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Monday, January 7th, 2019
Thursday, February 28th, 2019
Friday, March 1st, 2019
10:15am 11:15am
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Materials Science Research Lecture

Tuning the Kinetics in Phase-Change Materials: Enlightening from the phenomenology of water and amorphous metals
Shuai Wei, Research Fellow, RWTH Aachen University (Germany),
11:00am 12:00pm
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High Energy Theory Seminar

The polarized scattering equations and superamplitudes in 6d
Yvonne Geyer, Institute for Advanced Study,
12:00pm 1:00pm
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IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar

Lightning Round
Sophie Ding, Victor Albert, Kevin Slagle,
2:00pm 3:00pm
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TAPIR Seminar

Radiation-pressure Waves and Multiphase Quasar Outflows
Lluís Mas-Ribas, Postdoctoral Scholar, Astrophysics and Space Sciences, JPL / Caltech,
3:00pm 4:00pm
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Analysis Seminar

Multiplicative functions over F_q[x] and the Erd\H{o}s Discrepancy problem
Oleksiy Klurman, Department of Mathematics, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH),
3:00pm 4:00pm
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GALCIT Colloquium

Regulation-Triggered Batch Learning: A New Hope for Adaptive Aircraft Control
Miroslav Krstic, Distinguished Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, San Diego,
3:00pm 5:00pm
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Geometry and Topology Seminar

Classification of hyperbolic component with bounded escape
Yusheng Luo, Department of Mathematics, Harvard University ,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Inorganic-Electrochemistry Seminar

Small Molecule Activation by Multimetallic Cyclophane Complexes
Leslie Justin Murray, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Florida,
7:00pm 9:00pm
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Stargazing Lecture

Cosmic Gold: Neutron Star Mergers, Gravitational Waves, and the Origin of the Elements
Eliot Quataert, Professor, Department of Astronomy, University of California, Berkeley,
Saturday, March 2nd, 2019
3:30pm 7:00pm
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Wedding Photography on Campus: Semerjian Wedding Party

Sites designated as approved for commercial still photography
7:30pm 9:30pm
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Private Photography Lesson on Campus: Brian Leary

Sites designated as approved for commercial still photography
Sunday, March 3rd, 2019
Monday, March 4th, 2019
12:00pm 1:00pm
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Rigorous Systems Research Group Seminar

One if by Land and Two if by Sea: A Glimpse into the Value of Information in Strategic Interactions
Vijay Subramanian, Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Algebra and Geometry Seminar

Affine Springer fibers and commutative algebra
Oscar Kivinen, Department of Mathematics, UC Davis,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Geological and Planetary Sciences Seminar

"Ice sheets, climate, and sea level, in the past and into the future"
Nicholas Golledge, Associate Professor, Antarcitc Research Center, Victoria University of Wellington,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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H.B. Keller Colloquium

Inference, Computation, and Visualization for Convex Clustering and Biclustering
Genevera Allen, Associate Professor, Departments of Statistics, Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rice University,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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High Energy Physics Seminar

Searching for dark matter annihilation in the Milky Way halo
Laura Chang, Princeton University,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Humanities Seminar

The Forgotten Founder of Quantum Mechanics: The Science and Politics of Physicist Pascual Jordan
Ryan Dahn, Visiting Scholar, Department of History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Inorganic-Electrochemistry Seminar

Predictive Simulations of Redox and Electron Transfer Events on Biomolecules: The Case of Cryptochromes
Ksenia Bravaya, Assistant Professor, Chemistry, Boston University,
Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
12:00pm 1:00pm
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IST Lunch Bunch

TBA
Patricio Vela, Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Tech,
1:00pm 3:00pm
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Center for Selective C-H Functionalization Virtual Symposium

Olivier Baudoin, University of Basel,
Peng Liu, University of Pittsburgh,
Huw Davies, Emory University,
1:00pm 2:00pm
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LIGO Seminar

Advanced LIGO searches for sub-solar mass ultracompact objects
Ryan Magee, Penn State / Caltech,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Applied Physics Seminar

New Avenues for Planetary Physics in the Laboratory
Pierre Gourdain, Professor, Physics and Astronomy, University of Rochester,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Caltech Young Investigators Lecture

Designer Matter: New Frontiers in Wave Interactions with Meta- and Nano-structures
Nasim Mohammadi Estakhri, Postdoctoral Researcher, Electrical and Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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CMI Seminar: Gitta Kutyniok

Approximation Theory meets Deep Learning
Gitta Kutyniok, TU Berlin,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Dix Planetary Science Seminar

"(Semi-)automating CRISM Analysis: Refinement of Martian Surface Mineralogy using Factor Analysis and Target Transformation" & "Probing the Gas Content of Late-Stage Protoplanetary Disks with N2H+"
Nancy Thomas, Graduate Student, Planetary Science, Caltech,
Dana Anderson, Graduate Student, Planetary Science, Caltech,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Electrical Engineering Special Seminar

Designer Matter: New Frontiers in Wave Interactions with Meta- and Nano-structures
Nasim Mohammadi Estakhri, Postdoctoral Researcher, Electrical and Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Seminar on History and Philosophy of Science

Visiting Newton's Atelier Before the "Principia," 1679-1684
Michael Nauenberg, Professor of Physics, Emeritus, UC Santa Cruz,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Special Seminar

"How a soil bacterium responds to light"
Tilman Lamparter, Botanical institute, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Ulric B. and Evelyn L. Bray Social Sciences Seminar

Estimation of Peer Effects in Endogenous Social Networks: Control Function Approach
Hyungsik Roger Moon, Professor in Economics, USC,
Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
10:00am 11:00am
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TCS+ Talk

Strongly log concave polynomials, high dimensional simplicial complexes, and an FPRAS for counting Bases of Matroids
Shayan Oveis Gharan, University of Washington,
3:00pm 4:00pm
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KNI Distinguished Seminar

New Opportunities with Old Optical Materials
Marko Lončar, Tiantsai Lin Professor of Electrical Engineering, John A Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University,