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IPST WEEKLY CALENDAR - SPRING 2007

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

4:30 PM - CSS 2400
SPACE AND COSMIC RAY PHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Andrew Smith
                  University of Maryland
Topic:         Discovery of TeV Gamma-Ray Emission from the Cygnus rfegion of the Galaxy
http://www.space.umd.edu/seminars

Tuesday, January 30th
1:15 PM - IPST 1116
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
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM
Speaker:      Gerald Gabrielse
                    Harvard University
Topic:          New Measurement of the Electron Magnetic Moment and the Fine Structure Constant
http://www.physics.umd.edu/events/colloquia

Wednesday, January 31st
10:30 AM – 12:00PM
Seminar Room, Lower Level, LPS
8050 Greenmead Drive, College Park, Maryland 20740 (301)935-6400
LABORATORY FOR PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Speaker:      Dr. Jim Maloney
                    Georgia Tech Research Institute, Signature Technology Laboratory
Topic:          Fragmented Aperture Antennas:  A new class of aperture efficient

2:00 PM - CSIC 4122
CSCAMM SEMINAR
Speaker:      Dr. Razvan Fetecau
                   Department of Mathematics, Simon Fraser University
Topic:         Leray-Type Regularizations of the Burgers and the Isentrophic Euler Equations
http://www.cscamm.umd.edu/seminars/fall06/index.htm

Thursday, February 1st
11:00 AM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
No Seminar
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

12:15 PM - 1207 Energy Research Bldg.
APPLIED DYNAMICS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Yair Shokef
                   University of Pennsylvania
Topic:          Minimal Modeling of Driven Dissipative Systems
http://www.chaos.umd.edu/talks

Friday, February 2nd
No Seminars Scheduled

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

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

Tuesday, February 6th
1:15 PM - IPST 1116
INFORMAL STATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Prof. Christopher Jarzynski
                   Institute for Physical Science and Technology and Department of Chemistry, UMCP
Topic:         Microscopic Reversibility, Macroscopic Irreversibility and Fluctuation Theorems

3:30 PM - MTH 3206
NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Professor Igor Griva
                  George Mason University
Topic:         Case Studies in Shape and Trajectory Optimization: Catenary Problem 
http://www.math.umd.edu/research/seminars

4:00 PM- PHYS 1410
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM
Speaker:     Larry McLerran
                   Harvard Brookhaven National Laboratory
Topic:          The Color Glass Condensate and the Glasma
http://www.physics.umd.edu/events/colloquia

Wednesday, February 7th
2:00 PM - MATH 3206
CSCAMM SEMINAR
Speaker:     Dr. Radu Balan
                   Siemens Corporate Research
Topic:         Algebras of Time-Frequency Shift Operators with Applications to
                  Wireless Communications

http://www.cscamm.umd.edu/seminars/fall06/index.htm

2:00 PM - IPST 1116
Speaker:     Dr. Ping Ao
                  Department of Mechanical Engineering and Department of Physics
                  University of Washington, Seattle
Topic:         Darwinian Dynamics and Statistical Physics:  Boltzman-Gibbs Distribution and
                  Dynamical Equalities in Thermodynamics

3:30 PM – Seminar Room, Lower Level, LPS
8050 Greenmead Drive, College Park, Maryland 20740 (301)935-6400
LABORATORY FOR PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Speaker:     Dr. Tom Reinecke
                   Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC
Topic:         Coupled Quantum Dots for Quantum Information Technology

Thursday, February 8th
11:00 AM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
No Seminar
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

12:15 PM - 1207 Energy Research Bldg.
APPLIED DYNAMICS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Dr. Arthur LaPorta
                   Institute for Physical Science & Technology, UMCP
Topic:         What Makes RNA Polymerase Go?
http://www.chaos.umd.edu/talks

Friday, February 9th
No Seminars Scheduled

Next Week:
Monday, February 12th
4:00 PM - IPST 1116
BIOPHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Victor Munoz
                    University of Maryland, College Park
Topic:           To be Announced
http://www.marylandbiophysics.umd.edu

4:30 PM - CSS 2400
SPACE AND COSMIC RAY PHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:      To be Announced
Topic:          To be Announced
http://www.space.umd.edu/seminars

Tuesday, February 13th
1:15 PM - IPST 1116
INFORMAL STATISTICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Dr. Yael Roichman
                    Center for Soft Matter Research, Physics Department, New York University
Topic:          Anomalous Collective Dynamics in Optically Driven Colloids

3:30 PM - MTH 3206
NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Professor Alan Demlow
                  Department of Mathematics , University of Kentucky
Topic:         Pointwise a Posteriori Estimates on Polygonal Domains
http://www.math.umd.edu/research/seminars

4:00 PM- PHYS 1410
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM
Speaker:     Ingrid Stairs
                   University of British Columbia
Topic:          Relativistic Binary Pulsars
http://www.physics.umd.edu/events/colloquia

Wednesday, February 14th :
3:00 PM - MATH 3206
CSCAMM SEMINAR
Speaker:     Professor Yosef Yomdin
                   Department of Mathematics, Weismann Institute of Science
Topic:         Whitney Ck-Extension Problem, Its Lattice Version, Hermite Approximation, and
                  Numerical Solution of PDEs

http://www.cscamm.umd.edu/seminars/fall06/index.htm

3:30 PM – Seminar Room, Lower Level, LPS
8050 Greenmead Drive, College Park, Maryland 20740 (301)935-6400
LABORATORY FOR PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Speaker:     Dr. Barry Sanders
                   University of Calgary
Topic:         Efficient Quantum Algorithm for Simulating Hamiltonian Evolution

4:00 PM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:     Edward Caster
                   Rutgers University
Topic:         The Physical Chemistry of Ionic Liquids
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

Thursday, February 15th
11:00 AM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
No Seminar
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

12:15 PM - 1207 Energy Research Bldg.
APPLIED DYNAMICS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Jonathan Nichols
                   Naval Research Laboratory
Topic:         Using ROC Curves to Assess the Efficacy of Several Detectors of Damage-included
                   Nonlinearity in a Bolted Composite Structure

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

Friday, February 16th
11:00 AM– Seminar Room, Lower Level, LPS
8050 Greenmead Drive, College Park, Maryland 20740 (301)935-6400
LABORATORY FOR PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Speaker:     Professor Sara A. Majetich
                   Physics Department, Carnegie Mellon University
Topic:         Magnetic Nanoparticles: Self-Assembly and Nanoscale Behavior

Monday, February 12th
4:00 PM - IPST 1116
BIOPHYSICS SEMINAR
Refreshments @ 3:45 PM
Speaker:      Victor Munoz
                    University of Maryland, College Park
Topic:          To be Announced

For further information, contact Dr. Thirumalai, Coordinator.
http://www.marylandbiophysics.umd.edu

4:30 PM - CSS 2400
SPACE AND COSMIC RAY PHYSICS SEMINAR
Tea & Cookies @ 4:00 PM
Speaker:      To be Announced
Topic:          To be Announced
http://www.space.umd.edu/seminars

Tuesday, February 13th
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 Noon.)
Speaker:      Dr. Yael Roichman
                    Center for Soft Matter Research, Physics Department, New York University
Topic:          Anomalous Collective Dynamics in Optically Driven Colloids
For further information, contact M. E. Fisher, Coordinator.

3:30 PM - MTH 3206
NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Professor Alan Demlow
                  Department of Mathematics , University of Kentucky
Topic:         Pointwise a Posteriori Estimates on Polygonal Domains
http://www.math.umd.edu/research/seminars

4:00 PM- PHYS 1410
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM
Refreshments @ 3:30 PM
Speaker:     Ingrid Stairs
                   University of British Columbia
Topic:         Relativistic Binary Pulsars
http://www.physics.umd.edu/events/colloquia

Wednesday, February 14th
Note Special Time:

3:00 PM - MATH 3206
CSCAMM SEMINAR
Refreshments @ 3:00 PM
Speaker:     Professor Yosef Yomdin
                   Department of Mathematics, Weismann Institute of Science
Topic:         Whitney Ck-Extension Problem, Its Lattice Version, Hermite Approximation, and
                  Numerical Solution of PDEs

http://www.cscamm.umd.edu/seminars/fall06/index.htm

3:30 PM – Seminar Room, Lower Level, LPS
8050 Greenmead Drive, College Park, Maryland 20740 (301)935-6400
LABORATORY FOR PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Refreshments @ 3:00 PM
Speaker:     Dr. Barry Sanders
                   University of Calgary
Topic:         Efficient Quantum Algorithm for Simulating Hamiltonian Evolution
For further information, contact Dr. David Elsaesser (301-935-6479) or
Dr. Danilo Romero(301)-935-6475).

4:00 PM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:     Edward Caster
                   Rutgers University
Topic:         The Physical Chemistry of Ionic Liquids
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

Thursday, February 15th
11:00 AM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
No Seminar
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

12:15 PM - 1207 Energy Research Bldg.
APPLIED DYNAMICS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Jonathan Nichols
                   Naval Research Laboratory
Topic:         Using ROC Curves to Assess the Efficacy of Several Detectors of Damage-included
                   Nonlinearity in a Bolted Composite Structure

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

Friday, February 16th
11:00 AM– Seminar Room, Lower Level, LPS
8050 Greenmead Drive, College Park, Maryland 20740 (301)935-6400
LABORATORY FOR PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Speaker:     Professor Sara A. Majetich
                   Physics Department, Carnegie Mellon University
Topic:         Magnetic Nanoparticles: Self-Assembly and Nanoscale Behavior

11:00AM - IPST 1116
Speaker:     Professor J. R. Dorfman
                  Deparment of Physics and IPST, UMCP
Topic:         Issues in the Microscopic Foundations of Fluid Dynamics

Monday, February 19th
4:00 PM - IPST 1116.
BIOPHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:      To be Announced
Topic:          To be Announced
http://www.marylandbiophysics.umd.edu
For further information, contact Dr. Thirumalai, Coordinator.

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

Tuesday, February 20th
1:15 PM - IPST 1116
INFORMAL STATISTICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Professor Konstantina Trivisa
                    Department of Mathematics, UMC
Topic:           On Multicomponent Reactive Flows
For further information, contact: M. E. Fisher, Coordinator.

3:30 PM - MTH 3206
NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Dr. Johnny Guzman
                   University of Minnesota
Topic:         A Superconvergent Mixed Discontinuous Galerkin Method
http://www.math.umd.edu/research/seminars

4:00 PM - PHYS 1410
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM
Speaker:      Aharon Kapitulnik
                   Stanford University
Topic:          Spontaneously Broken Time-Reversal Symmetry in Sr2Ru04
http://www.physics.umd.edu/events/colloquia

Wednesday, February 21st
3:30 PM - Seminar Room, Lower Level, LPS
8050 Greenmead Drive, College Park, Maryland 20740; (301)935-6400
LABORATORY FOR PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Speaker:      Dr. John Cumings
                    University of Maryland, Maryland NanoCenter
Topic:           Seeing Nanosystems
For further information, please contact Dr. David Elsaesser (301) 935-6479 or
Dr. Danilo Romero (301) 935-6475.

2:00 PM - CSIC 4122 (Bldg. #406)
CSCAMM SEMINAR
Speaker:      Professor Liliana Borcea
                    Department of Computational and Applied Mathematics, Rice University
Topic:           Electrical Impedance Tomography with Resistor Networks
http://www.cscamm.umd.edu/seminars/fall06/index.htm

4:00 PM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:      Arthur LaPorta
                    Institute for Physical Science and Technology, UMCP
Topic:          Observing the Sequence-Specific Kinetics of a RNA Polymerase Molecule
                   Using Optical Tweezers

http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

Thursday, February 22nd
12:15 PM - 1207 ERB
APPLIED DYNAMICS SEMINAR
Speaker 1:  Alexandra Landsman
                   Naval Research Laboratory
Topic:         Chaotic Synchronization of Mutually Coupled Lasers in the Presence of Long Delays
Speaker 2:   Eric Corwin
                   University of Chicago
Topic:          Structural Signature of Jamming in Granular Materials
For further information, contact Wolfgang Losert, Coordinator.
http://www.chaos.umd.edu/talks

Friday, February 23rd
No Seminars

Monday, February 26th
4:00 PM - IPST 1116.
BIOPHYSICS SEMINAR
CANCELED
http://www.marylandbiophysics.umd.edu

4:30 PM - CSS 2400
SPACE AND COSMIC RAY PHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Jay Zwally
                    Goddard Space Flight Center
Topic:          Changes in the Greenland Ice Sheet: Responses to Climate Warming
http://www.space.umd.edu/seminars

Tuesday, February 27th
1:15 PM - IPST 1116
INFORMAL STATISTICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Professor Michelle Girvan
                    Department of Physics and Institute for Physical Science and Technology, UMCP
Topic:          Finding, Evaluating, and Generating Modularity in Complex Networks

3:30 PM - MTH 3206
NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Dr. Catherine E. Powell
                   University of Manchester, UK
Topic:         Robust Preconditioners for Mixed Formulation of Groundwater Flow Problems
http://www.math.umd.edu/research/seminars

4:00 PM - PHYS 1410
PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM
Speaker:      Drew Baden
                    University of Maryland, College Park
Topic:          Intelligent Design:  The CMS Detector at the LHC
http://www.physics.umd.edu/events/colloquia

Wednesday, February 28th
2:00 PM - CSIC 4122 (Bldg. #406)
CSCAMM SEMINAR
Speaker:      Professor Joel Smoller
                   University of Michigan
Topic:         Stability of Black Holes
http://www.cscamm.umd.edu/seminars/fall06/index.htm

3:30 PM - Seminar Room, Lower Level, LPS
8050 Greenmead Drive, College Park, Maryland 20740; (301)935-6400
LABORATORY FOR PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Speaker:      Dr. Michael Dreyer
                    University of Maryland, LPS
Topic:          STM Study of Slow Moving Cortex Lattices in NbSe2

4:00 PM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:     Andrew Campbell
                   University of Maryland, College Park
Topic:         High-Pressure, High-Temperature Studies of Iron-Rich Systems: Implications
                   for Earth’s Core

http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

Thursday, March 1st
12:15 PM - 1207 ERB
APPLIED DYNAMICS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Jonathan Nichols
                   Naval Research Lab
Topic:          Using ROC Curves to Assess the Efficacy of Several Detectors of Damage-induced Nonlinearity
                    in a Bolted Composite Structure

and
Speaker:     Silvere Akamatsu
                   Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS)
Topic:         To be Announced
http://www.chaos.umd.edu/talk

Friday, March 2nd
11:00 AM - IPST 1116
FDR SEMINAR/BURGERS PROGRAM
Speaker:     George Homsy
                   Department of Mechanical and Environmental Engineering
                   University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
Topic:         Novel Marangoni Problems

Monday, March 5th
4:00 PM - IPST 1116.
BIOPHYSICS SEMINAR
No Seminar due to APS Meeting/Biophysical Society Meeting
http://www.marylandbiophysics.umd.edu .

4:30 PM - CSS 2400
SPACE AND COSMIC RAY PHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:      James A. Slavin
                    Goddard Space Flight Center
Topic:           Messenger:   Exploring Mercury's Magnetosphere
http://www.space.umd.edu/seminars

Tuesday, March 6th
1:15 PM - IPST 1116
INFORMAL STATISTICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
No Seminar due to APS Meeting/Biophysical Society Meeting

3:30 PM - MTH 3206
NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Professor C. A. Duarte
                  Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Topic:          A High-Order Generalized Finite Element Method for Polycrystals and Branched Discontinuities
http://www.math.umd.edu/research/seminars

4:00 PM - PHYS 1410
PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM
Speaker:      O.W. Greenberg
                    University of Maryland, College Park
Topic:          The Discovery of Color, A Personal Perspective
http://www.physics.umd.edu/events/colloquia

Wednesday, March 7th
2:00 PM - CSIC 4122 (Bldg. #406)
CSCAMM SEMINAR
Speaker:     Professor Yosef Yomdin
                   Department of Mathematics, Weizmann Institute of Science
Topic:          Whitney Ck-Extension Problem, Its Lattice Version, Hermite Approximation,
                   and Numerical Solution of PDEs
http://www.cscamm.umd.edu/seminars/fall06/index.htm

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

Thursday, March 8th
11:00 AM - 2110 CHEM & ENGR BLDG.
BIOENGINEERING/MATERIALS SCIENCE & ENGINEERING SEMINAR
Speaker:      Steven Smith
                    University of California, Berkeley
Topic:          Structural Transitions and Twist-elasticity of DNA As Measured in Single-molecule Nano-machines
http://www.bioe.umd.edu

12:15 PM - 1207 ERB
APPLIED DYNAMICS SEMINAR
No Seminar due to APS Meeting/Biophysical Society Meeting
http://www.chaos.umd.edu/talks

Note Change of Day (Wednesday to Thursday)
3:30 PM - Seminar Room, Lower Level, LPS
8050 Greenmead Drive, College Park, Maryland 20740; (301)935-6400
LABORATORY FOR PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Speaker:      Dr. Keren Bergmam
                    Department of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University
Topic:          Nano-Photonic Interconnection Networks for Advanced Computing Systems

Friday, March 9th
No Seminars

Monday, March 12th
4:00 PM - IPST 1116.
BIOPHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Dr. Jane Kondev
                   Department of Physics, Brandeis University
Topic:         Rods, Ropes and Chromosomes
http://www.marylandbiophysics.umd.edu r

4:30 PM - CSS 2400
SPACE AND COSMIC RAY PHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Mel Goldstein
                    Goddard Space Flight Center
Topic:          MHD Simulations of the Solar Wind
http://www.space.umd.edu/seminars

Tuesday, March 13th
1:15 PM - IPST 1116
INFORMAL STATISTICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Dr. Subir Das
                    Institute for Physical Science and Technology, UMCP
Topic:           Near Critical Electrolytes:  Are the Charge-Charge Sum Rules Obeyed?

3:30 PM - MTH 3206
NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Dr. Dmitriy Leykekhman
                  Rice University
Topic:         Recovered Gradient A Posteriori Error Estimators for Parabolic Problems
http://www.math.umd.edu/research/seminars

4:00 PM - PHYS 1410
PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM
Speaker:      Louis DiMauro
                    Ohio State University
Topic:          The Attosecond Era
http://www.physics.umd.edu/events/colloquia

Wednesday, March 14th
2:00 PM - CSIC 4122 (Bldg. #406)
CSCAMM SEMINAR
Speaker:     Professor Gui-Qiang Chen
                   Department of Mathematics, Northwestern University
Topic:         Transonic Flow, Shock Reflection, and Free Boundary Problems
http://www.cscamm.umd.edu/seminars/fall06/index.htm

3:30 PM - Seminar Room, Lower Level, LPS
8050 Greenmead Drive, College Park, Maryland 20740; (301)935-6400
LABORATORY FOR PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Speaker:      Dr. Kevin Osborn
                    University of Maryland, LPS
Topic:          Applications of Nonlinear Superconducting Microwave Resonators for Quantum Computing

4:00 PM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:      Zeev Rosenzweig
                    NSF
Topic:           Luminescent Quantum Dots in Cellular Arrays – Current State of the Art and
                    Future Challenges

http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

Thursday, March 15th
Systems Biology Workshop:  11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
12:15 PM - 1207 ERB
APPLIED DYNAMICS SEMINAR
http://www.chaos.umd.edu/talks

Friday, March 16th
Note:  New Time/Location
2:00 PM - 1110 Jeong Kim Engineering Bldg.
FDR SEMINAR/BURGERS PROGRAM
Speaker:     Jerry Gollub
                   Haverford College & University of Pennsylvania
Topic:         Origins of Irreversibility in Fluid Dynamics:  Chaotic Particle Interactions and Chaotic Mixing http://www.enme.umd.edu/events/index.php?mode=4&id=1419

SPRING BREAK:  Monday, March 19th - Friday, March 23rd
No Seminars Scheduled

Monday, March 19th (First Day of Spring Break)
MOLECULAR MOTORS SYMPOSIUM
9:00 AM-5:30 PM - PHYS 1201
(Free parking available in Regents Street Parking Garage.)
Speakers:      Roger Cooke (UCSF), Robert Cross (MCRI, Kent), Enrique De La Cruz (Yale), Sharyn Endow
                     (Duke), James Sellers (NIH), Lee Sweeney (U. Penn)
All welcome:  Advance registration would be appreciated; please send name, institution and contact info (e.g., e-mail) to Caricia Claremont at claremon@ipst.umd.edu or call (301)405-4819.
Under the auspices of the Biophysics Program: Director, D. Thirumalai.
Organizer:  Michael E. Fisher, (301)405-4819; xpectnil@umd.edu

Monday, March 26th
4:00 PM - IPST 1116
BIOPHYSICS SEMINAR
No Seminar - ACS Meeting
http://www.marylandbiophysics.umd.edu

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

Tuesday, March 27th
1:15 PM - IPST 1116
INFORMAL STATISTICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
No Seminar

3:30 PM - MTH 3206
NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Dr. Pengtao Sun
                    Penn State University
Topic:          New Numerical Techniques for Steady-State Two-Phase Transport Model in Fuel Cell
http://www.math.umd.edu/research/seminars

4:00 PM - PHYS 1410
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM
Speaker:      Yale Goldman
                    University of Pennsylvania
Topic:          Manipulating and Interrogating Molecular Motors, Nature's Soft, Smart Nanomachines,
                   One at a Time

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

Wednesday, March 28th
2:00 PM - CSIC 4122 (Bldg. #406)
CSCAMM SEMINAR
Speaker:      Professor Charles Meneveau
                   Department of Mechanical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Topic:          Lagrangian Dynamics of Turbulence: Models and Synthesis
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:      K.P. Martin
                   Microelectronics Research Center, Georgia Institute of Technology
Topic:         Chip Input-Output Interconnects for High Performance Computing Systems

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

Thursday, March 29th
12:15 PM - 1207 Energy Research Building
APPLIED DYNAMICS SEMINAR
Speaker 1:  Chris Jarzynski
                   University of Maryland, College Park
Topic:          Exactly Solvable Models Illustrating Nonequilibrium Work Relations
and
Speaker 2:   To be Announced
Topic:          To be Announced
http://www.chaos.umd.edu/talks

Friday, March 30th
12th Annual Avron Douglis Memorial Lecture

3:00 PM - 3206 Math
Speaker:      Walter A. Strauss
                    Brown University
Topic:         Steady Water Waves:  Theory and Computation

Monday, April 2nd
4:00 PM - IPST 1116
BIOPHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:     M. Muthukumar
                   University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Topic:         Menagerie of Viruses:   Diverse Chemical Sequence or Simple Electrostatics?
http://www.marylandbiophysics.umd.edu

4:30 PM - CSS 2400
SPACE AND COSMIC RAY PHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Menelaos Sarantos
                  University of Maryland, College Park
Topic:         An Automated Detection Scheme for ICME Identification from in Situ Data
http://www.space.umd.edu/seminars

Tuesday, April 3rd
1:15 PM - IPST 1116
INFORMAL STATISTICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
No Seminar

3:30 PM - MTH 3206
NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Professor Ronald H.W. Hoppe
                    University of Houston
Topic:           A Posteriori Error Estimation of Finite Element Approximations of Pointwise State
                     Constrained Distributed Control Problems

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

4:00 PM - PHYS 1410
PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM
Thirteenth Annual Shih-I Pai Lecture
Reception:  3:15-3:55 PM
Speaker:      Dr. Vera C. Rubin
                    Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington, D.C.
Topic:          The Universe of Galaxies
http://www.physics.umd.edu/events/colloquia

Wednesday, April 4th
2:00 PM - CSIC 4122 (Bldg. #406)
CSCAMM SEMINAR
Speaker:      Professor Dionisios Margetis
                    Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland
Topic:           From Microscopic Physics to Continuum Laws for Crystal Surfaces: Progress and Challenges

3:30 PM - Seminar Room Lower Level, LPS
8050 Greenmead Drive, College Park, Md 20740; (301)-935-6400
LABORATORY FOR PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Speaker:      Dr. Peter C. Searson
                    Johns Hopkins University
Topic:          Multifunctional Nanowires

4:00 PM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:      Danny Kosov
                   University of Maryland, College Park
Topic:          Resistance of a Molecule: Chemistry of Contacts or Physics of Electron Transport
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

Thursday, April 5th
12:15 PM - 1207 Energy Research Building
APPLIED DYNAMICS SEMINAR
Speaker 1:   Aaron Clauset
                    Santa Fe Institute
Topic:          Hierarchical Decomposition of Complex Networks
http://www.chaos.umd.edu/talks

Friday, April 6th
3:00 PM - MTH 3206
MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM
Speaker:      Horng-Tzer Yau
                    Harvard University
Topic:          Dynamics of Bose-Einstein Condensates

Monday, April 9th
CSCAMM SEMINAR
2:00 PM - PHYS 1204 (Toll Room)
Speaker:      Dr. Harald Pfeiffer
                   California Institute of Technology
Title:            Simulating Binary Black Holes
http://www.cscamm.umd.edu/seminars

4:00 PM - IPST 1116
BIOPHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:    Klaus Gawrisch
                  National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, NIH, Bethesda, Md
Topic:         Structure and Dynamics of Polyunsaturated Phospholipids – Significance for GPCR Function
http://www.marylandbiophysics.umd.edu

4:30 PM - CSS 2400
SPACE AND COSMIC RAY PHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Michael Mumma
                   NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Topic:         Astrobiology
http://www.space.umd.edu/seminars

Tuesday, April 10th
1:15 PM - IPST 1116
INFORMAL STATISTICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Professor James Dufty
                    Department of Physics, University of Florida
Topic:           Statistical Mechanics, Kinetic Theory, and Hydrodynamics for a Granular Fluid

3:30 PM - MTH 3206
NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Dr. Luca Heltai
                    Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics, Pennsylvania State University
Topic:           Distributional Body Force Densities in Finite Element Approximations of Continuum
                   Mechanics Problems

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

4:00 PM - PHYS 1410
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM
Speaker:      Martias Zaldarriaga
                   Harvard University
Topic:          Constraining Inflation with the CMB
http://www.physics.umd.edu/events/colloquia

Wednesday, April 11th
2:00 PM - CSIC 4122 (Bldg. #406)
CSCAMM SEMINAR
Speaker:      Professor Saul Teukolsky
                    Cornell University
Topic:           Simulations of Black Holes and Gravitational Waves
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:      Dr. Paul Lane
                    Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C.
Topic:           Influence of Conducting Polymer Anodes in Organic Light Emitting Diodes

4:00 PM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:     Richard Stratt
                  Brown University
Topic:         Relaxation a Little Too Far from Equilibrium
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

Thursday, April 12th
12:15 PM - 1207 Energy Research Building
APPLIED DYNAMICS SEMINAR
Speaker #1:  Professor Jim Yorke
                    University of Maryland
Topic:            Infinite Horseshoes – Better Understand Dynamical Behavior
and
Speaker #2:  To be Announced
Topic:           to be Ann9ounced
http://www.chaos.umd.edu/talks

Friday, April 13th
11:00 AM - IPST 1116
FDR SEMINAR/BURGERS PROGRAM
Speaker:     Ming Li
                  Center for Environmental Science, Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland
Topic:         Large-Eddy Simulations of Oceanic Turbulent Flows

3:30 PM - MTH 3206
MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM
No Seminar - Cancelled
Speaker:      Jiuzhou Song
                    Department of Animal and Avian Sciences, UMCP
Topic:           The Systematic Analysis for Temporal Gene Expression Analysis

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:
Second Annual Graduation Conference
Invied 20 minute talks by students graduating from MATH, AMSC, and STAT with undergraduate or
graduate (including masters) degrees during the 2006-2007 school year.  Our conference web site is:   http://www.math.umd.edu/research/spotlight/conference/
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact:  P. Aaron Lott @ palott@ipst.umd.edu

Monday, April 16th
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM - PHYS 1204
CSCAMM SEMINAR
Speaker:      Vito Scarola
                    University of Maryland
Title:             Numerical Discovery in Quantum Condensed Matter

4:00 PM - IPST 1116
BIOPHYSICS SEMINAR
No Seminar - Cancelled
http://www.marylandbiophysics.umd.edu

4:30 PM - CSS 2400
SPACE AND COSMIC RAY PHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Robert Pfaff
                   Goddard Space Flight Center
Topic:         Electric Field Measurements During Geomagnetic Storms
http://www.space.umd.edu/seminars

Tuesday, April 17th
11:30 AM - 12:10 PM - CSIC 4122 (Bldg. #406)
CSCAMM Workshop - Multiscale Modeling and Simulation of Complex Fluid
Speaker:      Professor Jan V. Sengers
                    Istitute for Physical Science and Technology, UMCP
Topic:           Computer Simulations of Critical Dynamics in Fluids
Directions:  http://www.cscamm.umd.edu/seminars/fall06/index.htm

1:15 PM - IPST 1116
INFORMAL STATISTICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Dr. Michael Chertkov
                   Los Alamos National Laboratory
Topic:         Loop Calculus in Information Theory and Statistical Physics

3:30 PM - MTH 3206
NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Professor Junping Wang
                   National Science Foundation
Topic:         A Finite Element Method for the Navier-Stokes Equation Using H(div) Elements
http://www.math.umd.edu/research/seminars

4:00 PM - PHYS 1410
PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM
Speaker:     Jeffrey Bub
                   University of Maryland
  Topic:       Why Quantum Theory?
http://www.physics.umd.edu/events/colloquia

Wednesday, April 18th
2:00 PM - CSIC 4122 (Bldg. #406)
CSCAMM SEMINAR
No Seminar - CSCAMM Workshop
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:     Professor Daniel H. Reich
                   Department of Physics and Astronomy, Johns Hopkins University
Topic:         New Probes of Soft Matter and Sub-Cellular Forces Using Magnetic Nanostructures

4:00 PM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:     Nancy Thompson
                   North Carolina
Topic:         Total Internal Reflection – Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy & Submicroscopic
                  Cluster Sizes Determined by Quantum Dot Blinking

http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

Thursday, April 19th
12:15 PM - 1207 Energy Research Building
APPLIED DYNAMICS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Phillipe Odier
                   Los Alamos National Laboratory
Topic:         An Experimental Dynamo in a Highly Turbulent Flow
Host:  D. P. Lathrop
http://www.chaos.umd.edu/talks

Friday, April 20th
1:30 PM-5:30 PM - MTH 3206
NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Finite Element Circus
http://www.math.umd.edu/research/seminars

Saturday, April 21st
9:00 AM-4:30 PM - MTH 3206
NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Finite Element Circus
http://www.math.umd.edu/research/seminars

Monday, April 23rd
CSCAMM SEMINAR
2:00 PM - PHYS 1204
Speaker:      Philipp Werner
                   Columbia University
Speaker       http://www.columbia.edu/cu/physics/researchfaculty-bios/Werner/faculty.html
Topic:          Diagrammatic QMC for Fermions: Quantum Impurity Models

4:00 PM - IPST 1116
BIOPHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Dr. David Bensimon
                    ENS-LPS, Paris & KITP
Topic:          Optical Control of Gene Expression in a Single Cell of a Live Organism
http://www.marylandbiophysics.umd.edu

4:30 PM - CSS 2400
SPACE AND COSMIC RAY PHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Vladimir Ptuskin
                   IZMIRAN
Topic:         Cosmic Ray Origin in SNR Shocks and Transport in the Galaxy
http://www.space.umd.edu/seminars

Tuesday, April 24th
1:15 PM - IPST 1116
INFORMAL STATISTICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Professor Jan V. Sengers
                   Institute for Physical Science & Technology, UMCP
Topic:         Fluctuations in Isothermal and Non-Isothermal Reaction-Diffusion Systems

3:30 PM - MTH 3206
NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Dr. Radu Balan
                   Siemens Corporate Research
Topic:          Algebras of Time-Frequency Shift Operators with Applications to Wireless Communications
http://www.math.umd.edu/research/seminars

4:00 PM - PHYS 1410
PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM
Speaker:     Wim Leemans
                   Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Topic:         GeV Electron Beams from a Cm-Scale Laser Wakefield Accelerator
http://www.physics.umd.edu/events/colloquia

Wednesday, April 25th
2:00 PM - CSIC 4122 (Bldg. #406)
CSCAMM SEMINAR
No Seminar - CSCAMM Workshop
http://www.cscamm.umd.edu/seminars

Note Special Day and Time
2:15 PM - 1207 Energy Research Building
APPLIED DYNAMICS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Gene Tracy
                   College of William and Mary
Topic:         Mass Spectroscopy for Cancer Diagnosis
http://www.chaos.umd.edu/talks

3:30 PM - Seminar Room Lower Level, LPS
8050 Greenmead Drive, College Park, Md 20740; (301)-935-6400
LABORATORY FOR PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Speaker:     Professor Janice Reutt-Robey
                   Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UMCP
Topic:          Nanophase-Separated Molecular Films for Photovoltaic Applications

4:00 PM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:     Annabella Selloni
                   Princeton
Topic:         Structure and Electronic Properties of Molecular SAMs on Au: Insights from
                   First Principles Calculations

http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

Thursday, April 26th
No Seminars Scheduled

Friday, April 27th
Special Seminar
10 AM - CSS 4301
Speaker:     Branden Allen
                  University of California, Irvine
Topic:         Event-by-event Energy Estimation and Spectral Determination with the
                  Milagro WACT:  a synoptic survey instrument for the TeV sky

11:00 AM - IPST 1116
FDR SEMINAR/BURGERS PROGRAM
Speaker:      Francis Noblesse
                    Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock, MD
Topic:           Simple Analytical Relations for Ship Bow Waves
http://www.math.umd.edu/research/seminars

Monday, April 30th
CSCAMM SEMINAR
2:00 PM - PHYS 1204
Speaker:     Manuel Tiglio
                   Louisiana State University (http://www.phys.lsu.edu/dept/people/tiglio.html)
                   (Talk:  http://www.physics.umd.edu/tqhn/Abstract)
Topic:          Numerical Solutions of Einstein's Equations
http://www.cscamm.umd.edu

4:00 PM - IPST 1116
BIOPHYSICS SEMINAR
No Seminar
http://www.marylandbiophysics.umd.edu

4:30 PM - CSS 2400
SPACE AND COSMIC RAY PHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Gerry Share
                   NRL/University of Maryland
Topic:         High-Energy Solar Observations: RHESSI Highlights/Anticipating GLAST
http://space.umd.edu/seminars/

Tuesday, May 1st
11:00 AM - MTH 3206
JOINT CSCAMM/MATHEMATICS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Prof. Norbert Mauser
                    University of Vienna
Topic:           Nonlinear Schroedinger Equations: Semi-Classics and Blow Up Numerical Studies
http://www.cscamm.umd.edu

1:15 PM - IPST 1116
INFORMAL STATISTICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Dr. Ole Peters
                   Department of Atmospheric Sciences and Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics,
                   UCLA
Topic:         Critical Phenomena in Rainfall

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:     Herbert Levine
                   University of California San Diego
Topic:         Making Decisions in a Noisy World:  The Intelligent Dynamics of Microorganisms
http://www.physics.umd.edu/events/colloquia

Wednesday, May 2nd
2:00 PM - CSIC 4122 (Bldg. #406)
CSCAMM SEMINAR
Speaker:      Dr. Aziz Madrane
                    AIRBUS, Bremen, Germany
Topic:          3D Adaptive Central Schemes on Unstructured Staggered Grids
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
Note:  The Seminar on by Dr. Fontana has been cancelled.
Replaced by:
Speaker:     Dr. Kevin Eng
                   Laboratory for Physical Sciences, UMCP
Topic:         Gating High Mobility Two Dimensional Electron System on Hydrogen-passivated
                   Silicon Surfaces

4:00 PM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:     Janice Reutt-Robey
                   University of Maryland, COllege Park
Topic:         Self-Organizing Molecular Film Architectures
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

Thursday, May 3rd
11:00 AM - Room 2164, English Building
FDR SEMINAR/BURGERS PROGRAM
Speaker:     Aziz Madrane
                   AIRBUS/IAT, Bremen, Germany
Topic:        Overlapping Unstructed Grids Chimera Method

12:15 PM - 1207 Energy Research Facility
APPLIED DYNAMICS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Ryan McAllister
                  Georgetown University
Topic:         3D Imaging in Cells: A Physicist's Gateway Into Biological Research
http://www.chaos.umd.edu/talks

3:30 PM - MTH 3206
APPLIED MATH COLLOQUIUM
Speaker:      Professor Emmanuel J. Candes
                    California Institute of Technology
Topic:         Applications of Compressive Sampling to Error Correction
http://www.math.umd.edu/research/seminars

Friday, May 4th
3:00 PM - MTH 3206
AZIZ LECTURE
Speaker:     Professor Emmanuel J. Candes
                   California Institute of Technology
Topic:         Compressive Sampling
www.math.umd.edu/research/aziz

Monday, May 7th
4:00 PM - IPST 1116
BIOPHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Dr. Angel E. Garcia
                   Department of Physics, Applied Physics & Astronomy Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute,
                   Troy, NY
Topic:         Pressure Effects on Folding/Unfolding of Proteins and Nuclei Acids
http://www.marylandbiophysics.umd.edu

4:30 PM - CSS 2400
SPACE AND COSMIC RAY PHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Dr. Opher Ganel
                   Institute for Physical Science and Technology, UMCP
Topic:         CREAM
http://space.umd.edu/seminars/

Tuesday, May 8th
1:15 PM - IPST 1116
INFORMAL STATISTICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
No Seminar

3:30 PM - MTH 3206
NUMERICAL ANALYSIS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Dr. Xiliang Lu
                    National University of Singapore
Topic:          Error Analysis for Navier-Stokes Equations Based on Sequential Regularization
                   Formulation

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

4:00 PM - PHYS 1410
PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM
Speaker:     Frans Pretorius
                   University of Alberta
Topic:         Simulations of Binary Black Hole Coalescence
http://www.physics.umd.edu/events/colloquia

Wednesday, May 9th
2:00 PM - CSIC 4122 (Bldg. #406)
CSCAMM SEMINAR
Speaker:      Professor Eliot Fried
                   Washington University in St. Louis
Topic:         A Conjectured Hierarchy of Length Scales in a Generalization of the Navier-Stokes-Alpha
                   Equation for Turbulent Fluid Flow

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:     Chip Denman
                   University of Maryland, College Park
Topic:         If the Spirit is Willing: A Brief History of Seance Mediums and the Scientists Who
                  Investigated Them

4:00 PM - CHEM 0112 (Marker Seminar Room)
PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL PHYSICS
Speaker:     Chris Michaels
                   NIST
Topic:         Novel Approaches to Vibrational Spectroscopy with High Spatial Resolution
http://www.chemicalphysics.umd.edu

Thursday, May 10th
4:00 PM - IPST 1116
Special Seminar
BIOPHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Dr. Michael Woodside
                    University of Alberta
Topic:          To be Announced

Friday, May 11th
11:00 AM - 2164 ENGN Bldg. (it is the main ME conference room)
FDR SEMINAR - Burgers Progam
Speaker:     Prof. J. Westerweel
                   The J.M. Burgers Center for Fluid Mechanics, at Delft University of Technology,
                   The Netherlands
Topic:         Singular Structure at the Turbulent/Non- turbulent Interface of A Jet
Note:          Professor Jerry Westerweel is the 2007 Burgers Visiting Professor.

Note Special Day
12:15 PM - 1207 Energy Research Facility
APPLIED DYNAMICS SEMINAR
Speaker:     Ed Ott
                   University of Maryland, College Park
Topic:          MURI Overview: Nonlinear Dynamics of Novel Sensor Networks
http://www.chaos.umd.edu/talks

Wednesday, May 16th
Joint CSCAMM/NWC SEMINAR
11:00 AM - 3206 MTH
Speaker:      Dr. Jared Tanner
                   University of Utah
Topic:          The Surprising Structure of Gaussian Point Clouds and its Implications for Signal Processing
Note:  This work was joint with David L. Donoho.

Thursday, May 17th
12:15 PM - 1207 Energy Research Facility
Speaker:      Bora Sul
                   University of Maryland, College Park and N.I.H
Topic:          Models for Fast Adaptation in Outer Hair Cells and its Frequency Limit for Amplification
http://www.chaos.umd.edu/talks

T uesday, May 22nd 
4:00 PM - 1116 IPST
BIOPHYSICS SEMINAR
Speaker:      Henri Orland
                    Saclay
Topic:          A Topological Classification of RNA Folds

Wednesday, May 23rd
12:15 PM/1:15 PM - 1207 ERF
APPLIED DYNAMICS SEMINAR- SPECIAL DAY!
Speaker:      Dan Gauthier
                    Duke University
Topic:           Broadband Chaos in Time-delay Photonic and Electronic Devices
Subtitle:        Potential Implications for Sensor Nnetworks

END OF SEMESTER

Updated 9/19/07