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Swenson College of Science & Engineering
Events Calendar

MARCH 30 – April 6, 2015


Monday 30 March 2015

Title:  “The Light Side of Dark Matter

Speaker:  Dr. Sophia N. Cisneros, visiting scientist, Laboratory for Nuclear Science,Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Time/Place: 3:00pm / Planetarium

Host: Marcus Seigar, SCSE Department of Physics, 726-6704, msseigar@d.umn.edu


Wednesday 1 April 2015

Title: “Building a Career, Doing what you enjoy

Speaker: Mr. Bill McNaughton, Manager II, Design Quality Assurance, Boston Scientific.

Time/Place: 12:00-12:50 p.m. / 290 Engineering Bldg

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


Title: “Improved Natural Resources Streaming by Manufacturing More Value-Added By-Products

Speaker: Dr. Ji-Won Moon, Biosciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN

NOTE: Dr. Moon is a candidate for the Sustainable Mining Geomicrobiologist position

Time/Place: 2:00 p.m. / NRRI 435

Host: Lucinda Johnson, Natural Resources Research Institute, 720-4251, ljohnson@d.umn.edu


Thursday 2 April 2015

Title: “Lakes Under Ice: Opening the black box of winter” 

Speaker: Dr. Ted Ozersky, Large Lakes Observatory and Department of Bioloy, UMD

Time/Place: 1:00 p.m. / MWAH 195

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

Title: “Alternative Green Manufacturing Process for Nanomaterials

Speaker: Dr. Ji-Won Moon, Biosciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN

NOTE: Dr. Moon is a candidate for the Sustainable Mining Geomicrobiologist position

Time/Place: 1:30 p.m. / 191 MW Alworth Hall (MWAH)

Host: Lucinda Johnson, Natural Resources Research Institute, 720-4251, ljohnson@d.umn.edu


Title:  “Equity and Justice in Childbirth: Improving Access to Doula Support” 

Speaker:  Dr. Katy Backes Kozhimannil, assistant professor, Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota 

Time/Place: 3:30pm to 4:30pm / Room 130 School of Medicine
Host: Melissa Walls, DMED Department of Biobehavioral Health & Population Sciences, 726-8367, mlwalls@d.umn.edu


Title: “Multi-Proxy Records of Holocene Climate Changes from the Tropical Andes

Speaker: Nathan Stansell, assistant professor, Northern Illinois University

Time/Place: 4:00 pm / MWAH 191

Host: Byron Steinmann, SCSE Earth and Environmental Sciences, 726-7435, bsteinma@d.umn.edu


Friday 3 April 2015

Title: "Characterization of the Active Site of Beta-Secretase 2 (BACE2) by Determining of Cleavage Sites Sequences"

Speaker: Hyojung Kim, MS student, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, UMD
Time/Place: 3:00 p.m. / Kobilka Lecture Hall, Chem 200
Advisor: Joe Johnson, SCSE Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, 726-8439, jljohns3@d.umn.edu


Title: "Packed Column SFC at Low Outlet Pressures: The Pursuit of Adiabatic SFC"

Speaker: Shawn Helmueller, MS student, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, UMD
Time/Place: 3:00 p.m. / Kobilka Lecture Hall, Chem 200
Host: Don Poe, SCSE Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, 726-7217, dpoe@d.umn.edu

Inspirational Teacher of the Life Sciences Award Seminar: 

Title: "If I had known I was going to live this long, I would have taken better care of myself" - a quote by Mickey Mantle

Speaker: Dr. Jennifer Liang, associate professor, Department of Biology, UMD

Time/Place:  3:15 / LSci 185

Host: Tim Craig, SCSE Department of Biology, 726-8123, tcraig@d.umn.edu

 

If you are organizing a seminar and wish to include it in this list for maximal exposure and attendance.

Please Contact Sue Johnson 
sdjohnso@d.umn.edu 218-726-6397
For an update: http://www.d.umn.edu/ilsc/index.html


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