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Thursday, November 1st, 2018
9:00am 10:00am
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A TIAA Financial Essentials Webinar

Market-Proof Your Retirement
Miguel Shefferson, Director, TIAA Institutional Financial Services,
11:00am 12:00pm
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Mechanical and Civil Engineering Seminar

Recovery of Function in Major Spinal Cord Injury using Spinal Stimulatio
Joel Burdick, Richard L. and Dorothy M. Hayman Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Bioengineering; Jet Propulsion Laboratory Research Scientist, Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering, California Institute of Technology,
12:00pm 1:00pm
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Center for the Chemistry of Cellular Signaling Seminar

"Nic96 recruits and positions the Channel Nucleoporin Trimer to establish a functional diffusion barrier of the Nuclear Pore Complex"
Stefan Petrovic, Graduate Student, Hoelz Lab, CCE, Caltech ,
12:00pm 1:00pm
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CMS Partner Tech Talk

Northrop Grumman -- Automating Flight Path Generation for Drones
Sokun Kan, DevOps Lead, Advanced Mission Program, Northrop Grumman Mission Systems,
2:30pm 4:00pm
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Decoupling Learning Seminar

Bilinear restriction theory, continued
Zach Chase, Caltech,
2:30pm 3:15pm
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GALCIT Special Seminar

Leonardo is Dead, Long Live the Leonardos
Roger Malina, Arts and Technology Distinguished University Chair, School of Arts Technology and Emerging Communication, University of Texas at Dallas,
3:00pm 4:00pm
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Logic Seminar

Hyperfinite subequivalence relations of treed equivalence relations
Anush Tserunyan, Mathematics Department, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,
3:15pm 4:15pm
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GALCIT Special Seminar

The Grand Challenges Scholars Program: Preparing Students for Global Engineering
C.D. Mote, Jr., President, National Academy of Engineering,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Chemical Engineering Seminar

Sphericity and Symmetry Breaking in Asymmetric Diblock Copolymer Melts
Frank Bates, Regents Professor, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Minnesota,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Geology Club Seminar

Distributed deformation within an accretionary wedge as a possible slow earthquake mechanism
William Schmidt, USC,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Number Theory Seminar

Automorphic Forms on Quaternionic Symmetric Domains
Zavosh Amir Khosravi, Mathematics Department, Caltech,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Physics Research Conference

Gigapixel Maps of the Cosmic Microwave Background
Suzanne Staggs, Henry DeWolf Smyth Professsor of Physics, Princeton University,
Friday, November 2nd, 2018
11:00am 12:00pm
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High Energy Theory Seminar

A geometric perspective on 5d/6d spectra and anomalies
Monica Kang, Harvard University,
12:00pm 1:00pm
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IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar

Quantum Error-Correcting Codes in Low-Energy Subspaces
Eugene Tang, Graduate Student, Preskill Group,
12:00pm 1:00pm
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Linde Institute/SISL Seminar

Information Design in Service Systems and Markets
Krishnamurthy Iyer, Assistant Professor, School of Operations Research and Information Engineering (ORIE), Cornell University,
12:00pm 1:00pm
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Math Graduate Student Seminar

Triangles in Cayley graphs
Zachary Chase, Mathematics Department, Caltech,
1:00pm 2:00pm
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High Energy Theory Seminar

Bootstrapping the long-range Ising model
Connor Behan, Stony Brook University,
2:00pm 3:00pm
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TAPIR Seminar

How Black Holes Shape Globular Clusters
Kyle Kremer, Graduate Student, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Northwestern University,
2:30pm 3:30pm
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IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar

Localization in fractonic random circuits
Rahul Nandkishore, Asst Professor of Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder,
3:00pm 5:00pm
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Geometry and Topology Seminar

Some geometric applications of Heegaard Floer homology
Beibei Liu, Department of Mathematics, UC Davis,
3:30pm 5:30pm
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Graduate Student Number Theory Seminar

An Introduction to Braverman-Kazhdan's Program
Liyang Yang, Mathematics Department, Caltech,
4:00pm 4:45pm
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Caltech/UCLA Joint Analysis Seminar

Well-posedness for Some Dispersive PDEs on the Half-line
Erin Compaan, Department of Mathematics, MIT,
5:00pm 5:45pm
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Caltech/UCLA Joint Analysis Seminar

A constrained optimization problem for the Fourier transform
Dominique Maldague, Department of Mathematics, UC Berkeley,
7:30pm 9:00pm
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German Film: Atmen

Movie screening for German 130c & 132c // In German with English subtitles
Saturday, November 3rd, 2018
12:00pm 3:00pm
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Wedding Photography on Campus: Yeu & Kasumyan Wedding Party

Sites designated as approved for commercial still photography
2:00pm 4:00pm
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Wedding Photography on Campus: Melkonyan Wedding Party

Sites designated as approved for commercial still photography
3:00pm 5:00pm
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Wedding Photography on Campus: Artoonian Wedding Party

Sites designated as approved for commercial still photography
Monday, November 5th, 2018
1:30pm 2:30pm
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Special Seminar in Computing and Mathematical Sciences

Semidefinite Approximations of the Matrix Logarithm (and related functions)
Pablo Parrilo, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Algebra and Geometry Seminar

On analogues of modular units for the moduli stack of Drinfeld shtukas
Zhiyuan Ding, Department of Mathematics, University of Chicago,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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4:00pm 5:00pm
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Geological and Planetary Sciences Seminar

Formation of the lunar fossil bulges and its implication for the early Earth and Moon
Shijie Zhong, Professor, Department of Physics, University of Colorado Boulder,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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High Energy Physics Seminar

B Decay Anomalies: Still HQETing
Zoltan Ligeti, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Inorganic-Electrochemistry Seminar

Inexpensive Electrocatalysts for Nonconventional Water Splitting and Organic Transformation
Yujie Sun, Associate Professor, Chemistry, University of Cincinnati,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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KELLER Colloquium in Computing & Mathematical Sciences

Fast spectral solvers for computational science and engineering
Oscar P. Bruno, Professor, Computing and Mathematical Sciences, CALTECH,
5:00pm 6:00pm
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Caltech/USC/UCLA Joint Topology Seminar

A Floer homology invariant for 3-orbifolds via bordered Floer theory
Biji Wong, CIRGET, Univ. of Montreal,
6:00pm 8:30pm
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Caltech Associates Westside Dinner and Program:Talking to Cells

Off Campus
featuring Mikhail Shapiro, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, Heritage Medical Research Institute Principal Investigator Schlinger Scholar
Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
12:00pm 1:00pm
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IST Lunch Bunch

Off-policy Evaluation and Learning in Theory and in the Wild
Yu-Xiang Wang, Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department, UC Santa Barbara,
3:00pm 4:00pm
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IQI Weekly Seminar

Classical Verification of Quantum Computations
Urmila Mahadev, University of California, Berkeley,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Dix Planetary Science Seminar

Saturn's Interior Rotation from Cassini Ring Seismology
Chris Mankovich, PhD Candidate, Astronomy & Astrophysics Department, UC Santa Cruz,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Mathematics Colloquium

Recent developments on Falconer's distance set conjecture
Yumeng Ou, Department of Mathematics, Baruch College, CUNY,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Ulric B. and Evelyn L. Bray Social Sciences Seminar

Identification and Estimation of Dynamic Structural Models with Unobserved Choices
Yi Xin, Assistant Professor of Economics, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Caltech,
Wednesday, November 7th, 2018
3:00pm 5:00pm
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Geometrization Learning Seminar

Outline of Geometrization for fibered 3-manifolds
Lei Chen, Department of Physics, Caltech,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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4:00pm 5:00pm
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Environmental Science and Engineering Seminar

Contrasting the Hydrological Cycle in Past and Future Warm Climates - with Implications for Ocean Overturning Circulation
Natalie J Burls, Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Earth Sciences, George Mason University,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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High Energy Physics Seminar

Precision microwave spectroscopy of positronium fine structure
Alberto M. Alonso, University College London,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Materials Science Research Lecture

Robust Catalysts for Solar-Driven Water Splitting
Harry Gray, Arnold O. Beckman Professor of Chemistry; Founding Director, Beckman Institute, Chemistry, Caltech,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Organic Chemistry Seminar

Tackling Challenging Drug Targets, a Biophysical Perspective
Michelle Arkin, Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, UC San Francisco,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Special Analysis Seminar

Matrix monotone functions on general sets
Otte Heinävaara, Department of Mathematics, Princeton University,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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The Future of Computing: Domain-Specific Accelerators

William Dally, Chief Scientist and Senior Vice President of Research, NVIDIA Corporation; Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Stanford University,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Ulric B. and Evelyn L. Bray Social Sciences Seminar

Tampering with Information
Odilon Camara, Visiting Associate in Economics, Caltech; Associate Professor of Finance and Business Economics, USC Marshall School of Business,
7:00pm 8:00pm
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Alpine Club Talk

Ascending Denali
Alexander Smirnoff, Southern California Mountaineers Association,
Thom Wolfsen, Southern California Mountaineers Association,
Todd Martin, Southern California Mountaineers Association,
Thursday, November 8th, 2018
11:00am 12:00pm
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Mechanical and Civil Engineering Seminar

Sparse Structural System Identification of Nonlinear Systems
Satish Nagarajaiah, Professor, Civil and Mechanical Engineering, Rice University,
12:00pm 1:00pm
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Center for the Chemistry of Cellular Signaling Seminar

"Bacterial interactions in the small intestine of environmental enteropathy mouse model"
Roberta Poceviciute, Graduate Student, Ismagilov Lab, CCE, Caltech ,
12:00pm 1:00pm
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CMS Partner Tech Talk

CS Technical Interview Workshop with Alums Phil Naecker and Mason Smith
Phil Naecker, TGS Management Company,
Mason Smith, TGS Management Company,
12:00pm 1:00pm
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Rigorous Systems Research Group (RSRG) Seminar

Promises of Machine Learning for Space Exploration.
Shahrouz Ryan Alimo, Scientist, Machine Learninig, JPL,
12:30pm 1:30pm
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** CANCELED ** T&C Chen Center for Brain-Machine Interface Distinguished Lecture Series.

"Dynamic Sensorimotor Control and Brain-Machine Interface"
He Cui, Principal Investigator and Lab Head , Laboratory of Neural Mechanism of Motor Control , Institute of Neuroscience, Chinese Academy of Sciences Shanghai, China,