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NSF Distinguished Lecture Series in Mathematical and Physical Sciences for 2018-19

Please join us for these exciting lectures at the forefront of their fields. (Details below)

October 15, 2018 2:00 PM  to 
October 15, 2018 3:00 PM
NSF Headquarters, Alexandria VA

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November 15, 2018 2:00 PM  to 
November 15, 2018 3:00 PM
NSF Headquarters, Alexandria VA

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December 10, 2018 2:00 PM  to 
December 10, 2018 3:00 PM
NSF Headquarters, Alexandria VA

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January 28, 2019 2:00 PM  to 
January 28, 2019 3:00 PM
NSF Headquarters, Alexandria VA

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March 25, 2019 2:00 PM  to 
March 25, 2019 3:00 PM
NSF Headquarters, Alexandria VA

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April 15, 2019 2:00 PM  to 
April 15, 2019 3:00 PM
NSF Headquarters, Alexandria VA

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May 20, 2019 2:00 PM  to 
May 20, 2019 3:00 PM
NSF Headquarters, Alexandria VA

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October 15, 2018,  2:00 p.m.,  Room E3410
"Two Metal-Catalyzed Reactions that Changed Organic Chemistry:  The Role of NSF in Work that Led to a Nobel Prize"
 Prof. Richard Schrock  (Massachusetts Institute of Technology),  Nobel laureate

November 15, 2018,  2:00 p.m.,  Room E3410
"Does Data Size Matter?   Absolutely, But Maybe Not in Ways You Expect …"
Prof. Xiao-Li Meng  (Harvard University)

December 10, 2018,  2:00 p.m.,  Room E2030
"Exploring New Scientific Avenues with Quantum Light and Materials"
Prof. Theodore Goodson III  (University of Michigan)

January 28, 2019,  2:00 p.m.,  Room E3410
"From the Sun’s Atmosphere to the Galactic Edge: Exploring Exotic Plasmas"
Prof. Gary Zank  (University of Alabama)

March 25, 2019,  2:00 p.m.,  Room E2020
"Cosmic Collisions, Gravitational Waves, and the Promise of Multi-Messenger Astrophysics"
Prof. Vicky Kalogera  (Northwestern University)

April 15, 2019,  2:00 p.m.,  Room E3410
"Life Crystals"
Prof. Pupa Gilbert  (University of Wisconsin)

May 20, 2019,  2:00 p.m.,  Room E2020
"Quantum Chemistry: Present and Future Directions"
Prof. Garnet Chan  (California Institute of Technology)

These lectures will be held at the National Science Foundation, 2415 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria, VA 22314.  Advance sign-up requests are required for preparation of visitor passes by emailing the contact below.  Guidelines for visiting NSF are at https://www.nsf.gov/about/visit/ .

  • Also, all our Distinguished Lectures in Mathematical and Physical Sciences from 2014 through 2017 can be viewed on the web  (please click here).

Meeting Type
Lecture

Contacts
Andrew J. Lovinger, (703) 292-4933, email: alovinge@nsf.gov

NSF Related Organizations
Division of Materials Research