NCSA 30 Colloquia
As part of NCSA’s 30th anniversary, the country’s preeminent academic supercomputing center will be hosting a colloquia series and museum exhibit at the University of Illinois’ Spurlock Museum.
Professor Miguel Alcubierre will give a talk as part of the colloquia, and also host a talk (“Faster than the Speed of Light”) at Spurlock’s Knight Auditorium at 7 pm on March 3.
Please visit http://go.illinois.edu/NCSA_colloquia for more information and updates. All talks start at 11 a.m. in the NCSA Auditorium, preceded by 10:15 a.m. reception in NCSA Atrium.
The colloquia series has confirmed eight speakers thus far:
March 4Miguel Alcubierre, Director of the Nuclear Science Institute, National Autonomous University of MexicoNumerical Relativity and the Binary Black Hole Problem
|Feb. 19||Karl Fogel, Partner, Open Tech Strategies||Steps for Stifling a New Open Source Project|
|Feb. 26||John Towns, Deputy CIO for Research IT, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign||Year of Cyberinfrastructure|
|March 11||Anita Chan, Assistant Professor, Media and Cinema Studies, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign||Networking Peripheries: Technological Future, Digital Memory and the Myth of Digital Universalism|
|March 18||Matt Mountain, President, Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy||Future Directions in Space Astronomy: Building on the Leagacy of the Hubble Space Telescope and James Webb Space Telescope|
|April 1||Gustavo Stolovitsky, Program Director, IBM Translational Systems Biology and Nanotechnology; Adj. Professor, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai||DREAM Challenges: Seeking the Wisdom of Crowds in Computational Systems Biology|
|April 22||Anne Balsamo, Dean of School of Media Studies, The New School||Designing Culture, Creating Multidisciplinary Collaboration|
|April 29||William Barley, Assistant Professor, Communication, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign||Interdisciplinarity in a Highly Technical Context: Uncovering Strategies and Structures of Collaboration|