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NSF Distinguished Lecture Series in Mathematical and Physical Sciences for FY17

Please take a look at the schedule of these exciting 2016-2017 lectures and feel free to join us

October 17, 2016 2:00 PM  to 
April 24, 2017 3:00 PM
NSF Headquarters, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA (at Ballston Metro)

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October 17, 2016,  2:00 p.m.,  Room 110
"Billions and Billions of Molecules: Exploring Molecular Space Using Classical and Quantum Computers"
Prof. Alán Aspuru-Guzik  (Harvard University) 

November 14, 2016,  2:00 p.m.,  Room 110
"What's Next after Moore's Law: Quantum Computing"
Dr. John Martinis  (Google, Inc.)

December 12, 2016,  2:00 p.m.,  Room 110  
"How Were the Most Ancient Objects in the Universe Formed?"
Prof. Kelsey Johnson  (University of Virginia and National Radio Astronomy Observatory

February 13, 2017,  2:00 p.m.,  Room 110  
"What Can We Do with a Quantum Liquid?"
Prof. Sir Anthony Leggett  (University of Illinois), Nobel laureate

March 20, 2017,  2:00 p.m.,  Room 110
"Perfection and Beyond: Coloring and Structure in Graph Theory"
Prof. Maria Chudnovsky  (Princeton University)

April 24, 2017,  2:00 p.m.,  Room 110  
"Skin-Inspired Electronic Materials and Devices"
Prof. Zhenan Bao   (Stanford University)


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Andrew J. Lovinger, (703) 292-4933, email:

NSF Related Organizations
Division of Materials Research