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Friday, October 1st, 2021
11:00am 12:00pm
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High Energy Theory Seminar

Online and In-Person Event
2d N=(0,1) gauge theories, Spin(7) orientifolds and triality
Xingyang Yu, NYU,
11:00am 12:00pm
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IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar

Online Event
Permanent of random matrices from representation theory: moments, numerics, concentration, and comments on hardness of boson-sampling
Sepehr Ghazi Nezami, Sherman Fairchild Postdoctoral Scholar, Preskill Group,
12:00pm 1:00pm
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Center for Social Information Sciences (CSIS) Seminar

Control and spread of contagion in networks
Tarun Sabarwal, Professor of Economics, University of Kansas,
12:00pm 1:00pm
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Inorganic-Electrochemistry Seminar

Online Event
Charles C. McCrory, Assistant Professor of Chemistry; Assistant Professor of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Department of Chemistry, University of Michigan,
2:00pm 3:00pm
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TAPIR Seminar

Online Event
Constraining Dark Matter through Gravitational Heating and Cooling Processes
Dhruba Dutta Chowdhury, Graduate Student, Department of Astronomy, Yale University,
3:00pm 4:00pm
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Geometry and Topology Seminar

Reflection in algebra and topology
Aaron Mazel-Gee, Department of Mathematics, Caltech,
3:00pm 4:00pm
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Ultralight Coilable Structures

Online Event
Sergio Pellegrino
Sergio Pellegrino, Joyce and Kenta Kresa Professor of Aerospace and Civil Engineering, GALCIT, Caltech,
Saturday, October 2nd, 2021
12:00pm 2:00pm
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Wedding Photography on Campus: Van/Myint Wedding Party

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1:00pm 3:00pm
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Wedding Photography on Campus: Blegan/Hindoyan Wedding Party

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2:00pm 5:00pm
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Wedding Photography on Campus: Vartanes Wedding Party

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3:00pm 6:00pm
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Photography on Campus: Hovhannesian Party

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Monday, October 4th, 2021
10:00am 11:00am
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High Energy Physics Seminar

Online Event
The SMEFT program at the LHC
Ilaria Brivio, Universität Heidelberg,
12:00pm 1:00pm
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RSI Research Seminar

Online Event
Resnick Sustainability Institute Research Seminar
4:00pm 5:00pm
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H.B. Keller Colloquium

Online Event
Learning in the Presence of Strategic Agents
Eric Mazumdar, Assistant Professor, Computing + Mathematical Sciences Department, California Institute of Technology,
Tuesday, October 5th, 2021
2:00pm 5:00pm
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Photography on Campus: Malek Wedding Party

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4:00pm 5:00pm
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CMI Seminar: Mateo Diaz

Complexity, conditioning, and saddle avoidance in nonsmooth optimization
Mateo Diaz, CMI Postdoctoral Fellow, CMS, Caltech,
4:00pm 5:45pm
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Diverse Minds Seminar

Online Event
The Hierarchy of Knowledge in Machine Learning & Related Fields and its Consequences
Dr. Timnit Gebru, Research Scientist, Artificial Intelligence, Black in AI,
  • Public Event
4:00pm 5:00pm
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DIX Planetary Science Seminar

Juno at Jupiter
David Stevenson, Marvin L. Goldberger Professor of Planetary Science, Emeritus, Divison of Geological and Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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KNI Distinguished Webinar with Dr. Jennifer Lewis (Harvard University)

Online Event
Responsive soft matter via 3D multi-material printing
Jennifer A. Lewis, Jianming Yu Professor of Arts and Sciences; Wyss Professor for Biologically Inspired Engineering in the Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University,
  • Public Event
Wednesday, October 6th, 2021
11:00am 12:00pm
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IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar

Online Event
Realization of real-time fault-tolerant quantum error correction
Ciarán Ryan-Anderson, Honeywell Quantum Solutions,
12:00pm 1:00pm
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Logic Seminar

Online Event
Realizations of equivalence relations and subshifts
Forte Shinko, Department of Mathematics, Caltech,
1:30pm 2:30pm
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High Energy Theory Informal Seminar

Online and In-Person Event
A Novel Framework for Higher Loop Witten Diagrams
Aidan Hederschee, University of Michigan,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Astronomy Colloquium

Online and In-Person Event
Astrophysical Probes of the Microphysical Nature of the Dark Matter
Kathryn Zurek, Professor of Theoretical Physics, Department of Physics, Math and Astronomy, California Institute of Technology,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Environmental Science and Engineering Seminar

Talk 1. Interactions between ocean currents and surface waves. Talk 2. Destructive Interference: Potential of Frequency Combs for Future Greenhouse Gas Monitoring
Bia Villas Boas, Postdoctoral Scholar, Environmental Science and Engineering, Caltech,
Newton Nguyen, Graduate Student, Environmental Science and Engineering, Caltech,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Materials Science Research Lecture

Using Density Functional Theory to Help Solve Material Mysteries
Ronald Cohen, Senior Staff Scientist, Earth and Planets Laboratory, Carnegie Institution for Science,
Thursday, October 7th, 2021
9:00am 10:00am
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High Energy Theory Seminar

Online and In-Person Event
Quantum minimal surfaces from quantum error correction
Geoffrey Penington, UC Berkeley,
11:00am 12:00pm
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Mechanical and Civil Engineering Seminar

The Mechanics of Slow Slip
Kyungjae Im, Postdoctoral Scholar Research Associate in Geology, Geological and Planetary Sciences, Caltech,
3:00pm 4:00pm
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Center for Molecular and Cellular Medicine Seminar

Online Event
Conditional Guide RNAs for Cell-Selective Regulation of CRISPR/Cas
Heyun Li, Pierce Group, Caltech,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Biochemistry Seminar

The Secret Life of Introns
Tracy Johnson, Professor of Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology, University of California, Los Angeles,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Physics Colloquium

Online and In-Person Event
Black holes, information and wormholes
Geoffrey Penington, UC Berkeley,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Special CMX Seminar -(POSTPONED until 10/22)

Online Event
Computing Wasserstein barycenters: easy or hard?
Jason Altschuler, Final year PhD Student, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
Friday, October 8th, 2021
11:00am 12:00pm
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High Energy Theory Seminar

Online and In-Person Event
Higher lattice gauge theories
Blazej Ruba, Jagellonian University,
11:00am 12:00pm
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IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar

Online Event
Nuclear spin-wave quantum register for a rare-earth ion qubit
Andrei Ruskuc, Graduate Student, Faraon Group,
1:00pm 2:00pm
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CMX Student/Postdoc Seminar

Online Event
On the competition between advection and vortex stretching
Jiajie Chen, Graduate Student, Applied and Computational Mathematics, Caltech,
2:00pm 3:00pm
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TAPIR Seminar

Interpreting Gravitational Waves from Core-collapse Events Using Supernova Simulations
Michael Pajkos, Graduate Student, University Distinguished Fellow, Astrophysics and High Performance Computing, Michigan State University,
3:00pm 4:00pm
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Convection: from small plumes to large coherent turbulent structures

Online Event
Rodolfo Ostilla Mónico
Rodolfo Ostilla Mónico, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Houston,
3:00pm 4:00pm
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Geometry and Topology Seminar

Solutions to the Monge-Ampere equation with polyhedral and Y-shaped singularities
Connor Mooney, Department of Mathematics, UC, Irvine,
3:00pm 4:00pm
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Mechanical and Civil Engineering Seminar

"Koopman-based Learning and Control of Agile Robotic Systems"
Carl Folkestad, Graduate Student, Control and Dynamical Systems, Caltech,
Saturday, October 9th, 2021
Monday, October 11th, 2021
4:00pm 5:00pm
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High Energy Physics Seminar

Online and In-Person Event
Electroweak Bubble Wall Velocity
Yikun Wang, Caltech,
Tuesday, October 12th, 2021
4:00pm 5:00pm
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CMI Seminar: Mateo Diaz

Clustering a mixture of Gaussians with unknown covariance
4:00pm 5:00pm
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DIX Planetary Science Seminar

The ALMA View of Planet Formation
Jane Huang, NASA Hubble Fellowship Program Sagan Fellow, Astronomy, University of Michigan,
Wednesday, October 13th, 2021
10:00am 11:00am
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TCS+ Talk

Online Event
Superpolynomial Lower Bounds Against Low-Depth Algebraic Circuits
Nutan Limaye, Associate Professor, Computer Science and Engineering, IT University of Copenhagen,
11:00am 12:00pm
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IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar

Online Event
Abstract and physical constraints on quantum LDPC codes
Anirudh Krishna, Bloch Postdoctoral Fellow in quantum science and engineering, Stanford,
12:00pm 1:00pm
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Logic Seminar

Online Event
Algorithmic information theory, effective descriptive set theory and geometric measure theory
Theodore Slaman, Department of Mathematics, UC, Berkeley,
12:00pm 2:00pm
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Organic Chemistry Seminar

Online Event
Pfizer Outreach & Career Panel
Patrick Montgomery, Ph.D., Principal Scientist, Medicinal Chemistry, Pfizer - La Jolla,
Joyann Donaldson, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Medicinal Chemistry, Pfizer -- San Diego,
Eric Newcomb, Ph.D., Principal Scientist, Medicinal Chemistry, Pfizer Boulder R&D,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Astronomy Colloquium

Online and In-Person Event
Imaging Stellar Surfaces at the CHARA Array
Theo ten Brummelaar (Director) / Gail Schaefer (Associate Director), Director, CHARA Array, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Georgia State University,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Environmental Science and Engineering Seminar

Monoterpene Organic Nitrate Formation and Hydrolysis
Sally Ng, Georgia Tech,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Materials Science Research Lecture

Deepfake, Artificial Intelligence: Will Machines Replace Us All?
Huolin Xin, Associate Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of California, Irvine,
Thursday, October 14th, 2021
11:00am 12:00pm
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Mechanical and Civil Engineering Seminar

Earthquake sequence simulations with fault zone fluid flow, pore pressure evolution, and viscoelasticity
Eric Dunham, Associate Professor, Department of Geophysics, Stanford,
3:00pm 4:00pm
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Center for Molecular and Cellular Medicine Seminar

Online Event
CDR-target interface design with an expanded chemical space
Jingzhou Wang, Mayo Group, Caltech,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Biochemistry Seminar

Structural biology of telomerase; our winding road from DNA quadruplexes to telomerase structure
Juli Feigon, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Fireside Chat

Online Event
Informal chat with Prof. Po-Shen Loh, about taking invention into the real world
Po-Shen Loh, Professor, Departement of Mathematical Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Geology Club Seminar

From fractures to fans: Exploring controls on sediment grain size throughout 3 steep landscapes in southern California
Al Neely, Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Physics Colloquium

Online and In-Person Event
First Results from the Muon g-2 Experiment at Fermilab's Muon Campus
Chris Polly, Fermilab,
7:00pm 8:30pm
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Theodore von Kármán Lecture

Online Event
The Warm Glow of our Cool Universe
Dida Markovic, Research Scientist, NASA/JPL,
Dr. Phil Korngut, Research Scientist; SPHEREx instrument scientist, Caltech,
  • Public Event
Friday, October 15th, 2021
11:00am 12:00pm
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High Energy Theory Seminar

Online and In-Person Event
Aspects of the black hole/string transition
Yiming Chen, Princeton University,
11:00am 12:00pm
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IQIM Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Seminar

Online Event
Probing Topological Phenomena in Time-Multiplexed Photonic Resonator Networks
Christian Leefmans, Graduate Student, Marandi Group,
12:00pm 1:00pm
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● POSTPONED: History and Philosophy of Science Seminar

This seminar has been postponed until May 2022 (date TBD).
Myles Jackson, Professor of the History of Science, School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study,
12:00pm 1:00pm
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CMS Presents... How to Apply to Grad School

Online Event
Panelists: Katie Bouman (Assistant Professor of CMS, EE & Astronomy, Rosenberg Scholar), Elijah Cole (CMS Grad Student), Angela Gao (CMS Grad Student), Elizabeth Qian (CMS Von Karman Instructor) & Adam Wierman (Professor of CMS/Director of IST)
12:00pm 1:00pm
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Inorganic-Electrochemistry Seminar

Online Event
The Chemistry of Quantum Materials
Lesley Schoop, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Princeton University,
2:00pm 3:00pm
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TAPIR Seminar

Online and In-Person Event
The next frontier in gravitational wave cosmology
Jose Maria Ezquiaga, Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Physics, The University of Chicago,
3:00pm 4:00pm
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Geometry and Topology Seminar

Online Event
A large surgery formula for instanton Floer homology
Fan Ye, Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics, University of Cambridge,
3:00pm 4:00pm
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Hypersonic Aerothermochemistry: Progress in Computational Chemistry, Experimental Validation, and Sensitivity Analysis

Online Event
Iain D. Boyd
Iain D. Boyd, H. T. Sears Memorial Professor of Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado – Boulder,
7:00pm 9:00pm
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Stargazing Lecture

Online Event
Tiny but Powerful: Hunting for Extreme White Dwarfs
Ilaria Caiazzo, Sherman Fairchild Postdoctoral Scholar Research Associate in Theoretical Astrophysics, Caltech,
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Saturday, October 16th, 2021
10:00am 5:15pm
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Sunday, October 17th, 2021
7:00am 7:00pm
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Photography on Campus: Hinkley Party

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4:00pm 5:00pm
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Photography on Campus: Tan Party

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Monday, October 18th, 2021
12:00pm 1:00pm
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RSI Research Seminar

Online Event
Resnick Sustainability Institute Research Seminar
12:30pm 1:30pm
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Berkeley-Caltech-Stanford Joint Number Theory Seminar

Online Event
On p-adic uniformization of abelian varieties with good reduction
Jackson Morrow, Department of Mathematics, UC Berkeley,
4:00pm 5:00pm
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Algebra and Geometry Seminar

A Categorical Künneth Formula for Weil Sheaves
Tamir Hemo, Department of Mathematics, Caltech,