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Daniel Wood - Anthropocenitecture

How do we design in the age of the Anthropocene? How can we address issues and problems that seem so much bigger than architecture…despite architecture’s proven contributions to global…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on January 21st, 2020 1 plays 0  

Thomas D. Jones - Sky Walking: An Astronaut's Journey

After graduating from the USAF Academy, Thomas David Jones served on active duty as an Air Force officer for 6 years. After pilot training in Oklahoma, he flew strategic bombers at Carswell Air…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on January 21st, 2020 0 plays 0  

Grigoris Paouris - Concentration and Convexity, Part 3

The Concentration of measure phenomenon is a fundamental tool of high dimensional probability and of Asymptotic Geometric Analysis. Independence or Isoperimetry are two typical reasons for the…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 18th, 2019 5 plays 0  

Grigoris Paouris - Concentration and Convexity, Part 2

The Concentration of measure phenomenon is a fundamental tool of high dimensional probability and of Asymptotic Geometric Analysis. Independence or Isoperimetry are two typical reasons for the…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 18th, 2019 3 plays 0  

Elisabeth Werner - Floating Bodies and Approximation, Part 3

Two important closely related notions in affine convex geometry are the floating body and the affine surface area of a convex body. The floating body of a convex body is obtained by cutting off caps…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 18th, 2019 3 plays 0  

Alexander Koldobsky - Fourier analysis in geometric tomography, Part 3

Geometric tomography is the study of geometric properties of solids based on data about sections and projections of these solids. The lectures will include: 1. An outline of proofs of two of the main…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 18th, 2019 11 plays 0  

Alexander Koldobsky - Fourier analysis in geometric tomography, Part 2

Geometric tomography is the study of geometric properties of solids based on data about sections and projections of these solids. The lectures will include: 1. An outline of proofs of two of the main…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 12th, 2019 21 plays 0  

Elisabeth Werner - Floating Bodies and Approximation, Part 2

Two important closely related notions in affine convex geometry are the floating body and the affine surface area of a convex body. The floating body of a convex body is obtained by cutting off caps…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 12th, 2019 11 plays 0  

Grigoris Paouris - Concentration and Convexity, Part 1

The Concentration of measure phenomenon is a fundamental tool of high dimensional probability and of Asymptotic Geometric Analysis. Independence or Isoperimetry are two typical reasons for the…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 12th, 2019 18 plays 0  

Alexander Koldobsky - Fourier analysis in geometric tomography, Part 1

Geometric tomography is the study of geometric properties of solids based on data about sections and projections of these solids. The lectures will include: 1. An outline of proofs of two of the main…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 12th, 2019 35 plays 0  

Elisabeth Werner - Floating Bodies and Approximation, Part 1

Two important closely related notions in affine convex geometry are the floating body and the affine surface area of a convex body. The floating body of a convex body is obtained by cutting off caps…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 12th, 2019 13 plays 0  

Oulimata Gueye - Non-Aligned Utopias Lecture and Panel

New technologies and the soaring accessibility of media production in recent decades have allowed African countries to challenge their place on the cultural world scene. Critic and curator Oulimata…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on December 6th, 2019 9 plays 0  

Yousef Khalidi - Lessons from Designing, Building, and Operating a Hyper-scale Global Wide Area Network

Cloud computing has ushered in a new class of hyper-scale systems, characterized by large-scale distributed systems, global connectivity, and ubiquitous computing models that span the spectrum from…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on November 22nd, 2019 5 plays 0  

Professor Debate on the Topic - Do We Live In a Simulation?

Do we live in a simulation? The School of Physics and the Society of Physics Students will host a public debate between faculty from the College of Science and the College of Computing to answer…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on November 20th, 2019 19 plays 0  

Paul Edwards - Truth under Siege: Making Climate Knowledge in an Age of Transparency, Skepticism, and Science Denial

This talk examines the history of environmental data systems in the context of the current US administration’s assault on environmental science. Tracking and understanding environmental change…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on November 20th, 2019 10 plays 0  

Mary Lou Soffa - Software Testing: And the Challenges (and Opportunities) Keep Coming!

Disruptive shifts in software application types and software development environments create challenges to software testing that need to be addressed to ensure software quality and reduce the cost of…

From  Kathryn Gentilello on November 18th, 2019 8 plays 0