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Joint Foundry/ALS Seminar Featuring David Ginger on July 7

The Molecular Foundry and ALS will jointly host a seminar at 11 a.m. in the Building 66 Auditorium on “Imaging Heterogeneity in Thin Film Solar Cells: Polymers to Perovskites” by David Ginger from the University of Washington. More>

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June 24 Talk on Novel ABALONE Mass-Production Photosensor Technology

Daniel Ferenc of UC Davis will present the talk at noon in the Building 50 Auditorium. The presentation — part of the Lab’s Interdisciplinary Instrumentation Colloquium series — will be live streamed. More>

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Filipino-American Club Hosts June 15 Talk on Philippine Independence Day

The event will feature a talk by Oscar Peñaranda, who will discuss the history behind Philippine Independence Day and Philippine-American Friendship day. The talk runs from noon to 1 p.m. in Building 50A-5132. More>

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May 27 Talk on Heterogeneous Interfaces, Photoelectron Spectroscopy

Hendrik Bluhm and Charles Fadley will present the talk at noon in the Building 50 Auditorium. The event is part of the Interdisciplinary Instrumentation Colloquium series. More>

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DOE’s Satyapal Gives Talk on Hydrogen & Fuel Cells, Career Perspectives

Sunita Satyapal — director of the Fuel Cell Technologies Office in EERE — will provide career perspectives and examples of strategies that may be valuable to including women in STEM fields. She will also provide an overview of DOE’s hydrogen and fuel cell activities, The May 15 talk begins at noon in the Building 50 Auditorium. More>

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May 14 Talk by Authors of ‘CLASH! How to Thrive in a Multicultural World’

Hazel Rose Markus and Alana Conner will give a talk on Thursday, May 14, from noon to 1 p.m. in the B50 Auditorium. The Stanford researchers will discuss the roots of conflicts between people with different cultural backgrounds and show how each of us can help bridge these divides. More>

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James Glimm to Give May 13 Talk on Numerical Models of Subgrid Physics

Noted mathematician James Glimm will discuss “Numerical Models of Subgrid Physics” in a Computing Sciences seminar at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 13, in the Bldg. 50 auditorium. Glimm, a professor at Stony Brook University, has made fundamental contributions to nonlinear analysis, quantum field theory and CFD. More>

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TED Talk by JBEI’s Pam Ronald

Pam Ronald, JBEI’s Director of Grass Genetics, gave a talk at TED2015 Truth and Dare Conference this past March. Ronald’s laboratory has engineered rice for resistance to disease and tolerance to flooding, which seriously threaten rice crops in Asia and Africa. Go here to watch her presentation.

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Earth Sciences Talk on Above-Below Ground Approach to Climate Change

On May 7, the Earth Sciences Division will host a Distinguished Scientist Seminar featuring Richard Bardgett of the University of Manchester. Bardgett will discuss “Belowground Biotic Interactions and Biogeochemical Feedbacks to Climate Change.” The seminar begins at 10:30 a.m. in Building 66 Auditorium. More>

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X-Ray Microscopy: The First 120 Years

Join Janos Kirz at noon today in USB 15-253 for this special ALS Colloquium. From Rontgen’s fantastic discovery of “new rays” in 1896, to the development of new x ray-sources, techniques, optics, and detectors, Kirz will trace the exciting evolution of x-ray science.

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