Special Events

Upcoming Special Events

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Past Special Events



From Foundations to Frontiers

Chinese American Contributions to the Fabric of America
Moderator: Prof. Andrea Liu
- Virtual

A special upcoming presentation and panel discussion for all members of the Penn community will be held virtually on October 19 at 4pm, featuring three members of the Penn faculty and the Committee…



DIP Annual Diversity Seminar

Dr. Gina Quan (San José State University)
- See Zoom link

Our speaker will be Dr. Gina Quan (https://ginaquan.com/). 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)
- See Zoom link

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…



Dual Source and Environmental X-ray Scattering (DEXS) Seminar

- See Zoom link below

Irem Altan (Yale): "Probing the structure of reflectin and lipid assemblies with SAXS and SANS"

Lexi Zhang (Penn Chemistry): "GIWAXS Measurement of Stable Glasses: A Study on Molecular Relaxation and Stable…



DISCONAP talk / IRG1 Group meeting: "When does structure correlate with rearrangements in soft-sphere packings?"

Sean Ridout, University of Pennsylvania (Liu Group)
See Zoom link below

Much recent activity in our group and the MRSEC has focused on the connection between local structure and localized rearrangements in a variety of systems. Focusing on packings of soft spheres, sheared at zero…