Astronomy Seminar: Detection and Characterization of M-dwarf Planets with Next Generation Instruments

Guðmundur Kári Stefánsson (Princeton)

Abstract: Planets orbiting nearby M-dwarfs—the most numerous stars in the galaxy and our nearest stellar neighbors—are advantageous for detailed characterization. The…

Mathematical Biology seminar: "Boolean Networks: discrete dynamical models of high-dimensional nonlinear systems"

Jordan Rozum (Pennsylvania State University)
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Boolean networks are a common modeling tool for studying the phenotypic changes that cells undergo in response stimuli. Examples include cell differentiation during embryogenesis, metastasis of…

High Energy Theory Seminar: Anomalies and Emergent Symmetries on the Lattice and in the Continuum

Shu-Heng Shao (IAS)

We consider various standard and exotic lattice models, and deform them using an approach generalizing the Villain formulation. The new lattice models exhibit many properties that were thought to be…

Mathematical Biology seminar: TBA

Jordan Rozum (Pennsylvania State University)
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DIP Annual Diversity Seminar

Dr. Gina Quan (San José State University)
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Our speaker will be Dr. Gina Quan ( Title & abstract will be announced closer to the date. 

Annual Diversity Seminar Website Event: "Cultivating Equity-Focused Institutional Change in University STEM Departments"

Gina Quan (San José State University)
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Discipline-based education research has made great strides in understanding how to foster more equitable and effective teaching in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). However, there still has…

Astronomy Seminar: The First Flight of SPIDER: A view to the dawn of time from above the clouds

Jeffrey Filippini (University of Illinois)

Inflation is thought to have seeded the cosmos with a hum of primordial gravitational waves - unique messengers from the universe's earliest moments. If present, these should have left a unique "B-…

Thesis Defense: “Low-dimensional material device for atomic defect engineering, ionic and molecular transport"

Priyanka Jothi Thiruraman (University of Pennsylvania)
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High Energy Theory Seminar: Illuminating the Early Universe with Dark Matter Minihalos

Adrienne Erickcek (UNC)

As remnants of the earliest stages of structure formation, the smallest dark matter halos provide a unique probe of the evolution of the Universe prior to the onset of Big Bang nucleosynthesis (BBN…