engineering, Hard Materials Seminar, Rich Wilson, UIUC, “Limits to describing heat-flow across crystal boundaries with an interface conductance,” and Kevin Seymour, UIUC, “Thermal expansion and phase behavior in the rare-earth titanates,”
        119 MSEB
      8. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      9. 7:00 pmParisa Tabriz: Chrome Security Engineering Manager (aka Security Princess), Google
        Parisa Tabriz: Chrome Security Engineering Manager (aka Security Princess), Google
        1404 Siebel Center
    2. Friday, October 24, 2014

      1. 8:00 am - 7:00 pm13th Annual ChBE Graduate Research Symposium
      2.  CS 50th Celebration
      3. 10:00 amYagang Tan
        Final Examination: Yagang Tan
        3005 MNTL
      4. 12:00 pmDr. Peter Senter
        Dr. Peter Senter, University of Washington, "Improving Antibody Activities through Chemical Modification: From Early Stage Research to a Clinically Approved Drug"
        217 Noyes Lab
      5. 12:00 pmKai Jin & Purushotam Kumar, University of Illinois@Urbana-Champaign
        Fluid Mechanics Seminar: 2 talks
        2005 Mechanical Engineering Laboratory
      6. 1:00 pmTami Pereg-Barnea, McGill University
        Condensed Matter Seminar: "Topological superconductivity from interactions - clues on how to make them and how to characterize them"
        190 ESB
      7. 2:00 pm

        Arne Gennerich, Albert Einstein College of Medicine


        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): "Control of cytoplasmic dynein force production and processivity by its C-terminal domain"
        144 Loomis
      8. 3:00 pmBeckman Imaging Weekly Journal Club
        Beckman Institute - Room 4269 Tower Room
      9. 3:00 pmOGURA LECTURE: Professor Marshall Sheperd, UGA Athletic Association Professor of Geography and Atmospheric Sciences Director, Atmospheric Sciences Program, University of Georgia
        Cities at Risk: Perspectives on the multiple interactions among Urbanization, Storms, and Flooding
        NSA Auditorium with reception in the lobby
      10. 3:30 pmDr. Jiang Bai, Division of Basic Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Seattle, WA
        Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group "A new look at the molecular machinery for synaptic vesicle endocytosis"
        2269 Beckman
      11. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry CHEM 525 Lit. Seminar Advisor-Professor Ben McCallMr. Charles Markus
        Mr. Charles Markus, UIUC "Nuclear Forensics: Determining the History of Nuclear Material through Sample Morphology and Relative Isotopic Abundance"
        116 RAL
      12. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry CHEM 525 Lit. Seminar Advisor-Professor Catherine MurphyMs. Jordan Dennison
        Ms. Jordan Dennison, UIUC "Quantification of Radical Species in the Troposphere"
        116 RAL
      13. 4:00 pmiGEM Presentation
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
    3. Saturday, October 25, 2014

      1. All DayProfessor Melanie Sanford, Professor Julius Rebek Jr., Eric Kool, Kami Hull, Justin Du Bois
        Frontiers Symposium - Speakers: Melanie Sanford, University of Michigan; Julius Rebek Jr., The Scripps Research Institute; Eric Kool, Stanford University; Kami Hull, University of Illinois; Justin Du Bois, Stanford University
        Beckman Institute Auditorium
  2. Week of October 26, 2014

    1. Monday, October 27, 2014

      1. 3:00 pmGary Wenk, Ohio State University
        "Calming the neuroinferno with diet and drugs"
        Room 1005 Beckman Institute
      2. 4:00 pmOle Sigmund, Technical University of Denmark
        CEE595S - DISTINGUISHED NEWMARK LECTURE: Topology Optimization: State of the Art and Future Perspectives
        NCSA Auditorium
      3. 4:00 pmDr. Guanghui Lan, Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Florida
        ISE - " 'Sparse' Computation of Gradients for Optimization with Large Data Sets"
        303 Transportation Building, 104 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana, IL
      4. 4:00 pmJohn Bassani, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Pennsylvania
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      5. 4:00 pm   CHEM 535 Lit SeminarMr. Alfredo Garcia
        Mr. Alfredo Garcia, UIUC, "Frustrated Lewis Pairs in Small Molecule Activation"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      6. 4:00 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMr. Cole Johnson, UIUC, "Molecular Breathing in MOFs, a New Frontier in Customizability"
        161 Noyes Lab
      7. 4:00 pmMichael Wayne
        Preliminary Examination: Michael Wayne
        3034 ECE Building
      8. 4:30 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMs. Yoon Lee, UIUC, "Bloch Surface Wave Based Biosensors"
        161 Noyes Lab
    2. Tuesday, October 28, 2014

      1. 9:00 amFinal Defense - Xue Xie
        280 MRL
      2. 12:00 pmEric Klavins, PhD
        Title to be Announced
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      3. 2:00 pmCBI/CHBE 565 Seminar, Prof. David V. Schaffer, University of California, Berkeley, "Molecular Elucidation and Engineering of Stem Cell Fate Decisions"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      4. 2:00 pm - 3:30 pmOle Sigmund, Technical University of Denmark
        CEE595S - DISTINGUISHED LECTURE: Topology Optimization: A Structural Design Tool
        BECKMAN Institute Auditorium
      5. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmProf. David V. Schaffer
        Prof. David V. Schaffer, University of California at Berkeley, "Molecular Elucidation and Engineering of Stem Cell Fate Decisions"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      6. 2:00 pmOle Sigmund, Technical University of Denmark (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Solid Mechanics)
        Topology Optimization: a Structural Design Tool
        Beckman Institute Auditorium
      7. 3:00 pmProfessor Karl Bohringer, University of Washington
        Self-assembling Micro and Nano Systems
        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg.
      8. 3:45 pmJayne Birkby, NASA Sagan Fellow, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
        Astronomy Colloquium - "Exoplanet Atmospheres at High-Resolution"
        Astronomy 134
      9. 4:00 pmBRL Seminar and Journal Club
        Tower Room 3269 Beckman Institute
      10. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmPaul Baniewicz, Vice President, Alcatel Lucent
        Computational Science and Engineering Career Pathways Lecture Series
        NCSA Auditorium, 1205 W. Clark Street, Urbana
      11. 4:00 pmPaul Baniewicz, vice president with Alcatel Lucent 
        Computational Science and Engineering Career Pathways Lecture Series: Paul Baniewicz, Alcatel
        Auditorium, NCSA Building, 1205 W. Clark St., Urbana
      12. 4:00 pmCuong Pham, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        ITI Trust & Security Seminar
        3405 Siebel Center
      13. 4:00 pm   Inorganic Lit SeminarMr. Jordan Hinman UIUC, "Fluorescent Nanodiamonds" & Mr. Sumeng Liu, UIUC, "Phase Tags in the Recycling of Homogeneous Grubbs Catalysts"
        217 Noyes Lab
      14. 4:00 pmNeuroscience Seminar-TBD
        1005 Beckman Institute
      15. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, October 29, 2014

      1. 10:00 am - 2:00 pm2014 SIU STEM Career Fair
        SIU Student Center Ballrooms
      2. 10:00 amFINAL DEFENSE, Ms. Shuyi Ma, "Systems Biology of Lung Diseases: A Multi-Perspective View from Host and Pathogen"
        117 Roger Adams Laboratory
      3. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Jongheon Kim
        CSE Seminar "A Multiscale Generalized Finite Element Method for 3D Cohesive Fractures"
        2240 Digital Computer Lab (DCL)
      4. 12:00 pmEric Peterson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar:"TBD"
        464 Loomis
      5. 2:00 pmProf. Naomi S Ginsberg, UC Berkeley, "Seeing Nanoscale Structure in Organic Electronic Thin Films Using Ultrafast Exciton Dynamics or Scintillating Near-Fields"
        B102 CLSL
      6. 3:00 pmProfessor Robert Korty, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Texas A&M
        Tropical cyclones in paleoclimate simulations
        Room 114 of the Transportation Building
      7. 4:00 pmLaura Greene, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
        Physics Colloquium: "Deciphering Electron Matter in Novel Superconductors"
        141 Loomis
      8. 5:00 pmECESAC | Tech Elective Fair
        ECE Explorations (200): "TBD"
        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium
    4. Thursday, October 30, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmDr. James C. Liao, Ralph M. Parsons Foundation Professor and Department Chair of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles
        BIOENGINEERING - "Rewriting Pathways to Life"
        2240 Digital Computer Lab, 1304 W. Springfield Ave., Urbana, IL
      2. 12:00 pm   CHEM 575 Lit SeminarMr. Chih-Cheng Yeh
        Mr. Chih-Cheng Yeh, UIUC, "The O-GlcNAc Modification: Dynamic Protein Glycosylation"
        163 Noyes Lab
      3. 12:20 pmThursdays@12:20 Concert Featuring The David Fletcher Trio
        Beckman Institute Atrium
      4. 2:00 pm

        Xiangdong Ji, University of Maryland


        Medium and High Energy Seminar: " First Result from PandaX: A Dark Matter Search Experiment Using Liquid Xenon Detector in China Jinping Lab"
        464 Loomis
      5. 4:00 pmProfessor Patrick Wolfe, UCL London
        ECE Colloquium (ECE 500): "Understanding the Behavior of Large Random Networks"
        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium
      6. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      7. 4:00 pm   Materials Lit SeminarMs. Brenda Andrade, UIUC, "Supramolecular Pillars In Stimuli Responsive Vesicles" & Ms. Brittany Walker, UIUC, "Recent Advances in Recyclable Thermoset Polymers"
        217 Noyes Lab
      8. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmCollege of Engineering graduate student Fall seminar series: "Successfully Launching Your Academic Career"
        165 Everitt Lab
      9. 5:00 pmGraduate Programs - College of Engineering - Fall Seminar Series
        165 Everitt Laboratory, 1406 W. Green St., Urbana, IL
      10. 5:00 pmSuccessfully Launching Your Academic Career
        165 Everitt Lab
      11. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmSuccessfully Launching Your Academic Career Seminar
        165 Everitt Lab
    5. Friday, October 31, 2014

      1. 10:00 amDr. Liewei Wang, Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Mayo Clinic
        CompGen - "Big Data in Medicine: Challenges and Promise"
        B02 Coordinated Science Laboratory, 1308 W. Main St., Urbana, IL
      2. 10:00 amLiewei Wang MD, PhD
        CompGen Seminar: Liewei Wang
        B02 Coordinated Science Lab
      3. 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

        Bertram Ludäscher


        NCSA Colloquium: Energy Efficiency and Extreme Scaling at the Leibniz Supercomputing Centre
        Auditorium, NCSA Building, 1205 W. Clark St., Urbana
      4. 12:00 pmDr. Adrian Krainer
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Adrian Krainer (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory), "Antisense Splicing Modulation for Therapy and Modeling of CNS Disease"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
      5. 12:00 pmProfessor Vivek Sharma, University of Illinois, Chicago
        Fluid Mechanics Seminar: Drainage and Stratification Kinetics of Foam Films
        143 Mechanical Engineering Building
      6. 12:30 pmNCSA's Innovative Systems Laboratory Open House and Round Table Discussion
        Rooms 3003 and 1030, NCSA Building, 1205 W. Clark St., Urbana
      7. 1:00 pmYing Liu, Pennsylvania State University and Shanghai Jiao Tong University
        Condensed Matter Seminar: "Search for half-flux-quantum state in Sr2RuO4†"
        190 ESB
      8. 2:00 pm

        Harold Kim, Georgia Institute of Technology


        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): "Mechanics of strong DNA bending"
        144 Loomis
      9. 2:00 pmKarthik Balasundaram
        Preliminary Examination: Karthik Balasundaram
        3031 ECE Building
      10. 3:00 pmDr. Majed Akhter, Asst. Professor of Geography, Indiana University, Bloomington
        "Infrastructure Nation: State Space, Hegemony, and Hydraulic Regionalism in Pakistan"
        Tower Room 2269 Beckman Institute
      11. 3:00 pmBeckman Imaging Weekly Journal Club
        Beckman Institute - Room 4269 Tower Room
      12. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry CHEM 525 Lit. Seminar Advisor- Professor Joaquin Rodriguez LopezMr. Mark Burgess
        Mr. Mark Burgess, UIUC "Gamma Ray Spectroscopy as an Elemental Mapping Tool for Interstellar Objects"
        116 RAL
      13. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry CHEM 525 Lit. Seminar Advisor-Professor Richard PerryMr. Yao-Min Liu
        Mr. Yao-Min Liu, UIUC “Microfluidic Devices for the Isolation and Detection of Circulating Tumor Cells”
        116 RAL
  3. Week of November 1, 2014

    1. Saturday, November 1, 2014

      1. 1:00 pm - 5:00 pmGenome Day
        Orpheum Children's Museum-Champaign
  4. Week of November 2, 2014

    1. Monday, November 3, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmAntonello Scardicchio-Dept of Physics, Princeton Univ. - On leave from ICTP Trieste
        ICMT Seminar: "Local integrals of motion in the many-body localized phase"
        ESB 190
      2. 1:00 pmEnectali Figueroa-Feliciano, MIT
        Medium and High Energy Seminar: "What’s the Matter with the Universe?"
        464 Loomis
      3. 2:00 pmChen Zhang
        Preliminary Examination: Chen Zhang
        3032 ECE Building
      4. 3:00 pmAiguo Han
        Final Examination: Aiguo Han
        4269 Beckman Institute
      5. 4:00 pmDr. Bjarne Stoustrup, Morgan Stanley; Columbia University; and Texas A&M University
        Dr. Bjarne Stoustrup, "C++14 - C++ as a Modern Language"
        1404 Siebel Center
      6. 4:00 pmIbrahim Karaman, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Texas A&M University
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      7. 4:00 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMr. Ruopei Feng, UIUC, "TBA"
        161 Noyes Lab
      8. 4:30 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMs. Courtney Talicska, UIUC, "TBA"
        161 Noyes Lab
      9. 5:00 pmECE ILLINOIS | Professor Bill Sanders, Department Head
        ECE Explorations (200): "TBD"
        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium
    2. Tuesday, November 4, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmWilliam Gerwick, PhD
        Title to be Announced
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      2. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Professor Yoo Yeon Won, Purdue University, "Assisted Gene Delivery"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      3. 3:00 pmProfessor Michael Miksis, Northwestern University
        The effect of glass-forming sugars on vesicle morphology and water distribution during drying
        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg.
      4. 3:45 pmFabienne A. Bastien, Hubble Fellow at Pennsylvania State University
        Astronomy Colloquium - "Enhancing Exoplanet Discovery and Characterization through Stellar Photometric 'Flicker'"
        Astronomy 134
      5. 4:00 pmBRL Seminar and Journal Club
        Tower Room 4269 Beckman Institute
      6. 4:00 pm   Inorganic Lit SeminarMs. Courtney Ford, UIUC, "Exploiting the Reactivity of Metal-Metal Bonds in a Diruthenium Nitride Complex" & Ms. Bailey Jackson, UIUC, "Boron-Boron Double and Triple Bonds"
        217 Noyes Lab
      7. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, November 5, 2014

      1. 8:00 amBo Zhao
        Final Examination: Bo Zhao
        5369 Beckman Institute
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Brad Sutton
        CSE Seminar "Improving the Spatial Resolution of MRI for Examing White Matter Structures in the Brain"
        2240 Digital Computer Lab (DCL)
      3. 12:00 pmCell & Developmental Biology Seminar: Dr. Anindya Bagchi, University of Minnesota, Genetics, Cell Biology & Development, "TBA"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL
      4. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmSubhadeep (Deep) Gupta, University of Washington
        QI/AMO Seminar
        MRL 280
      5. 12:00 pmBen Ryan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar:"TBD"
        464 Loomis
      6. 12:00 pmiOptics Seminar
        2269 Beckman Institute
      7. 3:00 pmKirstin Gleicher, Graduate Student, DAS, University of Illinois
        Kirstin Gleicher, Graduate Student
        Room 114 of the Transportation Building
      8. 4:00 pmDr. Maged Michael, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center
        Dr. Maged Michael, "Lock-Free Memory Management"
        4405 Siebel Center
      9. 4:00 pmDavid Reitze, California Technical Institute
        Physics Colloquium: David Reitze
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, November 6, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmWilliam O’Brien, UIUC, Electrical & Computer Engineering
        Beckman Institute Director's Seminar - "Early Detection of Preterm Birth and Fatty Liver Disease inHumans Using Quantitative Ultrasound"
        1005 Beckman Institute
      2. 12:30 pmDr. Martin Luu, U Illinois Math
        Math/Phys Seminar: "Revisiting the p - q duality of 2D quantum gravity"
        345 Altgeld Hall
      3. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Professor Michael Henson, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, "Dynamic Metabolic Models for Analysis and Design of Synthetic Microbial Communities"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      4. 4:00 pmDr. J. Bray, GE Global Research
        ECE Colloquium (ECE 500): "Future Electrical Technologies - A GE View"
        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium
      5. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      6. 4:00 pm   CHEM 535 Lit SeminarMs. Laura Carson
        Ms. Laura Carson, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      7. 4:00 pm   Inorganic SeminarProfessor Theodor Agapie, Cal Tech, "Synthetic Cluster Models of Biological and Heterogeneous Oxygen Evolving Catalysts"
        112 Chem Annex
    5. Friday, November 7, 2014

      1. 10:00 amFinal Defense - Sungki Lee
        312E MSEB
      2. 10:30 amNoori Kim
        Final Examination: Noori Kim
        3001 ECE Building
      3. 11:30 amProf. Steve Luck, UC-Davis
        Cognitive Neuroscience Presentation
        1005 Beckman Institute
      4. 12:00 pmDr. Jane Jackman
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Jane Jackman (Ohio State University), "A New Direction for RNA Synthesis: 3'‐5' Polymerases in Biology"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
      5. 12:00 pmDavid Richter, University of Notre Dame
        Fluid Mechanics Seminar: Dispersed phase effects on wall-bounded turbulence and its upscale influence
        2005 Mechanical Engineering Laboratory
      6. 1:00 pmVenkat Chandrashekhar, Northwestern University
        Condensed Matter Seminar - Venkat Chandrashekhar
        190 ESB
      7. 3:00 pmMorgan Robertson, University of Wisconsin-Madison
        "Stacking Ecosystem Services: Building Environmental Markets at the Intersection of Science, Capital, and Law"
        1005 Beckman Institute
      8. 3:00 pmBeckman Imaging Weekly Journal Club
        Beckman Institute - Room 4269 Tower Room
      9. 3:00 pmDimitra Apostolopoulou
        Final Examination: Dimitra Apostolopoulou
        4032 ECE Building
      10. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry, G.F. Smith Memorial LectureGF Smith Lecture, Prof. R. Graham Cooks, Purdue University, "Reaction Monitoring, Surgical Diagnostics and Chemical Synthesis by Mass Spectrometry "
        116 RAL
    6. Saturday, November 8, 2014

      1. 8:30 amProfessor Kevin G. Pinney
        Beak-Pines Organic Area Allerton Conference, Prof. Kevin Pinney, Baylor University "Small-Molecule, Tubulin Binding Vascular Disrupting Agents as Anti-Cancer Therapeutics"
        Allerton Park
  5. Week of November 9, 2014

    1. Sunday, November 9, 2014

      1. All DayCenter for Emergent Superconductivity Workshop
        ESB / MRL
    2. Monday, November 10, 2014

      1. All DayCenter for Emergent Superconductivity Workshop
        ESB / MRL
      2. 9:00 amCuong Pham
        Preliminary Examination: Cuong Pham
        239 Coordinated Science Lab
      3. 12:00 pmLubos Mitas, NC State University
        ICMT Seminar: Lubos Mitas-Title TBA
        TBA
      4. 1:00 pm

        Yanou Cui, Perimeter Institute


        Medium and High Energy Seminar: TBA
        464 Loomis
      5. 3:00 pmYu Chen
        Final Examination: Yu Chen
        4032 ECE Building
      6. 3:00 pmZhaowen Wang
        Final Examination: Zhaowen Wang
        2369 Beckman Institute
      7. 4:00 pmMichael Bedzyk, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      8. 4:00 pm   CHEM 535 Lit SeminarMr. Sam Gockel
        Mr. Sam Gockel, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      9. 4:00 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMr. Will Bassett, UIUC, "TBA"
        161 Noyes Lab
      10. 4:30 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMs. Drishti Guin, UIUC, "TBA"
        161 Noyes Lab
    3. Tuesday, November 11, 2014

      1. All DayCenter for Emergent Superconductivity Workshop
        ESB / MRL
      2. 10:00 amFinal Defense - Subhalakshmi Kumar
        201 MRL
      3. 12:00 pmZigang Xiao
        Preliminary Examination: Zigang Xiao
        419 CSL
      4. 12:00 pmCraig Yendrek, PhD
        Title to be Announced
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      5. 2:00 pmCBI/CHBE 565 Seminar, Professor Jason Burdick, Universityof Pennsylvania
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      6. 2:00 pmSaiprasad Ravishankar
        Final Examination: Saiprasad Ravishankar
        238 Coordinated Science Lab
      7. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmProf. Jason A. Burdick
        Prof. Jason A. Burdick, University of Pennsylvania, "title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      8. 3:00 pmProfessor Roger Fosdick, University of Minnesota
        A Generalized Continuum With Internal Corner and Surface Contact Interactions
        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg.
      9. 3:45 pmWen-fai Fong, University of Arizona
        Astronomy Colloquium - Wen-fai Fong, University of Arizona
        Astronomy 134
      10. 4:00 pmBRL Seminar and Journal Club
        Tower Room 4269 Beckman Institute
      11. 4:00 pmNeuroscience Seminar-TBD
        5602 Beckman Institute
      12. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    4. Wednesday, November 12, 2014

      1. All DayCenter for Emergent Superconductivity Workshop
        ESB / MRL
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Sandra Rodriguez-Zas
        CSE Seminar "Analysis of High-Throughput Omic Data"
        2240 Digital Computer Lab (DCL)
      3. 12:00 pmCell & Developmental Biology Seminar: Dr. E. Jane Hubbard, New York University School of Medicine, "Time and Tide: Influences of Age, Physiology and Environment on Germline Stem Cells"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL
      4. 12:00 pmAllycia Gariepy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar:"TBD"
        464 Loomis
      5. 2:00 pmProf. Andrew Moran, University of North Carolina, "Investigating Photochemical Dynamics with Multidimensional Resonance Raman Spectroscopy"
        B102 CLSL
      6. 3:00 pmOPEN
        Room 114 of the Transportation Building
      7. 4:00 pmDigital Signal Processing Seminar
        2269 Beckman Institute
      8. 4:00 pmKlaus Schulten, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
        Physics Colloquium: Klaus Schulten
        141 Loomis
      9. 5:00 pmNo Seminar
        ECE Explorations (200): "Research Symposium"
        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium
    5. Thursday, November 13, 2014

      1. All DayCenter for Emergent Superconductivity Workshop
        ESB / MRL
      2. 12:00 pmCEM Information Session
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      3. 12:20 pmThursdays@12:20 Concert Featuring The Graduate Saxophone Quartet
        Beckman Institute Atrium
      4. 2:00 pmYemaya Bordain
        Final Examination: Yemaya Bordain
        2003 MNTL
      5. 4:00 pmProfessor Can Bayram, ECE ILLINOIS
        ECE Colloquium (ECE 500): "Vertical Thinking in Light Emitting Diodes"
        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium
      6. 4:00 pmShelby Hutchens, Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois
        Hard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      7. 4:00 pmProf. Gojko Lalic
        Prof. Gojko Lalic, University of Washington, "Copper Catalysis: From hydroamination of alkenes to the synthesis of fluorinated compounds"
        116 RAL
      8. 4:00 pm   Materials ChemistryProfessor Jill MIllstone, University of Pittsburgh, "Colloidal Nanoparticle Alloys"
        217 Noyes Lab
      9. 4:00 pmYeh and Hall Investiture
        Beckman Institute Auditorium
    6. Friday, November 14, 2014

      1. All DayCenter for Emergent Superconductivity Workshop
        ESB / MRL
      2. 9:00 amProf. Julio Fernandez, Columbia University
        "Titin: A Giant Mechanical Computer"
        Beckman Institute, room 1005
      3. All DayProfessor Julio Fernandez, Columbia University
        Colin A Wraight Molecular Biophysics Training Grant Symposium 2014
        1005 Beckman
      4. 9:00 am - 5:00 pmProfessor Colin A. Wraight Molecular Biophysics Training Grant Symposium
        Beckman Institute
      5. 10:00 amChristopher Edwards
        Final Examination: Christopher Edwards
        2003 MNTL
      6. 11:00 amRobert Mertens
        Preliminary Exam: Robert Mertens
        469B CSL
      7. 12:00 pmTzu-Ching Chang, ASIAA
        Astronomy Colloquium - Tzu-Ching Chang, ASIAA
        Astronomy 134
      8. 12:00 pmAnupam Sharma, Iowa State University
        Fluid Mechanics Seminar: Title: TBA
        2005 Mechanical Engineering Laboratory
      9. All Day

        Dr. Julio Fernandez


        MBTG Symposium: Prof. Julio Fernandez, Columbia University
        Beckman Institute, room 1005
      10. 1:00 pmDmitri Basov, University of Californa, San Diego
        Condensed Matter Seminar - Dmitri Basov
        190 ESB
      11. 3:00 pmDr. Prakash Kashwan, Asst. Professor of Political Science, University of Conneticut
        "Dismantling Causal Structures of Vulnerability: A Political Project"
        Tower Room 2269 Beckman Institute
      12. 3:00 pmBeckman Imaging Weekly Journal Club
        Beckman Institute - Room 4269 Tower Room
      13. 3:00 pmSamuel W. Parr Lecture in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Professor Mark Davis, Warren and Katharine Schlinger Professor of Chemical Engineering, Caltech, "Fighting Cancer with Nanoparticle Medicines: The Nanoscale Matters!"
        Alice Campbell Alumni Center, East Ballroom
    7. Saturday, November 15, 2014

      1. All DayCenter for Emergent Superconductivity Workshop
        ESB / MRL
  6. Week of November 16, 2014

    1. Sunday, November 16, 2014

      1. All DayCenter for Emergent Superconductivity Workshop
        ESB / MRL
      2.  SC14: The International Conference for High-Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis
        New Orleans
    2. Monday, November 17, 2014

      1. All DayCenter for Emergent Superconductivity Workshop
        ESB / MRL
      2.  SC14: The International Conference for High-Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis
        New Orleans
      3. 8:00 am - 1:00 pmCPLC/Biophysics and Quantitative Biology Symposium
        1005 Beckman
      4. 12:00 pmAnushya Chandran-Perimeter Institute
        ICMT Seminar: Anushya Chandran-Title TBA
        ESB 190
      5. 1:00 pm

        Brock Tweedie, Pittsburgh


        Medium and High Energy Seminar: TBA
        464 Loomis
      6. 2:00 pmYi Song
        Preliminary Examination: Yi Song
        3005 MNTL
      7. 3:00 pm   Final Defense, Prof. Chad Rienstra, AdvisorMs. Mary Clay, UIUC, "Structural Studies of Membrane-Associated Complexes by Solid-State NMR"
        162 Noyes Lab
      8. 4:00 pm   Reception immediately following in the 'A' Atrium CLSLProfessor Carolyn Bertozzi
        Marvel Lectrure, Professor Carolyn Bertozzi, University of California, Berkeley, "Bioorthogonal Chemistry: An Enabling Tool for Biology and Drug Development"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      9. 4:00 pmMonica Olvera de la Cruz, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Tuesday, November 18, 2014

      1. All DayCenter for Emergent Superconductivity Workshop
        ESB / MRL
      2.  SC14: The International Conference for High-Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis
        New Orleans
      3. 11:00 amEdmund Bertschinger, MIT
        Astronomy Colloquium - "The Internal Structure of Spinning Black Holes”, Edmund Bertschinger, NIT
        Astronomy 134
      4. 12:00 pmTandy Warnow, PhD
        Title to be Announced
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      5. 3:00 pmProfessor Michael Keidar, George Washington University
        Physics and medical applications of cold atmospheric plasmas
        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg.
      6. 3:45 pmEdmund Bertschinger, MIT
        Astronomy Colloquium - "Hacking a Respectful and Caring Community in Your Department”
        Astronomy 134
      7. 4:00 pmBRL Seminar and Journal Club
        Tower Room 4269 Beckman Institute
      8. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmBryan Hibbs, Archer Daniels Midland Company
        Computational Science and Engineering Career Pathways Lecture Series
        NCSA Auditorium, 1205 W. Clark Street, Urbana
      9. 4:00 pmBryan Hibbs, Director, Business Transformation - Commercial at Archer Daniels Midland
        Computational Science and Engineering Career Pathways Lecture Series: Bryan Hibbs, ADM
        Auditorium, NCSA Building, 1205 W. Clark St., Urbana
      10. 4:00 pmProfessor Carolyn Bertozzi
        Marvel Lecture, Professor Carolyn Bertozzi, The University of California, Berkeley, "Glycocalyx Engineering Toward Probing Cancer Glycome Evolution"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      11. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    4. Wednesday, November 19, 2014

      1. All DayCenter for Emergent Superconductivity Workshop
        ESB / MRL
      2.  SC14: The International Conference for High-Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis
        New Orleans
      3. 12:00 pmLea Nienhaus (Nano- Electronics & Materials), Yeonjoo Park (Bioacoustics), Cassie Jacobs (Cognitive Science)
        Beckman Institute Graduate Student Seminar
        1005 Beckman Institute
      4. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Pascal Bellon
        CSE Seminar "Non-Equilibrium Evolutions in Materials under Irradiation: Bridging the Length and Time Scales from Atomistics to Continuum"
        2240 Digital Computer Lab (DCL)
      5. 12:00 pmCell & Developmental Biology Seminar: Dr. Sally Horne-Badovinac, University of Chicago, Dept. of Molecular Gentics & Cell Biology, "Round and round: epithelial rotation and basement membrane remodeling during organ morphogenesis"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL
      6. 12:00 pmAustin Joyce, University of Chicago
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar:"TBD"
        464 Loomis
      7. 12:00 pmiOptics Seminar
        2269 Beckman Institute
      8. 2:00 pmProf. Xiaosong Li, University of Washington, "Time-Dependent Electronic Structure Theory: Excitonic, Charge-Transfer, and Spin Dynamics"
        B102 CLSL
      9. 3:00 pmYang Song, Graduate Student, DAS, University of Illinois
        Yang Song, Graduate Student
        Room 114 of the Transportation Building
      10. 4:00 pmDigital Signal Processing Seminar
        2269 Beckman Institute
      11. 4:00 pmSteven Ritz, University of California Santa Cruz
        Physics Colloquium: Steven Ritz
        141 Loomis Lab
      12. 5:00 pmNo Seminar
        ECE Explorations (200): "Research Symposium"
        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium
    5. Thursday, November 20, 2014

      1.  SC14: The International Conference for High-Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis
        New Orleans
      2. 12:00 pm   CHEM 575 Lit SeminarMs. Lisa Della Ripa
        Ms. Lisa Della Ripa, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        163 Noyes Lab
      3. 12:20 pmThursdays@12:20 Concert Featuring The Illini Cello Quartet
        Beckman Institute Atrium
      4. 4:00 pmECE Colloquium (ECE 500): "TBD"
        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium
      5. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      6. 4:00 pm   CHEM 535 Lit SeminarMr. Evan Vanable
        Mr. Evan Vanable, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    6. Friday, November 21, 2014

      1.  SC14: The International Conference for High-Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis
        New Orleans
      2. 12:00 pmFlorian Nettesheim, Dupont Corporation
        Fluid Mechanics Seminar: Title: TBA
        2005 Mechanical Engineering Laboratory
      3. 1:00 pmBoris Spivak, University of Washington
        Condensed Matter Seminar - Boris Spivak
        190 ESB
      4. 2:00 pm

        Thomas Gregor, Princeton University


        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): Precision and reproducibility in development
        144 Loomis
      5. 3:00 pmYuan Liu
        "Nonlinear Optical Microscopy and Spectroscopy by Shaping a Coherent Fiber Supercontinuum", Yuan Liu PhD Defense
        Beckman Institute Tower Room 2269
      6. 3:00 pmBeckman Imaging Weekly Journal Club
        Beckman Institute - Room 4269 Tower Room
  7. Week of November 23, 2014

    1. Monday, November 24, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmProfessor Yan Zhao
        Professor Yan Zhao, Iowa State University, "Responsive Supramolecular Materials Based on Amphiphilic Principles for Controlled Release, Light-Harvesting, Transport, and Catalysis"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    2. Tuesday, November 25, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmBRL Seminar and Journal Club
        Tower Room 4269 Beckman Institute
    3. Wednesday, November 26, 2014

      1. 10:05 amYun Heo
        Preliminary Exam: Yun Heo
        114 CSL
      2. 4:00 pmPhysics Colloquium: No Colloquium Fall Break
    4. Thursday, November 27, 2014

      1.  Math/Phys Seminar: Thanksgiving Holiday - No Seminar
      2. 4:00 pmECE Colloquium (ECE 500): "No Seminar- Thanksgiving"
        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium
    5. Friday, November 28, 2014

      1. 1:00 pmCondensed Matter Seminar - No Seminar Thanksgiving Break

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