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Informal Statistical Physics Seminar
Wed, Sep 6, 2017
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
0112 Marker Room, Chemistry (Bldg. 091)

Reaction coordinate in chemistry: fool's gold, or an actionable concept?
Pratyush Tiwary
University of Maryland, College Park

CSCAMM Seminar
Wed, Sep 6, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
4122 CSIC (Bldg. 406)

How Grain Boundaries Move
David Srolovitz
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Pennsylvania

Applied Dynamics Seminar
Thu, Sep 7, 2017
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
1207 Energy Research Facility (Bldg. 223)

Ultrafast Large-scale Neural Network Processor on a Chip
Daniel Lathrop and Itamar Shani
University of Maryland, College Park

Biophysics Seminar
Mon, Sep 11, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
0112 Chemistry Building (Bldg. 091)

Mechanics and dynamics of simulated membranes: extracting bending moduli and difficulty in the extraction of diffusion coefficients
Frank Brown
University of California, Santa Barbara

Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminar
Mon, Sep 11, 2017
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
2400 Atlantic (Bldg. 224)

Down-to-earth searches for cosmological dark matter with LUX and LZ
Carter Hall
University of Maryland, College Park

Informal Statistical Physics Seminar
Tue, Sep 12, 2017
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm
1116 IPST (Bldg. 085)

No equations, no variables, no parameters, no space, no time: Data and the computational modeling of complex systems
Yannis Kevrekidis
Johns Hopkins University

Numerical Analysis Seminar
Tue, Sep 12, 2017
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
3206 William E. Kirwan Hall (Bldg. 084)

Finite element approximation of nonconvex uniformly elliptic fully nonlinear equations
Abner J. Salgado
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Physics Colloquia
Tue, Sep 12, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lobby Physical Sciences Complex (Bldg. 415)

Economic Complexity
Luciano Pietronero
University of Rome, "La Sapienza”, Italy

Applied Dynamics Seminar
Thu, Sep 14, 2017
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
1207 Energy Research Facility (Bldg. 223)

Synchronization of Quantum Dipoles
Juan Restrepo
University of Colorado Boulder

Atmospheric and Oceanic Science Seminar
Thu, Sep 14, 2017
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
2400 Atlantic (Bldg. 224)

Science, Population and the Environment: What Is, What Could Be
Robert Engelman
Worldwatch Institute

Biophysics Seminar
Mon, Sep 18, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
0112 Chemistry Building (Bldg. 091)

Reconstructing Visual Circuits with Volumetric Super-resolution Fluorescence Microscopy
Colenso Speer
University of Maryland, College Park

Numerical Analysis Seminar
Tue, Sep 19, 2017
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
3206 William E. Kirwan Hall (Bldg. 084)

An angular momentum method for approximating wave maps into the sphere
Franziska Weber
University of Maryland, College Park

Physics Colloquia
Tue, Sep 19, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lobby Physical Sciences Complex (Bldg. 415)

New Interface between Quantum Optics and Nanoscience: the Bottom-Up Approach and Applications
Min Ouyang
University of Maryland, College Park

CSCAMM Seminar
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
4122 CSIC (Bldg. 406)

Spreading in a kinetic reaction-transport equation for population dynamics
Nils Caillerie
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Georgetown University

Mathematics Colloquium
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
3206 William E. Kirwan Hall (Bldg. 084)

Approximation Algorithms: Some ancient, some new - the good, the bad and the ugly
Samir Khuller
University of Maryland, College Park