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Events for February 2014

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  1. Week of February 9, 2014

    1. Saturday, February 15, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
  2. Week of February 16, 2014

    1. Sunday, February 16, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    2. Monday, February 17, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    3. Tuesday, February 18, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    4. Wednesday, February 19, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    5. Thursday, February 20, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    6. Friday, February 21, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    7. Saturday, February 22, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
  3. Week of February 23, 2014

    1. Sunday, February 23, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    2. Monday, February 24, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    3. Tuesday, February 25, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    4. Wednesday, February 26, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    5. Thursday, February 27, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
    6. Friday, February 28, 2014

      1.  Poetry Video Contest for High School Students
  1. Week of February 2, 2014

    1. Monday, February 3, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Hong Liu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


        ICMT Seminar: "Holographic Vortex Liquids and Superfluid Turbulence"
        280 MRL, 104 S. Goodwin
      2. 3:00 pmDr. Juan Perilla, TCB Group, UIUC
        Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group - "The HIV-1 capsid and its interactions with host cell factors."
        3269 Beckman Institute
      3. 4:00 pm - 4:50 pmDr. Pat Brown, Assistant Professor, Crop Sciences, U of I
        CABER Seminar Series: Sorghum as a Bioenergy Feedstock
        Monsanto Room, ACES Library, 1101 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana
      4. 4:00 pmKathleen Stebe, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Pennsylvania
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Tuesday, February 4, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm - 12:50 pmLinda Owens, Assistant Director, and Marni Basic, Senior Field Coordinator
        Field Interviewing
        505 E. Green St., Champaign, IL Room 201
      2. 12:00 pmInstitute for Genomic Biology Seminar
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      3. 2:00 pmAntônio Sérgio Alfredo Guimarães, Professor of Sociology, University of São Paulo. 2014 Lemann Institute Distinguished Visitor
        Lemann Lecture Series: Postcolonial Studies and Afro-Brazilian Studies
        101 ISB, 910 S. Fifht Street, Champaign IL
      4. 3:45 pmGabrielle Allen, Professor, Department of Astronomy; Associate Director, NCSA
        Astronomy Colloquium: "The Einstein Toolkit: A Community Computational Infrastructure for Relativistic Astrophysics"
        Astronomy 134
      5. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, February 5, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmMilton Ruiz (U of Illinois)
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar: "I-Love-Q Relations in Neutron Stars and their Applications to Astrophysics, Gravitational Waves and Fundamental Physics"
        464 Loomis
      2. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmBruce Vojak, Associate Dean of Engineering
        RESCHEDULED FOR APRIL 30: Serial Innovators: How Individuals Create and Deliver Breakthrough Innovation in Mature Firms
        Auditorium, NCSA Building, 1205 W. Clark St., Urbana, IL
      3. 4:00 pmProfessor James Sauls, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Northwestern University, Evanston Illinois
        CANCELLED: Physics Colloquium:"The Sounds of Broken Symmetry in Superfluid Helium"
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, February 6, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmProfessor James Sauls, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Northwestern University, Evanston Illinois
        CANCELLED: Physics Colloquium:"The Sounds of Broken Symmetry in Superfluid Helium"
        141 Loomis
      2. 9:00 am - 10:15 amDr. Zvi Galil - Dean, College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology
        Georgia Tech’s MOOC based Online MS Degree in Computer Science
        I-Hotel and Conference Center, Technology Room
      3. 1:00 pmProfessor Jim Sauls, Northwestern University, Department of Physics
        CM Seminar: "Chiral Superfluid Order in an Anisotropic Glass"

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg - corner Goodwin & Springfield

         

      4. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      5. 7:30 pm#ONECAMPUS: Moving Beyond Digital Hate
        Great Hall, Krannert Center
    5. Friday, February 7, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmJennifer Walling - Executive Director, Illinois Environmental Council
        ISTC - Sustainable Seminar Series - Protecting Illinois' Environment through Policy and Advocacy
        Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, One E. Hazelwood Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
      2. 1:00 pm   (Central Time)

        Saman Zonouz, Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering and Director, 4N6 Cyber Security and Forensics Research Group, University of Miami


        A Trusted Safety Verifier for Cyber-Physical Control Systems
        NCSA Auditorium and Webcast
      3. 2:00 pm

        Dr. Sergei Maslov, Brookhaven National Laboratory


        Biophysics and Quantitative Biology Seminar: "Parkinson's law in bacterial regulation or why bacteria run Linux"
        B102 CLSL (Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory)
      4. 3:00 pmBryce Gadway, University of Colorado and NIST, Boulder Colorado
        QI/AMO Seminar:"Ultracold polar molecules: A many-body spin system with long-range interactions"
        MRL 280
  2. Week of February 9, 2014

    1. Monday, February 10, 2014

      1. 8:30 amThomas Kempa, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University
        Materials Science and Engineering Seminar
        280 F. Seitz Materials Research Laboratory
      2. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Hitesh Changlani, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign


        ICMT Seminar: "Role of reduced density matrices in simulating and understanding strongly correlated systems"
        NEW LOCATION: 280 MRL, 104 S. Goodwin
      3. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmDr. Ariane Briegel, California Institute of Technology - Pasadena, CA
        Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group “Insights into structure, assembly and function of chemoreceptor arrays by Electron Cryotomography”
        3269 Beckman Institute
      4. 4:00 pm - 4:50 pmDr. Hans Stein, Professor of Nutrition, Animal Sciences, U of I
        CABER Seminar Series: Use of Co-products from the Ethanol Industry in Diets Fed to Pigs
        Monsanto Room, ACES Library, 1101 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana
      5. 4:00 pmGregory Tew, Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, University of Massachusetts Amherst
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      6. 8:00 pm   John C. Bailar Jr. Lectures2014 John C. Bailar Lecture, Professor Jacqueline K. Barton, California Institute of Technology, "Signaling through DNA"
        B102 CLSL
    2. Tuesday, February 11, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmInstitute for Genomic Biology Seminar
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      2. 12:00 pmAileen Friesen, REEEC Postdoctoral Fellow
        Noontime Scholars Lecture - Orthodox Travel and the Conquering of the Kazakh Steppe
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      3. 12:00 pm - 12:50 pmKaren Retzer, Sampling Operations Supervisor, Survey Research Laboratory
        Sampling Hard-to-Reach Populations
        505 E. Green St., Champaign, IL Room 201
      4. 2:00 pmMatthew S. Winters, Department of Political Science, UIUC
        Lemann Lecture Series: Credibility and Specificity: When do Brazilian Voters Act on Information about Corruption?
        101 ISB, 910 S. Fifht Street, Champaign IL
      5. 3:00 pmINHS Seminar - Dr. Matt Allender - Collaborating To Go Beyond Disease Outbreaks to Assess Wellness of Wildlife
        1005 Forbes Building, 1816 S. Oak St, Champaign
      6. 3:45 pmKim Coble, Chicago State University, Associate Professor of Physics
        Astronomy Colloquium: "Using Results from Research on Undergraduate Learning in Cosmology to Build an Interactive Student-Centered Curriculum"
        Astronomy 134
      7. 4:00 pm   John C. Bailar Jr. Lectures2014 John C. Bailar Lecture, Professor Jacqueline K. Barton, California Institute of Technology, "Targeting DNA Mismatches with Metalloinserters"
        TBA
      8. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, February 12, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmKeith Bechtol (U of Chicago)
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar: Measurement of the extragalactic gamma-ray background with the Fermi-LAT / Searching for satellite galaxies of the Milky Way in the Dark Energy Survey
        464 Loomis
      2. 4:00 pmEkhard Salje, Earth Sciences Department at Cambridge University
        Physics Colloquium, "Domain boundary engineering and avalanche dynamics of moving domain boundaries."
        141 Loomis
      3. 5:00 pmDr. Long Bui, Chancellor's Post Doctoral Fellow, Univeristy of Illinois
        Sex Machine: Asian Women in the U.S. Cold War Imaginary

        Asian American Cultural Center

        1210 W Nevada

        Urbana

      4. 6:00 pmMovie Evening: "Never on Sunday" (Pote ten Kyriake, in Greek)
        Lucy Ellis Lounge (room 1080), Foreign Language Building (FLB), 707 S. Mathews Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA.
      5. 6:00 pmMovie Evening: "Never on Sunday" (Pote ten Kyriake, in Greek), directed by Jules Dassin
        Lucy Ellis Lounge (room 1080), Foreign Language Building (FLB), 707 S. Mathews Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA.
      6. 6:30 pm - 8:00 pmVictoria Spring, The Career Center; Alissa Harvey, Campus Peace Corps Representative
        International Careers Workshop Series 2013-14: International Careers in Government, Non-profits, and Business
        1 Lincoln Hall 1000, 702 S. Wright Street n Urbana, IL 61801
    4. Thursday, February 13, 2014

      1. 10:00 amMary Arends-Kuenning, Interim Director of the Lemann Institute
        How to Write a Fellowship Application workshop
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      2. 12:00 pmEduardo Brondizio, Professor, Department of Anthropology, Adjunct Professor, School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) and Department of Geography Indiana University Bloomington
        Lecture Series: The land above, within, and below: Territorial rights and the evolving complexity of landscapes in the Amazon
        101 ISB, 910 S. Fifht Street, Champaign IL
      3. 2:00 pm

        Dr. Claus Seidel, Chair of Molecular Physical Chemistry, Heinrich Heine University, Germany


        Biophysics and Quantitative Biology Seminar: "Watching complexes and invisible states of proteins by high-precision FRET in vitro and in vivo"
        B102 CLSL (Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory)
      4. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      5. 4:30 pmSusan Leigh Foster
        Body/Bodies Series Lecture: Susan Leigh Foster - "Performing Authenticity and the Labor of Dance"
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum (600 S Gregory St, Urbana)
    5. Friday, February 14, 2014

      1. 1:00 pmDr. Steve Nagler, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Neuron Scattering Science Division
        CM Seminar: "Neutron scattering in 4 dimensions : from magnetic continua to isotropic oscillators"

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg

         

      2. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmDr. Jerome Henin, CNRS at Laboratoire de Biochimie Theorique, Paris, France
        Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group - "How do ligand-gated ion channels sense anesthetics and lipids ? A quest facing structural hurdlesTCB Group
        3269 Beckman Institute
      3. 3:00 pmDr. Daniel Larkin, Chicago Botanic Gardens
        NRES Departmental Seminar by Dr. Daniel Larkin
        W-109 Turner Hall, 1102 S. Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61801
  3. Week of February 16, 2014

    1. Monday, February 17, 2014

      1. 8:30 amJing Yan, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois
        Materials Science and Engineering Seminar
        280 F. Seitz Materials Research Laboratory
      2. 4:00 pm - 4:50 pmGary Letterly, University of Illinois Extension - Energy and Environmental Stewardship Educator/ U of I Dudley Smith Initiatives Project Co-PI/ Energy Education Association Board of Directors
        CABER Seminar Series: Considerations in Using Biomass for Heat and Power
        Monsanto Room, ACES Library, 1101 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana
      3. 4:00 pmCecilia Clementi, Department of Chemistry, Rice University
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      4. 5:30 pmLuke Skrebowski, Department of the History of Art, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
        "Contesting Conceptual Art"
        Art + Design Rm. 107
    2. Tuesday, February 18, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmInstitute for Genomic Biology Seminar
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      2. 12:00 pm - 12:50 pmSowmya Anand, Coordinator of Research Programs, Survey Research Laboratory
        Questionnaire Design Clinic
        505 E. Green St., Champaign, IL Room 201
      3. 2:00 pmNadya Araúo Guimarães, Professor of Sociology, University of São Paulo
        Lecture Series: "Labor Flexibility in a Flexible Market - Intermediaries and its Workers in Brazil"
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      4. 3:00 pmINHS Seminar - Dr. Ron Larkin- Bats and birds aloft: reactions to wind turbines and unexpected high-altitude antics
        1005 Forbes Building, 1816 S. Oak St, Champaign
      5. 3:45 pmChristian D. Ott, TAPIR, Caltech
        Astronomy Colloquium: "New Aspects of Core-Collapse Supernova Theory"
        Astronomy 134
      6. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, February 19, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Linda J. Saif, The Ohio State University, Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine
        PATH Seminar Series - Dr. Linda J. Saif
        2271-C Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building
      2. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Klaus Muller-Dethlefs, University of Manchester, Photon Science Institute


        Special ICMT Seminar: "A Novel Ultra-Cold Quantum Plasma: Could this be a 'Supersolid'?"
        NEW LOCATION: 280 MRL, 104 S. Goodwin
      3. 12:00 pmZak Staniszewski (Caltech)
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar: New cosmological frontiers with mm-wave instruments
        464 Loomis
      4. 4:00 pmProfessor Andrew Cleland, Dept of Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara
        Physics Colloquium,"Getting the quantum into and out of mechanics"
        141 Loomis
      5. 7:30 pmGene E. Robinson
        The Center for Advanced Study Twenty-Third Annual Lecture
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum; 600 S. Gregory Street; Urbana IL
    4. Thursday, February 20, 2014

      1. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      2. 4:00 pmKrassimira Daskalova, Professor of Modern European Cultural History, Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski
        New Directions Lecture - Biography as History: The Case of the Bulgarian Communist Functionary Tsola Dragoitcheva (1898-1993)
        101 International Studies Building (910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign)
      3. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmProf. Roberto Kolter
        Prof. Roberto Kolter, Harvard Medical School, "Chemical Ecology of Microbial Interspecies Interactions"
        B102 Chemical & Life Sciences Lab
    5. Friday, February 21, 2014

      1. 11:30 amInstitute for Genomic Biology Seminar
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Dimitrios Gouliermis, Universitaet Heidelberg
        Astronomy Colloquium: "Patterns of Stellar Clustering at the time of Birth"
        Astronomy 134
      3. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmWarren Lavey - Adjunct Professor in the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences as well as the School of Earth, Society, and Environment at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Senior Fellow at the Environmental Law and Policy Center, and Senior Regulatory Counsel at the American Clean Skies Foundation.
        ISTC - Sustainable Seminar Series - Beyond RFS and MPG: Promoting Cleaner Trucking Services
        Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, One E. Hazelwood Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
      4. 1:00 pmProfessor Ken Gomes, University of Notre Dame, Department of Physics
        CM Seminar: "Engineering Electronic Bands in Molecular Graphene using Atomic Manipulation"

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg

         

      5. 2:00 pm

        Dr. Philipp Kukura, Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, University of Oxford


        Biophysics and Quantitative Biology Seminar: Interferometric Scattering Microscopy (iSCAT): From label-free detection to high-speed nanometry at the single protein level
        B102 CLSL (Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory)
      6. 3:00 pmDr. Dan Brown, University of Michigan
        CANCELLED! NRES Departmental Seminar by Dr. Dan Brown
        W-109 Turner Hall, 1102 S. Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61801
      7. 3:00 pmVirginia Lorenz
        QI/AMO Seminar "Optical Techniques For Quantum Applications and Magnetometry"
        280 MRL
  4. Week of February 23, 2014

    1. Monday, February 24, 2014

      1.  IMSE Hot TIME Symposium: Applied Geometry, Topology and Networks
      2. 8:30 amRobert Maass, Institute for Materials Physics, Georg-August University, Gottingen, Germany
        Materials Science and Engineering Seminar
        280 F. Seitz Materials Research Laboratory
      3. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Sung-Sik Lee, McMaster University and Perimeter Institute


        ICMT Seminar: "Low energy effective theories for non-Fermi liquids"
        NEW LOCATION: 280 MRL, 104 S. Goodwin
      4. 3:00 pmShih-Kuang Tung, James Franck Institute, University of Chicago
        QI/AMO Seminar: " Evidence of Discrete Scaling Symmetry in Three-Body Collisions"
        280 MRL
      5. 4:00 pm - 4:50 pmDr. Huimin Zhao, Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, U of I
        CABER Seminar Series: Design and Engineering of Microbial Cell Factories for Biofuels Production
        Monsanto Room, ACES Library, 1101 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana
      6. 4:00 pmSteve Granick, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Tuesday, February 25, 2014

      1.  IMSE Hot TIME Symposium: Applied Geometry, Topology and Networks
      2. 12:00 pm - 12:50 pmTimothy Johnson, Director, Survey Research Laboratory
        Ethics in Survey Research
        505 E. Green St., Champaign, IL Room 201
      3. 12:00 pmInstitute for Genomic Biology Seminar
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      4. 3:45 pmJohn ZuHone, NASA GFSC
        Astronomy Colloquium: "The Physics of Gas Sloshing in the Cores of Galaxy Clusters"
        Astronomy 134
      5. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, February 26, 2014

      1. 8:30 amQian Chen, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley
        Materials Science and Engineering Seminar
        280 F. Seitz Materials Research Laboratory
      2. 12:00 pmRyan Foley (U of Illinois)
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar: The Most Common "Peculiar" Supernova
        464 Loomis
      3. 4:00 pmSeth Putterman, UCLA
        Physics Colloquium: "Unknowns of energy concentrating phenomena"
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, February 27, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmPilar Egüez Guevara, PhD. Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Kinesiology and Community Health
        Lecture Series: Coconut controversies in Esmeraldas-Ecuador
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      2. 2:00 pmFrida Kahlo, a founding member of the Guerrilla Girls
        "Not Ready to Make Nice" Gallery Conversation with the Guerrilla Girls
        Krannert Art Museum East Gallery
      3. All DayAnnual Graduate Symposium on Women’s and Gender History
        Illini Union, 1401 West Green Street, Urbana, IL
      4. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      5. 7:00 pmFounding member of the Guerrilla Girls
        Artist Talk: "Not Ready to Make Nice: 28 Years of the Guerrilla Girls"
        KAM Auditorium
    5. Friday, February 28, 2014

      1. All DayAnnual Graduate Symposium on Women’s and Gender History
        Illini Union, 1401 West Green Street, Urbana, IL
      2. 1:00 pmDr. John Mitchell, Senior Chemist, Argonne National Laboratory
        CM Seminar: "Emergent (and Emerging) Transition Metal Oxides"

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg

         

      3. 2:00 pmDavid Sansone, UIUC
        "And the Last Shall be First: The Place of the Satyr-Play in the Tragic Tetralogy."
        Lucy Ellis Lounge
      4. 2:00 pm

        Dr. Meni Wanunu, Experimental Biological Physics, Northeastern University, Boston


        Biophysics and Quantitative Biology Seminar: "Probing the molecules of life using high-resolution nanopores"
        B102 CLSL (Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory)
      5. 3:00 pmChen-Lung Hung, California Institute of Technology
        QI/AMO Seminar, "Quantum simulation using cold atoms and a “brighter” future"
        MRL 280