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  1. Week of October 1, 2014

    1. Wednesday, October 1, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmMcMillan Award Winner Max Metlitski, University of California Santa Barbara
        Physics Colloquium: "Interaction effects on topological insulators and superconductors"
        141 Loomis
    2. Thursday, October 2, 2014

      1. 10:00 amSarang Gopalakrishnan, Harvard University
        Special Condensed Matter Seminar: Thermalization and its discontents: how transport vanishes at the many-body localization transition."
        1003 MRL
      2. 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
      3. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Friday, October 3, 2014

      1. 1:00 pmMax Metlitski - McMillan Award Recipient; Unversity of California Santa Barbara
        Condensed Matter Seminar: symmetry-respecting gapped phase with non-Abelian anyon excitations on the surface of a 3d topological insulator.
        190 ESB
  2. 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. 4:00 pmAaron Dinner, Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      3. 4:00 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMr. Cody Tripp, UIUC, "TBA"
        161 Noyes Lab
      4. 4:30 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMs. Elizabeth Ryland, UIUC, "TBA"
        161 Noyes Lab
      5. 5:00 pmDennis and Cathy Houston Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Investiture
        Illini Union, South Lounge
      6. 5:00 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMr. Max Verkamp, UIUC, "TBA"
        161 Noyes Lab
    2. Tuesday, October 7, 2014

      1. 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
      2. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      3. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmLife as an Academic Seminar
        103 Talbot Lab
    3. Wednesday, October 8, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Kaden Hazzar, Rice University
        QI/AMO Seminar: "Quantum magnetism in ultracold molecules"
        MRL 280
      2. 4:00 pmRaffi Budakian, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
        Physics Colloquium: "Nanoscale Magnetic Resonance Imaging"
        141 Loomis Lab
    4. Thursday, October 9, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm   CHEM 575 Lit SeminarMr. Zhengan Zhang
        Mr. Zhengan Zhang, UIUC, "Macrocycles: an underexploited structural class for drug discovery"
        163 Noyes Lab
      2. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      3. 4:00 pm   Materials Lit SeminarMr. Kevin Cheng, UIUC, "Electrostatic Self-Assembly of Polyelectrolytes by Complex Coacervation" & Ms. Elizabeth Miller, UIUC, "Recent Advances and Techniques for Ge Nanomaterials"
        217 Noyes Lab
    5. Friday, October 10, 2014

      1. 1:00 pmDirk Morr, Professor of Physics at University of Illinois at Chicago
        Condensed Matter Seminar: "Magnetic f-Electron Mediated Cooper Pairing Mechanism in the Heavy Fermion Superconductor CeCoIn5"
        190 ESB
      2. 2:00 pm

        William Ryu


        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): "Quantifying and modeling C. elegans exploratory behavior"
        144 Loomis
      3. 4:00 pmProf. Ulrich Wiesner, Spencer T. Olin Professor of Engineering | Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University
        MRL Distinguished Lecture: "Polymers at the Interface with Inorganics: Experiments, Theory, and Applications”
        190 Engineering Sciences Building
      4. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmProf. Richard M. Caprioli
        Prof. Richard M. Caprioli, Vanderbilt University, "Imaging Mass Spectrometry: Next Generation Molecular Microscopy for Biological and Clinical Research"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
  3. Week of October 12, 2014

    1. Monday, October 13, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmMichael Koldrubetz, Boston University
        ICMT Seminar: Michael Koldrubetz-Title TBA
        ESB 190
      2. 4:00 pmDaniel Fredrickson, Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Tuesday, October 14, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   Inorganic Lit SeminarMs. Michaela Carlson, UIUC, "C-C Bond Formation Through Iridium Photoredox and Nickel Dual Catalysis" & Ms. Nitya Sai Reddy Satyavolu, UIUC, "High Oxidation State Palladium: Formation of the C-F bond"
        217 Noyes Lab
      2. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      3. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmPreparing for the Faculty Job Search Seminar
        103 Talbot Lab
    3. Wednesday, October 15, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmGeerdes Lecture, Ms. Kristin Nuzzio, UIUC, "TBA"
        B102 CLSL
      2. 4:00 pm

        Jörg Schmalian, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology


        Physics Colloquium: "Topological superconductivity and unconventional pairing in oxide interfaces"
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, October 16, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm   CHEM 575 Lit SeminarMr. Joshua Wagoner
        Mr. Joshua Wagoner, UIUC "Title TBA"
        163 Noyes Lab
      2. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Professor Szu-Wen Wang, University of California, Irvine, "Molecular Engineering of Biologically-Inspired Materials"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      3. 4:00 pmProfessor Mohamed Marahiel
        David Gottlieb Lecturship Series: Professor Mohamed Marahiel, Philipps-Universitat Marburg, "Structures and Dynamics of the NRPS Assembly-Line Machinery"
        Charles G. Miller Auditorium, B102 CLSL
      4. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      5. 4:00 pm   Materials Lit SeminarMs. Mikayla Anderson, UIUC, "TBA" & Mr. Jason Varnell, UIUC, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
    5. Friday, October 17, 2014

      1. 1:00 pmCatherine Pepin, CEA Saclay (DP90-SCES60)
        Condensed Matter Seminar - Catherine Pepin (DP@90-SCES@60)
        190 ESB
      2. 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
  4. Week of October 19, 2014

    1. Monday, October 20, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmRebecca Flint, Assistant Professor, Iowa State University
        ICMT Seminar: Hidden (hastatic) order in URu2Si2
        ESB 190
      2. 4:00 pmJim Chelikowsky, Department of Physics, University of Texas at Austin
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. 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. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Professor Cynthia Collins, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, "Engineering Communication and Collaboration in Synthetic Microbial Communities"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      3. 4:00 pm   Inorganic Lit SeminarMr. Joshua Hinman, UIUC, "TBA" & Mr. Kenan Tokmic, UIUC, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
      4. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      5. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmThe Academic Job Search Process Seminar
        103 Talbot Lab
    3. Wednesday, October 22, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmJake Taylor, University of Maryland
        Physics Colloquium: Jake Taylor
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, October 23, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm   CHEM 575 Lit SeminarMs. Iti Kapoor
        Ms. Iti Kapoor, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        163 Noyes Lab
      2. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Dr. Paul Willems, Technology Vice President for Energy Biosciences, BP
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
    5. Friday, October 24, 2014

      1. 8:00 am - 7:00 pm13th Annual ChBE Graduate Research Symposium
      2. 1:00 pmTami Pereg-Barnea, McGill University
        Condensed Matter Seminar - Tami Pereg-Barnea
        190 ESB
      3. 2:00 pm

        Arne Gennerich


        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): "Control of cytoplasmic dynein force production and processivity by its C-terminal domain"
        144 Loomis
  5. Week of October 26, 2014

    1. Monday, October 27, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmJohn Bassani, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Pennsylvania
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      2. 4:00 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMr. Cole Johnson, UIUC, "TBA"
        161 Noyes Lab
      3. 4:30 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMs. Yoon Lee, UIUC, "TBA"
        161 Noyes Lab
    2. Tuesday, October 28, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmCBI/CHBE 565 Seminar, Prof. David V. Schaffer, University of California, Berkeley
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      2. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmProf. David V. Schaffer
        Prof. David V. Schaffer, University of California at Berkeley, "title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      3. 4:00 pm   Inorganic Lit SeminarMr. Jordan Hinman UIUC, "TBA" & Mr. Sumeng Liu, UIUC, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
      4. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, October 29, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Naomi S Ginsberg, UC Berkeley, "TBA"
        B102 CLSL
      2. 4:00 pmLaura Greene, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
        Physics Colloquium: Laura Greene
        141 Loomis
    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. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      3. 4:00 pm   Materials Lit SeminarMs. Brenda Andrade, UIUC, "TBA" & Ms. Brittany Walker, UIUC, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
      4. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmSuccessfully Launching Your Academic Career Seminar
        165 Everitt Lab
    5. Friday, October 31, 2014

      1. 1:00 pmN.P. Ong, Princeton University
        Condensed Matter Seminar - Thermal Hall Conductivity in Insulators-Kagome Magnets and Spin Liquids
        190 ESB
      2. 2:00 pm

        Harold Kim


        Harold Kim (Georgia Tech): TBD
        144 Loomis
  6. Week of November 2, 2014

    1. Monday, November 3, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmAntonello Scardiddhio-ICTP Trieste
        ICMT Seminar: Antonello Scardicchio-Title TBA
        ESB 190
      2. 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
      3. 4:00 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMr. Ruopei Feng, UIUC, "TBA"
        161 Noyes Lab
      4. 4:30 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMs. Courtney Talicska, UIUC, "TBA"
        161 Noyes Lab
    2. Tuesday, November 4, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Professor Yoo Yeon Won, Purdue University, "Assisted Gene Delivery"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      2. 4:00 pm   Inorganic Lit SeminarMs. Courtney Ford, UIUC, "TBA" & Ms. Bailey Jackson, UIUC, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
      3. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, November 5, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmSubhadeep (Deep) Gupta, University of Washington
        QI/AMO Seminar
        MRL 280
      2. 4:00 pmDavid Reitze, California Technical Institute
        Physics Colloquium: David Reitze
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, November 6, 2014

      1. 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
      2. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      3. 4:00 pm   Inorganic SeminarProfessor Theodor Agapie, Cal Tech, "TBA"
        112 Chem Annex
    5. Friday, November 7, 2014

      1. 1:00 pmVenkat Chandrashekhar, Northwestern University
        Condensed Matter Seminar - Venkat Chandrashekhar
        190 ESB
  7. Week of November 9, 2014

    1. Monday, November 10, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmLubos Mitas, NC State University
        ICMT Seminar: Lubos Mitas-Title TBA
        TBA
      2. 4:00 pmMichael Bedzyk, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      3. 4:00 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMr. Will Bassett, UIUC, "TBA"
        161 Noyes Lab
      4. 4:30 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMs. Drishti Guin, UIUC, "TBA"
        161 Noyes Lab
    2. Tuesday, November 11, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmCBI/CHBE 565 Seminar, Professor Jason Burdick, Universityof Pennsylvania
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      2. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmProf. Jason A. Burdick
        Prof. Jason A. Burdick, University of Pennsylvania, "title TBA"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      3. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, November 12, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Andrew Moran, University of North Carolina, "Investigating Photochemical Dynamics with Multidimensional Resonance Raman Spectroscopy"
        B102 CLSL
      2. 4:00 pmKlaus Schulten, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
        Physics Colloquium: Klaus Schulten
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, November 13, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmShelby Hutchens, Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois
        Hard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      2. 4:00 pm   Materials ChemistryProfessor Jill MIllstone, University of Pittsburgh, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
    5. Friday, November 14, 2014

      1. 1:00 pmDmitri Basov, University of Californa, San Diego
        Condensed Matter Seminar - Dmitri Basov
        190 ESB
      2. 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!"
        217 Noyes Laboratory
  8. Week of November 16, 2014

    1. Monday, November 17, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmAnushya Chandran-Perimeter Institute
        ICMT Seminar: Anushya Chandran-Title TBA
        ESB 190
      2. 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
    2. Tuesday, November 18, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, November 19, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Xiaosong Li, University of Washington, "TBA"
        B102 CLSL
      2. 4:00 pmSteven Ritz, University of California Santa Cruz
        Physics Colloquium: Steven Ritz
        141 Loomis Lab
    4. Thursday, November 20, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm   CHEM 575 Lit SeminarMs. Lisa Della Ripa
        Ms. Lisa Della Ripa, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        163 Noyes Lab
      2. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    5. Friday, November 21, 2014

      1. 1:00 pmBoris Spivak, University of Washington
        Condensed Matter Seminar - Boris Spivak
        190 ESB
      2. 2:00 pm

        Thomas Gregor


        Thomas Gregor (Princeton): TBD
        144 Loomis
    6. Saturday, November 22, 2014

      1.  Thanksgiving Break Begins
  9. Week of November 23, 2014

    1. Wednesday, November 26, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmPhysics Colloquium: No Colloquium Fall Break
    2. Thursday, November 27, 2014

      1. All DayThanksgiving Day
    3. Friday, November 28, 2014

      1. All DayDay After Thanksgiving - Designated Holiday
      2. 1:00 pmCondensed Matter Seminar - No Seminar Thanksgiving Break

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