The Computation Institute's Summer Students will participate in the first of many weekly lunch seminars that are designed to expose the entire Institute to each organization's summer research initiative's.
Lunch Workshops & Journal Clubs
Mondays, 12:30 - 1:30 PM, Climate and Energy Lunch-and-Learn, Hinds 176
Mondays, 1:30 - 2:30 PM, Climate Science Journal Club, Hinds 451
Tuesdays, 12:30 - 1:30 PM, EPIC lunch (energy and climate economics), Saieh 146
Join the UChicago Department of Geophysical Sciences as they host Neil Shubin on "Finding Your Inner Fish".
Join EPIC as they host Jeff Currie, the global head of commodities research at Goldman Sachs, for a conversation on the economics and future prospects of global oil.
RDCEP's Tom Hertel will speak at the International Food Policy Research Institute's Seminar on 'Visioning the future of food security'.
What if we could cure cancer with a pill that tricks the immune system and prevents the disease from spreading? What if sensors could provide new data to help solve global concerns relating to energy, water and agriculture? EPIC presents the ideas of world-class scientists and engineers of the University of Chicago.
Samantha Hopkins of the University of Oregon presents "Paleontological and neontological perspectives on mammalian diversification" at the UChicago GeoScience Seminar.
Conrad LaBandeira of the Smithsonian Institute presents "Three tropically significant events during the med Mesozoic" during UChicago's Evolutionary Morphology Seminar.
Hal Levison of the Southwest Research Institute presents "The Formation of Planets from the Direct Accretion of Pebbles", at the UChicago GeoScience Seminar.
An EPIC Seminar Series with speaker George Crabtree, Senior Scientist, Distinguished Fellow and Associate Division Director Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory.
Norman Wickett of the Chicago Botanical Garden discusses phylogenomic approaches to understanding the origin and diversification of early land plants
An EPIC Seminar Series with speaker Howard Herzog, a Senior Research Engineer in the MIT Energy Initiative.
Please join the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists and our partners for the 6th Annual Clock Symposium.
Catherine Wagner of the University of Wyoming will present 'Speciation and diversity in African cichlid radiations'
Peter Singer, the Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University will be presenting "Climate Change: Our Greatest Ethical Challenge".
Michael Oppenheimer is the Albert G. Milbank Professor of Geosciences and International Affairs in the Woodrow Wilson School and the Department of Geosciences at Princeton University. He is the Director of the Program in Science, Technology and Environmental Policy (STEP) at the Woodrow Wilson School...
Parts III & IV. The Division of the Humanities welcomes award-winning author Amitav Ghosh to campus for the annual Berlin Family Lectures.
Bob Kopp is a climate scientist, Earth historian and geobiologist. At Rutgers University, he's an associate professor in the Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences and is the associate director of the Rutgers Energy Institute. He's a member of the Institute of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences...
Parts I & II. The Division of the Humanities welcomes award-winning author Amitav Ghosh to campus for the annual Berlin Family Lectures.
In this discussion, University of Chicago research associate and theoretical physicist Victor Zhorin will introduce the basic principles that allow a transition from vector- and matrix-based computing to tensor-based computing.
State and local politicians, especially those whose communities have suffered from the recent spike in extreme weather events, have been far quicker than Congress to embrace meaningful climate change policies. How are state and local actors in Illinois coming together to address climate change and implement new policies?
The CI’s 2014-15 Inside the Discovery Cloud speaker series will focus on these partnerships, presenting pairs of speakers who are working together to unlock new knowledge through computation.
Join Computation Institute and Center for Research Informatics researchers for lunch November 1st and hear about opportunities for student research projects at the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory.