Past Events

October 12, 2018

Speaker:  Peter Frazier, Operations Research & Information Engineering Department, Cornell University; and Staff Data Scientist, Uber Engineering

Title: Bayesian Optimization for Materials Design and Drug Discovery

Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2018, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

October 11, 2018

Speaker:  Mansour Shayegan, Princeton University

Title:  <to be announced>

Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2018, 4:10 pm – 5:10 pm
Location: 1415 BPS Bldg.

October 5, 2018

Speaker:  David Kaplan, Institute for Nuclear Theory and Department of Physics, University of Washington

Title: Computing Reality

Date: Fri, 05 Oct 2018, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

October 4, 2018

Speaker:  Artemis Spyrou, Michigan State University

Title:  The synthesis of heavy elements in stellar explosions

Date: Thu, 04 Oct 2018, 4:10 pm – 5:10 pm
Location: 1415 BPS Bldg.

September 27, 2018

Speaker:  Chris Kochanek, The Ohio State University

Title:  In Search of: The Formation of a Black Hole

Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2018, 4:10 pm – 5:10 pm
Location: 1415 BPS Bldg.

September 21, 2018

Speaker:  Jose Avalos, Center for Energy and the Environment and Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, Princeton University

Title: Spatial and Temporal Control of Yeast Isobutanol Production with Subcellular Engineering and Optogenetics

Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2018, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

September 20, 2018

Speaker:  Richard Muller, University of California at Berkeley

Title:  A Tale of Two Technologies: Fracking and Nukes

Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2018, 4:10 pm – 5:10 pm
Location: 1415 BPS Bldg.

September 19, 2018

This talk is free and open to the public.

Speaker:  Richard Muller, University of California at Berkeley

Title:  The Conversion of a Climate Change Skeptic…and why it is OK to disbelieve

Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2018, 8:00 pm
Location: 1410 BPS Bldg.

September 14, 2018

Performer: Chen-Yu Huang, Assistant Professor of Harp, Michigan State University

Date: Fri, 14 September 2018, 5:30 pm
Location: 1300 FRIB Laboratory

The September 14th program includes pieces by Grandjany, Haydn, de Falla, Pigovat, Chertok and Smetana.

September 14, 2018

Speaker:  Jef Boeke, Institute for Systems Genetics and Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology, New York University

Title: Writing Genomes: Designing a Eukaryotic Genome from the Bottom Up

Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2018, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

September 7, 2018

Speaker:  Michael Harms, Institute of Molecular Biology and Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Oregon

Title: Biophysics of Protein Evolution

Date: Fri, 07 Sep 2018, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

September 6, 2018

Speaker:  Peter Drummond, Swinburne Institute of Technology, Australia

Title:  Simulations of exponentially complex many-body systems

Date: Thu, 06 Sep 2018, 4:10 pm – 5:10 pm
Location: 1415 BPS Bldg.

August 18, 2018

Free and open to the public.

Date: Saturday, 18 August 2018, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm (last tours start at 4:00 pm)
Location: NSCL/FRIB Laboratory on South Shaw Lane

For more information, see https://frib.msu.edu/news/2018/openhouse-2018.html

August 2, 2018

Poster sessions by students from P-A's 2018 REU Program.

Date: Thu, 02 Aug 2018, 2:00–3:00 pm
Type: Student research poster session
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

August 1, 2018

Poster sessions by students from P-A's 2018 REU Program.

Date: Wed, 01 Aug 2018, 2:00–3:00 pm
Type: Student research poster session
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

July 27, 2018

Speaker: John Preskill, Richard P. Feynman Professor of Theoretical Physics, Caltech

Title: Quantum Computing and the Entanglement Frontier

Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2018, 8:00 pm
Location: 1300 FRIB Laboratory

July 25, 2018

A 42-minute digital presentation ahead of an upcoming national screening tour of Humanity Needs Dreamers: A Visit With Marie Curie, a living history film written and performed by Susan Marie Frontczak.

Title:  Humanity Needs Dreamers: A Visit With Marie Curie

Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2018, 5:30 pm
Location: 1300 FRIB Laboratory

July 20, 2018

Performer: Young Hyun Cho, Associate Professor of Piano, Michigan State University

Date: Fri, 20 July 2018, 5:30 pm
Location: 1300 FRIB Laboratory

The July 20th program includes pieces by Haydn, Liszt, Debussy and Chopin.

May 25, 2018

Performers: Lia Naviliat-Cuncic (soprano) and Manuel Vieillard (piano)

Date: Fri, 25 May 2018, 5:30 pm
Location: 1300 FRIB Laboratory

The May 25th program includes pieces by Mozart, Schubert and Rossini.

April 27, 2018

Speaker: Karen Guillemin, Department of Biology, Institute of Molecular Biology, University of Oregon

Title: “Teaming with Microbes: Lessons from the Zebrafish Intestine"

Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2018, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.