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Campus events highlights: Sept. 23 to Oct. 2

(All events are free unless otherwise noted.)

Friday, Sept. 23: “Mechanisms for recent Arctic Sea ice loss”
Friday, Sept. 23: “Safeguarding Quality of Life: The Role of Large-Scale Testing”
Friday, Sept. 23: “Energy-efficient Control of Building Heating/Cooling Systems”
Wednesday, Sept. 28: “Low Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells”
Wednesday, Sept. 28: “Thioamides: Minimalist Probes for Monitoring Protein Structure and Function”
Thursday, Sept. 29: “Bionic Hearing: The Science and the Experience”
Thursday, Sept. 29: Career Panel
Friday, Sept. 30: “Transport and mixing processes in subduction zones”

Friday, Sept. 23: “Mechanisms for recent Arctic Sea ice loss”

The department of earth and environmental sciences presents an address by Jennifer Kay, staff scientist with the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colo.

The event begins at noon in STEPS 101.

Friday, Sept. 23: “Safeguarding Quality of Life: The Role of Large-Scale Testing”

The Fazlur R. Khan Distinguished Lecture series presents an address by Masayoshi Nakashima ‘81 Ph.D., director of the National Research Institute for Earth Science at Kyoto University in Japan.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Sinclair Auditorium. It is sponsored by the department of civil and environmental engineering and the department of art and architecture.

Friday, Sept. 23: “Energy-efficient Control of Building Heating/Cooling Systems”

The department of mechanical engineering and mechanics presents an address by Alessandro Beghi, associate professor of control systems theory at the University of Padova in Italy.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in 466 Packard Lab.

Wednesday, Sept. 28: “Low Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells: A Transformational Energy Conversion Technology”

The department of chemical engineering presents an address by Eric D. Wachsman, director of the University of Maryland Energy Research Center and William L. Crentz Centennial Chair in Energy Research in the department of materials science and engineering and the department of chemical engineering at the University of Maryland.

The event begins at 2:30 p.m. in B023 Iacocca Hall.

Wednesday, Sept. 28: “Thioamides: Minimalist Probes for Monitoring Protein Structure and Function”

The department of chemistry presents an address by E. James Petersson, assistant professor of chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Neville Auditorium.

Thursday, Sept. 29: “Bionic Hearing: The Science and the Experience”

The department of physics presents an address by Ian Shipsey, the Julian Schwinger Distinguished Professor of Physics at Purdue University, on the social implications of cochlear implantation and the future of auditory prostheses.

The event begins at 4 p.m. in 270 Lewis Lab.

Thursday, Sept. 29: Career Panel

The department of biological sciences presents a discussion by six alumnae of their careers since graduating from Lehigh.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in 102 Maginnes. It is part of the campus-wide celebration of the 40th anniversary of the admission of women undergraduate students to Lehigh.

Friday, Sept. 30: “Transport and mixing processes in subduction zones—tales of melange and mantle wedge diapirs”

The department of earth and environmental sciences presents an address by Horst Marschall, a scientist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

The event begins at noon in Room 101 of the STEPS building.


Story by Kurt Pfitzer

Posted on Friday, September 23, 2011

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