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Events for October 2012

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  1. Week of September 30, 2012

    1. Monday, October 1, 2012

      1. All Day50th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing
        Allerton Park & Retreat Center
      2. 12:00 pmDr. David Mross, MIT
        ICMT Seminar: "Stripe melting and quantum criticality in correlated metals"
        190 Engineering Sciences Building (1101 Springfield Ave, Urbana)
      3. 4:00 pmMarco Rolandi, Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      4. 7:00 pmKarl Johan strm, Lund University, Sweden
        Golden Anniversary Jubilee Lecture: "Controls - Past, Present, and Future"
        1122 National Center for Supercomputing Applications
    2. Tuesday, October 2, 2012

      1. All Day50th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing
        Allerton Park & Retreat Center
      2. 4:00 pmMarilena LoVerde
        Astrophysics Colloquium: Marilena LoVerde, University of Chicago: "Probing Inflation With Large-Scale Structure"
        134 Astronomy
      3. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, October 3, 2012

      1. All Day50th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing
        Allerton Park & Retreat Center
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmCraig Boswell - President, HOBI International, Inc.
        Sustainability Seminar series - Closing the Loop on Electronics Devices
        Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, One E. Hazelwood Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
      3. 12:00 pmNo seminar
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar
        464 Loomis
      4. 3:00 pmJulian Voss-Andreae, Artist
        "Sculptures inspired by Physics, Proteins, and People"
        3269 Beckman Institute, 405 N. Mathews Ave
      5. 4:00 pmJen-Chieh Peng, Department of Physics, University of Illinois
        Physics Colloquium "Observation of Neutrino Oscillation at the Daya Bay Experiment"
        141 Loomis
      6. 4:30 pmLillian-Yvonne Bertram, Arley McNeney, and Ted Sanders
        Carr Reading Series - Alumni Reading: Lillian-Yvonne Bertram, Arley McNeney, and Ted Sanders
        Illini Union Bookstore Authors Corner
    4. Thursday, October 4, 2012

      1. All Day50th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing
        Allerton Park & Retreat Center
      2. 9:00 amFood Security and Public Health in East Asia
        3057 Lincoln Hall, 702 S. Wright Street
      3. 12:00 pmProfessor Sheldon Katz, Univ. of Illinois, Dept. of Physics
        Math/Physics Seminar "Superspace and supersymmetry"
        464 Loomis (1110 W Green St., Urbana)
      4. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      5. 4:00 pmDavid Derwei Wang; Chinese Literature, Harvard University
        MilerComm2013-The Future of New China: Revolution in Fiction
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory Street, Urbana, Illinois
      6. 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmDan Gediman
        One Book One Campus Keynote Lecture
        Illini Union Illini Rooms A, B, & C
    5. Friday, October 5, 2012

      1. All Day50th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing
        Allerton Park & Retreat Center
      2. 9:00 amFood Security and Public Health in East Asia
        3057 Lincoln Hall, 702 S. Wright Street
      3. 12:00 pmBarbara Franklin, President, Illinois Alliance for Retired Americans
        Setting the Record Straight: Preserving Social Security & Medicare
        University YMCA, 1001 S Wright St.
      4. 1:00 pm

        Prof. Premala Chandra -
        Center for Materials Theory - Dept. of Physics and Astronomy -
        Rutgers University - Piscataway NJ


        Condensed Matter Seminar: Hastatic Order in URu2Si2

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg - corner Goodwin & Springfield

         

      5. 2:00 pm

        Gang Logan Liu, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana


        CPLC Seminar: "Living Cell Studies Assisted by Nanoengineering Surfaces"
        144 Loomis
  2. Week of October 7, 2012

    1. Monday, October 8, 2012

      1. All DayEngineering Ethics for a Globalized World (EGW12)
        I-Hotel
      2. 12:00 pmEmil Prodan - Yeshiva University, New York, NY
        ICMT Seminar: "Non-Commutative Differential Geometry: Applications to Disordered Topological Insulators"
        190 Engineering Sciences Building
      3. 4:00 pmJ. Gary Eden, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Tuesday, October 9, 2012

      1. All DayEngineering Ethics for a Globalized World (EGW12)
        I-Hotel
      2. 3:30 pmJon Peterson, Neustar
        ITI Trust and Security Seminar
        2405 Siebel Center
      3. 4:00 pmSoko Matsumura
        Astrophysics Colloquium: Soko Matsumura, University of Maryland: "Survival of Terrestrial Planets"
      4. 4:00 pmYeng-Long (Robert) Chen, Institute of Physics, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
        Soft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, October 10, 2012

      1. 12:00 pmMasaru Shibata (Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto University)
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar:"Numerical relativity studies for coalescing neutron star binaries" - Masaru Shibata (Kyoto University)
        464 Loomis
      2. 4:00 pm - 4:55 pmKate Kirby, American Physical Society
        Physics Colloquium, "Ethics and the Welfare of the Physics Profession"
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, October 11, 2012

      1. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    5. Friday, October 12, 2012

      1. 12:00 pmPam Sutherland, Vice President of Public Policy for Planned Parenthood of Illinois
        Bodies and Votes: Women's Health Justice Under Electoral Pressure
        University YMCA, 1001 S Wright St.
      2. 1:00 pm

        Prof. James S. Langer -
        Physics Dept. - University of California - Santa Barbara


        Condensed Matter Seminar: Nonequilibrium Thermodynamics and Amorphous Plasticity

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg - corner Goodwin & Springfield

         

      3.  NO CPLC SEMINAR - SACNAS Conference
    6. Saturday, October 13, 2012

      1. 10:15 am

        Professor Paul Selvin


        How We Think and Move at the Smallest scale: a (Bio-) Physicist's Perspective
        141 Loomis Laboratory of Physics 1110 W. Green St. Urbana IL
  3. Week of October 14, 2012

    1. Monday, October 15, 2012

      1.  The 2012 Symposium on Emerging Topics in Control and Modeling: Networked Systems
        CSL Auditorium (B02)
      2. 12:00 pmKai Sun - University of Michigan
        ICMT Seminar: "When topology meets strong correlation"
        190 Engineering Sciences Building
      3. 4:00 pmAlbert Lee, Dept. of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of California, Irvine
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Tuesday, October 16, 2012

      1.  The 2012 Symposium on Emerging Topics in Control and Modeling: Networked Systems
        CSL Auditorium (B02)
      2. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, October 17, 2012

      1. 10:30 am - 11:30 amDr. Cora B. Marrett, Deputy Director, National Science Foundation
        "Graduate Education - Incubator for Innovation"
        Levis Faculty Center, 3rd floor
      2. 12:30 pmAndrea M. Ghez
        Icko Iben Jr. Lecture Astrophysics Colloquium: Andrea M. Ghez, UCLA: "Bringing our Galaxy's Supermassive Black Hole into Focus with Laser Guide Star Adaptive Optics"
        144 Loomis
      3. 12:30 pmAndrea M. Ghez (University of California Los Angeles)
        Joint Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar and Icko Iben Jr. Lecture Astrophysics Colloquium: "Bringing our Galaxy's Supermassive Black Hole into Focus with Laser Guide Star Adaptive Optics" - Andrea M. Ghez (UCLA)
        144 Loomis
      4. 4:00 pmSusan Hinrichs, Network Geographics and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        ITI Trust and Security Seminar
        3405 Siebel Center
      5. 4:00 pmGiorgio Gratta, Stanford
        Physics Colloquium, "Neutrinos from Hell: the Dawn of Neutrino Geophysics"
        141 Loomis Lab
      6. 4:30 pmBrian Dolinar
        The Black Cultural Front Black Writers and Artists of the Depression Generation
        Illini Union Bookstore - Authors Corner
    4. Thursday, October 18, 2012

      1. 4:00 pmGiorgio Gratta, Stanford
        Physics Colloquium, "Neutrinos from Hell: the Dawn of Neutrino Geophysics"
        141 Loomis Lab
      2.  Conference on The New Middle East: Social and Political Change in the Twenty-First Century
        Levis Faculty Center
      3. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      4. 7:30 pmMatthew W. Finkin; Center for Advanced Study Professor of Law
        CAS Annual Lecture
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 South Gregory Street, Urbana, Illinois
    5. Friday, October 19, 2012

      1.  Conference on The New Middle East: Social and Political Change in the Twenty-First Century
        Levis Faculty Center
      2. 12:00 pmDavid Morrison, Deputy Director of Illinois Coalition for Political Reform
        The Fight for Campaign Finance Reform in Illinois
        University YMCA, 1001 S Wright St.
      3. 1:00 pm

        Dr. Masud Haque -
        Max Planck Institute - Dresden Germany


        Condensed Matter / ICMT Seminar: Composite object dynamics in interacting 1D lattice systems: propagation, locking, and scattering

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg - corner Goodwin & Springfield

         

      4. 2:00 pm

        Sanjeevi Sivasankar, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Iowa State University, Ames


        CPLC Seminar: "Tuning the biomechanics of cell-cell adhesion"
        144 Loomis
    6. Saturday, October 20, 2012

      1.  Conference on The New Middle East: Social and Political Change in the Twenty-First Century
        Levis Faculty Center
  4. Week of October 21, 2012

    1. Monday, October 22, 2012

      1. 12:00 pmSidney Nagel - James Franck Institute - University of Chicago
        ICMT Seminar: "Jamming as the epitome of disorder"
        190 Engineering Sciences Building
      2. 4:00 pmProfessor P. (Saday) Sadayappan
        Domain-specific abstractions for high-performance computing
        2405 Siebel
      3. 4:00 pmGary Messing, Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, Pennsylvania State University
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Tuesday, October 23, 2012

      1. 4:00 pmZoltan Haiman
        Astrophysics Colloquium: Zoltan Haiman, Columbia University: " Electromagnetic Emission from Supermassive Black Hole Mergers"
        134 Astronomy
      2. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, October 24, 2012

      1. 11:00 amBrad Malin, Biomedical Informatics and Computer Science, Vanderbilt University
        If De-identification Is Dead, Why Can't We Bury It?
        3405 Siebel Center
      2. 12:00 pmTobias Baldauf (University of Zurich)
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar: "Halo Clustering beyond the Local Bias Model" - Tobias Baldauf (University of Zurich)
        464 Loomis
      3. 1:00 pmProfessor Mark Saffman
        QI/AMO Seminar: Bottling Rydberg atoms for scalable quantum computing
        280 MRL
      4. 4:00 pmDr. Richard S. Ostfeld-Cary Institute for Ecosystem Studies
        B102 CLSL - 601 S. Goodwin
      5. 4:00 pmProfessor Sidney R. Nagel, University of Chicago
        Physics Colloquium:"Speak, Memory! What can a material memorize?"
        141 Loomis Lab
      6. 4:30 pmGonalo Tavares
        Carr Reading Series - Gonalo Tavares
        Illini Union Bookstore Authors Corner
    4. Thursday, October 25, 2012

      1. 12:00 pmMarius Junge, Illinois
        Math/Physics Seminar: "Non-locality from a math perspective"
        464 Loomis (1110 W Green St., Urbana)
      2. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      3. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmDr. B.K. Sharma - Senior Research Engineer at ISTC
        Brown Bag Seminar series - Presenting the movie: Bag It: Is Your Life Too Plastic?
        Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, One E. Hazelwood Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
    5. Friday, October 26, 2012

      1. 12:00 pmJose Antonio Vargas, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and founder, Define American
        Define American: Immigration in the 2012 Election
        University YMCA, 1001 S Wright St.
      2. 1:00 pm

        Prof. Randi Holmestad -
        Dept of Physics - Norwegian University of Science and Technology -
        Trondheim Norway 

         


        Condensed Matter Seminar: Formation of clusters and precipitates in age hardenable Al alloys

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg - corner Goodwin & Springfield

         

      3. 2:00 pm

        David Millar, Department of Molecular Biology, Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA


        CPLC Seminar: "Assembly and Conformational Dynamics of Nucleic Acid ' Protein Complexes Probed at the Single-Molecule Level"
        144 Loomis
      4. 3:00 pmPrasad Naldurg, Microsoft Research India
        ITI Trust and Security Seminar
        4405 Siebel Center
    6. Saturday, October 27, 2012

      1. 10:15 am

        Professor Jon Thaler


        Extrasolar Planets
        141 Loomis Laboratory of Physics 1110 W. Green St. Urbana IL
  5. Week of October 28, 2012

    1. Monday, October 29, 2012

      1. 12:00 pmGregory A. Fiete - University of Texas at Austin
        ICMT Seminar: "Interacting Topological Phases in Transition Metal Oxides"
        190 Engineering Sciences Building
      2. 4:00 pmSteven Zinkle, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
        Howard Birnbaum Memorial Lecture
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      3. 4:00 pmProfessor Trevor Mudge
        Interconnect Fabrics for Multicore Computers
        2405 Siebel Center
    2. Tuesday, October 30, 2012

      1. 12:00 pmLilya Kaganovsky, Associate Professor in Comparative & World Literature at Illinois
        Noontime Scholar Lecture - The Homogenous Thinking Subject or Soviet Cinema Learns to Sing
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S Fifth St, Champaign
      2. 3:00 pmDr. Jason Robinson
      3. 4:00 pmAstrophysics Colloquium: David Nidever, University of Michigan: "Examining Galaxy Formation and Evolution with the Milky Way and Its Satellites"
        134 Astronomy
      4. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, October 31, 2012

      1. 12:00 pmAlexander Belikov (IAP Paris)
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar: "Indirect detection of dark matter at GeV and TeV scales" - Alexander Belikov (IAP Paris)
        464 Loomis
      2. 4:00 pmCharles Ferguson, President, Federation of American Scientist
        Physics Colloquium: CANCELLED "The Physics of Nuclear Disarmament"
        141 Loomis Lab