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  1. Week of September 23, 2014

    1. Tuesday, September 23, 2014

      1. All Day5th ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Health Informatics
        Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa, NewPort Beach, CA
      2. 12:00 pm - 2:00 pmTiziano Belotti, head of Facility Management, Swiss National Supercomputigt Centre (CSCS)
        Swiss HPC Facility and Lake-based Cooling
        Room 1040, NCSA Building, 1205 W. Clark St., Urbana
      3. 3:45 pmRaffaella Margutti, Harvard University
        Astronomy Colloquium - "Explosive Transients in the era of Time Domain Astronomy"
        Astronomy 134
      4. 4:00 pmBRL Seminar and Journal Club
        Tower Room 4269 Beckman Institute
      5. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmEthan Wang, UCLA
        ECE 590 Graduate Seminar - Antennas, Electromagnetics, Optics, and Remote Sensing
        3017 ECE Building
      6. 4:00 pmHaiming Jin, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        ITI Trust & Security Seminar
        3405 Siebel Center
      7. 4:00 pmRoger Hanlon, Marine Biological Laboratory
        Neuroscience Seminar-"Rapid adaptive camouflage in cephalopods: linking science and art to bio-inspired materials and engineering"
        1005 Beckman Institute
      8. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Wednesday, September 24, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Clair Sullivan
        CSE Seminar "Nuclear Forensics Driven by Big Data Analytics"
        2240 Digital Computer Lab (DCL)
      2. 12:00 pmCell & Developmental Biology Seminar: Dr. Roberto Cattaneo, Gene and Virus Therapy Program, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, "New viruses for cancer therapy: beyond cell adhesion"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL
      3. 12:00 pmFastTrac TechVenture Information Session
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      4. 12:00 pmMarilena Loverde (University of Chicago)
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar:"Testing Neutrino Properties with Large-scale Structure"
        464 Loomis
      5. 12:00 pmiOptics Seminar
        2269 Beckman Institute
      6. 2:00 pmProf. Olga Dudko, UCSD, "Single-Molecule Biophysics in Pulling Devices and Living Cells "
        B102 CLSL
      7. 2:00 pmDon Wright, MD, MPH
        “Leading the Nation’s Health Initiatives through Disease Prevention and Health Promotion”
        Beckman Institute Auditorium
      8. 3:00 pmJoseph Finlon, Graduate Student, DAS, University of Illinois
        A Comparison of X-band Polarization Parameters with In-Situ Cloud Measurements in Two Winter Cyclones
        Room 114 of the Transportation Building
      9. 3:00 pmNanohour Seminar Series - Jiwook Shim and Professor Rashid Bashir, "Investigation of Single-Molecule Structural Change and Detection of Molecular Biomarker for cancer", UIUC
        Beckman Institute Room 4269
      10. 4:00 pmVidya Madhavan, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
        Physics Colloquium: "Symmetry protected Dirac Fermions in Topological Crystalline Insulators"
        141 Loomis
      11. 5:00 pmViaSat | Eliot Weitz, CTO, Data Analytics Tools Group
        ECE Explorations (200): "Drinking from a Firehose: Real-time Big Data at an ISP"
        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium
    3. Thursday, September 25, 2014

      1. 10:00 amMelanie Loots
        RNUA Training
        3269 Beckman Institute
      2. 11:00 am - 1:00 pmVisas, International Student and Starting a Company Workshop
        2405 Siebel Center
      3. 12:00 pmDr. Omolola Eniola-Adefeso, Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan
        BIOENGINEERING - “Design of Vascular-Targeted Carriers for Optimal Performance in Humans: Bringing Blood Cells and Hemorheology into the Game”
        2240 Digital Computer Lab, 1304 W. Springfield Ave., Urbana, IL
      4. 2:00 pmCarlos Eduardo Duarte Guevara
        Preliminary Examination: Carlos Eduardo Duarte Guevara
        3003 MNTL
      5. 3:00 pmAmanda Jones, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Department
        MIG Seminar: Autonomous Healing of Interfacial Failure
        2005 Mechanical Engineering Laboratory
      6. 4:00 pmDr. Michael Schrimpf
        AbbVie Lecture: Dr. Michael Schrimpf, AbbVie, "The Discovery of Neuronal Nicotinic Receptor Agonists for the Treatment of Pain and CNS Disorders"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      7. 4:00 pmProfessor Manfred Morari
        Alwin Schaller Distinguished Lecture & ECE Graduate Seminar: Fast Model Predictive Control
        ECE Grainger Auditorium (ECE 1002)
      8. 4:00 pmYuri Gurevich: Microsoft Research
        Dr. Yuri Gurevich:"Impugning Alleged Randomness"
        2405 SC
      9. 4:00 pmProf. M. Morari, ETH Zurich
        ECE Colloquium (ECE 500): "Fast Model Predictive Control"
        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium
      10. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      11. 5:00 pmProfessor Kazuaki Ishihara
        AbbVie Lecture: Professor Kazuaki Ishihara, Nagoya University, "The development of Catalytic Enantioselective Cyclizations Based on Iodine Chemistry"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      12. 7:00 pmJim Kaler
        Tour of the Night Sky
        253 Mechanical Engineering Building
    4. Friday, September 26, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmYuri Gurevich: Microsoft Research
        Dr. Yuri Gurevich:"Impugning Alleged Randomness"
        2405 SC
      2. 8:30 amProfessor Manfred Morari
        Special Seminar: Research in Dynamics and Controls: A Conversation with Manfred Morari
        2005 Mechanical Engineering Laboratory
      3. 9:00 amMatSE Alumni Board Meeting
        335 Grainger Engineering Library
      4. 10:00 amSergei Maslov, computational biology group leader, Biosciences Department, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton NY
        BIOENGINEERING - “Towards Predictive Modeling of Biological Networks and Evolution”
        1000 Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory, 208 N. Wright St., Urbana, IL
      5. 11:00 amSteve Castillo (BSEE'84, PhD '87), Sandia National Laboratories
        Special Seminar: Sandia National Laboratories
        CSL Auditorium, B02
      6. 12:00 pmDr. Jochen Zimmer
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Jochen Zimmer (University of Virginia), "Structural and Functional Insights into Cellulose Synthesis and Secretion"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
      7. 1:00 pmElif Ertekin, University of Illinois
        Condensed Matter Seminar - Materials Design for Photovoltaic Energy Conversion from Quantum Mechanical Simulations
        190 ESB
      8. 3:00 pmBeckman Imaging Weekly Journal Club
        Beckman Institute - Room 4269 Tower Room
      9. 3:00 pmGaetan Borot, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics, Bonn
        Math/Phys: "Asymptotic expansions in matrix models, topological recursion and applications"
        341 Altgeld Hall
      10. 4:00 pm   Analytical ChemistryProfessor Michael Heien, University of Arizona, "In vivo measurement of fast and slow neurotransmission"
        116 RAL
  2. Week of September 28, 2014

    1. Monday, September 29, 2014

      1. 11:00 amAdeel PhD Defense
        5369 Beckman Institute
      2. 12:00 pmProfessor Carolyn Beck, Industrial & Enterprise Systems Eng., University of Illinois
        BIG Seminar: Modelling and control of patient response to anesthesia
        2005 Mechanical Engineering Laboratory
      3. 12:00 pmAdeel Ahmad
        Final Examination: Adeel Ahmad
        5369 Beckman Institute
      4. 12:00 pmNorm Tubman, University of Illinois
        ICMT Seminar: Norm Tubman-Title TBA
        ESB 190
      5. 1:00 pmSharnali Islam
        Final Examination: Sharnali Islam
        2003 MNTL
      6. 1:00 pmSudeshna Ganguly, Wayne State University
        Medium and High Energy Seminar: "Measurement of Branching fractions of rare semi-leptonic Ds decays"
        464 Loomis
      7. 3:00 pmEnrique Carrion
        Final Examination: Enrique Carrion
        2003 MNTL
      8. 3:00 pmYuri Gurevic, Microsoft Research
        ITI Trust & Security Seminar
        3405 Siebel Center
      9. 4:00 pm   Inorganic John C. Bailar Lecture2014-2015 John C. Bailar Lecture, Prof. Richard Eisenberg, University of Rochester, "Fifty Years of Dithiolenes: A Gray Dawn, the Loss of Innocence and Fulfilling the Promise"
        100 Noyes Lab
      10. 4:00 pmDr. Oren Etzioni, Chief Executive Office, Allen Institute for A.I.
        Dr.Oren Etzion, "You Can’t Play 20 Questions with Nature and Win"
        2405 Siebel Center
      11. 4:00 pmDr. Ankur Kulkarni, Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
        ISE - "Fast Approximate Solutions Using Random Projections"
        303 Transportation Building, 104 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana, IL
      12. 4:00 pmStefano Curtarolo, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Tuesday, September 30, 2014

      1. 8:30 amAllerton Conference Opening Tutorial
        CSL Auditorium (B02)
      2. 9:30 amFan Lam
        Preliminary Examination: Fan Lam
        5239 Beckman Institute
      3. 12:30 pmNicholas Diakopoulos, University of Maryland
        Nicholas Diakopoulos, "Computational Journalism: From Tools to Algorithmic Accountability"
        3405 SC
      4. 3:00 pmProfessor Pradeep Sharma, University of Houston
        Flexoelectricity
        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg.
      5. 3:45 pmRebekah Dawson, UC Berkeley
        Astronomy Colloquium - "Planetary Systems in 4D"
        Astronomy 134
      6. 4:00 pmBRL Mini Seminar - "Bistatic Passive Mapping of the Field Distribution of Single-element Transducer in Agar Phantom"
        4269 Beckman Institute, 405 N. Mathews Ave., Urbana, IL
      7. 4:00 pmBRL Mini Seminar - "The Role of Sex and Age in the Negative Chronotropic Effect in Heart of the Rat Stimulated by Ultrasonic Pulses"
        4269 Beckman Institute, 405 N. Mathews Ave., Urbana, IL
      8. 4:00 pmOlivia Coiado, Trong Nguyen
        BRL Seminar and Journal Club
        Tower Room 4269 Beckman Institute
      9. 4:00 pmOlivia Coiado and Trong Nguyen
        Bioacoustics Research Laboratory Mini-Seminar Series
        4269 Beckman Institute
      10. 4:00 pmJeremy Loebach, St Olaf College
        Neuroscience Seminar-"Neuroscience and the Liberal Arts: Reflections on Teaching and Research"
        1005 Beckman Institute
      11. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      12. 8:00 pm   Inorganic John C. Bailar Lecture2014-2015 John C. Bailar Lecture, Prof. Richard Eisenberg, University of Rochester, "Fuel from Water: The Light-Driven Generation of Hydrogen"
        112 Chem Annex
  3. Week of October 1, 2014

    1. Wednesday, October 1, 2014

      1. All DayAllerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing
        Allerton Retreat Center
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Mahmoud Moradi
        CSE Seminar "Characterizing Large-Scale Motion of Membrane Transporters Using Advanced Non-Equilibrium Simulations"
        2240 Digital Computer Lab (DCL)
      3. 12:00 pmArka Banerjee (UIUC)
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar:"Large scale cosmological simulations with WDM and neutrinos"
        464 Loomis
      4. 3:00 pmGeorge Duffy, Graduate Student, DAS, University of Illinois
        George Duffy, Graduate Student, DAS, University of Illinois
        Room 114 of the Transportation Building
      5. 4:00 pmDigital Signal Processing Seminar
        2269 Beckman Institute
      6. 4:00 pmMcMillan Award Winner Max Metlitski, University of California Santa Barbara
        Physics Colloquium: "Interaction effects on topological insulators and superconductors"
        141 Loomis
      7. 5:00 pmMicrosoft | Ravi Theja Yada, Program Manager, Bing’s Image & Video Search | BS CompE ‘12
        ECE Explorations (200): "Image Search Experience and Relevance"
        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium
    2. Thursday, October 2, 2014

      1. All DayAllerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing
        Allerton Retreat Center
      2. 12:00 pmJean Michel Desert, University of Colorado
        Astronomy Colloquium - "New Frontiers in Exoplanetary Science"
        Astronomy 134
      3. 12:00 pmBradley Deutsch & Sarah Erickson, UIUC, Beckman Postdoctoral Fellows
        Beckman Institute Director's Seminar - "Synthetic Optical Holography", "Clinical Translation of Optical Imaging Technology for Intraoperative Assessment of Human Disease"
        1005 Beckman Institute
      4.  Dr. Sumit Das, University of Kentucky
        Math/Phys Seminar: "Scaling In Holographic Quantum Quench
        464 Loomis
      5. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Professort Manos Mavrikakis, University of Wisconsin, Madison, "Reaction Mechanisms and New Catalytic Materials from First-principles"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      6. 4:00 pmProf. Mark Lundstrom, Purdue University, West Lafayette
        ECE Colloquium (ECE 500): "Nanotransistors: A tool for understanding electron-phonon transport at the nanoscale."
        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium
      7. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      8. 4:00 pmDr. Tandy Warnow, Professor of Bioengineering and of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        MATH - "New Methods for Inferring Species Trees in the Presence of Incomplete Lineage Sorting"
        245 Altgeld Hall, 1409 W. Green St., Urbana, IL
    3. Friday, October 3, 2014

      1. All DayAllerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing
        Allerton Retreat Center
      2. All DayMechSE Fall Alumni Board Meeting
        John Deere Pavilion (2005 MEL)
      3. 12:00 pmSamaya Nissanke, University of Colorado
        Astronomy Colloquium - "Follow the chirp: seeing and listening to the transient Universe"
        Astronomy 134
      4. 12:00 pmDavide Curreli, University of Illinois@Urbana-Champaign
        Fluid Mechanics Seminar: Title: TBA
        2005 Mechanical Engineering Laboratory
      5. 12:00 pmPatrick Degnan
        Institute for Universal Biology (IUB) - BCXT/IUB Seminar
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      6. 1:00 pmMax Metlitski - McMillan Award Recipient; Unversity of California Santa Barbara
        Condensed Matter Seminar - Max Metlitski
      7. 1:00 pmDr. Craig Thompson
        Herbert E. Carter Lecture in Nutritional Biochemistry and Preventive Medicine: Dr. Craig Thompson (Sloan-Kettering), "The Role of Metabolism in the Regulation of Cell Growth and Differentiation"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
      8. 1:00 pmAssociate Professor Alejandro D. Domínguez-García and Assistant Professor Grace Xingxin Gao
        Seminar Series on Technologies for a Resilient Power Grid
        NCSA Auditorium
      9. 1:30 pmJiaming Xu
        Final Examination: Jiaming Xu
        368 CSL
      10. 3:00 pmBeckman Imaging Weekly Journal Club
        Beckman Institute - Room 4269 Tower Room
      11. 3:00 pmDr. Mark Styczynski, Assistant Professor, School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Georgia Institute of Technology
        EBI - "Towards Metabolomics-Driven Metabolic Engineering Via Computational Models"
        612 IGB, 1206 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL
      12. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry CHEM 525 Lit. Seminar Advisor- Professor Jonathan SweedlerMr. Sage Dunham
        Mr. Sage Dunham, UIUC "Localization Microscopy: Fluorescence Imaging at the Nanoscale"
        116 RAL
      13. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry CHEM 525 Lit. Seminar Advisor- Professor Jonathan Sweedler and Dr. Mei ShenMs. Michelle Colombo
        Ms. Michelle Colombo, UIUC- "Remote Monitoring of Carbon Dioxide Leakage from Carbon Sequestration Sites"
        116 RAL
  4. Week of October 5, 2014

    1. Monday, October 6, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Maissam Barkeshli, Station Q Researcher
        ICMT Seminar: "Defects: A new window into topological quantum matter"
        ESB 190
      2. 1:00 pm

        Yue Zhang, Caltech University


        Medium and High Energy Seminar: "From the Higgs boson to the origin of Matters in the universe"
        464 Loomis
      3. 4:00 pmAaron Dinner, Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      4. 4:00 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMr. Cody Tripp, UIUC, "TBA"
        161 Noyes Lab
      5. 4:00 pm   CHEM 535 Lit SeminarMr. Julio Serrano
        Mr. Julio Serrano, UIUC, "Cell-Penetrating Poly(disulfide)s"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      6. 4:30 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMs. Elizabeth Ryland, UIUC, "TBA"
        161 Noyes Lab
      7. 5:00 pmDennis and Cathy Houston Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Investiture
        Illini Union, South Lounge
      8. 5:00 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMr. Max Verkamp, UIUC, "TBA"
        161 Noyes Lab
    2. Tuesday, October 7, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmScott Woolbright, PhD
        "The Genomic Ecology of Climate Relicts: Young Technologies and Old Populations as Tools for a New Trade"
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      2. 3:00 pmProfessor Julia Greer, California Institute of Technology
        Hierarchical 3-D Nano-Architectures for Biomimetics, Batteries, and Lightweight Structural Materials
        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg.
      3. 3:45 pmLeslie Rogers, Caltech
        Astronomy Colloquium - "Origins and Demographics of Super-Earth and Sub-Neptune Sized Planets"
        Astronomy 134
      4. 4:00 pmBRL Seminar and Journal Club
        Tower Room 3269 Beckman Institute
      5. 4:00 pmDirector, Modeling & Simulation, Global Capability Organization Corporate R&D, The Procter & Gamble Company
        Career Pathways Lecture Series: Tom Lange, Procter & Gamble
        Auditorium, NCSA Building, 1205 W. Clark St., Urbana
      6. 4:00 pm   Reception immediately following in the 'A' Atrium CLSLProfessor Richard Silverman
        Kenneth L. Rinehart Lecture in Chemical Biology: Professor Richard Silverman, Northwestern University, "CPP-115: A novel GABA aminotransferase inactivator and new treatment for epilepsy and addiction"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      7. 4:00 pmFranklin West, University of Georgia
        Neuroscience Seminar-"Development of a stem cell therapy for stroke in a porcine model"
        1005 Beckman Institute
      8. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      9. 6:30 pmJim Stelter, Vanerum Stelter President/Owner
        New World Learning Seminar
        Room 1005 Beckman Institute
    3. Wednesday, October 8, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmKaden Hazzard
        "Quantum magnetism in ultracold molecules"
        MRL 280
      2. 12:00 pmMarta Zamroziewicz (Cognitive Neuroscience), Yuan Liu (Bioacoustics), Jenessa Seymour (Human Perception & Performance)
        Beckman Institute Graduate Student Seminar
        1005 Beckman Institute
      3. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Jejoong Yoo
        CSE Seminar "Multiscale Modeling of DNA Structure and Dynamics"
        2240 Digital Computer Lab (DCL)
      4. 12:00 pmCell & Developmental Biology Seminar: Dr. Jody Rosenblatt, University of Utah, Oncological Sciences, "Epithelial cell turnover--new roles for mechanical tension driving cell death and division"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL
      5. 12:00 pmJason Gallichio (University of Chicago)
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar:"A Long Winter: CMB Polarization with the South Pole Telescope"
        464 Loomis
      6. 12:00 pmiOptics Seminar
        2269 Beckman Institute
      7. 3:00 pmOPEN
        Room 114 of the Transportation Building
      8. 4:00 pmDigital Signal Processing Seminar
        2269 Beckman Institute
      9. 4:00 pmRaffi Budakian, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
        Physics Colloquium: Raffi Budakian
        141 Loomis Lab
      10. 5:00 pmOculus VR | Steve LaValle (BS CompE ‘ 90, MSEE ’93, PHD ’95)
        ECE Explorations (200): "TBD"
        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium
      11. 8:45 pmAnthony Christodoulou
        Preliminary Examination: Anthony Christodoulou
        4169 Beckman Institute
    4. Thursday, October 9, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm   CHEM 575 Lit SeminarMr. Zhengan Zhang
        Mr. Zhengan Zhang, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        163 Noyes Lab
      2. 1:00 pmSrikanthan Sridharan
        Preliminary Examination: Srikanthan Sridharan
        4026 ECE Building
      3. 2:00 pmSiva Theja Maguluri
        Preliminary Examination: Siva Theja Maguluri
        368 CSL
      4. 3:00 pmRaj Kumar Pal
        MIG Seminar: Wave propagation in elastoplastic granular systems
        2005 Mechanical Engineering Laboratory
      5. 4:00 pmPeter Ungaro, President and CEO of Cray Inc
        ECE Colloquium (ECE 500): "TBD"
        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium
      6. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      7. 4:00 pm   CHEM 535 Lit SeminarMr. Bradley Gilbert
        Mr. Bradley Gilbert, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      8. 4:00 pm   Materials Lit SeminarMr. Kevin Cheng, UIUC, "TBA" & Ms. Elizabeth Miller, UIUC, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
    5. Friday, October 10, 2014

      1. 9:00 amBeckman Institute 25th Anniversary Symposium
        Beckman Institute Auditorium
      2. 12:00 pmMelissa Green, Syracuse University
        Fluid Mechanics Seminar: Title: TBA
        2005 Mechanical Engineering Laboratory
      3. 12:00 pmKaustubh D. Bhalerao
        Institute for Universal Biology (IUB) - BCXT/IUB Seminar
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      4. 1:00 pmDirk Morr, University of Illinois at Chicago
        Condensed Matter Seminar - Dirk Morr
        190 ESB
      5. 2:00 pm

        William Ryu


        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): "Quantifying and modeling C. elegans exploratory behavior"
        144 Loomis
      6. 3:00 pmBeckman Imaging Weekly Journal Club
        Beckman Institute - Room 4269 Tower Room
      7. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmProf. Richard M. Caprioli
        Prof. Richard M. Caprioli, Vanderbilt University, title "Imaging Mass Spectrometry: Next Generation Molecular Microscopy for Biological and Clinical Research"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
  5. Week of October 12, 2014

    1. Sunday, October 12, 2014

      1. 3:00 pm - 6:00 pmMatSE High School Visit Day
        Room 100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Monday, October 13, 2014

      1.  Blue Waters Advanced User Workshop
        Room 1030, NCSA Building, 1205 W. Clark St., Urbana
      2. 1:00 pmRitoban Thakur, University of Illinois and Fermilab
        Medium and High Energy Seminar: TBA
        464 Loomis
      3. 4:00 pm   Reception immediately following in the 'A' Atrium CLSLProfessor Richmond Sarpong
        Fuson Lecture: Professor Richmond Sarpong, University of California, Berkeley, "Strategies and Tactics for Chemical Synthesis Inspired by Complex Alkaloids: Part I"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      4. 4:00 pmProf. Robert Bjork, UCLA
        Lyle Lanier Lecture - "Forgetting As a Friend of Learning: How We Learn Versus How We Think We Learn"
        Beckman Auditorium
      5. 4:00 pmDaniel Fredrickson, Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Tuesday, October 14, 2014

      1.  Blue Waters Advanced User Workshop
        Room 1030, NCSA Building, 1205 W. Clark St., Urbana
      2. 3:00 pmDaniel J. Solove, George Washington University
        ITI Distinguished Lecture
        Coordinated Science Laboratory Auditorium (B02 CSL)
      3. 3:00 pmProfessor Luciano Castillo, Texas Tech University
        The Truth About the Quasi-laminar Turbulent Boundary Layer
        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg.
      4. 3:45 pmNikole Lewis, MIT
        Astronomy Colloquium - "Probing the Weather on Distant Worlds"
        Astronomy 134
      5. 4:00 pmBRL Seminar and Journal Club
        Tower Room 3269 Beckman Institute
      6. 4:00 pmProfessor Richmond Sarpong
        Fuson Lecture: Professor Richmond Sarpong, University of California, Berkeley, "Strategies and Tactics for Chemical Synthesis Inspired by Complex Alkaloids: Part II"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      7. 4:00 pm   Inorganic Lit SeminarMs. Michaela Carlson, UIUC, "TBA" & Ms. Nitya Sai Reddy Satyavolu, UIUC, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
      8. 4:00 pmMark Stanton, University of Delaware
        Neuroscience Seminar-"Animal Models of Human Neurocognitive Development"
        1005 Beckman Institute
      9. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    4. Wednesday, October 15, 2014

      1.  Blue Waters Advanced User Workshop
        Room 1030, NCSA Building, 1205 W. Clark St., Urbana
      2. 10:00 amJuan Santiago, Stanford University
        "Acceleration of probe and target reactions using isotachophoresis"
        3269 Beckman Institute
      3. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Yigang Sun
        CSE Seminar "Whole Field Measurments and Simulation of Air Flows"
        2240 Digital Computer Lab (DCL)
      4. 12:00 pmCell & Developmental Biology Seminar: Dr. Jeffrey Rosen, Baylor College of Medicine, Molecular & Cellular Biology, "Long noncoding RNAs in mammary gland development and breast cancer"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL
      5. 12:00 pmDaniel Holz (University of Chicago)
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar:"GRBs, LIGO, and multi-messenger astronomy"
        464 Loomis
      6. 2:00 pmGeerdes Lecture, Ms. Kristin Nuzzio, UIUC, "TBA"
        B102 CLSL
      7. 3:00 pm - 6:00 pmPetascale Day: 3D Visualization Demos

        First Floor, Room 1005, NCSA Building, 1205 W. Clark St., Urbana

      8. 3:00 pm - 6:00 pmPetascale Day: Blue Waters Open House

        National Petascale Computing Facility, 1725 S. Oak St., Champaign

      9. 3:00 pmSpencer Guerrero, Graduate Student, DAS, University of Illinois
        Spencer Guerrero, Graduate Student
        Room 114 of the Transportation Building
      10. 4:00 pmDigital Signal Processing Seminar
        2269 Beckman Institute
      11. 4:00 pm

        Jörg Schmalian, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology


        Physics Colloquium: "Topological superconductivity and unconventional pairing in oxide interfaces"
        141 Loomis
      12. 5:00 pmLextech Global Services | Alex Bratton, President & CEO (BS CompE ’93)
        ECE Explorations (200): "TBD"
        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium
    5. Thursday, October 16, 2014

      1.  yt Development Workshop
        NCSA Building, 1205 W. Clark St., Urbana, IL
      2. 12:00 pm   CHEM 575 Lit SeminarMr. Joshua Wagoner
        Mr. Joshua Wagoner, UIUC "Title TBA"
        163 Noyes Lab
      3. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Professor Szu-Wen Wang, University of California, Irvine, "Molecular Engineering of Biologically-Inspired Materials"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      4. 4:00 pmECE Colloquium (ECE 500): "No Colloquium"
      5. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      6. 4:00 pm   Materials Lit SeminarMs. Mikayla Anderson, UIUC, "TBA" & Mr. Jason Varnell, UIUC, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
      7. 4:00 pmPioneers in Genomic Biology Lecture Series - David Gottlieb Memorial Lecture
        Room B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Building- 601 South Goodwin, Urbana
      8. 4:00 pmChad Mirkin, George B. Rathmann Professor of Chemistry and Director, International Institute for Nanotechnology, Northwestern University
        SmithGroup Lecture
        Beckman Institute Auditorium
    6. Friday, October 17, 2014

      1.  yt Development Workshop
        NCSA Building, 1205 W. Clark St., Urbana, IL
      2. All DayBiochemistry Seminar: TBA (Lowell P. Hager Memorial Symposium)
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
      3. 12:00 pmDiego Donzis, Texas A&M University
        Fluid Mechanics Seminar: Title: TBA
        143 Mechanical Engineering Building
      4. 1:00 pmCatherine Pepin, CEA Saclay (DP90-SCES60)
        Condensed Matter Seminar - Catherine Pepin (DP@90-SCES@60)
        190 ESB
      5. 2:00 pm

        Harmen Bussemaker


        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): "New insights into DNA methylation readout and the transcriptional network driving longevity and aging"
        144 Loomis
      6. 3:00 pmBeckman Imaging Weekly Journal Club
        Beckman Institute - Room 4269 Tower Room
      7. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry CHEM 525 Lit. Seminar Advisor- Professor Jonathan SweedlerAmit Patel, UIUC
        Mr. Amit Patel, UIUC "Field-Deployable Approaches for the Trace Detection of Explosives"
        116 RAL
      8. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry CHEM 525 Lit. Seminar Advisor- Professor Ben McCallMr. Scott Dubowsky
        Mr. Scott Dubowsky, UIUC “In Vivo Imaging in the Biomedical Sciences Using Photoacoustic Microscopy”
        116 RAL
      9. 6:00 pm - 9:00 pmMechSE Scholarship & Fellowship Banquet
        Hilton Garden Inn
    7. Saturday, October 18, 2014

      1. All DayBiochemistry Seminar: TBA (Lowell P. Hager Memorial Symposium)
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
      2. All DayStrongly Correlated Electron Systems (SCES@60) & David Pines (DP@90) Symposia
  6. Week of October 19, 2014

    1. Sunday, October 19, 2014

      1. All DayBiochemistry Seminar: TBA (Lowell P. Hager Memorial Symposium)
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
    2. Monday, October 20, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmRebecca Flint, Assistant Professor, Iowa State University
        ICMT Seminar: Hidden (hastatic) order in URu2Si2
        ESB 190
      2. 1:00 pm

        RoyHolt, Argonne National Laboratory


        Medium and High Energy Seminar: TBA
        464 Loomis
      3. 4:00 pmJim Chelikowsky, Department of Physics, University of Texas at Austin
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      4. 4:00 pm   CHEM 535 Lit SeminarMs. Andrea Palazzolo
        Ms. Andrea Palazzolo, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    3. Tuesday, October 21, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmYi-feng Yang, Professor, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
        ICMT Special Seminar: "Basic concepts in heavy electron physics"
        ESB 190
      2. 12:00 pmRon Weiss PhD
        Title to be Announced
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      3. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Professor Cynthia Collins, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, "Engineering Communication and Collaboration in Synthetic Microbial Communities"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      4. 2:00 pmDaniel Cullina
        Preliminary Examination: Daniel Cullina
        239 Coordinated Science Lab
      5. 3:00 pmProfessor Ray Baughman, University of Texas, Dallas
        The Evolution of Strong, Fast, Powerful, Durable, and Cheap Polymer Artificial Muscles from Carbon Nanotube Muscles
        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg.
      6. 3:45 pmKatja Poppenhaeger, Harvard
        Astronomy Colloquium - Katja Poppenhaeger, Harvard
        Astronomy 134
      7. 4:00 pmBRL Seminar and Journal Club
        Tower Room 3269 Beckman Institute
      8. 4:00 pmRavi Iyer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        ITI Trust & Security Seminar
        3405 Siebel Center
      9. 4:00 pm   Inorganic Lit SeminarMr. Joshua Hinman, UIUC, "TBA" & Mr. Kenan Tokmic, UIUC, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
      10. 4:00 pmCharlotte Boettiger, University of North Carolina
        Neuroscience Seminar-"State and Trait Modulation of Immediate Reward Bias: a Role for Dopamine"
        1005 Beckman Institute
      11. 4:00 pm   Organic ChemistryProfessor Cathleen Crudden
        Organic Reactions Lecture: Professor Cathleen Crudden, Queen's University, "Title TBD"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      12. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    4. Wednesday, October 22, 2014

      1. 11:00 amFlu Vaccinnation Clinic
        1003 Beckman Institute
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Mike Hallock
        CSE Seminar "Lattice Microbes Software for Simulations of Stochastic Cellular Processes on the Whole Cell Level"
        2240 Digital Computer Lab (DCL)
      3. 12:00 pmMani Chandra (UIUC)
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar:"TBD"
        464 Loomis
      4. 12:00 pmiOptics Seminar
        2269 Beckman Institute
      5. 4:00 pmDigital Signal Processing Seminar
        2269 Beckman Institute
      6. 4:00 pmJake Taylor, University of Maryland
        Physics Colloquium: Jake Taylor
        141 Loomis
      7. 5:00 pmNVIDIA | Peter Blanton, Global Account Manager
        ECE Explorations (200): "How PC Gaming Solves the World's Biggest Engineering Challenges"
        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium
    5. Thursday, October 23, 2014

      1. 11:00 amFlu Vaccinnation Clinic
        1003 Beckman Institute
      2. 12:00 pm   CHEM 575 Lit SeminarMs. Iti Kapoor
        Ms. Iti Kapoor, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        163 Noyes Lab
      3. 12:20 pmThursdays@12:20 Concert Featuring The Black Chorus Chamber Choir
        Beckman Institute Atrium
      4. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Dr. Paul Willems, Technology Vice President for Energy Biosciences, BP
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      5. 4:00 pmECE Colloquium (ECE 500): "TBD"
        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium
      6. 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
    6. 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 pmKai Jin & Purushotam Kumar, University of Illinois@Urbana-Champaign
        Fluid Mechanics Seminar: Title: TBA
        2005 Mechanical Engineering Laboratory
      5. 1:00 pmTami Pereg-Barnea, McGill University
        Condensed Matter Seminar - Tami Pereg-Barnea
        190 ESB
      6. 1:00 pm

        Xiangdong Ji, University of Maryland


        Medium and High Energy Seminar: TBA
        464 Loomis
      7. 2:00 pm

        Arne Gennerich


        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. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry CHEM 525 Lit. Seminar Advisor-Professor Ben McCallMr. Charles Markus
        Mr. Charles Markus, UIUC
        116 RAL
      11. 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
    7. Saturday, October 25, 2014

      1. All DayProfessor Melanie Sanford, Professor Julius Rebek Jr., Eric Kool, Eric Jacobsen, Justin Du Bois
        Frontiers Symposium - Speakers: Melanie Sanford, University of Michigan; Julius Rebek Jr., The Scripps Research Institute; Eric Kool, Stanford University; Eric Jacobsen, Harvard University; Justin Du Bois, Stanford University
        Beckman Institute Auditorium
  7. 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 pmJohn Bassani, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Pennsylvania
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      3. 4:00 pm   CHEM 535 Lit SeminarMr. Alfredo Garcia
        Mr. Alfredo Garcia, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      4. 4:00 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMr. Cole Johnson, UIUC, "TBA"
        161 Noyes Lab
      5. 4:30 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMs. Yoon Lee, UIUC, "TBA"
        161 Noyes Lab
    2. Tuesday, October 28, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmEric Klavins, PhD
        Title to be Announced
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      2. 2:00 pmCBI/CHBE 565 Seminar, Prof. David V. Schaffer, University of California, Berkeley
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      3. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmProf. David V. Schaffer
        Prof. David V. Schaffer, University of California at Berkeley, "title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      4. 3:00 pmProfessor Karl Bohringer, University of Washington
        Self-assembling Micro and Nano Systems
        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg.
      5. 3:45 pmJayne Birkby, Harvard University
        Astronomy Colloquium - Jayne Birkby, Harvard University
        Astronomy 134
      6. 4:00 pmBRL Seminar and Journal Club
        Tower Room 3269 Beckman Institute
      7. 4:00 pmPaul Baniewicz, vice president with Alcatel Lucent 
        Career Pathways Lecture Series: Paul Baniewicz, Alcatel
        Auditorium, NCSA Building, 1205 W. Clark St., Urbana
      8. 4:00 pmCuong Pham, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        ITI Trust & Security Seminar
        3405 Siebel Center
      9. 4:00 pm   Inorganic Lit SeminarMr. Jordan Hinman UIUC, "TBA" & Mr. Sumeng Liu, UIUC, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
      10. 4:00 pmNeuroscience Seminar-TBD
        1005 Beckman Institute
      11. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, October 29, 2014

      1. 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)
      2. 12:00 pmEric Peterson (UIUC)
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar:"TBD"
        464 Loomis
      3. 2:00 pmProf. Naomi S Ginsberg, UC Berkeley, "TBA"
        B102 CLSL
      4. 3:00 pmProfessor Robert Korty, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Texas A&M
        Professor Robert Korty
        Room 114 of the Transportation Building
      5. 4:00 pmDigital Signal Processing Seminar
        2269 Beckman Institute
      6. 4:00 pmLaura Greene, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
        Physics Colloquium: Laura Greene
        141 Loomis
      7. 5:00 pmECESAC | Tech Elective Fair
        ECE Explorations (200): "TBD"
        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium
    4. Thursday, October 30, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm   CHEM 575 Lit SeminarMr. Chih-Cheng Yeh
        Mr. Chih-Cheng Yeh, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        163 Noyes Lab
      2. 12:20 pmThursdays@12:20 Concert Featuring The David Fletcher Trio
        Beckman Institute Atrium
      3. 4:00 pmECE Colloquium (ECE 500): "TBD"
        1002 ECE Building, Grainger Auditorium
      4. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      5. 4:00 pm   Materials Lit SeminarMs. Brenda Andrade, UIUC, "TBA" & Ms. Brittany Walker, UIUC, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
    5. Friday, October 31, 2014

      1. 8:30 am   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
      2. 12:00 pmDr. Adrian Krainer
        Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Adrian Krainer (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory), "TBD"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium (B102 CLSL)
      3. 12:00 pmVivek Sharma, University of Illinois, Chicago
        Fluid Mechanics Seminar: Title: TBA
        2005 Mechanical Engineering Laboratory
      4. 1:00 pmN.P. Ong, Princeton University
        Condensed Matter Seminar - Thermal Hall Conductivity in Insulators-Kagome Magnets and Spin Liquids
        190 ESB
      5. 2:00 pm

        Harold Kim


        Harold Kim (Georgia Tech): TBD
        144 Loomis
      6. 3:00 pmBeckman Imaging Weekly Journal Club
        Beckman Institute - Room 4269 Tower Room
      7. 4:00 pm   Analytical Chemistry CHEM 525 Lit. Seminar Advisor- Professor Joaquin Rodriguez LopezMr. Mark Burgess
        Mr. Mark Burgess, UIUC
        116 RAL

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