Colloquia will begin at 4 p.m. Owing to COVID conditions, we anticipate some colloquia will be held online, and others in 1410 Toll. We will update this page whenever these determinations are made.

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February 1
John Mather, NASA and UMD

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February 8


February 15
Sara Walker, Arizona State University

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February 22
Monika Schleier-Smith, Stanford University

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March 1

March 8
Aida El-Khadra, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

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March 15

Mechanick Lecture

Mark Gerstein, Yale University
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March 29
Nicole Yunger Halpern, NIST and UMD
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April 5
Vidya Madhavan, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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April 12


April 19
John Carlstrom, University of Chicago
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April 26
Jogesh Pati, Stanford University
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May 3
Cora Dvorkin, Harvard University
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May 10
Jeff Newman, University of Pittsburgh
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