Science and Mathematics Events

January 27, 2020

Biology Faculty Candidate: Adaptation and Constraint Through the Lens of Genome-wide Association Studies

January 27, 2020 at 12:00pm1:00pm

Life Sciences Complex, 106 (Lundgren Room)

Dr. Stephen Dorus from the Department of Biology at Syracuse University hosts Lawrence Uricchio, Ph.D., from the Department of Integrative Biology at University of California, Berkeley for a lecture…

Mathematics Faculty Candidate: On Poincaré inequalities as minimal assumptions to do variational calculus

January 27, 2020 at 4:00pm5:00pm

Carnegie Library, 122

Sylvester Eriksson-Bique, Ph.D., from UCLA, is a candidate for a faculty position in the Department of Mathematics, part of the cluster hiring initiative in the BioInspired Institute.

January 28, 2020

Protected Qubits in Superconducting Circuits

January 28, 2020 at 3:30pm5:00pm

Physics Building, 202 / 204

The Department of Physics welcomes Dr. Constantin Schrade for their weekly colloquia. Dr. Schrade is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Condensed Matter Theory at the Massachusetts Institute of…

Chemistry Faculty Candidate: Understanding the quantum mechanical effects in biochemical reactions with multiscale simulation

January 28, 2020 at 4:00pm5:00pm

Center for Science and Technology (CST), 0-019

Ruibin Lang, Ph.D., from Stanford University, is a candidate for a faculty position in the Department of Chemistry, part of the cluster hiring initiative in the BioInspired Institute.

January 30, 2020

Rust

Quartz as a Record of Magmatic Thermal Histories

January 30, 2020 at 4:00pm5:00pm

Heroy Geology Laboratory, 113

The Department of Earth Sciences presents the K.D. Nelson Lecture Series featuring guest speaker, Michael Ackerson from the Smithsonian Institution. Michael’s research interests are the evolution…

Mathematics Faculty Candidate: XOR Ising model and constrained percolation

January 30, 2020 at 4:00pm5:00pm

Carnegie Library, 122

Zhongyang Li, Ph.D., from the University of Connecticut, is a candidate for a faculty position in the Department of Mathematics, part of the cluster hiring initiative in the BioInspired Institute.

January 31, 2020

Social Media for Scientists and Engineers (or How to Communicate Without Losing Your Mind)

January 31, 2020 at 9:30am10:30am

Bowne Hall, 414

Ellen de Graffenreid, Division of Marketing and Communications, will discuss foundational skills for dissemination of research findings and participating in discussions via social media.

February 6, 2020

Quantum Information Processing Using Multimode Circuit-QED

February 6, 2020 at 3:30pm5:00pm

Physics Building, 202 / 204

The Department of Physics welcomes Dr. Srivatsan Chakram for their weekly colloquium. Dr.  Chakram is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Chicago. Abstract: Superconducting circuits…

Insights on Quaternary Environments from Plant Ecophysiology and Multi-Proxy Climate Reconstruction Approaches

February 6, 2020 at 4:00pm5:00pm

Heroy Geology Laboratory, 113

The Department of Earth Sciences presents the K.D. Nelson Lecture Series, featuring guest speaker Steven Voelker from SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. His research has two primary…

February 7, 2020

Biophysics Seminar: Professor Katharine Jenson, Williams College

February 7, 2020 at 11:00am12:00pm

Physics Building, 202

Kate Jenson, Assistant Professor of Physics at Williams College, will present a seminar as part of the Soft Matter and Biophysics seminar series.

February 10, 2020

An Efficient High Dimensional Quantum Schur Transform

February 10, 2020 at 2:00pm3:00pm

Physics Building, 202/204

The Department of Physics presents a talk on the Schur transform. The Schur transform is a unitary operator that block diagonalizes the action of the symmetric and unitary groups on an n fold…

February 18, 2020

Towards Quantum Computing with Blochnium Qubit

February 18, 2020 at 3:30pm5:00pm

Physics Building, 202 / 204

The Department of Physics welcomes Dr. Ivan Pechenezhskiy for their weekly colloquia. Dr Pechenezhskiy is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Joint Quantum Institute, University of Maryland,…

February 20, 2020

Antarctica as seen from sapce.

An Expanded View of Pliocene Antarctic Ice Sheet Dynamics

February 20, 2020 at 4:00pm5:00pm

Heroy Geology Laboratory, 113

The Department of Earth Sciences presents the K.D. Nelson Lecture Series, featuring guest speaker Molly Patterson from State University of New York at Binghamton in the Department of Geology and…

February 21, 2020

Biophysics Seminar: Force sensing, force output, and cell migration

February 21, 2020 at 10:00am11:00am

Physics Building, 202

Yu-Li Wang, Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Carnegie Melon, will present a seminar as part of the Soft Matter and Biophysics seminar series.

March 5, 2020

microbe through a telescopic lens

Biogeophysics: Geophysical Approaches for Interrogating Subsurface Microbial Activity

March 5, 2020 at 4:00pm5:00pm

Heroy Geology Laboratory, 113

The Department of Earth Sciences presents the K.D. Nelson Lecture Series, featuring guest speaker Estella Atekwana from the University of Delaware. Estella’s research interests are Biogeophysics,…

March 12, 2020

Alyssum growing on rocky terrain

Looking Back to Greenland’s Future: Climate Dynamics and Ice Sheet Response During Holocene Climate Change

March 12, 2020 at 4:00pm5:00pm

Heroy Geology Laboratory, 113

The Department of Earth Sciences presents the K.D. Nelson Lecture Series, featuring guest speaker Elizabeth Thomas from University at Buffalo. Elizabeth  uses organic geochemical and stable…

March 13, 2020

Biophysics Seminar: Biomimetic Lipid Membranes from a Scattering and Simulations Perspective

March 13, 2020 at 11:00am12:00pm

Physics Building, 202

Rana Ashkar, Assistant Professor of Physics at Virginia Tech, will present a seminar as part of the Soft Matter and Biophysics seminar series.

March 24, 2020

Diagram showing change of atmospheric oxygen over time

A 3.5 Billion-year Record of Deep-ocean Dissolved O2 from the Oxidation State of Iron in Submarine Basalts

March 24, 2020 at 4:00pm5:00pm

Heroy Geology Laboratory, 210

The Department of Earth Sciences presents the K.D. Nelson Lecture Series, featuring guest speaker Daniel Stolper from the University of California – Berkeley. Daniel is a geochemist with…

April 3, 2020

Biophysics Seminar: Professor Nathan Keim, Penn State

April 3, 2020 at 11:00am12:00pm

Physics Building, 202

Nathan Keim, Associate Professor of Physics at Penn State (previously, Cal Poly), will present a seminar as part of the Soft Matter and Biophysics seminar series.

April 10, 2020

Biophysics Seminar: Professor Ionel Popa, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

April 10, 2020 at 11:00am12:00pm

Physics Building, 202

Ionel Popa, Assistant Professor of Physics at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, will present a seminar as part of the Soft Matter and Biophysics seminar series.