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  1. Week of March 4, 2015

    1. Wednesday, March 4, 2015

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

        141 Loomis

    2. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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
  4. Week of March 22, 2015

    1. Wednesday, March 25, 2015

      1. 8:30 amPhysics Colloquium: No Colloquium - Spring Break
  5. 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

  6. Week of April 1, 2015

    1. Wednesday, April 1, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmPhysics Colloquium

        141 Loomis Lab

    2. Thursday, April 2, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm  

        Final Defense, Prof. Thomas Dunning, Advisor

        Mr. Tyler Takeshita, UIUC, "TBA"

        A446 Chemistry and Life Sciences Lab

      2. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar

        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building

      3. 4:00 pm  

        Materials Chemistry

        Prof. Eugene Zubarev, Rice University, "TBA"

        217 Noyes Lab

    3. Friday, April 3, 2015

      1. 1:00 pm  

        Final Defense, Prof. Thomas Dunning, Advisor

        Ms. Lu Xu, UIUC, "TBA"

        B124 Chemistry and Life Sciences Lab

      2. 1:00 pm

        Andrea Cavalleri, University of Oxford


        TBA

        190 ESB

      3. 2:00 pm

        Cristina Marchetti, Syracuse University


        Cristina Marchetti (Syracuse): TBD

        144 Loomis

  7. Week of April 5, 2015

    1. Monday, April 6, 2015

      1. 1:30 pm  

        Final Defense, Prof. Martin Gruebele, Advisor

        Ms. Lea Nienhaus, UIUC, "Single Molecule Optical Absorption Spectroscopy at Room Temperature Detected by Scanning Tunneling Microscopy"

        2269 Beckman Institute

      2. 4:00 pm

        Jasmine Dimitriou, Office of Senator Richard Durbin


        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium

        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building

    2. Tuesday, April 7, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar

        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building

    3. Wednesday, April 8, 2015

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Kurt Zilm, Yale, "TBA"

        B102 CLSL

      2. 4:00 pm

        Maxim Pospelov, University of Victora, Perimeter Institute


        Physics Colloquium: "Muon anomalous magnetic moment and new physics below the weak scale"

        141 Loomis

    4. Thursday, April 9, 2015

      1. 10:00 am  

        Final Defense, Prof. Catherine Murphy, Advisor

        Mr. Jonathan Eller, UIUC, "TBA"

        33 Roger Adams Lab

      2. 4:00 pm  

        Inorganic and Materials Chemistry

        Prof. Steven Suib, Univ. of Conn., "Novel Porous Metal Oxides and Sulfides and Their Applications in Adsorption, Batteries, and Catalysis"

        217 NL

    5. Friday, April 10, 2015

      1. 10:00 amChemical and Biomolecular Engineering Undergraduate Research Symposium and Awards Ceremony
      2. 1:00 pm

        Nitin Samarth, Penn State


        TBA

        190 ESB

      3. 2:00 pm

        William Shih, Harvard University


        William Shih (Harvard Med.): TBD

        144 Loomis

  8. Week of April 12, 2015

    1. Monday, April 13, 2015

      1. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

        Professor Rommie Amaro - University of CA - Irvine


        Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group

        3269 Beckman

      2. 4:00 pm

        Chris Wolverton, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University


        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium

        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building

    2. Tuesday, April 14, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar

        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building

    3. Wednesday, April 15, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm

        Eshel Ben-Jacob, Tel Aviv University


        Physics Colloquium: Eshel Ben-Jacob

        141 Loomis

    4. Thursday, April 16, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar

        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building

    5. Friday, April 17, 2015

      1. 1:00 pm

        Joel Moore, University of California, Berkeley


        TBA

        190 ESB

      2. 2:00 pm

        Minsu Kim, Emory University


        Minsu Kim (Emory): TBD

        144 Loomis

      3. 4:00 pmProf. Peter Wolynes, Flygare Memorial Lecture, Rice University, "TBA"

        B102 CLSL

  9. Week of April 19, 2015

    1. Monday, April 20, 2015

      1. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

        Dr. Peter Tieleman, Principal Investigator - University of Calgary - Biocomputing Group


        TCB Seminar

        3269 Beckman

      2. 4:00 pm

        Miguel Garcia-Garibey, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles


        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium

        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building

    2. Tuesday, April 21, 2015

      1. 7:00 pmProf. Arieh Warshel, University of So. Cal., "Multiscale Modeling of the Function of Biological Systems"

        TBA

    3. Wednesday, April 22, 2015

      1. 2:00 pmDr. Farid Salama, NASA-Ames Research Center, "TBA"

        B102 CLSL

      2. 4:00 pm

        Brad Marston, Brown University


        Physics Colloquium: "The Quantum and Fluid Mechanics of Global Warming"

        141 Loomis

    4. Thursday, April 23, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm  

        CHEM 575 Lit Seminar

        Mr. Graham Hudson


        Mr. Graham Hudson, UIUC, "Title TBA"

        163 Noyes Lab

      2. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar

        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building

      3. 4:00 pm  

        Materials Chemistry

        Prof. Gordana Dukovic, University of Colorado, Boulder, "TBA"

        217 Noyes Lab

    5. Friday, April 24, 2015

      1. 1:00 pm

        Dan Swetz, NIST, Boulder


        TBA

        190 ESB

      2. 2:00 pm

        Claudio Grosman, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


        Claudio Grosman (UIUC): TBD

        144 Loomis

  10. Week of April 26, 2015

    1. Monday, April 27, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm

        Alan Aspuru-Guzik, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University


        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium

        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building

      2. 4:00 pm

        Professor Elizabeth Nolan


        Professor Elizabeth Nolan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, "Title TBA"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

    2. Tuesday, April 28, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm  

        Inorganic Chemistry

        Prof. Nathaniel Szymczak, Univ. of Michigan, "TBA"

        217 NL

      2. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar

        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building

    3. Wednesday, April 29, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        David Weiss, Penn State University


        QI/AMO Seminar: "TBD"

        MRL 280

      2. 2:00 pmProf. Philippe Guyot-Sionnest, University of Chicago, "TBA"

        B102 CLSL

      3. 4:00 pm

        Stan Liebler, The Rockefeller University


        Physics Colloquium: Stan Liebler

        141 Loomis

    4. Thursday, April 30, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar

        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building

      2. 4:00 pm

        Professor Dorothea Fiedler


        Prof. Dorothea Fiedler, Princeton University, "Title TBA"

        116 Roger Adams Lab

  11. Week of May 1, 2015

    1. Friday, May 1, 2015

      1. 1:00 pm

        Michael Schuett, University of Minnesota


        Condensed Matter Seminar: "Electronically-Induced Resistivity Anisotropy in Underdoped Cuprates and Iron Pnictides."

        ESB 190

      2. 2:00 pm

        Jie Xiao, Johns Hopkins University


        Jie Xiao (Hopkins): TBD

        144 Loomis

      3. 4:00 pmProf. Sunney Xie, Harvard University, "TBA"

        116 RAL

  12. Week of May 3, 2015

    1. Monday, May 4, 2015

      1. 4:00 pmMaterials Science and Engineering Colloquium

        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building

    2. Tuesday, May 5, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm  

        Inorganic Chemistry

        Prof. Michael Hopkins, University of Chicago, "TBA"

        217 Noyes Lab

      2. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar

        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building

    3. Wednesday, May 6, 2015

      1.  Instruction Ends
      2. 12:00 pm

        Dominik Schneble, Stony Brook University


        QI/AMO Seminar: "TBD"

        MRL 280

    4. Thursday, May 7, 2015

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
      2.  SAMUEL W. PARR LECTURE IN CHEMICAL AND BIOMOLECULAR ENGINEERING, Professor Joan Brennecke, University of Notre Dame
      3. 12:00 pm  

        CHEM 575 Lit Seminar

        Mr. Abraham Wang


        Mr. Abraham Wang, UIUC, "Title TBA"

        163 Noyes Lab

    5. Friday, May 8, 2015

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
      2.  Final Exams Begin
    6. Saturday, May 9, 2015

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
  13. Week of May 10, 2015

    1. Sunday, May 10, 2015

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    2. Monday, May 11, 2015

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    3. Tuesday, May 12, 2015

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        Prof. Randy Schekman


        Prof. Randy Schekman, University of California at Berkeley, title "TBA"

        Illini Union Illini Rooms B & C

    4. Wednesday, May 13, 2015

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    5. Thursday, May 14, 2015

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    6. Friday, May 15, 2015

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    7. Saturday, May 16, 2015

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
      2.  Commencement

        Memorial Stadium

  14. Week of May 17, 2015

    1. Sunday, May 17, 2015

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    2. Monday, May 18, 2015

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
      2.  First Day of Instruction, Summer Term 1
    3. Tuesday, May 19, 2015

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
  15. Week of May 24, 2015

    1. Monday, May 25, 2015

      1. All DayMemorial Day
  16. Week of June 7, 2015

    1. Saturday, June 13, 2015

      1.  End of Summer Session 1
  17. Week of June 14, 2015

    1. Monday, June 15, 2015

      1.  First Day of Instruction, Summer Term 2
  18. Week of July 1, 2015

    1. Friday, July 3, 2015

      1. All DayIndependence Day (observed)
  19. Week of August 2, 2015

    1. Thursday, August 6, 2015

      1.  End of Summer Session 2
    2. Friday, August 7, 2015

      1.  Final Exams Begin
  20. Week of August 23, 2015

    1. Friday, August 28, 2015

      1. 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        Prof. Laura P.W. Ranum, Univerisity of Florida


        11th Annual CBI TP Symposium: Prof. Laura P.W. Ranum, Univerisity of Florida, "title TBA" & CBI TP Trainees TBD

        B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Lab

  21. Week of September 6, 2015

    1. Thursday, September 10, 2015

      1. 4:00 pm  

        Materials Chemistry

        Professor Paula Hammond, MIT, "TBA"

        TBA


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