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  1. Week of September 2, 2014

    1. 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
      2. 4:00 pmCharles Sing, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Illinois
        Soft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Wednesday, September 3, 2014

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

      1. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    4. Friday, September 5, 2014

      1. 1:00 pm - 5:00 pmKeynote: Prof. Anthony A. James, UC Irvine
        10th 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 - Quench Condensed Atomic Calligraphy
        190 ESB
    5. Saturday, September 6, 2014

      1. 5:00 pmChBE GSAC Welcome Picnic
        Harley Residence
  2. 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. Tuesday, September 9, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, September 10, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmNo Physics Colloquium
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, September 11, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    5. 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


        Biological Physics Seminar (CPLC): "Light-controlled activation of the Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase Signaling Pathway"
        144 Loomis
  3. 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, "What Prevents Halogenases from Performing Hydroxylations?"
        217 Noyes Lab
      3. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    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 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      2. 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
      2. 2:00 pm

        Saurabh Sinha


        Saurabh Sinh (UIUC): TBD
        144 Loomis
  4. 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. Tuesday, September 23, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. 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
    4. Thursday, September 25, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    5. Friday, September 26, 2014

      1. 1:00 pmElif Ertekin
        Condensed Matter Seminar - Elif Ertekin
        190 ESB
  5. 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. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      2. 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
  6. 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: Max Metlitski
        141 Loomis
    2. Thursday, October 2, 2014

      1. 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
      2. 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 - Max Metlitski
  7. Week of October 5, 2014

    1. Monday, October 6, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmAaron Dinner, Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      2. 5:00 pmDennis and Cathy Houston Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Investiture
        Illini Union, South Lounge
    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. Wednesday, October 8, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmKaden Hazzard
        "Quantum magnetism in ultracold molecules"
        MRL 280
      2. 4:00 pmRaffi Budakian, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
        Physics Colloquium: Raffi Budakian
        141 Loomis Lab
    4. Thursday, October 9, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm   CHEM 575 Lit SeminarMr. Zhengan Zhang
        Mr. Zhengan Zhang, UIUC, "Title TBA"
        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, "TBA" & Ms. Elizabeth Miller, UIUC, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
    5. Friday, October 10, 2014

      1. 1:00 pmDirk Morr, University of Illinois at Chicago
        Condensed Matter Seminar - Dirk Morr
        190 ESB
      2. 2:00 pm

        William Ryu


        Will Ryu (U. Toronto): TBD
        144 Loomis
      3. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmProf. Richard M. Caprioli
        Prof. Richard M. Caprioli, Vanderbilt University, title "Imaging Mass Spectrometry: Next Generation Molecular Microscopy for Biological and Clinical Research"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
  8. Week of October 12, 2014

    1. Tuesday, October 14, 2014

      1. 4:00 pm   Inorganic Lit SeminarMs. Michaela Carlson, UIUC, "TBA" & Ms. Nitya Sai Reddy Satyavolu, UIUC, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
      2. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Wednesday, October 15, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmGeerdes Lecture, Ms. Kristin Nuzzo, UIUC, "TBA"
        B102 CLSL
      2. 4:00 pmJörg Schmalian, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
        Physics Colloquium: "Topological superconductivity and unconventional pairing in oxide interfaces"
        141 Loomis
    3. 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 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      4. 4:00 pm   Materials Lit SeminarMs. Mikayla Anderson, UIUC, "TBA" & Mr. Jason Varnell, UIUC, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
    4. 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


        Harmen Bussemaker (Columbia): TBD
        144 Loomis
  9. Week of October 19, 2014

    1. Monday, October 20, 2014

      1. 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. 2:00 pmCHBE 565 Seminar, Professor Cynthia Collins, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, "Engineering Communication and Collaboration in Synthetic Microbial Communities"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      2. 4:00 pm   Inorganic Lit SeminarMr. Joshua Hinman, UIUC, "TBA" & Mr. Kenan Tokmic, UIUC, "TBA"
        217 Noyes Lab
      3. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, October 22, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmProf. Mischa Bonn, Max Planck Institute, Mainz, "TBA"
        B102 CLSL
      2. 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


        Arne Gennerich (Enstein): TBD
        144 Loomis
  10. 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. 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
    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

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