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Events for September 2013

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  1. Week of September 15, 2013

    1. Tuesday, September 17, 2013

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmColloquium Speaker
  1. Week of September 1, 2013

    1. Tuesday, September 3, 2013

      1. 10:00 am - 11:00 amHarry Ridgway, Consulting Professor/Research Scientist
        Current Research Opportunities in Groundwater Science and Technology

        Room 201, Illinois State Water Survey (map)
        2204 Griffith Drive, Champaign, IL

      2. 1:00 pmManas Ranjan Gartia, Ph.D. Candidate
        Final Examination: Manas Ranjan Gartia, Ph.D. candidate
        2003 Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory (MNTL), 208 North Wright Street
      3. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFelipe Menanteau
        Astronomy Colloquium: "Counting Giants: Cosmology from Massive Sunyaev-Zel'dovich Galaxy Clusters"
        Astronomy 134
      4. 4:00 pmCharles Schroeder, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Illinois
        Soft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Wednesday, September 4, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmVasileios Paschalidis (University of Illinois)
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar: "On the maximum mass a neutron star can support before collapsing to a black hole"
        464 Loomis
      2. 4:00 pmProfessor Shinsei Ryu, Department of Physics, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
        Physics Colloquium:"Cross-correlated response in topological superconductors"
        141 Loomis Lab
      3. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm5min introduction by Dr. Stefanos Katsikas, Director of Modern Greek Studies UIUC
        Movie Evening: "Zorba the Greek" A Film by Michael Cacoyannis
        Lucy Ellis Lounge (Room 1080), Foreign Languages Building (FLB), 707 S. Mathews Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    3. Thursday, September 5, 2013

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Fu Zhao - Associate Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering, Division of Environmental and Ecological Engineering, Purdue University - West Lafayette
        Sustainability Seminar series - Recycling of Liquid Crystal Displays for Maximum Resource Recovery
        Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, One E. Hazelwood Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
      2. 12:30 pmM. Shapiro, MSU Lansing (joint with M.Gekhtman and A.Vainshtein)
        Mathematics/Physics Seminar "Cluster algebra compatible with Cremmer-Gervais Poisson-Lie bracket on SL(n)" PLEASE NOTE room change
        243 Altgeld Hall
      3. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    4. Friday, September 6, 2013

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmGeorge Czapar, ISWS Head of Water Quality
        Developing International Collaborations for Water Research, Education, and Outreach

        Lucy Ellis Lounge 1080, Foreign Languages Building

      2. 1:00 pm

        Professor Gábor A. Csáthy, Department of Physics, Purdue University


        Condensed Matter Seminar: "The Exotic Quantum Liquids and Solids of the Two Dimensional Electron Gas"

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg - corner Goodwin & Springfield

         

      3. 1:00 pm   Central TimeRobin Berthier, Research Scientist, Information Trust Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and President, Network Perception
        From NetAPT to NP-View, A Case Study in Transferring Technology from Academia to Industry
        NCSA Auditorium and Webcast
      4. 2:00 pm

        Dr. Patricia L. Clark, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Notre Dame


        CPLC Seminar: Protein Folding In Vivo: Kinetics versus Thermodynamics
        144 Loomis
  2. Week of September 8, 2013

    1. Monday, September 9, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Victor Chua (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
        ICMT Seminar: "Quantum tales of slave-spins and spin-chains"
        190 Engineering Sciences Building (ESB) 1101 W Springfield, Urbana
      2. 1:00 pmHsingtzu Wu, Ph.D. Candidate, NPRE
        Final Examination: Hsingtzu Wu, Ph.D. candidate
        111K Talbot Lab, 104 S. Wright Street, Urbana, IL 61801
      3. 4:00 pmDavid Bahr, School of Materials Engineering, Purdue University
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Tuesday, September 10, 2013

      1. 2:15 pm - 3:15 pmBeth Hall, MRCC Director
        Midwestern Regional Climate Center: A Center of Change, Variability, and the Law of Averages

        Room 201, Illinois State Water Survey (map)
        2204 Griffith Drive, Champaign, IL

      2. 3:00 pmDr. Sam Heads
        1005 Forbes Building, 1816 S. Oak St, Champaign
      3. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmClaude-Andre Faucher-Giguere
        Astronomy Colloquium: Feedback-regulated star formation on galactic and cosmological scales
        Astronomy Room 134
      4. 4:00 pmTom Ginsburg; Leo Spitz Professor of International Law, The University of Chicago Law School
        Cultures of Law in a Global Context-Ginsburg
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum; 600 S. Gregory Street, Urbana; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
      5. 4:00 pmProfessor Michael C. Loui, Electrical and Computer Engineering and University Distinguished Teacher-Scholar, University of Illinois
        NPRE 596 Seminar: "Ethics In Scientific Research: Video Vignettes"
        253 Mechanical Building
    3. Wednesday, September 11, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmMani Chandra (University of Illinois)
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar: "Radiation-hydrodynamics"
        464 Loomis
      2. 1:00 pmProf. Judy Tzu-Chun Wu, Ohio State University
        "Eldridge Cleaver Goes to Pyongyang, Hanoi, and Peking: Third World Internationalism and American Orientalism"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Language Building
      3. 4:00 pmProfessor Thomas Kuhlman, Department of Physics, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign
        Physics Colloquium: ''Growth State Dependent Intracellular Diffusion in Escherichia coli''
        141 Loomis Lab
    4. Thursday, September 12, 2013

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Xinying Wang - Chemical Engineer, Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
        Sustainability Seminar series - Polymer assisted forward osmosis for desalination and water reuse
        Mechanical Engineering Building, Room 218; 1206 W Green St. in Urbana, IL
      2. 12:30 pmOnkar Parrikar (Illinois)
        Mathematics/Physics Seminar "Supersymmetric Quantum Mechanics and Index Theorems"
        464 Loomis Lab
      3. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      4. 5:00 pmHarriet Murav, Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures and Comparative and World Literatures
        New Directions Lecture - Marking Time: Modernism and Belatedness in the Writing of David Bergelson
        Msgr Swetland Assembly Room, St. John's Catholic Newman Center
    5. Friday, September 13, 2013

      1. 1:00 pm

        Professor Leonid Rokhinson, Purdue University


        Condensed Matter Seminar: "Observation of fractional ac Josephson effect: the signature of Majorana particles"

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg - corner Goodwin & Springfield

         

      2. 1:15 pm   Friday from 1:15-5 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Rita Chin (History, U. of Michigan), Fatima El-Tayeb (Ethnic Studies and Literature, UC-San Diego), Umut Erel (Sociology and the Center for Citizenship, Identities, and Governance, Open University/ UK), and others
        "Mobilizing Difference: Gender, Islam, and the Production of Contemporary Europeanness"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana
      3. 2:00 pm

        Dr. James O'Dwyer, Assistant Professor, Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign


        CPLC Seminar: "Macroecology for microbes: bacterial community diversity and lambda coalescents"
        144 Loomis
      4. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmProf. Cynthia Buckley
        "The Rainbow Curtain: LGBT Intolerance in Eastern Europe and Eurasia"
        3057 Lincoln Hall
    6. Saturday, September 14, 2013

      1. 1:15 pm   Friday from 1:15-5 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Rita Chin (History, U. of Michigan), Fatima El-Tayeb (Ethnic Studies and Literature, UC-San Diego), Umut Erel (Sociology and the Center for Citizenship, Identities, and Governance, Open University/ UK), and others
        "Mobilizing Difference: Gender, Islam, and the Production of Contemporary Europeanness"
        Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana
      2. 10:15 am

        Professor Yann Chemla


        Saturday Physics for Everyone: Nature's Biological Nanomachines
        141 Loomis Laboratory
  3. Week of September 15, 2013

    1. Monday, September 16, 2013

      1. 8:30 am - 10:00 amWhat to Do After Liftoff- Mustering a Robust Second Stage: Advice to Mid-Career Researchers
        Deere Pavilion (Room 2005) Mechanical Engineering Building
      2.  No ICMT Seminar
        190 ESB
      3. 4:00 pmDerk Joester, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Tuesday, September 17, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmAnja Tippner, Professor of Slavic Literature and Culture at Hamburg University
        Noontime Scholars Lecture - Ghostwriting: Erenburg's and Grossman's Black Book on the Holocaust in the Soviet Union
        101 International Studies Building, 910 South Fifth Street, Champaign
      2. 3:00 pmDr. Ed Dewalt
        1005 Forbes Building, 1816 S. Oak St, Champaign
      3. 4:00 pmDr. William Roy, Adjunct Professor, and Senior Geochemist (retired) with the Illinois State Geological Survey
        NPRE 596 Seminar: "Geological Carbon Sequestration"
        253 Mechanical Building
      4. 4:00 pmYang Zhang, Department of Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering, University of Illinois
        Soft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, September 18, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmBen Ryan (University of Illinois)
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar: "Instabilities in Core-Collapse Supernovae"
        464 Loomis
      2. 4:00 pmProfessor Mark Beeman, Department of Psychology, Northwestern University
        Physics Colloquium: "Insight in the brain: The cognitive and neural bases of Eureka! moments"
        141 Loomis
      3. 7:30 pmGunther Schuller; George A. Miller Visiting Artist and musical legend
        CAS/MillerComm2014-Schuller
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum; 600 S. Gregory Street, Urbana; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    4. Thursday, September 19, 2013

      1. 10:00 amDamien Vandembroucq, Laboratoire PMMH, ESPCI, Paris
        Special ICMT Seminar: "A depinning-like model for creep and amorphous plasticity"
        190 ESB
      2. 12:30 pmCharles Rezk (Illinois)
        Math-Physics Seminar: "Braided tensor categories"
        464 Loomis Lab
      3. 4:00 pmMichael Kennedy, Professor of Sociology and International Studies, Watson Institute and the Department of Sociology, Brown University
        Distinguished Lecture - What Can Afghanistan, Kosova, and Poland Tell Us About American Universities? Or How Area Studies Can Anchor Cosmopolitan Intellectuality and Consequential Solidarity
        126 GSLIS, 501 E. Daniel Street, Champaign
      4. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    5. Friday, September 20, 2013

      1. 1:00 pm

        Professor Peter Abbamonte, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign


        Condensed Matter Seminar: "Emergence of CDW domain wall discommensurations above the superconducting dome in TiSe2"

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg - corner Goodwin & Springfield

         

      2. 2:00 pm

        Dr. Ahmet Yildiz, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics, Structural Biology, and Physics, University of California Berkeley


        CPLC Seminar: The Mechanism of Cytoplasmic Dynein Motility
        144 Loomis
  4. Week of September 22, 2013

    1. Monday, September 23, 2013

      1. 10:30 am - 11:30 amAnu Acharya, Natural Research Specialist at Oregon Water Resources Department
        Atchafalaya Basin Sediment Management Plan – objective and strategies

        Room 201, Illinois State Water Survey (map)
        2204 Griffith Drive, Champaign, IL

      2. 12:00 pmDr. Armin Rahmanisisan (Los Alamos National Lab)
        ICMT Seminar: "Integer anomalous quantum Hall effect and fractional excitations in itinerant magnets"
        190 ESB
      3. 3:00 pmProf.Dr.Gunnar F. Schroder, Computational Structural Biology Group, Institure of Complex Systems, Forschungszentrum Julich, Germany
        Theoretical Computational and Biophysics Group - CANCELLED
        3269 Beckman Institute
      4. 4:00 pmAlexei Sokolov, Department of Chemistry, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Tuesday, September 24, 2013

      1. 2:15 pm - 3:15 pmAmy Ando, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics
        Value and Risk Measures for Efficient Conservation Portfolio Planning under Climate Change Uncertainty

        Room 201, Illinois State Water Survey (map)
        2204 Griffith Drive, Champaign, IL

      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmJustin Crepp - Working at the Diffraction Limit: The Interface between Adaptive Optics and Exoplanetary Science
        Astronomy Room 134
      3. 4:00 pmDr. Finis Southworth, Chief Technology Officer, AREVA, Lynchburg, VA
        NPRE 596 Seminar: "High Temperature Gas Reactors"
        253 Mechanical Building
      4. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, September 25, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Ana Fernandez-Sesma, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
        PATH Seminar Series-Dr. Ana Fernandez-Sesma
        2506 Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building
      2. 12:00 pmBruce Reznick, David Lebauer
        The IMSE Brown Bag Lunch Seminar
        335 Grainger Engineering Library
      3. 12:00 pmRoman Gold (University of Illinois)
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar: "Imprints of Baryon Acoustic Oscillations in Galaxy Surveys"
        464 Loomis
      4. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmiGEM Presentation
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      5. 4:00 pmProfessor Richard Weaver, Physics Department, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
        Physics Colloquium:"Field-field Correlations in Ultrasonics and Seismology, and the Retrieval of Green's Function from Noise"
        141 Loomis Lab
    4. Thursday, September 26, 2013

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmJeffrey Mendez - Global Communications Director, Electronic Recycling Services International, Toronto, Canada
        Sustainability Seminar series - Recycling and Upcycling of Electronic Waste
        Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, One E. Hazelwood Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
      2. 12:30 pmSheldon Katz (Illinois)
        Math-Physics Seminar: "Supersymmetric Quantum Mechanics, Hodge theory, and the Witten Index"
        464 Loomis Lab
      3. 4:00 pmProf. Keely Stauter-Halsted, Univ of Illinois at Chicago
        "The Diseased Body Politic: Paid Sex and the State in Imperial Eastern Europe"
        910 S. Fifth Street, Room 101 International Studies Building
      4. 4:00 pmMartha Crenshaw; Center for International Security, Stanford University
        CAS/MillerComm2014-Crenshaw
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum; 600 S. Gregory Street, Urbana; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
      5. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      6. 4:00 pmKeely Stauter-Halsted, Professor of History and Hejna Family Chair in Polish Studies, University of Illinois at Chicago
        New Directions Lecture - The Diseased Body Politic: Paid Sex and the State in Imperial Eastern Europe
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S Fifth St Champaign
    5. Friday, September 27, 2013

      1. 1:00 pm

        Associate Professor Vidya Madhavan, Department of Physics, Boston College


        Condensed Matter Seminar: "Massive Dirac Fermions in Topological Crystalline Insulators created by Symmetry Breaking"

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg - corner Goodwin & Springfield

         

      2. 2:00 pm

        Dr. Andrew Smith, Department of Bioengineering, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign


        CPLC Seminar: Engineering the structure and optics of quantum dots for live-cell and live-tissue imaging
        144 Loomis
    6. Saturday, September 28, 2013

      1. 10:15 am - 11:30 am

        Professor Brian DeMarco


        Saturday Physics for Everyone: Ultracold Physics: Creating Quantum Matter at the Coldest Temperatures in the Universe
        141 Loomis Laboratory
  5. Week of September 29, 2013

    1. Monday, September 30, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmDr. Rudro Rana Biswas (University of Ilinois, Urbana-Champaign)
        ICMT Seminar: "Aspects of disorder and topology in exotic states of quantum matter"
        190 ESB
      2. 2:00 pmAmit Sahai, University of California, Los Angeles
        ITI Trust & Security Seminar
        3405 Siebel Center
      3. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmDr. Jeff Comer of CNRS, Nancy Universite, Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France
        Theoretical Computational and Biophysics Group - "Constructing diffusive modesl using Bayesian inference. Applications to conduction in synthetic membrance channels and permeability of lipid bilayers"
      4. 4:00 pmDr. Marc Snir, Argonne National Laboratories
        Dr. Marc Snir, Argonne National Laboratories
        2405 Siebel Center
      5. 4:00 pmAngelo Cacciuto, Department of Chemistry, Columbia University
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building