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NSF Distinguished Lecture Series in Mathematical and Physical Sciences for 2019-20

Please join us for these exciting lectures at the forefront of their fields (DETAILS BELOW)

September 23, 2019 1:15 PM  to 
September 23, 2019 2:15 PM
Room E3410, NSF Headquarters, Alexandria, VA

December 19, 2019 2:00 PM  to 
December 19, 2019 3:00 PM
Room E3410, NSF Headquarters, Alexandria, VA

January 13, 2020 2:00 PM  to 
January 13, 2020 3:00 PM
Room E2020, NSF Headquarters, Alexandria, VA

February 13, 2020 2:00 PM  to 
February 13, 2020 3:00 PM
Room E3410, NSF Headquarters, Alexandria, VA

March 23, 2020 2:00 PM  to 
March 23, 2020 3:00 PM
Room E3410, NSF Headquarters, Alexandria, VA

May 4, 2020 2:00 PM  to 
May 4, 2020 3:00 PM
Room E3410, NSF Headquarters, Alexandria, VA

June 11, 2020 2:00 PM  to 
June 11, 2020 3:00 PM
Room E3410, NSF Headquarters, Alexandria, VA

  

September 23, 2019,  1:15 p.m.,  Room E3410
"From the Sun’s Atmosphere to the Galactic Edge: Exploring Exotic Plasmas"
Prof. Gary Zank  (University of Alabama)

December 19, 2019,  2:00 p.m.,  Room E3410
"Inverse Design for Self Assembly: Patchy Particles, Machine Learning, and the Truth about Entropy"
Prof. Sharon Glotzer  (University of Michigan) 

January 13, 2020,  2:00 p.m.,  Room E2020
"On the Mathematical Theory of Graphene and Its Artificial Analogues"
Prof. Michael Weinstein  (Columbia University)

February 13, 2020,  2:00 p.m.,  Room E3410
"Interferometry in a Strong Light: Making Non-classical States of Light with Moving Mirrors"
Prof. Cindy Regal  (JILA and University of Colorado Boulder)

March 23, 2020,  2:00 p.m.,  Room E3410
"Testing General Relativity with the First Black Hole Pictures"
Prof. Dimitrios Psaltis  (University of Arizona)

May 4, 2020,  2:00 p.m.,  Room E3410
"Exploring Environmental Interfaces"
Prof. Vickie Grassian  (University of California San Diego) 

June 11, 2020,  2:00 p.m.,  Room E3410
"Five Ways to Improve Transdisciplinary Research Communication: A Show & Tell"
Ms. Carol Lynn Alpert  (Director, Strategic Planning, Boston Museum of Science)

 

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/

 

 

Meeting Type
Lecture

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

NSF Related Organizations
Division of Materials Research