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Events for week of October 20, 2013

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  1. Week of October 20, 2013 to October 26, 2013

    1. Monday, October 21, 2013

      1. 11:00 amJohn J. Quinn Environmental Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory
        ISGS - Geostatistical Approaches to Characterizing the Hydrogeology of Glacial Drift
        Room 101, Natural Resources Building 615 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign
      2. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Xiao Hu, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Japan

        ICMT Seminar: "Nonlocal properties of Majorana bound states in topological superconductivity"
        190 ESB
      3. 4:00 pmDr. Rajiv Gandhi, Rutgers University - Camden
        Dr. Rajiv Gandhi, Rutgers University - Camden
        2405 Siebel Center
      4. 4:00 pmMichael Loui, Department 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 22, 2013

      1. 11:00 am

        Dr. Pat Clancy, Department of Physics, University of Toronto

        Special Condensed Matter Seminar: "Exploring Magnetism in Doped Iridates with Resonant X-rays"

        280 Materials Research Lab (MRL), on Goodwin between Springfield and Green


      2. 12:00 pmInstitute for Genomic Biology Seminar
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      3. 4:00 pm"The Illinois Prairie and Its People: Past, Present, and Future."
        405 North Mathews Avenue, Urbana, Illinois
      4. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmAssistant Professor Charlie Conroy, University of California, Santa Cruz
        Astronomy Colloquium: "Extragalactic Archaeology"
        Astronomy 134
      5. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      6. 6:00 pm - 8:30 pmDr. George Czapar - Illinois State Water Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois
        Troubled Waters: A Mississippi River Story – Free Movie
        Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, One E. Hazelwood Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
    3. Wednesday, October 23, 2013

      1. 12:00 pmNo seminar this week
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar: No seminar this week due to the Midwest Relativity Meeting
        464 Loomis
      2. 2:00 pmDr. Grzegorz Jung, Ben-Gurion University, Israel; George A. Miller Visiting Professor
        Special ICMT Seminar: "Flux-flow Noise and Phase Transitions in Vortex Matter"
        190 ESB
      3. 3:00 pm - 4:30 pmDr. Harry Dankowicz, U of IL Dept. of Mechanical Sciences & Engineering; Dr. Fredrik Grondahl, KTH Division of Industrial Ecology; Srirupa Ganguly, IL Sustainable Technology Center; and Joseph Pechsiri, KTH Division of Industrial Ecology
        Exploring Biotreatment of Saline Waters with Algae
        Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, One E. Hazelwood Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
      4. 4:00 pmProfessor Scott Aaronson, MIT, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
        Physics Colloquium: "Quantum Computing and the Limits of Efficient Computation "
        141 Loomis
      5. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm5min introduction at the beginning by Dr. Stephanos Katsikas, Director of Modern Greek Studies UIUC
        Movie Evening: "Captain Corelli's Mantolin" A Film by John Madden
        Lucy Ellis Lounge (Room 1080), Foreign Languages Building (FLB), 707 S. Mathews Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    4. Thursday, October 24, 2013

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDr. Sam C Weaver - President of Proton Power, Inc.
        Sustainable Seminar Series - Powering a Clean Tomorrow: Cheap Hydrogen from Biomass
        Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, One E. Hazelwood Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
      2. 4:00 pmDeborah Brautigam; International Development Program, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
        CAS/MillerComm2014- Brautigam
        Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum; 600 S. Gregory Street, Urbana; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
      3. 4:00 pmHard Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      4. 4:00 pmStephen Wolfram, Wolfram Research
        Math/Physics Seminar: "Computation, Technology, Physics and Physicists"
        Loomis 151
    5. Friday, October 25, 2013

      1. 1:00 pm

        Professor Grzegorz Jung, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel; George A. Miller Visiting Professor 

        Condensed Matter Seminar: "Metastable Resistivity States and Low Frequency Conductivity Fluctuations in Manganite Single Crystals"

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg - corner Goodwin & Springfield


      2. 2:00 pm

        Dr. Mark Akeson, Chair and Professor, School of Biomolecular Engineering, UC Santa Cruz.

        CPLC Seminar: Reading Single DNA and Protein Molecules Using Very Small Holes
        144 Loomis
      3. 3:00 pmDr. Madhu Khanna, University of Illinois, Department of ACE
        NRES Departmental Seminar by Dr. Madhu Khanna
        W-109 Turner Hall, 1102 S. Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61801
    6. Saturday, October 26, 2013

      1. 10:15 am - 11:30 am

        Professor Raffi Budakian

        Saturday Physics for Everyone: The Ultimate MRI: Magnetic Resonance Force Microscopy
        141 Loomis Laboratory