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IPST WEEKLY CALENDAR - FALL 2007

Thursday, June 7th
12:15 PM - Room 1207, Energy Research Facility
APPLIED DYNAMICS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Wally Manheimer
                     NRL
Topic:            To be Announced

Thursday, June 14th
12:15 PM - Room 1207, Energy Research Facility
APPLIED DYNAMICS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Alexander Lobkhovsky
                    MIT
Topic:           Channels in Wet Sand Incised by Subsurface Water Flow

Tuesday, July 10
APPLIED DYNAMICS SEMINAR
12.30 PM - 1207, Energy Research Facility
Speaker:      Bruce Buffett
                    Department of Geophysical Sciences, University of Chicago
Topic:          Numerical Models of Planetary Dynamos
Host:            Dan Lathrop

Thursday, August 9
APPLIED DYNAMICS SEMINAR
12.15 PM - 1207, Energy Research Facility
Speaker 1:   Viktor Nagy
                    University of Maryland, College Park
Topic:          Controlling Rare Intensive Events in Spatiotemporally Chaotic Systems
Host:            Ed Ott
Questions about the seminar should be sent to wlosert@umd.edu
and
Speaker 2:   Claire Christensen, Penn State
Topic::         Disease Dynamics on a Dynamic Social Network:  Measles as a Case Study
Host:            Michelle Girvan

Friday, August 10
SPACE & COSMIC RAY PHYSICS SEMINAR
4 PM - IPST 4301
Speaker:     Professor Jae Yu
                  University of Texas, Arlington
Title:           Development of Digital Hadron Calorimeter for the International Linear Collider
                  Using Gas Electron Multiplier

Wednesday, August 15th
SPECIAL SUMMER SEMINAR
11:00 AM - 1105 Kim Bldg. (Pepco Room)
Speaker:      Robert S. Marks
                    Department of Biotechnology Engineering
                    The National Institue for Biotechnology in the Negev
                    The Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Topic:          Development of Chemiluminescent Optical Fiber Immuno-Sensors to Viral Antigens

Monday, September 3rd
LABOR DAY/UNIVERSITY HOLIDAY
No Seminars

Tuesday, September 4th
1:15 PM - IPST 1116
INFORMAL STATISTICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Professor Janusz Holyst
                   Faculty of Physics - Warsaw University of Technology - Warsaw, Poland
Topic:          Phase Transitions and Scaling in Complex Networks

3:30 PM - MTH 3206
NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Professor Jose Manuel Cascon Barbero
                   Departmento de Matematicas - Facultad de Ciencias - 37008 Salamanca
Topic:          Quasi-Optimal Convergence Rates for AFEM
http://www.math.umd.edu/research/seminars

4:00 PM - PHYS 1410
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM
No Seminar
http://www.physics.umd.edu/events/colloquia

Wednesday, September 5th
2:00 PM - CSIC 4122 (Bldg. #406)
CSCAMM SEMINAR
Speaker:     Professor Uri Keich
                   Computer Science Department - Cornell University
Topic:         Estimating the Significance of Sequence Motifs
http://www.cscamm.umd.edu/seminars

3:30 PM - Seminar Room Lower Level, LPS
8050 Greenmead Drive, College Park, MD 20740, (301)-935-6400
LABORATORY FOR PHYSICAL SCIENCES
No Seminar

4:00 PM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
No Seminar
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

Thursday, September 6th
12:15 PM - ERF 1207 (Energy Research Facility)
APPLIED DYNAMICS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Tom Solomon
                    Bucknell University
Topic:          Fronts and Patterns in Advection-Reaction- Diffusion Systems
http://www.chaos.umd.edu/talks

Friday, September 7th
SPECIAL SEMINAR
10:30 AM - ERF1207 (Energy Research Facility)
Speaker:      Dr. Karo Ispiryan
                   Yerevan Physics Institute - Yerevan, Armenia
Title:            The Production and Study of Femtosecond Electron and X-Ray Bunches with the
                    Help of Laser Beams:Femtosecond Oscilloscopes

1:00 PM - 2108 CHEM & NUCLEAR ENGR. Bldg.
MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING SEMINAR SERIES
Speaker:      Dr. Theodosia Gougousi
                   Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, UMBC
Topic:          Deposition and Properties of Metal Oxide Films Formed by Atomic Layer Deposition and
                   Supercritical CO2 Assisted Deposition

Monday, September 10th
4:00 PM - 1116  IPST Bldg.
BIOPHYSICS SEMINAR
No Seminar
http://www.marylandbiophysics.umd.edu

4:30 PM - CSS 2400
SPACE AND COSMIC RAY PHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Joseph A. Nuth
                   Goddard Space Flight Center
Topic:          Laboratory Astrophysics is Not An Oxymoron
http://www.space.umd.edu/seminars

Tuesday, September 11th
1:15 PM - IPST 1116
INFORMAL STATISTICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Dr. Edward Ott
                   Department of Physics, UMCP
Topic:          The Onset of Coherence in Large Networks of Coupled Heterogeneous Oscillators

3:30 PM - MTH 3206
NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Professor Constantin Bacuta
                    University of Delaware
Topic:          Schur Complements on Hilbert Spaces and Saddle Point Systems
http://www.math.umd.edu/research/seminars

4:00 PM - PHYS 1410
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM
Speaker:      Dr. Dan Ralph
                   Cornell University
Topic:          Dynamics and Spectroscopy in Nanoscale Magnetic Devices
http://www.physics.umd.edu/events/colloquia

Wednesday, September 12th
2:00 PM - CSIC 4122 (Bldg. #406)
CSCAMM SEMINAR
Speaker:     Dr. Siddhartha Mishra
                  Centre of Mathematics for Applications, University of Oslo
Topic:         Finite Volume Methods for Wave Propagation in Stratified Magneto-Atmospheres
http://www.cscamm.umd.edu/seminars

3:30 PM - Seminar Room Lower Level, LPS
8050 Greenmead Drive, College Park, MD 20740, (301)-935-6400
LABORATORY FOR PHYSICAL SCIENCES
No Seminar

4:00 PM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
No Seminar
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

Thursday, September 13th
12:15 PM - ERF 1207 (Energy Research Facility)
APPLIED DYNAMICS SEMINAR
Speaker:      To be Announced
Topic:          To be Announced
http://www.chaos.umd.edu/talks

Friday, September 14th
1:00 PM - 2108 CHEM & NUCLEAR ENGR. Bldg.
MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING SEMINAR SERIES
Speaker:     Dr. Ian M. Anderson
                   National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Gaithersburg, MD
Topic:         LACSBI: A New Method for Quantitative TEM Imaging of Complex and Nanostructured
                   Material

Monday, September 17th
4:00 PM - 1116  IPST Bldg.
Speaker      Professor Edward H. Egleman
                   University of Virginia, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics
Topic:          Polymorphic Perversity in Protein Polymers
http://www.marylandbiophysics.umd.edu

4:30 PM - CSS 2400
SPACE AND COSMIC RAY PHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Aron Roberts
                   Goddard Space Flight Center
Topic:          The Complexity of the Heliospheric Magnetic Field:  Fisk vs. Parker
http://www.space.umd.edu/seminars

Tuesday, September 18th
1:15 PM - IPST 1116
INFORMAL STATISTICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
No Seminar

3:30 PM - MTH 3206
NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Professor Ludmil Zikatanov
                   Pennsylvania State University
Topic:         Uniform Preconditioning for Nearly Singular Elliptic Problems
http://www.math.umd.edu/research/seminars

4:00 PM - PHYS 1410
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM
Speaker:      Paulo Bedaque
                    University of Maryland
Topic:          Quarks, Gluons and Nuclear Forces
http://www.physics.umd.edu/events/colloquia

Wednesday, September 19th
2:00 PM - CSIC 4122 (Bldg. #406)
CSCAMM SEMINAR
Speaker:     Dr. Arthur Cheng
                  CSCAMM, UMCP
Topic:         Free Boundary Problems: Viscous Fluids Interacting with Elastic Shells
http://www.cscamm.umd.edu/seminars

3:30 PM - Seminar Room Lower Level, LPS
8050 Greenmead Drive, College Park, MD 20740, (301)-935-6400
LABORATORY FOR PHYSICAL SCIENCES
No Seminar

4:00 PM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
No Seminar
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

Thursday, September 20th
12:15 PM - ERF 1207 (Energy Research Facility)
APPLIED DYNAMICS SEMINAR
speaker:      Daniel Blair
                   Georgetown University
Topic:         Colloids in Action: Microscopic Insights into Clogging and Jamming
http://www.chaos.umd.edu/talks

Friday, September 21st
MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING SEMINAR SERIES
1 PM - 2108 Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building
Speaker:      Dr. Mariano Anderle
                    FBK-IRST, Trento, Italy
Topic:          Surface and Thin Film Analysis I: Solving Real Problems in Materials, Nano, and Bio

SPECIAL EVENT:
Fall Open House at the Institute for Physical Science and Technology Biophysics Laboratories
Friday, September 21, 2007
2:00 p.m. - Presentations
3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. - Laboratory Tours
I.P.S.T. - Building #85
Featured Presenters:
Dr. Arthur LaPorta
Dr. Arpita Upadhyaya
Directions: http://www.umd.edu/visitors/#directions    and
http://www.umd.edu/visitors/parking.html

Monday, September 24th
1:30-6:00 PM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
RUSSELL MARKER SYMPOSIUM
1:30-2:30 PM
Speaker:      Philip A. Anfinrud
Topoif:        Watching Proteins Function with Time-Resolved X-ray Crytallography and
                   Time-Resolved Wide-angle X-ray Scattering
2:30-3:30 PM
Speaker:     Geore H. Lorimer
Topic:         Tinerking with a Protein Folding Machine
3:30-4:00 PM  Coffee Break
4:00 PM     MARKER LECTURE
Speaker:     Harry B. Gray
                   Beckman Institute, California Institute of Technology
Topic:        Mapping Protein Folding Landscapes
5:00-6:00 PM  Reception

4:30 PM - CSS 2400
SPACE AND COSMIC RAY PHYSICS SEMINAR
No Seminar
http://www.space.umd.edu/seminars

Tuesday, September 25th
1:15 PM - IPST 1116
INFORMAL STATISTICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Professor Michael E. Fisher
                    Institute for Physical Science and Technology, UMCP
Topic:          Atoms and Ions:   Universality, Singularity and Particularity; Boltzmann's Vision
                    a Century Later

3:30 PM - MTH 3206
NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Dr. Nail A. Gumerov
                    Fantalgo, LLC and the University of Maryland, College Park
Topic:          Terascale on the Desktop: Fast Multipole Methods on Graphical Processors
http://www.math.umd.edu/research/seminars

4:00 PM - PHYS 1410
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM
Speaker:     Mike Syphers
                   Fermi National Accerlator Laboratory
Topic:         Accelerating Charged Particles to High Energy - - Past, Present & Future
http://www.physics.umd.edu/events/colloquia

Wednesday, September 26th
11:00 AM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:      Professor Kenneth B. Eisenthal
                   Columbia University
Topic:          Nanoparticles to Microparticles to Live Nerve Cells in Brain Tissue
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

2:00 PM - CSIC 4122 (Bldg. #406)
CSCAMM SEMINAR
Refreshments @ 3:00 PM
Speaker:     Professor Luminita Vese
                  Department of Mathematics, UCLA
Topic:         Minimization Models and Algorithms for Image Segmentation, Image Decomposition,
                  and Texture Modeling
http://www.cscamm.umd.edu/seminars

3:30 PM - Seminar Room Lower Level, LPS
8050 Greenmead Drive, College Park, MD 20740, (301)-935-6400
LABORATORY FOR PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Refreshments @ 3:30 PM
Speaker:      Gislin Dagnelie
                    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Topic:          Prosthetic Vision for the Blind: The Future in Sight?

Thursday, September 27th
4:00 PM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:      Mr. Dennis Mayo
                    UMCP, Student Seminar
Topic:           To be Announced
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

12:15 PM - 1207, Energy Research Facility
APPLIED DYNAMICS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Samuel Zambrano
Topic:          Safe Sets for Horseshoe Maps
http://www.chaos.umd.edu/talks

Friday, September 28th
MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING SEMINAR SERIES
1 PM - 2108 Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building
Speaker:     Dr. Mariano Anderle
                   FBK-IRST, Trento, Italy
Topic:         Surface and Thin Film Analysis II: Solving Real Problems in Materials, Nano, and Bio

3:30 PM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:      Professor Luis A. Echegoyen
                    National Science Foundation
Topic:          Chemical and Electrochemical Properties of Fullerness and Endohedral Fullerness
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

Monday, September 24th
1:30-6:00 PM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
RUSSELL MARKER SYMPOSIUM
1:30-2:30 PM
Speaker:      Philip A. Anfinrud
Topoif:        Watching Proteins Function with Time-Resolved X-ray Crytallography and
                   Time-Resolved Wide-angle X-ray Scattering
2:30-3:30 PM
Speaker:     Geore H. Lorimer
Topic:         Tinerking with a Protein Folding Machine
3:30-4:00 PM  Coffee Break

4:00 PM     MARKER LECTURE
Speaker:     Harry B. Gray
                    Beckman Institute, California Institute of Technology
Topic:          Mapping Protein Folding Landscapes

5:00-6:00 PM  Reception

4:30 PM - CSS 2400
SPACE AND COSMIC RAY PHYSICS SEMINAR
No Seminar
http://www.space.umd.edu/seminars

Tuesday, September 25th
1:15 PM - IPST 1116
INFORMAL STATISTICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
(As in the past, each seminar will be preceded by an informal cafeteria lunch to which all are welcome,
departing from Room 2100B about five minutes after 12:00 noon.)
Speaker:      Professor Michael E. Fisher
                    Institute for Physical Science and Technology, UMCP
Topic:          Atoms and Ions:   Universality, Singularity and Particularity; Boltzmann’s Vision
                    a Century Later

3:30 PM - MTH 3206
NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Dr. Nail A. Gumerov
                    Fantalgo, LLC and the University of Maryland, College Park
Topic:          Terascale on the Desktop: Fast Multipole Methods on Graphical Processors
http://www.math.umd.edu/research/seminars

4:00 PM - PHYS 1410
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM
Speaker:     Mike Syphers
                   Fermi National Accerlator Laboratory
Topic:         Accelerating Charged Particles to High Energy - - Past, Present & Future
http://www.physics.umd.edu/events/colloquia

Wednesday, September 26th
11:00 AM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:      Professor Kenneth B. Eisenthal
                   Columbia University
Topic:          Nanoparticles to Microparticles to Live Nerve Cells in Brain Tissue
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

2:00 PM - CSIC 4122 (Bldg. #406)
CSCAMM SEMINAR
Refreshments @ 3:00 PM
Speaker:     Professor Luminita Vese
                  Department of Mathematics, UCLA
Topic:         Minimization Models and Algorithms for Image Segmentation, Image Decomposition,
                  and Texture Modeling

http://www.cscamm.umd.edu/seminars

3:30 PM - Seminar Room Lower Level, LPS
8050 Greenmead Drive, College Park, MD 20740, (301)-935-6400
LABORATORY FOR PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Refreshments @ 3:30 PM
Speaker:      Gislin Dagnelie
                    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Topic:          Prosthetic Vision for the Blind: The Future in Sight?
For further information, contact Dr. David Elsaesser (301-935-6479) or Dr. Danilo Romero(301)-935-6475.

Thursday, September 27th
4:00 PM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:      Mr. Dennis Mayo
                    UMCP, Student Seminar
Topic:           To be Announced
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

12:15 PM - 1207, Energy Research Facility
APPLIED DYNAMICS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Samuel Zambrano
Topic:          Safe Sets for Horseshoe Maps
For Further information contact: Wolfgang Losert, Coordinator
http://www.chaos.umd.edu/talks

Friday, September 28th
MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING SEMINAR SERIES
1 PM - 2108 Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building
Speaker:     Dr. Mariano Anderle
                   FBK-IRST, Trento, Italy
Topic:         Surface and Thin Film Analysis II: Solving Real Problems in Materials, Nano, and Bio

3:30 PM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:      Professor Luis A. Echegoyen
                    National Science Foundation
Topic:          Chemical and Electrochemical Properties of Fullerness and Endohedral Fullerness
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

Monday, October 1st
4:00PM*
Room 1116, IPST Bldg.
BIOPHYSICS SEMINAR
(*Refreshments at 3:45 PM)
Speaker: Matthew Thompson
Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics
University of Maryland, College Park
Topic: Long-Distance Osmotic Behavior of the Sugar-
transporting Vascular System in Plants, the
Phloem.
http://www.marylandbiophysics.umd.edu
For further information contact: Dr. Thirumalai, Coordinator

4:30 PM*
CSS 2400
SPACE AND COSMIC RAY PHYSICS SEMINAR
(*Tea and Cookies 4:00-4:30 PM)

Speaker: Antonio Codino
INFN and University of Perugia, Italy

Topic: A Solution of the Knee and Ankle Problem in
the Cosmic Ray Spectrum

http://space.umd.edu/seminars

Tuesday, October 2nd
11:00AM
Marker Seminar Room (Chem 0112)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS

Speaker: Professor Zheng Huang
Georgia Tech

Topic: TBAhttp://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

1:15 PM
IPST Building Room 1116
INFORMAL STATISTICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
(As in the past, each seminar will be preceded by an INFORMAL CAFETERIA LUNCH to which all are welcome, departing from Room 2100B about five minutes after 12:00(NOON)

Speaker: Dr. Zhonghan Hu
IPST, University of Maryland

Topic: Transport Properties, Optical Response and
Slow Dynamics of Ionic Liquids.
For further information contact:
Professor Christopher Jarzynski cjarzyns@umd.edu
(301)-405-4439
Professor John Weeks jdw@ipst.umd.edu
(301)-405-4802
Professor Michelle Girvan girvan@umd.edu
(301)-405-1610

3:30PM
MTH 3206
NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR

Speaker: Prof. Howard Elman
Computer Science Department, UMCP

Topic: Fast Iterative Solution of Models of
Incompressible Flow

http://www.math.umd.edu/research/seminar

4:00 PM*
PHYS 1410
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM

Speaker: Boris Altshuler
Columbia University

Topic: Many-Body Localization.

http://www.physics.umd.edu/events/colloquia

Wednesday, October 3rd
11:00AM
Marker Seminar Room (Chem 0112)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS

Speaker: Professor Doug Doren
University of Delaware

Topic: Molecular Electronics on Silicon Surfaces.

http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

2:00PM
CSIC Bldg. (#406), Room 4122
CSCAMM
(*Refreshments served at 3:00pm)

Speaker: Professor Richard James
Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics
University of Minnesota

Topic: Lessons on Structure from the Structure of
Viruses.

http://www.cscamm.umd.edu/seminars

3:30PM
Seminar Room Lower Level, LPS
8050 Greenmead Drive
College Park, Md 20740
(301)-935-6400
LABORATORY FOR PHYSICAL SCIENCES
(Refreshments served at 3:00pm)

Speaker: TBA

Topic: TBA

For further information please contact Dr. Michael Mandelberg (301-935-3151) or Dr. Bob Anderson (301-405-6142).

Thursday, October 4th 
11:00AM
Marker Seminar Room (Chem 0112)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS

Speaker: Professor Scott Gilbertson
University of Texas Medical Branch,
Galveston, TX

Topic: Projects in Diversity – and Target-Oriented
Synthesis; From Plague to Schizophrenia.

http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

12:15PM
Room 1207, Energy Research Facility
APPLIED DYNAMICS SEMINAR

Speaker: Shmuel Fishman
Technion

Topic: Anderson Localization for the Nonlinear
Schroedinger Equation (NLS): Results and
Puzzles.
For Further information contact: Wolfgang Losert, Coordinator

http://www.chaos.umd.edu/talks

Friday, October 5th
11:00AM
Marker Seminar Room (Chem 0112)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS

Speaker: Professor Jiwoong Park
Cornell University

Topic: Studying Nanostructures with Light –
Massively Parallel Characterization of
Individual Carbon Nanotubes.

http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

1:00 PM
Rm. 2108, Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building
MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING SEMINAR SERIES

Speaker: Dr. Ho Cheol Kim
Research Staff Member, IBM Almaden Research
Center
650 Harry Road, San Jose, CA 95120

Topic: Block Copolymer Solutions for
Nanostructures: Electronics and Energy
Applications

Monday, October 8th
4:00 PM - 1116 IPST Bldg.
BIOPHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:     To be Announced
Topic:         To be Announced
http://www.marylandbiophysics.umd.edu

4:30 PM - CSS 2400
SPACE AND COSMIC RAY PHYSICS SEMINAR
No Seminar - Columbus Day
http://space.umd.edu/seminars

Tuesday, October 9th

11:00 AM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:     Mr. Brian Wilkins
                   University of Maryland, Colelge Park
Topic:          To be Announced
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

1:15 PM - 1116 IPST Bldg.
INFORMAL STATISTICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
No Seminar

3:30 PM - MTH 3206
NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Professor Adam Oberman
                   Simon Frazer University, Canada
Topic:         Fully Nonlinear Second Order Elliptic Partial Differential Equations: 
                  Numerics and Game Interpretations

http://www.math.umd.edu/research/seminars

4:00 PM - PHYS 1410
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM
Speaker:     Anatoly Spitkovsky
                   Princeton University
Topic:         Magnetic Fields and Particle Acceleration in Collisionless Shocks
http://www.physics.umd.edu/events/colloquia

Wednesday, October 10th
11:00 AM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:     Professor N.J. Tao
                   Arizona State University
Topic:         Controlling Charge Transport in Single Molecule
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

2:00 PM - 4122 CSIC Bldg. (#406)
CSCAMM SEINAR
Speaker:     Dr. Amit Singer
                  Department of Mathematics
Topic:         Geometric Inversion Problems with Case Studies in Structural Biology and Sensor Networks
http://www.cscamm.umd.edu/seminars

3:30 PM - Seminar Room Lower Level, LPS, 8050 Greenmead Drive, College Park, Md 20740
(301)-935-6400
LABORATORY FOR PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Speaker:     Michael G. Taylor
                  Atlantic Sciences
Topic:         Coherent Detection for Fiber Optic Networks
For further information, contact Dr. Michael Mandelberg (301-935-3151) or Dr. Bob Anderson (301-405-6142).

Thursday, October 11th
11:00 AM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:     Professor Christian Melander
                  North Carolina State University
Topic:        Chemical Control of Bacterial Biofilms
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

12:15 PM - 1207 Energy Research Facility
APPLIED DYNAMICS SEMINAR
No Seminar
For further information, contact: Wolfgang Losert, Coordinator.
http://www.chaos.umd.edu/talks

4:00 PM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:     Professor Abul Hassam
                  George Mason University, Chemistry Department
Topic:         To be Announced
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

Friday, October 12th
JOINT MATH/CSCAMM SEMINAR
3:00 PM - MTH 3206
Speaker:      Professor Nira Dyn
                    School of Mathematical Sciences, Tel-Aviv University
Topic:          Subdivision Schemes for the Refinement of Geometric Objects
If you would like to meet with Professor Dyn, please contact Agi Alipio at aalipio@cscamm.umd.edu

Monday, October 15th
4:00 PM - 1116 IPST Bldg.
BIOPHYSICS SEMINAR
No Seminar
http://www.marylandbiophysics.umd.edu

4:30 PM - CSS 2400
SPACE AND COSMIC RAY PHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Antoinette Galvin
                    University of New Hampshire
Topic:           To be Announced
http://space.umd.edu/seminars

Tuesday, October 16th
11:00 AM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:      Ms. Melissa Resto
                    Student Seminar, UMCP
Topic:          To be Announced (Stereo/Plastic)
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

1:15 PM - 1116 IPST Bldg.
INFORMAL STATISTICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Dr. Hal Tasaki
                    Gakushuin University, Tokyo, Japan
Topic:          The Hubbard Model and the Origin of Ferromagnetism

3:30 PM - MTH 3206
NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Professor John Osborn
                    Department of Mathematics, UMCP
Topic:          Quadrature for Meshless Methods
http://www.math.umd.edu/research/seminars

4:00 PM - PHYS 1410
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM
Speaker:     Aharon Kapitulnik
                   Stanford University
Topic:         Search for Broken Time-Reversal Symmetry States in Novel Superconductors
http://www.physics.umd.edu/events/colloquia

Wednesday, October 17th
11:00 AM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:     Professor Diego Troya
                  Virginia Tech
Topic:         Making Progress Towards the Description of the Dynamics of Large Chemical Reactions
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

1:00 PM - 4122 CSIC Bldg. (#406)  -  Please note change of time.
CSCAMM SEMINAR
Speaker:     Dr. Istvan Szunyogh
                   Institute for Physical Science and Technology, UMCP
Topic:         Development of a Data Assimilation System to Estimate the State of Large Spatio-
                   Temporally Chaotic Systems
http://www.cscamm.umd.edu/seminars

3:30 PM - Seminar Room Lower Level, LPS, 8050 Greenmead Drive, College Park, Md 20740
(301)-935-6400
LABORATORY FOR PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Speaker:     Tom Solomon
                   Bucknell University
Topic:         Pattern Formation and Front Propagation in Reacting Systems with Chaotic Mixing
For further information, contact Dr. Michael Mandelberg (301-935-3151) or Dr. Bob Anderson (301-405-6142).

Thursday, October 18th
11:00 AM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:     Ms. Deana Jaber
                  Student Seminar, UMCP
Topic:         Nucleophilic Carbenes
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

12:15 PM - 1207 Energy Research Facility
APPLIED DYNAMICS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Francesco Sorrentino
                 
University of Naples Federico II
Topic:         Controllability of Complex Networks via Pinning
For further information, contact: Wolfgang Losert, Coordinator.
http://www.chaos.umd.edu/talks

Friday, October 19th
1:00 PM - 2108, Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building
MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING SEMINAR SERIES
Speaker:      Prof. Do Yeung Yoon
                    Department of Chemistry, Seoul National University, Korea
Topic:          Surface and Thin Film Characteristics of Polymer Melts from
                   Atomistic Molecular Dynamics Simulations
For more information, contact Annette Mateus at (301) 405-5207 or amateus@umd.edu.

Monday, October 22nd
4:00 PM - 1116 IPST Bldg.
BIOPHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Professor Nicole LaRonde-LeBlanc
                  Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UMCP
Topic:        To be Announced
http://www.marylandbiophysics.umd.edu

4:30 PM - CSS 2400
SPACE AND COSMIC RAY PHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:      James Carbary
                    Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
Topic:           Adventures at Saturn – New Results from the Cassini/MIMI Instrument
http://space.umd.edu/seminars

Tuesday, October 23rd
11:00 AM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:      Mr. William Shadrick
                    Student Seminar, UMCP
Topic:          Protein Arginine Deiminase 4 (PAD4):  From Gene Regulation to Rheumatoid Arthritis
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

1:15 PM - 1116 IPST Bldg.
INFORMAL STATISTICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Dr. Andriy Anishkin
                    Department of Biology, UMCP
Topic:          Bypassing Limitations of Conventional MD in Studies of Ion Channel Gating

3:30 PM - MTH 3206
NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Dr. Shawn Walker
                  Courant Institute
Topic:          Modeling and Simulating the Fluid Dynamics of Electrowetting on Dielectric (EWOD)
                   with Contact Line Friction

http://www.math.umd.edu/research/seminars

4:00 PM - PHYS 1410
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM
Speaker:     Sankar Das Sarma
                  University of Maryland, College Park
Topic:         Computing with Quantum Knots: Non-Abelian Anyons and Topological Quantum Computation
http://www.physics.umd.edu/events/colloquia

Wednesday, October 24th
11:00 AM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:     Professor Ed Castner
                  Rutgers University
Topic:         Physical Chemistry and Ionic Liquids
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

12:15 PM - 1207 Energy Research Facility
APPLIED DYNAMICS SEMINAR
Speaker:      James Yorke
                    Department of Mathematics, Physics, and IPST, UMCP
Topic:          Simple Systems Without Lyapunov Exponents
Questions about the seminar should be sent to wlosert@umd.edu

2:00 PM - 4122 CSIC Bldg. (#406)  -  Please note change of time.
CSCAMM SEMINAR
Speaker:     Professor David Jacobs
                   Computer Science, UMCP
Topic:         Modeling Lighting to Capture the Variability of Images
http://www.cscamm.umd.edu/seminars

3:30 PM - Seminar Room Lower Level, LPS, 8050 Greenmead Drive, College Park, Md 20740
(301)-935-6400
LABORATORY FOR PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Speaker:     Da-Lin Zhang
                  University of Maryland, College Park
Topic:         Numerical Simulation of Hurricane Bonnie (1998)

Thursday, October 25th
11:00 AM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:     Professor Henri Brunner (Tentative)
                   Institut fur Anorganische Chemie, Universitat Regensburg, Germany
Topic:         To be Announced
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

12:15 PM - 1207 Energy Research Facility
APPLIED DYNAMICS SEMINAR
No Seminar
http://www.chaos.umd.edu/talks

Friday, October 26th
No Seminars

Monday, October 29th
4:00 PM - 1116 IPST Bldg.
BIOPHYSICS SEMINAR
No Seminar
http://www.marylandbiophysics.umd.edu

4:30 PM - CSS 2400
SPACE AND COSMIC RAY PHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Kara Hoffman
                  University of Maryland, College Park
Topic:         The IceCube Neutrino Observatory
http://space.umd.edu/seminars

Tuesday, October 30th
11:00 AM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:      Xue-Ping Fang
                    Student Seminar, UMCP
Topic:          To be Announced
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

1:15 PM - 1116 IPST Bldg.
INFORMAL STATISTICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
No Seminar

3:30 PM - MTH 3206
NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Professor Doron Levy
                   Department of Mathematics and CSCAMM, UMCP
Topic:         Numerical Methods for Nonlinear Dispersive Equations
http://www.math.umd.edu/research/seminars

4:00 PM - PHYS 1410
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM
Speaker:     Steve Fetter
                   University of Maryland, College Park
Topic:         Climate Change and the Future of Nuclear Energy
http://www.physics.umd.edu/events/colloquia

Wednesday, October 31st
11:00 AM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:     Professor Dan Chipman
                   University of Notre Dame
Topic:         Incorporation of a Dielectric Continuum Model of Solvation into Electronic Structure Theory
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

2:00 PM - 4122 CSIC Bldg. (#406)  -  Please note change of time.
CSCAMM SEMINAR
No Seminar
http://www.cscamm.umd.edu/seminars

3:30 PM - Seminar Room Lower Level, LPS, 8050 Greenmead Drive, College Park, Md 20740
(301)-935-6400
LABORATORY FOR PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Speaker:     Rupert Lewis
                   Department of Physics, UMCP
Topic:          State Readout and the dc-Squid Phase Qubit

Thursday, November 1st
12:15 PM - 1207 Energy Research Facility
APPLIED DYNAMICS SEMINAR
Speaker:      James A. Yorke
                    Department of Mathematics, Physics, and I.P.S.T., UMCP
Topic:          Simple Systems Without Lyapunov Exponents
http://www.chaos.umd.edu/talks

1:00-4:30 PM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
RUSSELL MARKER SYMPOSIUM
1:00-2:00 PM
Speaker:     Professor Marcus Weck
                   New York University
Topic:         Multifunctional Materials via Self-Assembly
2:00-3:00 PM
Speaker:     Professor Jeffery Davis
                   University of Maryland, College Park
Topic:         Functional Assemblies from Nucleobases:  Synthetic Ion Carriers and Channels
3:30-4:30 PM
Speaker:      Professor Julius Rebek, Jr.
                   Scripps Research Institute
Topic:         The Inner Space of Molecules
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

Friday, November 2nd
3:00 PM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:     Ms. Qing Zhu
                   Student Seminar, UMCP
Topic:         Metal-Mediated Activation of Hydrogen Peroxide and Dioxygen by
                   Dinuclear Copper Complexes

http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

Monday, November 5th
4:00 PM - 1116 IPST Bldg.
BIOPHYSICS SEMINAR
No Seminar
http://www.marylandbiophysics.umd.edu

4:30 PM - CSS 2400
SPACE AND COSMIC RAY PHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Ralph McNutt, Jr
                   Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Topic:         MESSENGER Results from Venus Flyby 2
http://space.umd.edu/seminars

Tuesday, November 6th
11:00 AM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:      Professor Carol Greider
                    Johns Hopkins University
Topic:          To be Announced
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

1:15 PM - 1116 IPST Bldg.
INFORMAL STATISTICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Dr. John Angle
                    Inequality Process Institute, Maryland
Topic:          A Stochastic Generator Mimicking Wealth-Income Dynamics?

3:30 PM - MTH 3206
NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Professor Jean Luc Guermond
                   Texas A&M University
Topic:         Nonlinear Approximation in L1
http://www.math.umd.edu/research/seminars

4:00 PM - PHYS 1410
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM
Speaker:     Kevin Lesko
                   Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Topic:         Underground Science Opportunities at Sanford Laboratory: Status of South Dakota/
                   NSF Efforts Towards a Deep Underground S & E Lab at Homestake

http://www.physics.umd.edu/events/colloquia

Wednesday, November 7th
11:00 AM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:      Professor Pat Kambhampati
                   McGill University
Topic:         Ultrafast Dynamics in Nanoscale Semiconductors
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

2:00 PM - 4122 CSIC Bldg. (#406)
CSCAMM SEMINAR
Speaker:      Professor Bala Balachandran
                    Department of Mechanical Engineering, UMCP
Topic:          Microsystems: Mechanics and Nonlinear Phenomena
http://www.cscamm.umd.edu/seminars

3:30 PM - Seminar Room Lower Level, LPS, 8050 Greenmead Drive, College Park, Md 20740
(301)-935-6400
LABORATORY FOR PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Speaker:     David Schurig
                   North Carolina State University
Topic:          The Transformation Design Method and Metamaterials: Tools to Realize Invisibility,
                   Near-Field Magnification and Other Interesting Effects

Thursday, November 8th
11:00 AM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:      Mr. Lei Yan
                    Student Seminar, UMCP
Topic:          Bioorthagonal Chemical Reporter
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

12:15 PM - 1207 Energy Research Facility
APPLIED DYNAMICS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Chris Wiggins
                   Columbia University
Topic:          To be Announced
http://www.chaos.umd.edu/talks

4:00 PM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:      Professor Michael Cann
                    Scranton University, Chemistry Department
Topic:          To be Announced
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

Friday, November 9th
1:00 PM - 2108 Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building
MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING SEMINAR SERIES
Speaker:      Professor Howard E. Katz
                     Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Topic:           Interfacial and Nanostructural Enhancements in Organic Semiconductor Sensors and Diodes

Monday, November 12th
11:00 AM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:      Professor Peter B. O'Connor
                    Boston University School of Medicine
Topic:          Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance Mass Spectrometry:
                    Improvements and Applications

http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

4:00 PM - 1116 IPST Bldg.
BIOPHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Anjum Ansari
                    University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Physics
Topic:           Dynamics of Protein-DNA Interactions Probed with Laser Temperature-Jump: Role
                     of DNA “Bendability” in Site-Specific Recognition
http://www.marylandbiophysics.umd.edu

4:30 PM - CSS 2400
SPACE AND COSMIC RAY PHYSICS SEMINAR
No Seminar
http://space.umd.edu/seminars

Tuesday, November 13th
11:00 AM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
No Seminar
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

1:15 PM - 1116 IPST Bldg.
INFORMAL STATISTICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
No Seminar

3:30 PM - MTH 3206
NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR
No Seminar - See Thursday @ 3:30 PM
http://www.math.umd.edu/research/seminars

4:00 PM - PHYS 1410
PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM
Speaker:     Robert Grober
                   Yale University
Topic:         When Obsessions Collide: Physics and Golf
http://www.physics.umd.edu/events/colloquia

Wednesday, November 14th
11:00 AM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:      Professor Latha Venkataraman
                   Columbia University
Topic:         Conductance of Single Molecule Junctions Using Amine-Gold Linkages
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

2:00 PM - 4122 CSIC Bldg. (#406)
CSCAMM SEMINAR
Speaker:     Professor Michelle Girvan
                   Department of Physics and IPST, UMCP
Topic:          Finding, Evaluating, and Generating Community Structure in Complex Networks
http://www.cscamm.umd.edu/seminars

3:30 PM - Seminar Room Lower Level, LPS, 8050 Greenmead Drive, College Park, Md 20740
(301)-935-6400
LABORATORY FOR PHYSICAL SCIENCES
No Seminar

Thursday, November 15th
11:00 AM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:      Professor Ayusmen Sen
                    Pennsylvania State University
Topic:          Autonomous Nanoscale Motion Through Catalysis
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

12:15 PM - 1207 Energy Research Facility
APPLIED DYNAMICS SEMINAR
No Seminar
For further information, contact: Wolfgang Losert, Coordinator.
http://www.chaos.umd.edu/talks

FOURTH ANNUAL BURGERS SYMPOSIUM
BURGERS PROGRAM FOR FLUID DYNAMICS
1:00 - 5:30 PM - Jeong H. Kim Engineering Bldg. (Kay Boardroom/1107 & 1111)
Speaker:     Detlef Lohse - Burgers Lecture
                   University of Twente
Topic:          Zipping Wetting - and Other Surface Phenomena
Speaker:     Da-Lin Zhang
                   Dept. of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, UMCP
Topic:          Quasi-Balance Hurricane Dynamics
 Speaker:     Cila Herman
                    Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Topic:          Quantitative Visualization of Oscillatory and Pulsatile Flows Using Temperature
Speaker:     Jim Wallace
                   Dept. of Mechanical Engineering & IPST, UMCP
Topic:         Twenty Years of Access to the Velocity Gradient Tensor: What Have We learned
                   about Turbulence

Graduate Student and Post-Doc Poster Session and Reception
http://www.burgers.umd.eduwww.burgers.umd

3:30 PM - MTH 3206
NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR
APPLIED MATH COLLOQUIUM
Speaker:     Professor Albert Cohen
                   Laboratoire Jacques-Louis Lions, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris
Topic:          Near Optimal Recovery of Arbitrary Signals from Uncomplete Measurements
http://www.math.umd.edu/research/seminars

Friday, November 16th
12:00 PM - 2242 H.J. Patterson Building
CELL BIOLOGY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
Speaker:      Professor Marat Yusupov
                    IGBMC Strasburg
Topic:          To be Announced
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

3:00 PM - MTH 3206
AZIZ LECTURE
Speaker:      Professor Albert Cohen
                    Laboratoire Jacques-Louis Lions, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris
Topic:          Adaptive Approximation by Greedy Alforithms
http://www.math.umd.edu/research/seminars

Monday, November 19th
4:00 PM - 1116 IPST Bldg.
BIOPHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Dr. Marius Clore
                    Laboratory of Chemical Physics, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases,
                    National Institutes of Health
Topic:           Visualizing Transient Low-population Intermediates by Paramagnetic Relaxation Enhancement
http://www.marylandbiophysics.umd.edu

4:30 PM - CSS 2400
SPACE AND COSMIC RAY PHYSICS SEMINAR
No Seminar
http://space.umd.edu/seminars

Tuesday, November 20th
11:00 AM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:      Professor Jun Liu
                    Johns Hopkins University
Topic:          To be Announced
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

1:15 PM - 1116 IPST Bldg.
INFORMAL STATISTICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Caio Lewenkopt
Topic:          Bose and Fermi Quantum Fluids with Critical d-Wave Correlations
For further information contact:
Professor Christopher Jarzynski cjarzyns@umd.edu - 301)-405-4439
Professor John Weeks jdw@ipst.umd.edu - (301)-405-4802
Professor Michelle Girvan girvan@umd.edu - (301)-405-1610

3:30 PM - MTH 3206
NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Professor Shi Jin
                  University of Wisconsin-Madison
Topic:         Computations of Multivalued Solutions in Nonlinear PDEs
http://www.math.umd.edu/research/seminars

4:00 PM - PHYS 1410
PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM
Speaker:      Richard Slusher
                   Georgia Tech Research Institute
Topic:         Designing Large Entangled Trapped Ion State s
http://www.physics.umd.edu/events/colloquia

Wednesday, November 21st
2:00 PM - 4122 CSIC Bldg. (406)
CSCAMM SEMINAR
NO SEMINAR - - THANKSGIVING BREAK
http://www.cscamm.umd.edu/seminars

3:30 PM - Seminar Room Lower Level, LPS, 8050 Greenmead Drive, College Park, Md 20740
(301)-935-6400
LABORATORY FOR PHYSICAL SCIENCES
No Seminar

Thursday, November 22nd
11:00 AM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
No Seminar - - Thanksgiving Break
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

12:15 PM - 1207 Energy Research Facility
APPLIED DYNAMICS SEMINAR
No Seminar - - Thanksgiving Break
http://www.chaos.umd.edu/talks

Friday, November 23rd
No Seminar - - Thanksgiving Break

Monday, November 26th
4:00 PM - 1116 IPST Bldg.
BIOPHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Professor Matthew J. Lang
                   Department of Biological Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering. M.I.T.
Topic:         Advances in Single Molecule Biophysics and Measurements of Kinesin and Actin Machinery
http://www.marylandbiophysics.umd.edu

4:30 PM - CSS 2400
SPACE AND COSMIC RAY PHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Jack Tueller
                   Goddard Space Flight Center
Topic:          Hard X-ray Surveys: A census of Black Holes
http://space.umd.edu/seminars

Tuesday, November 27th
11:00 AM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:     Dr. Dolph Hatfield
                   NCI, NIH
Topic:         To be Announced
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

1:15 PM - 1116 IPST Bldg.
INFORMAL STATISTICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Dr. Matthew Fisher
                   Microsoft, Station Q, University of California, Santa Barbara
Topic:          Bose and Fermi Quantum Fluids with Critical d-Wave Correlations

3:30 PM - MTH 3206
NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR
No Seminar
http://www.math.umd.edu/research/seminars

4:00 PM - PHYS 1410
PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM
Speaker:     Wojciech Zurek
                   Los Alamos National Laboratory
Topic:         Relative States and the Environment: Quantum Theory of the Classical
http://www.physics.umd.edu/events/colloquia

Wednesday, November 28th
11:00 AM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:      Professor Robert Walker
                   Department of Chemistry, UMCP
Topic:          Structure and Solvation at Liquid Interfaces: A Molecular Balancing Act
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

2:00 PM - 4122 CSIC Bldg. (406)
CSCAMM SEMINAR
Speaker:      Professor Kenneth Karlsen
                    Centre of Mathematics for Applications, University of Olso
Topic:           Convergent Numerical Schemes for the Camassa- Holm Equation
http://www.cscamm.umd.edu/seminars

3:30 PM - Seminar Room Lower Level, LPS, 8050 Greenmead Drive, College Park, Md 20740;
(301)-935-6400
LABORATORY FOR PHYSICAL SCIENCE
Speaker:      Puru Jena
                   Virginia Commonwealth University
Topic:           Materials Issues in a New Hydrogen Economy

Thursday, November 29th 
11:00 AM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Student Seminar
Speaker:      Mr. Derick Lucas
                    Student Seminar
Topic:          To be Announced
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

12:15 PM - 1207 Energy Research Facility
APPLIED DYNAMICS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Gregg Lois
                    Yale University
Topic:           The Jamming Transition in Systems With Attraction .
http://www.chaos.umd.edu/talks

Friday, November 30th
No Seminars

Monday, December 3rd
4:00 PM - 1116 IPST Bldg.
BIOPHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Professor Howard L. Brockman
                   Biophysics, Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota, Austin
Topic:         Independent Regulation of Phospholipid Packing and Electrostatics by
                   Chain Polyunsaturation and Other Structural Features

http://www.marylandbiophysics.umd.edu

4:30 PM - CSS 2400
SPACE AND COSMIC RAY PHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Russell A. Howard
                    Naval Research Laboratory
Topic:          To be Announced
http://space.umd.edu/seminars

Tuesday, December 4th
1:15 PM - 1116 IPST Bldg.
INFORMAL STATISTICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Danny Kosov
                  Chemistry and Biochemistry, UMCP
Topic:         Electron Transport Through Molecules

3:30 PM - MTH 3206
NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Professor George Hsiao
                    University of Delaware
Topic:          Boundary Element Methods for the Last 30 Years
http://www.math.umd.edu/research/seminars

4:00 PM - PHYS 1410
PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM
Speaker:     Sean Carroll
                  California Institute of Technology
Topic:         Why is the Past Different from the Future?
http://www.physics.umd.edu/events/colloquia

Wednesday, December 5th
11:00 AM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:     Professor Heather Allen
                  Ohio State University
Topic:         Air-Aqueous Interfacial Structure: Lipids, Salts, Acids, and Water
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

2:00 PM - 4122 CSIC Bldg. (406)
CSCAMM SEMINAR
Speaker:     Professor Alexander Vladimirsky
                   Department of Mathematics, Cornell University
Topic:         Causality and Efficiency: Non-Iterative Numerical Methods
http://www.cscamm.umd.edu/seminars

3:30 PM - Seminar Room Lower Level, LPS, 8050 Greenmead Drive, College Park, Md 20740;
(301)-935-6400
LABORATORY FOR PHYSICAL SCIENCE
Refreshments @ 3:00 PM
Speaker:     Ellen D. Williams
                   Department of Physics, UMCP
Topic:         Human Performance

Thursday, December 6th
12:15 PM - 1207 Energy Research Facility
APPLIED DYNAMICS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Tom Wanner
                   George Mason University
Topic:         Homological Analysis of Complicated Random Patterns
http://www.chaos.umd.edu/talks

Friday, December 7th
1:00 PM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:      Professor Thomas M. Klapotke
                    Chair, Department of Chemistry, Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich, Germany
Topic:          New High-Nitrogen Compounds as Energetic Ingredients for Propellants,
                    Propellant Charges and Explosives
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

1:00 PM - Rm. 2108, Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Building
MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING SEMINAR SERIES
Speaker:      Dr. Paola Barbara
                   Associate Professor, Department of Physics, Georgetown University
Topic:          Carbon-Nanotube Field-Effect Transistors as Chemical Sensors

3:00 PM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:      Professor Xiaohong (Nancy) Xu
                    Old Dominion University
Topic:          Design of Single Nanoparticle Photonics and Biosensors for Real-Time Molecular Imaging
                    of Single Living Cells and Embryos
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

Monday, December 10th
11:00 AM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:      Dr. Barry C. Thompson
                   University of California, Berkeley
Topic:          Design of Conjugated Polymers for Solar Cells
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

4:00 PM - 1116 IPST Bldg.
BIOPHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Clare Waterman
                   Chief, Laboratory of Cell and Tissue Morphodynamics Cell Biology and Physiology Center,
                   National Heart, Lung And Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health
Topic:         Integrating the Cytoskeleton with Adhesion in Directed Cell Migration
http://www.marylandbiophysics.umd.edu

4:30 PM - CSS 2400
SPACE AND COSMIC RAY PHYSICS SEMINAR
No Seminar
http://space.umd.edu/seminars

Tuesday, December 11th
11:00 AM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:      Professor Jon Lorsch
                    Johns Hopkins University
Topic:          Probing the Molecular Mechanics of Start Codon Recognition by the Eukaryotic
                   Translational Machinery

http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

1:15 PM - 1116 IPST Bldg.
INFORMAL STATISTICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Dr. Jodi Basner
                   Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UMCP
Topic:         Unbiased Estimation of the Potential of Mean Force

3:30 PM - MTH 3206
NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Professor Manuel Triglio
                   Department of Physics and CSCAMM, UMCP
Topic:          Some Open Problems in Numerical Relativity
http://www.math.umd.edu/research/seminars

4:00 PM - PHYS 1410
PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM
Speaker:     Christopher Monroe
                   University of Maryland
Topic:         Quantum Networks and Atomic Action At A Distance
http://www.physics.umd.edu/events/colloquia

Wednesday, December 12th
2:00 PM - 4122 CSIC Bldg. (406)
CSCAMM SEMINAR
No Seminar
http://www.cscamm.umd.edu/seminars

3:30 PM - Seminar Room Lower Level, LPS, 8050 Greenmead Drive, College Park, Md 20740;
(301)-935-6400
LABORATORY FOR PHYSICAL SCIENCE
Speaker:     James Culver
                  Center for Biosystems Research, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute
Topic:         An Infectious Approach to Biofabrication

Thursday, December 13th
11:00 AM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:     Mr. Raffaele Perrotta
                   Student Seminar, UMCP
Topic:          Asymmetric Baeylis-Hillman
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

12:15 PM - 1207 Energy Research Facility
APPLIED DYNAMICS SEMINAR
No Semina
http://www.chaos.umd.edu/talks

Friday, December 14th
No Seminars

Monday, December 17th
4:00 PM - 1116 IPST Bldg.
BIOPHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Robert Balaban
                   Laboratory Chief, Laboratory of Cardiac Energetics, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
                   (NHLBI)
Topic:         The Systems Biology of the Mammalian Mitochondria
http://www.marylandbiophysics.umd.edu

4:30 PM - CSS 2400
SPACE AND COSMIC RAY PHYSICS SEMINAR
No Seminar
http://space.umd.edu/seminars

Tuesday, December 18th
1:15 PM - 1116 IPST Bldg.
INFORMAL STATISTICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
No Seminar

3:30 PM - MTH 3206
NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR
No Seminar
http://www.math.umd.edu/research/seminars

4:00 PM - PHYS 1410
PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM
No Seminar
http://www.physics.umd.edu/events/colloquia

Wednesday, December 19th
2:00 PM - 4122 CSIC Bldg. (406)
CSCAMM SEMINAR
No Seminar
http://www.cscamm.umd.edu/seminars

3:30 PM - Seminar Room Lower Level, LPS, 8050 Greenmead Drive, College Park, Md 20740;
(301)-935-6400
LABORATORY FOR PHYSICAL SCIENCE
No Seminar

Thursday, December 20th
SPECIAL STATISTICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
11:00 AM - 1116  IPST Bldg.
Speaker:     Professor Henk van Beijeren
                   Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands
Topic:         The Green-Kubo Formula for Solids

12:15 PM - 1207 Energy Research Facility

APPLIED DYNAMICS SEMINAR
No Seminar
For further information, contact: Wolfgang Losert, Coordinator.
http://www.chaos.umd.edu/talks

Friday, December 21st
No Seminars

December 24, 2007 - January 2, 2007
Winter Break 2007

END OF SEMESTER

 

Updated 1/7/08