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Saturday, October 10th, 2020
Monday, October 12th, 2020
12:00pm 1:00pm
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Ulric B. and Evelyn L. Bray Social Sciences Seminar

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Asian American Discrimination in Harvard Admissions
Peter Arcidiacono, Professor of Economics, Duke University,
12:00pm 1:00pm
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Uncivil Wars: The Presidential and Vice Presidential Debates

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Thomas Hollihan, Professor of Communication, Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, USC,
12:30pm 2:00pm
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Joint Berkeley-Caltech-Stanford Number Theory Seminar

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Symmetric power functoriality for modular forms Location
James Newton, Department of Mathematics, King's College London,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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H.B. Keller Colloquium

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Discrete Differential Operators on Arbitrary Polygonal Meshes
Mathieu Desbrun, Carl F Braun Professor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences, Computing + Mathematical Sciences Department, California Institute of Technology,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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High Energy Physics Seminar

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New Physics and the Black Hole Mass Gap
Sam McDermott, Fermilab,
Tuesday, October 13th, 2020
11:00am 12:15pm
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Chemical Physics Seminar

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How do complex materials form, transform, and transport energy at the nanoscale?
Naomi Ginsberg, Associate Professor of Chemistry, College of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley,
1:00pm 2:00pm
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IQI Weekly Seminar

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On the firewall puzzle
Beni Yoshida, Junior Faculty, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics,
1:00pm 2:00pm
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Mechanical and Civil Engineering Seminar

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Matching Waveform Envelopes for Earthquake Early Warning
Becky Roh, PhD Graduate Student, Civil Engineering, Caltech,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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DIX Planetary Science Seminar

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Mantle differentiation during magma ocean solidification and its implication for early life
Yoshinori Miyazaki, Postdoc, Geological and Planetary Sciences, Caltech,
4:00pm 5:30pm
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KNI Distinguished Webinar & Alumni Panel with Lam Research CEO Tim Archer

Special KNI Distinguished Webinar & Alumni Panel with Lam Research President and CEO Tim Archer
  • Internal Event
Wednesday, October 14th, 2020
10:00am 11:00am
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TCS+ Talk

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Distributed Statistical Inference under Local Information Constraints
Jayadev Acharya, Assistant Professor, Cornell University,
12:00pm 1:00pm
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Logic Seminar

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Geometric Set Theory
Jindřich Zapletal, Department of Mathematics, University of Florida,
12:00pm 1:00pm
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Ulric B. and Evelyn L. Bray Social Sciences Seminar

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Hard-to-Interpret Signals
Yoram Halevy, Professor of Economics and Director of the Toronto Experimental Economics Lab (TEEL), Department of Economics, University of Toronto,
3:00pm 4:30pm
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Geometric Representation Theory Learning Seminar

Online Event
Introduction to nearby cycles
Frid Fu, Department of Mathematics, Caltech,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Astronomy Colloquium

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Galactic Archaeology with Gaia and Large Spectroscopic Surveys
Keith Hawkins, University of Texas, Austin,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Environmental Science and Engineering Seminar

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A seasonal origin for the Holocene and last interglacial thermal maxima in global temperature reconstructions
Yair Rosenthal, Rutgers University,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Materials Science Research Lecture

Tuning Properties of 2D Materials: From Catalytic Activity to Single Photon Emission
Talat S. Rahman, Pegasus and Distinguished Professor, Physics, University of Central Florida,
Thursday, October 15th, 2020
11:00am 12:00pm
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Mechanical and Civil Engineering Seminar

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Learning MPC and its Applications to Robotic Systems
Ugo Rosolia, Postdoctoral Scholar, Mechanical and Civil Engineering, California Institute of Technology,
12:00pm 1:00pm
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Center for Molecular and Cellular Medicine Seminar

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Using CLEM, cryo-FIB-milling and cryo-ET to image kinetochores and chromatin at different stages of mitosis
Dr. Wei Zhao, Jensen Group, Caltech,
12:00pm 1:00pm
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Division of Biology and Bioengineering Virtual Speaker Series

Online Event
Non-Academic Research Careers
Dr. Eric Fung, VP, Clinical Development, GRAIL, Inc., GRAIL, Inc.,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Physics Colloquium

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The Information Paradox in the Age of Holographic Entanglement Entropy
Netta Engelhardt, MIT,
7:00pm 8:30pm
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Friday, October 16th, 2020
11:00am 12:00pm
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High Energy Theory Seminar

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Non-perturbative physics for JT gravity and supergravity
Clifford Johnson, University of Southern California,
11:00am 12:00pm
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IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar

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Scrambling and Branching
Yingfei Gu, IFQ Postdoctoral Scholar in Theoretical Physics, Kitaev Group,
12:00pm 2:00pm
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Critical Intersections: Conversations on History, Race, and Science

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Uncomfortable (Bodies in the Archive)
Dorit Cypis, PeoplesLab,
Monique Thomas, Caltech Center for Inclusion and Diversity,
  • Internal Event
1:00pm 2:00pm
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CMX Student/Postdoc Seminar

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Competitive Optimization and Factorization by KL-Minimization
Florian Schaefer, Graduate Student, Computing and Mathematical Science, Caltech,
2:00pm 3:00pm
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TAPIR Seminar

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Going local: the Galactic center as a case study of binaries in a galactic nucleus
Aleksey Generozov, Postodoctoral Research Associate, JILA, University of Colorado, Boulder,
3:00pm 4:00pm
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GALCIT Colloquium

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Photophoretic levitation as a new mechanism of flight
Igor Bargatin, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics (MEAM), University of Pennsylvania,
3:00pm 4:00pm
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Geometry and Topology Seminar

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Kasteleyn operators from mirror symmetry
Harold Williams, Center for Quantum Mathematics and Physics, UC Davis,
Saturday, October 17th, 2020
10:00am 5:00pm
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SFP/SURF Seminar Day

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