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Campus events highlights: Nov. 18-27

(All events are free unless otherwise noted.)

Friday, Nov. 18: “Ice Ages, Terminations and the Climate Battle Between the Hemispheres”
Friday, Nov. 18: “Improving Building Energy Efficiency Through Modeling and Control”
Monday, Nov. 21: 10th Annual Open House of the Center for Optical Technologies
Monday, Nov. 21: “Light and Sound: Illuminating the Elusive Mechanics of Hearing”
Tuesday, Nov. 22: “Local Self-Concordance, a New Paradigm for Optimization?”
Tuesday, Nov. 22: “Two-Dimensional Materials: Novel Phenomena Revealed by Electronic Structure Investigations”

Friday, Nov. 18: “Ice Ages, Terminations and the Climate Battle Between the Hemispheres: Paleoclimate Insights from the Global Record of Mountain Glaciers”

The department of earth and environmental science presents an address by Aaron Putnam, a geoscientist at the Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University.

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

Friday, Nov. 18: “Improving Building Energy Efficiency Through Modeling and Control”

The department of mechanical engineering and mechanics presents an address by Prabir Barooah, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace at the University of Florida.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Room 353 of Packard Lab.

Monday, Nov. 21: 10th Annual Open House of the Center for Optical Technologies

Lehigh’s Center for Optical Technologies celebrates its 10th annual Open House, with presentations by Lehigh faculty and visiting scientists, and a poster session by student researchers.

The all-day event begins at 8:30 a.m. in Room 91 of the Rauch Business Center. Click here to see the agenda.

Monday, Nov. 21: “Light and Sound: Illuminating the Elusive Mechanics of Hearing in the Mammalian Cochlea”

The department of biological sciences presents an address by Jonathan A. N. Fisher, a research scientist in the Laboratory of Sensory Neuroscience at the Rockefeller University.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in the Governor’s Suite of Iacocca Hall.

Tuesday, Nov. 22: “Local Self-Concordance, a New Paradigm for Optimization?”

The department of industrial and systems engineering presents an address by Kees Roos, former chair of optimization technology at the Delft University of Technology.

The event begins at 1:30 p.m. in Room 451 of Mohler Lab.

Tuesday, Nov. 22: “Two-Dimensional Materials: Novel Phenomena Revealed by Electronic Structure Investigations”

The department of materials science and engineering presents an address by Doron Naveh, a research associate in the department of electrical and computer engineering at Carnegie Mellon University.

The event begins at 4:10 p.m. in Room 203 of Whitaker Lab.

 

Story by Kurt Pfitzer

Posted on Friday, November 18, 2011

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