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Events for week of March 30, 2014

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  1. Week of March 30, 2014 to April 5, 2014

    1. Monday, March 31, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Michel Pleimling, Virginia Tech

        ICMT Seminar: "Physical aging in disordered systems"
        NEW LOCATION: 280 MRL, 104 S. Goodwin
      2. 4:00 pm - 4:50 pmDr. Peter Goldsmith, Associate Professor, Agricultural and Consumer Economics, U of I
        CABER Seminar Series: The Brazilian Experience with Biofuels: Past, Present and Future
        Monsanto Room, ACES Library, 1101 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana
      3. 4:00 pmYves Chabal, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Texas at Dallas
        Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
        100 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    2. Tuesday, April 1, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmInstitute for Genomic Biology Seminar
        612 Institute for Genomic Biology
      2. 2:00 pmFrancisco H. G. Ferreira, Chief Economist, Africa Region, The World Bank and IZA
        Lemann Lecture Series: Economic Mobility and the Rise of the Latin American Middle Class
        101 International Studies Building, 910 S. Fifth Street, Champaign
      3. 3:00 pmINHS Seminar - Dr. James Lovvorn - Designating critical habitat in a climatically changing Arctic: eiders, sea ice, and food webs.
        1005 Forbes Building, 1816 S. Oak St, Champaign
      4. 3:45 pmDan Weisz, University of California, Santa Cruz
        Astronomy Colloquium: "The Star Formation Histories of Local Group Dwarf Galaxies" - Dan Weisz, UCSC
        Astronomy 134
      5. 4:00 pmSally Engle Merry
        Event Grant: Sally Engle Merry - "The Seductions of Quantification: Human Rights, Trafficking, and the Rise of Indicator Culture."
        Levis Faculty Center, Music Room
      6. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmProf. Ming Hammond
        Prof. Ming Hammond, University of California-Berkeley, "Privileged RNA scaffolds for in vivo sensing functions"
        116 Roger Adams Lab
      7. 4:00 pmSoft Materials Seminar
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
    3. Wednesday, April 2, 2014

      1. 12:00 pmRoman Gold (U of Illinois)
        Theoretical Astrophysics and General Relativity Seminar: Probing Gravitational Waves with Pulsar Timing Arrays
        464 Loomis
      2. 3:00 pmDr. Mario Stipcevic, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia and Duke University
        QI/AMO Seminar "Random Flip-Flop and its Applications"
        MRL 280
      3. 4:00 pmProfessor Amir Yacoby, Physics Department, Harvard University
        Eighth Annual Slichter Physics Colloquium, "Quantum Information Processing and Metrology Using Few Electron Spins in Solids"
        141 Loomis
    4. Thursday, April 3, 2014

      1. 9:00 amDr. MuKeun Lee, 2013 Madhuri and Jagdish N. Sheth International Alumni Award for Exceptional Achievement
        International Alumni Award Reception and Lecture: Living Together in a Global Era
        Alice Campbell Alumni Center, 601 S. Lincoln Ave.
      2. 12:00 pmMarc Chernick, Director Center for Latin American Studies School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University. Director, Georgetown-Los Andes Program on Conflict Resolution and Human Rights, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia
        Lecture Series: Negotiating Peace in Colombia: Enemies, Advocates, and the Impact of Electoral Politics
        101 International Studies Bldg, 910 S. Fifth St. Champaign
      3. 12:30 pm

        Dr. Martin Kruczenski, Department of Physics, Purdue University

        Math/Physics Seminar: "Wilson Loops and Riemann Theta Functions"
        464 Loomis
      4. 4:00 pmRacheff-Intel Awards Presentation
        119 Materials Science and Engineering Building
      5. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmArt of Science 4.0 - Opening Reception
        Indi Go Artist Co-Op, 9 E. University Ave., Champaign
    5. Friday, April 4, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmDiane Tecic - Illinois Coastal Program Director, Illinois Department of Natural Resources
        ISTC - Sustainable Seminar Series - The Illinois Coastal Management Program: Enhancing Sustainability of Illinois’ Lake Michigan Coast
        Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, One E. Hazelwood Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
      2. 1:00 pmDr. Nancy Makri, Illinois, Department of Chemistry
        CM Seminar: "Quantum-Classical Path Integral: A Rigorous Methodology"

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg


      3. 1:00 pm   (Central Time)Jeff Gooding, IT Principal Manager, Smart Grid Systems Engineering, Southern California Edison
        Securing the Electric Grid with Common Cyber Security Services
        NCSA Auditorium and Webcast
      4. 2:00 pm

        Dr. Seppe Kuehn, Research Assistant Professor, Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


        Biophysics and Quantitative Biology Seminar: "Diversity, dimensionality and repeatability: measurements on microbial behavior and ecology"
        B102 CLSL (Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory)
      5. 3:00 pm   Reception immediately following lecture

        Professor Jeffrey A. Hubbell
        Professor of Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

        Nelson J. Leonard Distinguished Lecture, Professor Jeffrey A. Hubbell, "Protein and materials engineering for controlling immunological and morphogenetic processes"
        116 Roger Adams Laboratory
      6. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmArt of Science 4.0 - Exhibition
        Indi Go Artist Co-Op, 9 E. University Ave., Champaign
    6. Saturday, April 5, 2014

      1. 9:00 am - 7:00 pmArt of Science 4.0 - Exhibition
        Indi Go Artist Co-Op, 9 E. University Ave., Champaign