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Swenson
Science & Engineering Events Calendar
MARCH 02 – 06, 2015

 

Monday, March 02, 2015

No Seminars

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Title: “Birds of a Feather Lunch: Sustainable Energy

Speakers: Dr. Viktor Nemykin, Dept of Chemistry, Dr. Zhihua Xu, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Dr. Jing Bai, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, UMD

Time/Place: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM, Kirby Rafters

Host: Dr. Christina Gallup, SCSE Dept of Earth and Environmental Sciences, 726-8984, cgallup@d.umn.edu

 

Title: “The Mathematics of the games Dobble and Sprouts

Speaker: Petr Kovar, VSB - Technical University of Ostrava and UMD

Time/Place: 3:00 - 4:00 PM / CHEM 150

Host: Dr. Joe Gallian, SCSE Department of Mathematics & Statistics, 726-7576, jgallian@d.umn.edu

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Title: “Artificial Intelligence and Games

Speaker: Dr. Neda Saeedloei, assistant professor, Department of Computer Science, UMD

Time/Place: 12:00 - 12:50 PM / 290 Engineering Bldg

Host: Dr. Ping Zhao, SCSE Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, 726-8802, zhaop@d.umn.edu

 

Title: “Mining in Minnesota: Harnessing Microorganisms for an Environmentally Sustainable Future

Speaker: Dr. Cody Sheik, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. Dr Sheik is a candidate for the faculty position in Geomicrobiology.

Time/Place: 1:30 PM / NRRI 435

Host: Dr. Sergei Katsev, SCSE Department of Physics and Large Lakes Observatory, 726-6057, skatsev@d.umn.edu

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Title: “From Einstein-De Sitter Debate to the Expanding Universe"

Speaker: Dr. Michel Janssen, professor, History of Science, Technology and Medicine, School of Physics & Astronomy and Medical School (joint appointment), UMTC

Date/Time: 1:00 PM / Alworth Planetarium 

Host: SCSE Department of Physics, 726-7124, umdphys@d.umn.edu

 

Title: “Carbon cycling through the terrestrial-aquatic interface” 

Speaker: Dr. Katie Schreiner, assistant professor, Department of Chemistry and Large Lakes Observatory, UMD

Time/Place: 1:00 PM / 195 MWAH

Host: Dr. Sergei Katsev, SCSE Department of Physics and Large Lakes Observatory, 726-6057, skatsev@d.umn.edu

 

Title: "Molecular mechanisms of regeneration: lessons from salamanders

Speaker: Karen Echeverri, assistant professor, University of Minnesota College of Biological Sciences, UMTC 

Time/Place: 3:30 - 4:30 PM / Room 130 School of Medicine

Host: Dr. Matthew Slattery, DMED Department of Biomedical Sciences, 726-7223, mslatter@d.umn.edu

 

Title: “Elucidating the geomicrobiology of hydrothermal plumes in the deep ocean

Speaker: Dr. Cody S. Sheik, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. [Dr Sheik is a candidate for the faculty position in Geomicrobiology.]

Time/Place: 4:00 PM / 175 LSci

Host: Dr. Sergei Katsev, SCSE Department of Physics and Large Lakes Observatory, 726-6057, skatsev@d.umn.edu

Friday, March 06, 2015

Title: “Copper(I)-Binding Properties of the X-linked Inhibitor of Apoptosis Protein (XIAP) and other Zinc(II)-binding Domains

Speaker: Dr. Kathryn Splan, associate professor, Department of Chemistry, Macalester College

Time/Place: 3:00 PM / Kobilka Lecture Hall, Chem 200

Host: Dr. Steve Berry, SCSE Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, 726-7087, smberry@d.umn.edu

 

Title: “Hibernation Strategies in the Ground Squirrel Brain

Speaker: Dr. Christine Schwartz, post-doctoral fellow, Department of Biology, UMD

Time/Place: 3:15 PM / LSci 185

Host: Dr. Matt Andrews, SCSE Department of Biology, 726-7271, mandrews@d.umn.edu

 


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John and Jan Green

John Green, a well-known geologist and professor at the University of Minnesota Duluth, and his wife Jan, one of the state's most knowledgeable ornithologists, lead a generation of conservationists in their effort to maintain the integrity of the Lake Superior region. (read more)

UMD Engineering Students Awarded
Six of Ten State Scholarships 
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Joshua Hamilton, SCSE Dean
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