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Computing Sciences Summer Student Program Launches; Includes Lectures

The 12-week program provides students with an opportunity to work on projects in computational research, high-performance computing, high-speed networking, or a collaboration of each, under the guidance of staff. Students are also invited to attend lunchtime talks that cover a wide-range of Lab research. More>

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May 27 Earth Sciences Talk on Groundwater Dynamics

The Earth and Environmental Sciences Area will host a Distinguished Scientist Seminar featuring Shemin Ge of the University of Colorado Boulder at 10:30 a.m. in the Building 66 Auditorium. Ge will discuss “Groundwater Dynamics in Headwater Regions Under a Changing Climate.” More>

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May 25 Interdisciplinary Instrumentation Colloquium

Harry Martz of Livermore Lab will speak on “An Update on Non-Destructive Evaluation Techniques Used to Defend the U.S. Homeland” from noon to 1 p.m. in the Building 50 Auditorium. More>

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Joint Foundry/ALS Seminar Featuring Christopher Kemper Ober on May 17

The Molecular Foundry and ALS will jointly host a seminar on “Fifty Years of Moore’s Law: Towards Fabrication at Molecular Dimensions” by Christopher Kemper Ober from Cornell University. The talk begins at 11 a.m. in the Building 66 Auditorium. More>

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May 6 Earth Sciences Talk on Experimental Microfluidics

On Friday at 11 a.m. in the Building 66 Auditorium, the Earth and Environmental Sciences Area will host a Distinguished Scientist Seminar featuring Anthony Kovscek of Stanford University. Kovscek will discuss “Experimental Microfluidics to Improve Mechanistic Understanding of Two-Phase Flow.” More>

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May 4 Durbin Lecture on Radiometals in PET

The 7th annual Pat Durbin Memorial Lecture will be held May 4, at 4 p.m. in the Building 50 Auditorium. The Glenn T. Seaborg Center of the Chemical Sciences Division will host refreshments at 3:30 p.m., followed by a lecture on “Radiometals in PET: How Chelate Chemistry Informs in vivo Imaging of Disease” by Carolyn Anderson from the University of Pittsburgh. More>

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May 5 Earth Sciences Talk on Microbiology & Chemistry at the Plant-Soil Interface

On Thursday at 10:30 a.m. in the Building 66 Auditorium, the Earth and Environmental Sciences Area will host a Distinguished Scientist Seminar featuring Jos Raaijmakers of the Netherlands Institute of Ecology. Raaijmakers will discuss “Going Back to the Roots: microbiology & chemistry at the plant-soil interface.” More>

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May 6 Water-Energy Nexus Seminar on Urban Water Revolution

UC Berkeley’s David Sedlak, author of “Water 4.0: The Past, Present, and Future of the World’s Most Vital Resource,” will discuss the three revolutions in urban water systems that have occurred over the past 2,500 years and the technologies that will remake the system, in his talk titled “Energy, Environment and the Fourth Urban Water Revolution,” at noon in Building 90-3122. More>

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Former Google Director Gives Talk on ‘Enabling Inclusion Through Mindfulness’

Peter Weng, from the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute and a former director at Google, will give a labwide talk on Monday, May 16, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Building 50 Auditorium. He will discuss how unconscious biases and automatic responses stemming from biases can be barriers to an inclusive environment. More>

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Talk on Radiation Effects in CMOS Technologies for LHC Detector Upgrades

The next Instrumentation Colloquium will be presented by Federico Faccio of CERN on April 27 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Building 50 Auditorium. More>

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