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  1. Week of February 27, 2015

    1. Friday, February 27, 2015

      1. 11:00 amProfessor Mikhail Kats, University of Wisonsin-Madison, " Ultra-thin plasmonic metasurfaces for molding the flow of light"

        5602 Beckman

      2. 12:00 pm

        Prof. Daniel G. Nocera


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

        B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Lab

      3. 2:00 pm

        Thomas Gregor, Princeton University


        Rescheduled: Thomas Gregor (Princeton): TBD
  2. Week of March 1, 2015

    1. Monday, March 2, 2015

      1. 1:15 pm  

        Final Defense, Professor Andrew Gewirth, Advisor

        Ms. Adele Pacquette, UIUC, "Metal Oxide Electrocatalysts for Alternative Energy Technologies"

        33 Roger Adams Lab

      2. 4:00 pm

        Susan Kauzlarich, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Davis


        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium

        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building

      3. 4:00 pm

        Professor Phil Bevilacqua


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

        116 Roger Adams Lab

    2. Wednesday, March 4, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmPhysics Colloquium: No Colloquium - APS March Meeting

        141 Loomis

    3. Friday, March 6, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm

        Emad Tajkhorshid, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign


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

        144 Loomis

  3. Week of March 8, 2015

    1. Monday, March 9, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Yuan-Ming Lu, Ohio State University


        ICMT Seminar: "Measuring symmetry fractionalization in quantum spin liquids and beyond"

        190 ESB

      2. 4:00 pm

        Murugappan Muthukumar, Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, University of Massachusetts-Amherst


        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium

        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building

    2. Tuesday, March 10, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar

        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building

    3. Wednesday, March 11, 2015

      1. 11:30 am

        Tsyneya Yoshida, Condensed Matter Theory Laboratory, RIKEN, Japan


        ICMT Special Seminar: "Symmetry-protected topological phases with a reflection symmetry"

        3110 ESB

      2. 4:00 pm

        Carl Wieman, Stanford University


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

        141 Loomis

    4. Thursday, March 12, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Pedro Lopez, Instituto de Física Gleb Wataghin, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil


        ICMT Special Seminar: "Magnification of signatures of topological phase transitions by quantum zero-point motion"

        3110 ESB

      2. 12:00 pm  

        CHEM 575 Lit Seminar

        Ms. Hannah Huff


        Ms. Hannah Huff, UIUC, "Title TBA"

        163 Noyes Lab

      3. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar

        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building

    5. Friday, March 13, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm

        Braden Brinkman, University of Washington


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

        144 Loomis

  4. Week of March 15, 2015

    1. Monday, March 16, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm

        Zhigang Suo, Materials Science and Mechanical Engineering, Harvard University


        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium

        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building

      2. 4:00 pm

        Professor Jennifer Heemstra


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

        116 Roger Adams Lab

    2. Tuesday, March 17, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm  

        Inorganic Chemistry

        Prof. Joshua Goldberger, Ohio State University, "TBA"

        217 Noyes Lab

      2. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar

        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building

    3. Wednesday, March 18, 2015

      1. 2:00 pmDr. Theodore Gray, "TBA"

        B102 CLSL

      2. 4:00 pm

        David Hall, Amherst College


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

        141 Loomis

    4. Thursday, March 19, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar

        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building

    5. Friday, March 20, 2015

      1. 1:00 pm

        Jak Chakhalian, University of Arkansas


        TBA

        190 ESB

      2. 2:00 pm

        Bo Wang, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign


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

        144 Loomis

    6. Saturday, March 21, 2015

      1. 1:00 pmSpring Vacation Begins
  5. Week of March 22, 2015

    1. Wednesday, March 25, 2015

      1. 8:30 amPhysics Colloquium: No Colloquium - Spring Break
  6. Week of March 29, 2015

    1. Monday, March 30, 2015

      1.  Instruction resumes
      2. 2:00 pm  

        Final Defense, Prof. Jeff Moore, Advisor

        Ms. Windy Santa Cruz, UIUC, "Multi-Stage Polymer Systems for the Autonomic Regeneration of Large Damage Volumes"

        2269 Beckman Institute

      3. 4:00 pm

        Paulette Clancy, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Cornell University


        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium

        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building

      4. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        David A. Tirrell


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

        116 Roger Adams Lab

    2. Tuesday, March 31, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar

        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building


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