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Events for April 2013

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  1. Week of March 31, 2013

    1. Monday, April 1, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmProf. Matthew Gilbert (Electrical & Computer Engineering, Illinois)
        ICMT Seminar: "Hunting for Majorana Fermions in 3D Topological Insulators"
        190 ESB
      2. 1:30 pmProfessor Erdal Toprak, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey
        Special Seminar,"Revealing evolutionary paths to antibiotic resistance"
        190 ESB
      3. 3:00 pmProfessor Alessandro Laio, Statistical and Biological Physics, International School for Advanced Studies, Trieste, Italy
        Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group - 'Simulating complex biochemical processes
        3269 Beckman Institute, 405 N. Mathews Ave
      4. 4:00 pm - 4:50 pmDr. K. Peter Kuchinke, Professor, Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, Ambassador, European Commission on Education and Training, U of I
        Funding Opportunities, Doctoral Studies, and Continuing Professional Education in Europe
        Monsanto Room, ACES Library, 1101 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana
      5. 4:00 pmSteven Nutt, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Southern California
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Tuesday, April 2, 2013

      1. All DayGraduate College Online Learning Symposium
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmKaren Retzer, Sampling Operations Supervisor
        Introduction to Survey Sampling
        505 E. Green St. Room 201
      3. 4:00 pmSui Ann Mao
        Astrophysics Colloquium: Sui Ann Mao, University of Wisconsin-Madison: "Probing Galactic and Extragalactic magnetic fields"
        134 Astronomy
      4. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, April 3, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmMarius Junge and Kiryung Lee
        IMSE Brown Bag Lunch Seminar
        Grainger Engineering Library
      2. 12:00 pmEric Petersen (University of Illinois)
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar:"Review of Data from the Planck Mission"
        464 Loomis
      3. 1:00 pmDr. Alfred U'Ren, The Institute of Nuclear Science, National Autonomous University of Mexico
        QI/AMO Seminar; "Generation of Spatially-Structured Heralded Single Photons"
        280 MRL
      4. 4:00 pmMartin Wattenberg, Co-leader "Big Picture" visualization group, Google
        CAS Initiative-Culture as Data: Social Spaces on the Internet-Wattenberg
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory Street, Urbana, Illinois
      5. 4:00 pmSibin Mohan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        ITI Trust & Security Seminar
        2405 Siebel Center
      6. 4:00 pmDan Hooper, Assistant Professor University of Chicago, Assoc. Scientist Fermi National Laboratory
        Physics Colloquium, "Searching for dark matter in the discovery age"
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, April 4, 2013

      1. 11:00 amProf. Philip Phillips (Illinois)
        Re-scheduled ICMT Seminar: "Unparticles and Cuprate Superconductivity"
        190 ESB
      2. 4:00 pmProfessor Parviz Moin
        15th Yunchuan Aisinjioro-Soo Distinguished Lectureship
        1122 National Center for Supercomputing Applications
    5. Friday, April 5, 2013

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmPresented by Dr. Kurt Spokas - USDA-ARS Soil Scientist
        Brown Bag Research Seminar - Biochar: The science behind the hype
        Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, One E. Hazelwood Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
      2. 12:00 pmEboo Patel
        Eboo Patel, Interfaith Youth Core and Member of President Obama's Advisory Council
        Lazter Hall, University YMCA
      3. 1:00 pm

        Prof Anupam Garg -
        Dept of Physics and Astronomy - Northwestern University


        Condensed Matter Seminar: Collective magnetization relaxation in single molecule magnets

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg - corner Goodwin & Springfield

         

      4. 1:00 pm   (Central Time)Doug McGinnis, Senior Manager, Network Services, Exelon
        TCIPG Seminar: Smart Grid Communications ' A Practical Implementation
        NCSA Auditorium and Webcast
      5. 1:15 pm - 3:00 pmIllinois Biochar Group Meeting
        Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, One E. Hazelwood Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
  2. Week of April 7, 2013

    1. Monday, April 8, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Johannes Lischner (Berkeley)
        ICMT Seminar: "Understanding many-particle effects: accurate theories for liquids and electronic excited states in solids"
        190 ESB
      2. 3:00 pmProfessors Dewey Holten and Christine Kirmaier, Department of Chemistry, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
        Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group - 'Electron and Energy Transfer in Photosynthetic Reaction Centers and Biohybrid Antenna Complexes'
        3269 Beckman Institute, 405 N. Mathews Ave
      3. 4:00 pm - 4:50 pmRahul Basu, Ph.D., Application Development Manager, DSM Bio-based Products & Services B.V.
        Lignocellulosic Bioethanol
        Monsanto Room, ACES Library, 1101 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana
      4. 4:00 pmMichelle Manuel, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Tuesday, April 9, 2013

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmSowmya Anand, Coordinator of Research Programs
        Introduction to Questionnaire Design
        505 E. Green St. , Champaign, IL Room 201
      2. 12:00 pm - 12:50 pmNellie Manis - MA Candidate in Russian, East European, Eurasian Studies
        Noontime Scholar Lecture - Educational Opportunities for Physically Handicapped Students in Post-Soviet Russia
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S Fifth St Champaign
      3. 3:00 pmDr. Justin Congdon - Savannah River Ecology Lab
        1816 S. Oak St Champaign, IL
      4. 4:00 pmShirley Ho
        Astrophysics Colloquium: Shirley Ho, Carnegie Mellon University "Improving the Cosmology Analysis Machine"
        134 Astronomy
      5. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, April 10, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Hinh Ly
        PATH Seminar-Dr. Hinh Ly
        2506 Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building
      2. 12:00 pmSeminar Canceled
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar
        464 Loomis
      3. 4:00 pmJeremy Bailenson; Founding Director, Virtual Human Interaction Lab and Associate Professor, Department of Communication, Stanford University
        CAS Initiative-Culture as Data: Social Spaces on the Internet-Bailenson
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory Street, Urbana, Illinois
      4. 4:00 pmJerry Goodwin, ViaSat Inc
        ITI Trust & Security Seminar
        2405 Siebel Center
      5. 4:00 pmProfessor Shahzeen Attari, Indiana University
        Physics Colloquium,"Public perceptions and biases related to energy consumption"
        141 Loomis Lab
      6. 4:30 pmGinger Andrews
        Carr Reading Series presents Ginger Andrews
        Illini Union Bookstore Authors Corner
    4. Thursday, April 11, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmAparna Saligrama, 2012-13 Goodman Fellowship Recipient
        Aparna Saligrama, Goodman Fellowship Recipient
        Please note room change: 209 Illini Union
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Luis F Rodriguez - Asst. Professor Department, Agricultural & Biological Engineering and Research Asst. Professor, Information Trust Institute at the University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
        Sustainability Seminar Series - Systems Informatics and Analysis for Biomass Feedstock Production and Provision
        Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, One E. Hazelwood Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
      3. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      4. 4:00 pmDonald J. Raleigh
        New Directions in Russia, East Europe, and Eurasia - Russia's Cold War Generation and the End of the Soviet Dream: Soviet Baby Boomers Talk about Their Lives
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S Fifth St Champaign
      5. 7:30 pmTom Burrell; Author of "Brainwashed: Challenging the Myth of Black Inferiority"
        MillerComm2013-Burrell
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory Street, Urbana, Illinois
    5. Friday, April 12, 2013

      1. 11:00 am

        Ned Wingreen, Department of Molecular Biology, Princeton University, NJ


        CPLC Seminar: "Why are chemotaxis receptors clustered but other receptors aren't?"
        464 Loomis
      2. 12:00 pmRachel Storm (Educational Policy,Organization, and Leadership) and Tara McGovern (Dept. of Anthropology)
        Negotiating Power and Positionality: Research in Contemporary Ecuador
        101 International Studies Building
      3. 12:00 pmRev. Dr. Clare Butterfield & Rev. Bob Rasmus
        Rev. Dr. Clare Butterfield, Faith in Place & Rev. Bob Rasmus, Saint Matthew Lutheran Church
        Lazter Hall, University YMCA
      4. 1:00 pm

        Prof Peter Schiffer -
        Dept of Physics & VCR - University of Illinois


        Condensed Matter Seminar: Frustration by design: Artificial Frustrated Magnets

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg - corner Goodwin & Springfield

         

    6. Saturday, April 13, 2013

      1. 11:00 am - 12:00 pmRaymond Benson
        The Birth of Bond - Bond author Raymond Benson book signing
        Illini Union Bookstore Authors Corner
  3. Week of April 14, 2013

    1. Monday, April 15, 2013

      1.  IMSE Small Grants/Proposal Solicitation
      2. 12:00 pmElif Ertekin (Dept. of Mechanical Sciences & Engineering - University of Illinois)
        ICMT Seminar: Interplay of Topological Defects, Buckling, and Strain in Two-Dimensional Membranes
        190 ESB
      3. 4:00 pm - 4:50 pmDr. Jozef Kokini, Professor, U of I
        New Trends in Food and Bioprocessing
        123 David Kinley Hall
      4. 4:00 pmAmanda Petford-Long, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University
        Racheff Lecture
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Tuesday, April 16, 2013

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmTimothy Johnson, Director and Professor, Survey Research Laboratory and Public Administration
        Introduction to Web Surveys
        505 E. Green St. , Champaign, IL Room 201
      2. 12:00 pmNadezda Berkovich, PhD Candidate in Slavic Languages and Literatures
        Noontime Scholar Lecture - Science Against Injustice: Literary Investigation of Bogoraz's 'Silhouettes from Gomel'
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S Fifth Street Champaign
      3. 4:00 pmBeth Reid
        Astrophysics Colloquium: Beth Reid, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley: "2D galaxy clustering in SDSS-III BOSS: growth of structure, geometry, and small-scale galaxy motions at z=0.57"
        134 Astronomy
      4. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, April 17, 2013

      1. 10:00 amLara Anderson, Harvard
        Mathematics/Physics Seminar "Vacuum Varieties, Holomorphic Bundles and Complex Structure Stabilization in Heterotic Theories"
        464 Loomis
      2. 10:30 am - 11:30 amJames A. Leach, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities
        The Humanities-STEM Divide: A False Dichotomy
        Alice Campbell Alumni Center Ballroom
      3. 12:00 pmNo seminar this week - APS April Meeting
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar
        464 Loomis
      4. 4:00 pmProfessor David Awschalom, UCSB/Chicago, Slichter Colloquium,
        Physics Colloquium, Slichter Colloquium, 'Beyond Electronics: Abandoning Perfection for Quantum Technologies'
        141 Lomis
    4. Thursday, April 18, 2013

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Keryn Lian - Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Toronto
        Sustainability Seminar Series - New Advances in Proton Conducting Polymer Electrolytes and their Applications in Ultrahigh Rate Solid Electrochemical Capacitors
        Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, One E. Hazelwood Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
      2. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      3. 4:00 pmYuriy Kapitsa, Director, Centre of Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer at the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
        New Directions in Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia - Innovation Development in Ukraine: Situation and Options for Political Actions
        101 ISB, 910 S Fifth St, Champaign
      4. 4:30 pm - 5:30 pmMatthew Gavin Frank
        Matthew Gavin Frank Reading
        Illini Union Bookstore Authors Corner
      5. 6:00 pm - 8:30 pmArt of Science 3.0 - Opening Reception
        Indi Go Artist Co-Op, 9 E. University Ave., Champaign
      6. 7:30 pmSidney Tarrow (Emeritus Maxwell M. Upson Professor of Government, Cornell University)
        The Dark Side of Internationalism
        Lincoln Hall Auditorium, Room 1000
    5. Friday, April 19, 2013

      1. 11:00 am - 8:30 pmArt of Science 3.0 - Exhibition
        Indi Go Artist Co-Op, 9 E. University Ave., Champaign
      2. 12:00 pmDr. Irfan Ahmad & Donna Camp
        Dr. Irfan Ahmad, Avicenna Community Health Center and Donna Camp, Wesley Evening Food Pantry
        Lazter Hall, University YMCA
      3. 1:00 pm

        Prof Stefan Kuhr -
        Dept of Physics - University of Strathclyde - Glasgow UK


        Condensed Matter Seminar: Probing strongly correlated quantum systems with single-atom resolution

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg - corner Goodwin & Springfield

         

      4. 2:00 pm

        Jeff Gore, Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge


        CPLC Seminar: "Anticipating sudden transitions in biological populations: Cooperation, cheating, and collapse"
        464 Loomis
    6. Saturday, April 20, 2013

      1. 11:00 am - 8:30 pmArt of Science 3.0 - Exhibition
        Indi Go Artist Co-Op, 9 E. University Ave., Champaign
  4. Week of April 21, 2013

    1. Sunday, April 21, 2013

      1. 11:00 am - 4:30 pmArt of Science 3.0 - Exhibition
        Indi Go Artist Co-Op, 9 E. University Ave., Champaign
    2. Monday, April 22, 2013

      1. 3:00 pmDr. Timothy Carter - Ball State University
        1816 S. Oak St Champaign, IL
      2. 3:00 pmProfessor Petra Fromme, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
        Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group - ' Femtosecond Nanocrystallography: Dawn of a new Era in Structural Biology'
        3269 Beckman Institute, 405 N. Mathews Ave
      3. 4:00 pmRichard Robinson, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      4. 4:00 pm - 4:50 pmNick Carpita, Professor, Purdue University
        Tailored Biomass for 3rd Generation Biofuels and Bioproducts
        Monsanto Room, ACES Library, 1101 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana
      5. 4:00 pmTuomas Sandholm, Carnegie Mellon University
        Tuomas Sandholm, "Modern Dynamic Kidney Changes"
        2405 Siebel Center
    3. Tuesday, April 23, 2013

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:30 pmLinda Owens, Assistant Director, Survey Research Laboratory
        Introduction to Survey Data Analysis
        Main Library, Room 314
      2. 12:00 pmPavel Spivakovsky
        Noontime Scholar Lecture - Black Pearl. Russian postmodernism in the context of creativity/entropy
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S Fifth St Champaign
      3. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    4. Wednesday, April 24, 2013

      1. 10:00 amEduard Kirr, Math, Illinois
        Mathematics/Physics Seminar "Global Bifurcation Picture of Coherent Structures in Nonlinear Schrodinger Equations"
        464 Loomis
      2. 12:00 pmJing Gu, Freeman Fellow
        Influence of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on region-building processes in East Asia and China''s response
        ACDIS Seminar Room, Room 356 Armory Bldg
      3. 12:00 pmEric M. Poeschla, M.D., Mayo Clinic, Dept. of Infectious Diseases
        PATH Seminar-Eric M. Poeschla, M.D.
        2271-C Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building
      4. 12:00 pmRoland Haas (Caltech)
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar: "Binary neutron star simulations using multipatch grids"
        464 Loomis
      5. 4:00 pmProfessor Paul Wiggins, Department of Bioengineering, University of Washington
        Physics Colloquium,"The dynamics of E. coli ultra-structure"
        141 Loomis Lab
    5. Thursday, April 25, 2013

      1. 11:00 amJessica Thomas--Editor--APS Journal Physics
        Special ICMT Seminar: Hunting for Something New, Intriguing and Explainable in 1000 Pounds of Literature
        190 ESB
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. John Rogers - Lee J. Flory Founder Chair in Engineering Innovation, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Professor of Chemistry, Director, F. Seitz Materials Research Laboratory
        Sustainability Seminar Series - Water Soluble Electronics
        Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, One E. Hazelwood Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
      3. 4:00 pmJulia Vaingurt
        DATE CHANGE : New Directions in Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia - Olesha's Suicide Machine in the Context of Late Russian Avant-Garde
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S Fifth St Champaign
      4. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      5. 4:00 pmMichael Day- Chief Executive, Historic Royal Palaces, Surrey, England
        MillerComm2013-Day
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory Street, Urbana, Illinois
    6. Friday, April 26, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmJennifer Rubenstein ( University of Virginia)
        Between Samaritans and States: Political Ethics for Humanitarian NGOs
        Reading Room, Levis Faculty Center
      2. 12:00 pmRabbi Rogerio Cukierman
        Rabbi Rogerio Cukierman, Executive Director, UIUC Hillel/Cohen Center
        Lazter Hall, University YMCA
      3. 1:00 pm

        Dr. Viatcheslav 'Slava' V. Dobrovitski -
        Scientist - Ames Lab - Iowa State University


        Condensed Matter Seminar: Spins in diamonds: control of quantum many-body dynamics

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg - corner Goodwin & Springfield

         

      4.  NO CPLC SEMINAR
  5. Week of April 28, 2013

    1. Monday, April 29, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmMichael Levin (University of Maryland)
        ICMT Seminar: "Protected edge modes without symmetry"
        190 ESB
      2. 3:00 pmProfessor Vinzenz Unger, Molecular Biosciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
        Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group - "Bending Boundaries - Mechanisms and Implications of BAR-Domain Mediated Membrane Remodeling"
        3269 Beckman Institute, 405 N. Mathews Ave
      3. 4:00 pm2013 Racheff-Intel Award Winners Presentation
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      4. 4:00 pm - 4:50 pmJohn Buns, Technical Sales Account Manager, DuPont Industrial Biosciences
        New Technologies for Dry Grind Biorefineries
        Monsanto Room, ACES Library, 1101 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana
    2. Tuesday, April 30, 2013

      1. 4:00 pmNeil Gehrels
        Astrophysics Colloquium: Neil Gehrels, University of Maryland: "Gamma Ray Burst Discoveries with the Swift Mission"
        134 Astronomy
      2. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building