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March

Friday, March 24, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Keck Seminar, Guillermina (Gigi) Lozano, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Gulf Coast Consortia

280 BioScience Research Collaborative

Friday, March 24, 2017

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Structure, Design and Applications of Collagen-mimetic Peptides
Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Speakers:
Amanda Acevedo-Jake
Doctoral Candidate
286 BioScience Research Collaborative

Monday, March 27, 2017

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Space Physics - GENERATION AND MICRO-SCALE EFFECTS OF HIGH FREQUENCY PARALLEL ELECTRIC FIELDS IN AN OBLIQUE SHOCK AS OBSERVED BY MMS
Physics & Astronomy

Speakers:
Katherine A. Goodrich

Univeristy of Colorado at Boulder/LASP
227 Herman Brown Hall

Monday, March 27, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Global Regularity and Finite Time Blow-up in Model Fluid Equations
Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Speakers:
Tam Do
Doctoral Candidate
462 Sewall Hall

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Mimicking Enzymatic Function in Molecular Catalysts for Energy Transformations
Chemistry

Speakers:
Wendy Shaw
Physical & Computational Sciences Manager
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
180 Dell Butcher Hall

Friday, March 31, 2017

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

GCC Magnetic Resonance Radiogenomics Conference
Gulf Coast Consortia

Auditorium BioScience Research Collaborative

Friday, March 31, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Keck Seminar, Sandy Napel, Stanford University
Gulf Coast Consortia

Speakers:
Sandy Napel
Professor
Stanford University
Auditorium BioScience Research Collaborative

April

Monday, April 3, 2017

AMO - PHOTOASSOCIATION, VIBRATIONAL COOLING AND TRAPPING OF Rb2 BY A SINGLE HIGH-POWERED LIGHT BEAM
Physics & Astronomy

Speakers:
Luis Marcassa

University of Sao Paulo, Sao Carlos, Brazil
TBA Brockman Hall for Physics

Monday, April 3, 2017

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Size and Shape Control of Colloidal Al Nanocrystals for UV Plasmonics Applications
Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Speakers:
Michael McClain
Doctoral Candidate
200 Dell Butcher Hall

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Ken Kennedy Award Lecture: "MPI: The Once and Future King" presented by Dr. William Gropp
Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology

Speakers:
Dr. William Gropp
Acting Director and Chief Scientist at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the Paul and Cynthia Saylor Professor in the Department of Computer Science
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
McMurtry Auditorium Duncan Hall

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Ken Kennedy Award Lecture: "MPI: The Once and Future King" presented by Dr. William Gropp
Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology

Speakers:
Dr. William Gropp
Acting Director and Chief Scientist at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the Paul and Cynthia Saylor Professor in the Department of Computer Science
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
McMurtry Auditorium Duncan Hall

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

AMO - TWO-DIMENSIONAL DIPOLAR GAP SOLITONS IN FREE SPACE WITH SPIN-ORBIT COUPLING
Physics & Astronomy

Speakers:
Boris Malomed

Tel Aviv University
200 Brockman Hall for Physics

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Rice Science Café - The Antarctic Search for Meteorites: Exploring the Solar System from the Ice
Dean of Natural Sciences

Speakers:
Linda Welzenbach
Science Writer, Department of Earth Science
Rice University
Black Labrador Pub, Churchill Room
4100 Montrose Blvd.
Houston, Texas
USA

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Transcriptional delay in synthetic genetic cascades
Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Speakers:
Yu-Yu Cheng
Doctoral Candidate
102 Keck Hall

Friday, April 7, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

April Ken Kennedy Institute Member Luncheon
Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology

Speakers:
Kathy Ensor
3092 Duncan Hall

Friday, April 7, 2017

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

GCC Translational Pain Research 7th Annual Symposium
Gulf Coast Consortia

Auditorium BioScience Research Collaborative

Friday, April 7, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Keck Seminar, Robert W. Gereau, Washington University
Gulf Coast Consortia

Speakers:
Robert Gereau
Professor, Anesthesiology & Neuroscience
Washington University
280 BioScience Research Collaborative

Monday, April 10, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Condensed Matter - TBA
Physics & Astronomy

Speakers:
Vivek Aji

University of Califorina at Riverside
300 Brockman Hall for Physics

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Derivatives of genus one and three knots
Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Speakers:
JungHwan Park
Doctoral Candidate
301 Sewall Hall

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

TBA
Chemistry

Speakers:
Randall Goldsmith
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Rice University
6100 Main St
Houston, Texas
USA

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Automorphisms of nonpositively curved cube complexes, right-angled Artin groups, and homology
Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Speakers:
Corey Bregman
Doctoral Candidate
303 Sewall Hall

Thursday, April 13, 2017

4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Natural Sciences UG Research Showcase
Dean of Natural Sciences

Event/Exhibition Hall BioScience Research Collaborative

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

ECE Brice Distinguished Lecture: "Novel Materials for Next Generation Photonic Devices," Dr. Michal Lipson, Columbia University, (698/699)
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Speakers:
Michal Lipson
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Columbia University
McMurtry Auditorium Duncan Hall

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

TBA
Physics & Astronomy

Speakers:
Gary Morris

St. Edwards University
101 Brockman Hall for Physics

Thursday, April 20, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

AMO - TBA
Physics & Astronomy

Speakers:
Justin Wilson

California Institute of Technology
300 Brockman Hall for Physics

Friday, April 21, 2017

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

GCC Regenerative Medicine Symposium
Gulf Coast Consortia

Auditorium BioScience Research Collaborative

Friday, April 21, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Keck Seminar, Keynote Speaker, GCC Regenerative Medicine Conference
Gulf Coast Consortia

Auditorium BioScience Research Collaborative

Friday, April 28, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Science and Engineering Ice Cream Social
Dean of Natural Sciences

Portico Brockman Hall for Physics

May

Friday, May 5, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

May Ken Kennedy Institute Member Luncheon
Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology

Speakers:
Paul Padley
3092 Duncan Hall

Monday, May 15, 2017 - Friday, May 19, 2017

Data Science Boot Camp
Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology

Rice University
6100 Main St
Houston, Texas
USA

Monday, May 22, 2017 - Friday, May 26, 2017

HPC Boot Camp
Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology

Rice University
6100 Main St
Houston, Texas
USA

August

Monday, August 7, 2017 - Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Operations Research Boot Camp
Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology

Rice University
6100 Main St
Houston, Texas
USA

September

Thursday, September 28, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Ken Kennedy Institute Lecture: Jim Whitehurst, President and Chief Executive of Redicer
Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology

Location TBA Rice University
6100 Main St
Houston, Texas
Reception to follow lecture

October

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 AM

KEN KENNEDY INSTITUTE DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SERIES: JEFFREY DEAN, GOOGLE SENIOR FELLOW
Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology

Speakers:
Jeffrey Dean
Google Senior Fellow
TBA Rice University
6100 Main St
Houston, Texas
USA

Monday, October 9, 2017 - Tuesday, October 10, 2017

2017 Rice Data Science Conference
Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology

BioScience Research Collaborative

Monday, October 9, 2017 - Tuesday, October 10, 2017

2017 Rice Data Science Conference
Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology

BioScience Research Collaborative

Monday, October 9, 2017 - Tuesday, October 10, 2017

2017 Rice Data Science Conference
Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology

BioScience Research Collaborative