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Events for January 2013

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  1. Week of January 13, 2013

    1. Monday, January 14, 2013

      1. 3:00 pmProfessor Adrian H. Elcock, Department of Biochemistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
        Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group "Development and Application of Molecular Simulation Methods for Modeling Macromolular Behavior In Vivo"
        3269 Beckman Institute, 405 N. Mathews Ave
      2. 4:00 pmAssistant Professor Qiqi Wang, MIT
        AE 590: Taming the Butterfly Effect - Towards Computational Engineering of Chaotic Systems
        103 Talbot Lab
      3. 4:00 pm - 4:50 pmDr. Hans Blaschek, Director of CABER; and Eric Anderson, Teaching Associate
        Introduction and Trends in Bioenergy
        Monsanto Room, ACES Library, 1101 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana
    2. Tuesday, January 15, 2013

      1. 2:00 pmRobert Coridan, California Institute of Technology
        MatSE Special Seminar
        280 Materials Research Laboratory
      2. 4:00 pmAstrophysics Colloquium: NO COLLOQUIUM TODAY
      3. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, January 16, 2013

      1. 4:00 pmDistinguished Professor Geoff West, Santa Fe Institute
        Physics Colloquium,"The Complexity, Simplicity, and Unity of Living Systems from Cells to Cities; A Physicist's Search for Unifying Theories of Biological and Social Structure and Dynamics"
        141 Loomis Lab
    4. Thursday, January 17, 2013

      1. 2:00 pmDaniel Shoemaker, Argonne National Laboratory
        MatSE Special Seminar
        280 Materials Research Laboratory
      2. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmSusan Mazur-Stommen - Director of Behavior and Human Dimensions Program at the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE)
        Sustainability Seminar series - Beyond Energy Efficiency: Behavior Change Tactics for the Pollution Prevention Community
        Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, One E. Hazelwood Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
      3. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    5. Friday, January 18, 2013

      1. 1:00 pmCondensed Matter Seminar: No Seminar first week of classes.

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg - corner Goodwin & Springfield

         

      2. 2:00 pm

        Walter Reisner, Department of Physics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada


        CPLC Seminar: "Nanofluidics for Single Molecule DNA Analysis and Manipulation"
        464 Loomis
  2. Week of January 20, 2013

    1. Tuesday, January 22, 2013

      1. 11:00 amThe Next Member State: Croatia's Path to the European Union
        Room 411 507 E. Green St., Champaign, IL
      2. 2:00 pmAndre Schleife, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
        MatSE Special Seminar
        280 Materials Research Laboratory
      3. 2:15 pm - 3:15 pmDonald Wuebbles, Professor of Atmospheric Sciences
        The U.S. National Climate Assessment: Focusing on the Science

        Room 201, Water Survey Research Center (map)
        2204 Griffith Drive, Champaign, IL

      4. 4:00 pmYou-Hua Chu
        Astrophysics Colloquium : You-Hua Chu, UIUC: "Extragalactic Supernova Remnants"
        134 Astronomy
      5. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Wednesday, January 23, 2013

      1. 10:00 amProfessor Mike Stone (Dept. of Physics, Illinois)
        Mathematics/Physics Seminar "Classical solitons and conservation laws"
        464 Loomis
      2. 12:00 pmProf. Paul Ricker, Astronomy
        CSE Seminar - Revealing the Lives of Stars through Numerical Simulation
      3. 12:00 pmVasileios Paschalidis (University of Illinois)
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar: "Astrophysical applications of relativistic resistive magnetohydrodynamics"
        464 Loomis
      4. 1:00 pmChen-Yu Xu
        QI/AMO Seminar: Surprises! and Puzzles? from Probing Neutral Atoms Trapped in Noble Gas Ice
        280 MRL
      5. 4:00 pmProfessor John A. Rogers, University of Illinois, Materials Science and Engineering,
        Physics Colloquium, "Stretchy Electronics That Dissolve in Your Body"
    3. Thursday, January 24, 2013

      1. 2:00 pmSahar Sharifzadeh, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
        MatSE Special Seminar
        280 Materials Research Laboratory
      2. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      3. 4:00 pmLisa Kirschenbaum, Professor at West Chester University
        New Directions in Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia - Individual Lives and the Culture of International Communism
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S Fifth St Champaign
    4. Friday, January 25, 2013

      1. 1:00 pm

        Prof Alexey Bezryadin -
        Dept of Physics - University of Illinois


        Condensed Matter Seminar: Thermal and Quantum Escape from Metastable States: Kurkijarvi Approach.

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg - corner Goodwin & Springfield

         

      2. 2:00 pm

        John Marko, Departments of Molecular Biosciences and Physics and Astronomy, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL


        CPLC Seminar: "Micromechanical studies of protein-DNA interactions and chromosome structure"
        464 Loomis
  3. Week of January 27, 2013

    1. Monday, January 28, 2013

      1. 3:00 pmProfessor Narayan Aluru, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL
        Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Seminar - 'Quasi-Continuum Theory for Fluids under Confinement'
        3269 Beckman Institute, 405 N. Mathews Ave
      2. 4:00 pm - 4:50 pmDr. Thomas Voigt, Associate Professor, U of I
        Is Miscanthus x giganteus a Commercial Bioenergy Crop?
        Monsanto Room, ACES Library, 1101 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana
      3. 4:00 pmJames Johns, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Tuesday, January 29, 2013

      1. 4:00 pmAshley Ross
        Astrophysics Colloquium: Ashley Ross, Institute of Cosmology & Gravitation, University of Portsmouth: " Making Robust and Precise Physical Measurements Using Galaxy Surveys"
        134 Astronomy
      2. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, January 30, 2013

      1. 10:00 amProfessor Rui Fernandes (Dept. of Mathematics, Illinois)
        Mathematics/Physics Seminar "First steps into integrable systems"
        464 Loomis
      2. 12:00 pmPeter Adshead (University of Chicago, KICP)
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar: "A Sinister Universe: Chromo-Natural Inflation and Magnetic Drift"
        464 Loomis
      3. 3:00 pmCharles R. Kalmanek, AT&T Labs Inc.
        ITI Distinguished Lecture
        NCSA Auditorium (1122 NCSA)
      4. 4:00 pmJessica Adams, MicroLink Devices
        Physics Colloquium, "III-V Solar Cells: High Efficiency and Cost Effective Photovoltaics?"
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, January 31, 2013

      1. All DayCSL Student Conference
        CSL Auditorium (B02)
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmKris Skrinak - President of adaptiveARC, Inc.
        Sustainability Seminar series - Cool Plasma Gasification
        Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, One E. Hazelwood Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
      3. 4:00 pmKaitlin Kratter
        Astrophysics Colloquium: Kaitlin Kratter, JILA, University of Colorado: "Looking Ahead: Planets and their Binaries"
        134 Astronomy
      4. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      5. 4:00 pmTariq Ehsan Elahi, University of Waterloo
        ITI Trust & Security Seminar
        4405 Siebel Center