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  1. Week of August 22, 2014

    1. Friday, August 22, 2014

      1. 11:00 am   Final Defense, Prof. Thomas Rauchfuss, AdvisorMr. Brian Manor, UIUC, "Incorporation of Cyanide Ligands into Models of [FeFe]- and [NiFe]-Hydrogenases"
        161 Noyes Lab
  2. Week of August 24, 2014

    1. Monday, August 25, 2014

      1.  First Day of Instruction, Fall Semester
      2. 4:00 pmJianjun Cheng, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Tuesday, August 26, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmNew Graduate Student Department Welcome Reception
        North Entrance to RAL
      2. 4:00 pmInorganic T.S. Piper Awards, Christopher Barile, UIUC, "Electrochemistry inside Lipids: From Redox Markers to Catalysts with Gated Proton Flux" and Geoffrey Chambers, UIUC, "Mixed-Valent Model Compounds of the [NiFe]-Hydrogenases"
        217 NL
    3. Wednesday, August 27, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmSascha Hilgenfeldt, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
        Physics Colloquium: "Packings and Tilings: What do Shape and Structure tell us about Cellular Materials?"
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, August 28, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   Inorganic and Materials ChemistryProfessor Kenneth Suslick, UIUC, "Seminar on Seminars"
        217 Noyes Lab
    5. Friday, August 29, 2014

      1. 1:00 pmRuslan Prozorov, Ames Laboratory Iowa State University
        Condensed Matter Seminar - Using Controlled Disorder to Study Pairing in Iron Based Superconductors -
        190 ESB
      2. 1:00 pmJunseok Chae - Associate Professor School of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering (ECEE), Arizona State University
        Seminar: A Wireless Fully-Passive Neural Recorder
        280 MRL
  3. Week of September 1, 2014

    1. Monday, September 1, 2014

      1. All DayLabor Day
    2. Tuesday, September 2, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Professor Michael Jewett, Northwestern University, "Establishing Cell-free Synthetic Biology for the Production of Therapeutics, Materials, and Chemicals"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
    3. Wednesday, September 3, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmTaylor Hughes, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
        Physics Colloquium: "Melting a Quantum Computer"
        141 Loomis
    4. Friday, September 5, 2014

      1. 1:00 pm - 5:00 pmKeynote: Prof. Anthony A. James, UC Irvine
        10h Annual CBI TP Symposium: Prof. Anthony A. James, UC Irvine, "Genetic Approaches for Controlling Transmission of Mosquito-Borne Diseases: Focus on Malaria" & CBI TP trainees: Ariana Bravo Cruz, Caitlin Deane, Michael Lambrecht, Tucker Maxson, Manuel Ortega, and Cartney Smith
        B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Lab
      2. 1:00 pmMatthais Imboden, Boston University
        Condensed Matter Seminar - Matthais Imboden
        190 ESB
    5. Saturday, September 6, 2014

      1. 5:00 pmChBE GSAC Welcome Picnic
        Harley Residence
  4. Week of September 7, 2014

    1. Monday, September 8, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmTresa Pollock, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara
        Materials Science and Engineering Racheff Lecture
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Wednesday, September 10, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmPhysics Colloquium
        141 Loomis
    3. Friday, September 12, 2014

      1. 1:00 pmNuh Gedik, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
        Observation of Floquet-Bloch States on the Surface of a Topological Insulator
        190 ESB
      2. 2:00 pm

        Kai Zhang


        Kai Zhang (UIUC): TBD
        144 Loomis
  5. Week of September 14, 2014

    1. Monday, September 15, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmShen Dillon, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      2. 4:00 pmProfessor Douglas Mitchell
        Professor Douglas Mitchell, Seminar of Special Interest, UIUC, "Chemical and Biological Methods to Address the Antibiotic Resistance Problem"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
    2. Tuesday, September 16, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Professor Joelle Frechette, Johns Hopkins University, "Lubrication and Wet Adhesion in the Presence of Draining Channels"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      2. 4:00 pm   Inorganic Lit SeminarMr. Kevin Harnden, UIUC, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
    3. Wednesday, September 17, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Martin Zanni, University of Wisconsin-Madison, "Exciton transport in carbon nanotube photovoltaics using 2D White-Light Spectroscopy"
        B102 CLSL
      2. 4:00 pmPatrick Brady, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
        Physics Colloquium: Patrick Brady
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, September 18, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   Materials Lit SeminarMs. Brittany Rauzan, UIUC "TBA" & Mr. Kaili Zhang, UIUC, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
    5. Friday, September 19, 2014

      1. 1:00 pmMatthew Fisher, Univeristy of Calafornia, Santa Barbara
        Condensed Matter Seminar - Matthew Fisher,
        190 ESB
  6. Week of September 21, 2014

    1. Monday, September 22, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmLynden Archer, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Cornell University
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Wednesday, September 24, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Olga Dudko, UCSD, "Single-Molecule Biophysics in Pulling Devices and Living Cells "
        B102 CLSL
      2. 4:00 pmVidya Madhavan, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
        Physics Colloquium: Vidya Madhavan
        141 Loomis
    3. Friday, September 26, 2014

      1. 1:00 pmElif Ertekin
        Condensed Matter Seminar - Elif Ertekin
        190 ESB
  7. Week of September 28, 2014

    1. Monday, September 29, 2014

      1. 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
      2. 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. 8:00 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

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