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NCSA 30 Colloquia

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 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

Date Speaker Topic
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

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