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Tuesday, April 26th, 2016
4:00pm 5:00pm
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General Biology Seminar

Circadian Rhythm Networks in Health and Disease
Steve Kay, Adjunct Professor , USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, Univeristy of Southern California,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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High Energy Physics Seminar

A Path to New Physics Discovery at the LHC
Si Xie, Caltech,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Planetary Science Seminar

Constraints on Planetesimals from their Thermal Evolution
Shigeru Wakita, Division of Theoretical Astronomy, NAOJ,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Ulric B. and Evelyn L. Bray Seminar in Political Economy

Formal Behavioralism
Daniel Diermeier, Dean of the Harris School of Public Policy and Emmett Dedmon Professor of Public Administration, University of Chicago,
5:00pm 6:00pm
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Wednesday, April 27th, 2016
10:00am 11:00am
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TCS+ Talk

Constant-round Interactive-proofs for Delegating Computation
Omer Reingold, Samsung Research America,
12:00pm 1:00pm
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3:30pm 4:30pm
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Non-Commutative Geometry Seminar

TBA
Dan-Virgil Voiculescu, Professor, Mathematics, UC Berkeley,
3:30pm 4:30pm
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Noncommutative Geometry

Some C*-algebras which are coronas of non-C*-Banach algebras.
Dan-Virgil Voiculescu, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Astronomy Colloquium

Continuing the Legacy of Supernova Cosmology
Ryan Foley, Univ. of Illinois,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Environmental Science and Engineering Seminar

The dynamics of changing winter temperature extremes
Andrew Rhines, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Atmosphere, Ocean and Climate Dynamics, Harvard University,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Finance Seminar: Huseyin Gulen, Purdue

Topic to be Announced
Huseyin Gulen, Associate Professor of Finance, Krannert School of Management, Purdue,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Finance Seminar: John Cochrane, Stanford University

A new approach to monetary policy
John Cochrane, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Guaranteed Non-convex Learning Algorithms through Tensor Decomposition

Seminar in Computing & Mathematical Sciences
Anima Anandkumar, Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, U.C. Irvine,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Materials Research Lecture

Kristin Persson, Staff Scientist , Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Organic Chemistry Seminar

Driving Synthesis by Oxidation
Jean-Philip G. Lumb, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, McGill University,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Seminar on History and Philosophy of Science

Cold War Geographies and the Making of the Indian Space Program
Asif Siddiqi, Eleanor Searle Visiting Professor of History, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Caltech,
4:30pm 5:30pm
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Noncommutative Geometry

Representations of multiplier algebras of Nevanlinna-Pick spaces
Michael Hartz, Graduate Student, Department of Mathematics, University of Waterlook,
Thursday, April 28th, 2016
11:00am 12:00pm
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(CANCELLED) Mechanical and Civil Engineering Seminar

(CANCELLED) Seth Guikema, Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan,
12:00pm 1:00pm
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Earth Week Campus Events

Winnett Lounge
Sustainable Living Workshops
12:00pm 1:00pm
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Gaypril Event

Safe Zone Training – Staff & Faculty Session 1
4:00pm 5:00pm
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General Biology Seminar

Small RNAs Fighting Genome Invaders: From Bacteria to Mammals
Alexei Aravin, Assistant Professor of Biology, California Institute of Technology,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Number Theory Seminar

Lubin-Tate Deformation Spaces and $(\phi,\Gamma)$-Modules
Anne Carter, Mathematics, University of California, San Diego,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Physics Research Conference

String Theory and the CMB
Liam McAllister, Associate Professor of Physics, Cornell University,
5:00pm 6:00pm
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HSS 50th Anniversary Lecture

On Changing False Beliefs: Two Cases from Experimental Economics and Their Economic Implications
Vernon L. Smith, George L. Argyros Endowed Chair in Finance and Economics, Chapman University,
Friday, April 29th, 2016
11:00am 12:00pm
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Applied Physics Seminar

Superconducting coherent caloritronics
Francesco Giazotto, NEST, Istituto Nanoscienze, CNR & Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy,
11:00am 12:00pm
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High Energy Theory Seminar

Expanding the landscape of N=2 Super-conformal field theories.
Mario Martone, University of Cincinnati,
11:30am 1:30pm
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12:00pm 1:00pm
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Gaypril Event

Safe Zone Training – Staff & Faculty Session 2
12:00pm 1:00pm
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Linde Institute/SISL Seminar: Nicole Immorlica, Microsoft Research

Procrastination with Variable Present Bias
Nicole Immorlica, Senior Researcher, Microsoft Research New England,
12:00pm 1:00pm
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MCE Ph.D. Thesis Seminar

Understanding Micro- and Macro-Mechanics of Soil Liquefaction: A Necessary Step for Field-Scale Assessment
Utkarsh Mital, Understanding Micro- and Macro-Mechanics of Soil Liquefaction: A Necessary Step for Field-Scale Assessment, Mechanical and Civil Engineering,
12:00pm 1:00pm
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Undergraduate Math Club Seminar

Randomness of Fractional Parts and Fourier Series
Zachary Chase, Undergraduate Student, Mathematics, California Institute of Technology,
2:00pm 3:00pm
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TAPIR Seminar

Gravitational Lensing of the Transient Sky
Liang Dai, NASA Einstein Fellow, School of Natural Sciences, Institute for Advanced Study,
3:00pm 4:00pm
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GALCIT Colloquium

SUCCESS AT LAST !
Fred Culick, Richard L. and Dorothy M. Hayman Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Professor of Jet Propulsion, Emeritus, GALCIT, California Institute of Technology,
3:00pm 5:00pm
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Geometry and Topology Seminar

On Hamiltonian Gromov-Witten theory for symplectic reductions
Rui Wang, Mathematics, University of California, Irvine,
3:00pm 4:00pm
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Special Seminar in Applied Mathematics

A Posteriori Error Estimation Techniques for Finite Element Methods
Professor Zhiqiang Cai, Purdue University,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Inorganic-Organometallics Seminar--SEMINAR CANCELLED

Evidence for Mechanism-Based Inactivation of Cytochrome P450 by Diazo Reagents, Its Implications for Carbene Transfer Reactions, and Mitigation by Directed Evolution
Hans Renata, Postdoctoral Scholar, Chemistry, Caltech,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar

Spectroscopic signatures of Weyl semimetals beyond photoemission
Stefanos Kourtis, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Princeton,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Seismo Lab Seminar

Linking the seismic structure of Earth's uppermost inner core to features at the inner core boundary
Lauren Waszek, University of Maryland,
Saturday, April 30th, 2016
7:00pm 11:00pm
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Gaypril Event

4th Annual PRISM Amateur Drag Show