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  1. 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. 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, "Making Molecular Movies with Ultrabright Electrons"
        161 Noyes Lab
      4. 4:30 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMs. Courtney Talicska, UIUC, "Utilizing Plasmonics to Improve Infrared Detectors"
        161 Noyes Lab
    2. Tuesday, November 4, 2014

      1. 11:00 amChong Wang, MIT
        ICMT Seminar: "Interacting topological insulators and superconductors in three dimensions"
      2. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Professor Yoo Yeon Won, Purdue University, "Assisted Gene Delivery"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      3. 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
      4. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, November 5, 2014

      1. 10:00 amD. Nowak, W. Morrison, and S. Park, Molecular Vista Inc
        Tip-Enhanced Nano-Microscopy/Spectroscopy: An Introduction to the VistaScope by Molecular Vista 
        Room 280 Materials Research Laboratory
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmSubhadeep (Deep) Gupta, University of Washington
        QI/AMO Seminar: "Quantum Mixtures of Alkali and Alkaline-Earth-Like Atoms"
        MRL 280
      3. 4:00 pmDavid Reitze, Executive Director of the LIGO Laboratory, California Technical Institute
        Physics Colloquium: "Advanced LIGO: A Prelude to Gravitational Wave Physics and Astronomy"
        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, "Synthetic Cluster Models of Biological and Heterogeneous Oxygen Evolving Catalysts"
        217 Noyes Lab
    5. Friday, November 7, 2014

      1. 10:00 amJennifer Cano
        ICMT Seminar: Jennifer Cano
        MRL 280
      2. 1:00 pmVenkat Chandrashekhar, Northwestern University
        Condensed Matter Seminar : " Nonlocal correlations in proximity coupled normal metals"
        190 ESB
  2. Week of November 9, 2014

    1. Monday, November 10, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmLubos Mitas, NC State University
        ICMT Seminar: "Quantum Monte Carlo methods for electronic structure: fixed-node biases and treatment of spins"
        TBA
      2. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmProfessor Teresa Head-Gordon
        Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group-Determining the Structural Ensemble of Intrinsically Disordered Disease Peptides combining Theory and Experiment: Applications to Alzheimer’s Disease Biology
        3269 Beckman
      3. 4:00 pmMichael Bedzyk, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      4. 4:00 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMr. Will Bassett, UIUC, "TBA"
        161 Noyes Lab
      5. 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, "Engineering Injectable Hydrogels to Alter Biological and Mechanical Signals after Infarction"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      2. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmProf. Jason A. Burdick
        Prof. Jason A. Burdick, University of Pennsylvania, "Engineering Injectable Hydrogels to Alter Biological and Mechanical Signals after Infarction"
        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: "Blue Waters at Work: Energy Conversion in Photosynthesis Resolved from Angstrom-scale Physics to Cell-scale Biology"
        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, "Colloidal Nanoparticle Alloys"
        217 Noyes Lab
    5. Friday, November 14, 2014

      1. 1:00 pmDmitri Basov, University of Californa, San Diego
        Condensed Matter Seminar: "Nano-plasmonic phenomena in graphene"
        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!"
        Alice Campbell Alumni Center, East Ballroom
  3. 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. 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
      3. 3:00 pmProfessor Rachelle Gaudet
        Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group-Structural Determinants of TRPV Channel Activation and Desensitization
        3269 Beckman
      4. 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, "Time-Dependent Electronic Structure Theory: Excitonic, Charge-Transfer, and Spin Dynamics"
        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, Princeton University


        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): Precision and reproducibility in development
        144 Loomis
    6. Saturday, November 22, 2014

      1.  Thanksgiving Break Begins
  4. 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
  5. Week of December 1, 2014

    1. Monday, December 1, 2014

      1.  Instruction resumes
      2. 12:00 pmSmitha Vishveshwara, University of Illinois
        ICMT Seminar: Smitha Vishveshwara-Title TBA
        ESB 190
      3. 4:00 pmMichael Shirts, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Virginia
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      4. 4:00 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMr. Anustup Poddar, UIUC, "TBA"
        161 Noyes Lab
      5. 4:30 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMs. Nicole Koeppen, UIUC, "TBA"
        161 Noyes Lab
    2. Wednesday, December 3, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmChandra Varma, University of California Riverside
        Physics Colloquium: "Amplitude Modes/Higgs Bosons in Superconductivity and Elsewhere"
        141 Loomis
    3. Thursday, December 4, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm   CHEM 575 Lit SeminarMr. Bing O'Dowd
        Mr. Bing O'Dowd, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        163 Noyes Lab
    4. Friday, December 5, 2014

      1. 1:00 pmChandra Varma, University of California, Riverside
        Condensed Matter Seminar- Chandra Varma
        190 ESB
      2. 2:00 pm

        Arun Anantharam, Wayne State University


        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): "Molecular and functional heterogeneity in dense core granule exocytosis"
        144 Loomis
  6. Week of December 7, 2014

    1. Monday, December 8, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmGerardo Ortiz, Indiana University
        ICMT Seminar:Gerardo Ortiz-Title TBA
        ESB 190
      2. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmDr. John Rubinstein
        Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group - "Electron cryomicropscopy of rotary ATPasas"
        3269 Beckman
      3. 4:00 pmHoward Guenther, Office of the Vice-Chancellor for Research, University of Illinois
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      4. 4:00 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMr. Brian Nguyen, UIUC, "TBA"
        161 Noyes Lab
      5. 4:30 pm   Chem 545 Literature SeminarMs. Aparna Karippara Harshan, UIUC, "TBA"
        161 Noyes Lab
    2. Tuesday, December 9, 2014

      1. 4:00 am   Inorganic SeminarProf. Neal Mankad, UIC, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
      2. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Professor Fabio Ribeiro, Purdue University, "Active Sites in Heterogeneous Catalysis: From Single Atoms to Clusters"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      3. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, December 10, 2014

      1.  Last Day of Instruction, Fall Semester
      2. 4:00 pmNigel Lockyer, Director, Fermilab
        Physics Colloquium: Nigel Lockyer
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, December 11, 2014

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    5. Friday, December 12, 2014

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
      2.  Final Exams Begin
    6. Saturday, December 13, 2014

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
  7. Week of December 14, 2014

    1. Sunday, December 14, 2014

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    2. Monday, December 15, 2014

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    3. Tuesday, December 16, 2014

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    4. Wednesday, December 17, 2014

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    5. Thursday, December 18, 2014

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    6. Friday, December 19, 2014

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    7. Saturday, December 20, 2014

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
  8. Week of December 21, 2014

    1. Sunday, December 21, 2014

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    2. Monday, December 22, 2014

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    3. Tuesday, December 23, 2014

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    4. Wednesday, December 24, 2014

      1.  Christmas Holiday
    5. Thursday, December 25, 2014

      1.  Christmas Day
    6. Friday, December 26, 2014

      1.  Day after Christmas - Designated Holiday
  9. Week of December 28, 2014

    1. Monday, December 29, 2014

      1.  Reduced Service Day
    2. Tuesday, December 30, 2014

      1.  Reduced Service Day
    3. Wednesday, December 31, 2014

      1.  Reduced Service Day

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