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Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Mechanics of Polymer Brushes

UserProf Srikantha Anasavarapu, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, CANADA.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 14 June 2019, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Vestigial order in quantum materials

UserProf. Jörg Schmalian, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 13 June 2019, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Nonequilibrium Materials Engineering

UserDr. Michael Sentef, Max Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter, Hamburg.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 06 June 2019, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Ab initio thermodynamics with the help of machine learning

UserDr. Bingqing Cheng, Trinity College, the University of Cambridge.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockMonday 03 June 2019, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Atomistically inspired origami

Tea and coffee will be available in LR5 after the seminar

UserProf Richard D. James, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, University of Minnesota.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockFriday 31 May 2019, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Dissipative "time crystals"

UserDr. Achilleas Lazarides, Loughborough University.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 30 May 2019, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Cell Mechanics Based Microfluidics for Disease Diagnosis & Therapy: From Bench to Bedside

UserProf. Chwee Teck (C.T.) Lim, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Biomedical Institute for Global Health Research and Technology, Mechanobiology Institute, National University of Singapore.

HouseLR6, Department of Engineering.

ClockWednesday 29 May 2019, 14:00-15:00

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

TBC

UserProf. Dr. Sven Schneider (Georg-August-Universität).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 23 May 2019, 14:00-15:00

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

New Directions for Random Search

UserProfessor Chris Pickard, University of Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 22 May 2019, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Flexoelectricity from first principles

UserProf. Cyrus E. Dreyer, Stony Brook University and Flatiron Institute.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockMonday 13 May 2019, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Self-similarly expanding regions of phase change yield cavitational instabilities and model deep earthquakes

Tea and coffee will be available in the foyer after the seminar

UserProf Xanthippi Markenscoff, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, University of California, San Diego.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 03 May 2019, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Bio-electromechanical interfaces and sensors based on functional nanomaterials

UserDr Sohini Kar-Narayan, Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy, University of Cambridge.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 26 April 2019, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Spontaneous non-equilibrium magnetism via "Berryogenesis" in driven electronic systems

UserProf. Mark Spencer Rudner, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 25 April 2019, 14:15-15:15

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Melville Mini-symposium: Programming materials with classical conditioning algorithms

UserProf. Olli Ikkala, Molecular Materials (Molmat) - Aalto University.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre.

ClockTuesday 09 April 2019, 15:10-16:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Melville Mini-symposium: Assembly of nano-polysaccharides and plant polyaromatics at interfaces

UserProf. Orlando J. Rojas, Aalto University (Finland) & North Carolina State University (US).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre.

ClockTuesday 09 April 2019, 14:00-14:50

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

PROTAC-mediated Protein Degradation: A New Therapeutic Modality

UserProfessor Craig Crews, Yale University..

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre.

ClockWednesday 03 April 2019, 16:00-17:00

Recent approaches to the fitting or learning of interatomic potentials for molecules and materials

UserBastiaan J Braams, Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI), Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

HouseOatley 1 Seminar Room, Dept. of Engineering (Trumpington St).

ClockWednesday 20 March 2019, 09:30-10:30

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Bioengineering Conference

Please register at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/bioengineering-conference-tickets-54846325837

UserMihaela van der Schaar, Somenath Bakshi, Sebastian Pattinson, Fumiya Iida, Rasha Rezk, Felice Torrisi, George Malliaras, James Ward, Roger Mason, Andrew Flewitt, Flavia Mancini.

HouseMcGrath Centre, St Catharine's College.

ClockFriday 15 March 2019, 08:45-14:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Catalytic Activation of Renewable Resources to make Polymers and Fuels

UserProf. Charlotte Williams (University of Oxford).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 14 March 2019, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Non-conventional polymer composite materials: expanding the design envelope of aerospace structures

Tea and coffee will be available in LR5 after the seminar

UserDr Pedro Camanho, Departamento de Engenharia Mecânica, University of Porto.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockFriday 01 March 2019, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Enhancing materials design using microscopy and modelling

UserDr Rebecca Nicholls, University of Oxford.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 28 February 2019, 14:15-15:15

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Oxidation catalysis imparted by donor-flexible ligands

UserProfessor Martin Albrecht (Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Bern).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockTuesday 26 February 2019, 15:00-16:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Undecidability of the Spectral Gap in One Dimension

UserDr Johannes Bausch, DAMTP, University of Cambridge.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 21 February 2019, 14:15-15:15

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Going green with black: On Biomass, Carbon and Clean Energy

UserProfessor Magdalena Titirici (Imperial College London, Department of Chemical Engineering).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockThursday 14 February 2019, 14:00-15:00

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Surprises in the Self-Assembly of Particles in Spherical Confinement

UserProf. Alfons van Blaaderen (Debye Institute for Nanomaterials, Utrecht University).

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockTuesday 12 February 2019, 12:30-13:30

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Melville Lectures "Breakable and self-assembled materials: Synthesis and applications"

UserProfessor Luisa de Cola, Institut de Science et d'Ingénierie, Supramoléculaires, Université de Strasbourg.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 11 February 2019, 14:30-15:30

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Active Cell Mechanics

Tea and coffee & biscuits will be available after the seminar

UserProfessor Ulrich Schwarz, Institute for Theoretical Physics and BioQuant, Heidelberg University, Germany .

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 08 February 2019, 14:00-15:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Melville Lectures 2019 "Luminescent complexes: assemblies, sensing, towards artificial virus"

UserProfessor Luisa de Cola, Institut de Science et d'Ingénierie, Supramoléculaires, Université de Strasbourg.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 07 February 2019, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

50 years on. Recollections of a former young theoretical physicist

UserProf. David Khmelnitskii, University of Cambridge.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 31 January 2019, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Fluctuations in the life of a cell: maintaining order amidst disorder

G I TAYLOR LECTURE - Cambridge Philosophical Society series

UserProfessor Vikram Deshpande, Department of Engineering.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 28 January 2019, 18:00-19:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

SUPERCHIRALITY AND BLOCH SURFACE WAVES

UserProf. Paolo Biagioni, Physics Department, Politecnico di Milano (IT).

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 24 January 2019, 15:00-16:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

3D quantum Hall effects in Dirac loops

UserProf. Bruno Uchoa, The University of Oklahoma.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 24 January 2019, 14:15-15:15

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Molecular Photosynthesis: Such Stuff as Dreams are Made On

UserProfessor Marcella Bonchio (University of Padova and ITM-CNR, Department of Chemical Sciences).

HouseSeminar Room, BP Institute.

ClockThursday 24 January 2019, 11:30-12:30

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Supramolecular Architectures for Artificial Photosynthesis

UserProfessor Marcella Bonchio (University of Padova and ITM-CNR, Department of Chemical Sciences).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 23 January 2019, 15:45-16:45

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Athena SWAN Presentation

UserProfessor Marcella Bonchio and Dr Emma Chapman.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 23 January 2019, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Phonon assisted luminescence in hexagonal Boron Nitride

UserDr Elena Cannuccia, University of Rome "Tor Vergata".

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 17 January 2019, 14:15-15:15

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Multicatalytic Transformations with and without Light

UserProfessor Kirsten Zeitler, Institut für Organische Chemie, Universitat Leipzig..

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre.

ClockWednesday 19 December 2018, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Quantum many-body scars

UserDr. Zlatko Papić, University of Leeds.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 29 November 2018, 14:15-15:15

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Hybrid molecular materials for water splitting applications

UserAntoni Llobet, Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ), Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockThursday 29 November 2018, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Multiscale physics-based strategies to address parameter uncertainty in crystal plasticity

UserDr Gustavo M Castelluccio, School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing, Cranfield University.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 23 November 2018, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Dissipative transition in synthetic matter

UserProf. Rosario Fazio, ICTP.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 22 November 2018, 14:15-15:15

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Metal-containing organic cages and macrocycles with open/close feature

UserProf Shigehisa Akine (Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Kanazawa University).

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre.

ClockWednesday 21 November 2018, 14:00-15:00

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Emergence of topological phases in lithium under pressure

UserStephanie Mack, University of California, Berkeley.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 16 November 2018, 11:30-12:30

Theory of Condensed Matter

Theory of photon- and electron-stimulated surface chemistry

UserDr Reinhard Maurer, University of Warwick.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 15 November 2018, 14:15-15:15

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

2018 Merck Lectureship

UserProfessor Sarah Reisman- Caltech.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre.

ClockTuesday 13 November 2018, 15:00-17:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Dynamical quantum phase transitions

UserDr Markus Heyl, Max-Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 08 November 2018, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Second-Principles DFT methods and current applications

UserDr Pablo García Fernández, University of Cantabria.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 01 November 2018, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Uni-axial Negative Thermal Expansion in Layered Perovskites

UserProf. Arash Mostofi, Imperial College London.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 25 October 2018, 14:15-15:15

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Pathways of Amyloid Aggregation

UserDr Birgit Strodel, Forschungszentrum Jülich.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 24 October 2018, 14:15-15:15

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Functional Nanoparticles: A Pathway to Low Viscosity Nanofluids, High Graft Density Polymers and Other Fun Things

UserProf. David Andrew Lewis, PhD, FRACI (Flinders centre for NanoScale Science and Technology, Flinders University) .

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre.

ClockTuesday 23 October 2018, 14:30-15:30

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Energy Landscapes of Amyloid Oligomers

First Year PhD Report

UserLuke Dicks, University of Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 17 October 2018, 14:40-15:00

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Superconducting DFT

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 17 October 2018, 11:30-12:30

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

BEEF: Bayesian Error Estimate Functionals

UserMatthew Evans (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 10 October 2018, 11:30-12:30

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Lieb's "Density Functionals for Coulomb Systems"

UserNick Woods (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 03 October 2018, 11:30-12:30

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

The role of spin-orbit coupling in superconducting In5Bi3

UserBartomeu Monserrat (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 03 October 2018, 11:30-12:30

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Stimuli Responsive Supramolecular Materials Formed from Host and Guest Polymers

UserProf. Yoshinori Takashima (Osaka University, Japan).

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre.

ClockTuesday 02 October 2018, 11:00-11:30

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Polymer/clay nanocomposites: The catalytic effect of clay

UserProf Miroslav Huskić (National Institute of Chemistry).

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre.

ClockFriday 28 September 2018, 10:00-11:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

An overview of topological crystalline phases, defect physics and novel Floquet systems

UserDr Robert-Jan Slager, MPI for the Physics of Complex Systems .

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 26 July 2018, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

3D bioprinting for in vitro tissue engineering

UserProf Wei Sun, University of Nottingham.

HouseJDB Seminar room.

ClockMonday 25 June 2018, 14:30-15:30

Theory of Condensed Matter

Nonextensivity in classical inertial XY and Heisenberg models

UserDr Antonio Rodríguez, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 14 June 2018, 14:15-15:15

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Functionalization and Heteroleptic Assembly of Coordination Cages

UserProf. Dr. Guido Clever (Anorganische Chemie, Technische Universität Dortmund).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 11 June 2018, 10:00-11:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Molecular Imaging of Disease

UserBruno Oliveira, Chemistry Dept, Cambridge.

HouseTodd Hamied, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 31 May 2018, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

On the length scale, robustness and manufacturability in topology optimization

User Dr Boyan Stefanov Lazarov, School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering, University of Manchester.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 18 May 2018, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Fractons

UserProf. Rahul Nandkishore, Boulder.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockMonday 14 May 2018, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Quantum Thermalization Dynamics

UserProf. Dr. Frank Pollmann, Technische Universität München.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 26 April 2018, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Multi-scale dynamic disorder in halide perovskite solar cells

UserProf. Aron Walsh, Imperial College London.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 19 April 2018, 14:15-15:15

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

David Chandler Linnett Memorial Symposium

UserDr Céline Merlet, Prof. Christoph Dellago, Prof. Iris Antes, Prof. Juan P. Garrahan, Dr Lester Hedges, Prof. Pieter Rein ten Wolde, Prof. Berend Smit, Dr Benjamin Rotenberg, Prof. Tuomas Knowles, Dr Ulf Pedersen.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 13 April 2018, 11:00-18:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

INFRARED TRANSMITTING SILVER HALIDE FIBERS AND THEIR APPLICATIONS

UserProf. Abraham Katzir, School of Physics and Astronomy, Tel Aviv University.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 03 April 2018, 11:00-12:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Quantum modelling of the interiors of rocky and icy planets

UserDr Andreas Hermann, The University of Edinburgh.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 15 March 2018, 14:15-15:15

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Modelling diffusion-osmosis

First Year PhD Report

UserSimon Ramirez Hinestrosa, University of Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 07 March 2018, 14:55-15:15

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Depolarising Polar Surface Simulations

First Year PhD Report

UserThomas Sayer, University of Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 07 March 2018, 14:35-14:55

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Current-Induced Stresses in Ceramic Lithium-Ion Conductors

UserProfessor Charles Monroe, Energy and Power Group Oxford University.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 16 February 2018, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Topological Materials with liquid electrons

UserProf. Claudia Felser, Max Planck Institute.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 15 February 2018, 14:15-15:15

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Second Harmonic Scattering: Atomistic Simulation and Machine Learning

UserDr David M. Wilkins, Laboratory of Computational Science and Modelling, EPFL.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 14 February 2018, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

TCM Dragon's Den

UserTCM first year students.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 01 February 2018, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

The world is not flat: 3D cell biology and 3D devices

User Dr Róisín M. Owens, Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, Cambridge.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 26 January 2018, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Metastability in open quantum dynamics

UserDr Katarzyna Macieszczak, University of Nottingham.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 25 January 2018, 14:15-15:15

Theory of Condensed Matter

Coexistence of superconductivity and magnetism at the nanoscale

UserProf. Alexandre Buzdin, University of Bordeaux.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 18 January 2018, 14:15-15:15

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Big Molecules and Small Particles

UserProfessor Lennart Lindfors, University of Gothenburg.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 17 January 2018, 14:15-15:15

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

What inspires us to learn?

UserFun Man Fung, National University of Singapore.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 15 December 2017, 16:00-17:00

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Organic Electronics for Monitoring and Hosting of 3D Cell Biology Models

UserDr. Róisín M. Owens, Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockTuesday 12 December 2017, 14:30-15:30

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Modeling Collective Cell Migration: Clusters and Monolayers

UserProfessor Nir Gov Department of Chemical and Biological Physics Weizmann Institute of Science Rehovot, Israel.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockTuesday 12 December 2017, 11:00-12:00

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Snaking, dripping, and fluttering of elastic rods

UserProfessor Davide Bigoni,Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering University of Trento, Italy.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 08 December 2017, 14:00-15:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

New Frontiers in Biocatalytic C-H Functionalization

UserProfessor Greg Challis, University of Warwick.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 30 November 2017, 16:00-17:00

Mind-matter Unification Project (TCM Group, Cavendish Laboratory)

Incorporating Meaning into Fundamental Physics

Lecture given at the Frontiers of Fundamental Physics 15 Conference: video, with slides included, available at link below.

UserBrian Josephson, Physics Department, University of Cambridge.

Houseview on your computer via webcast, link below.

ClockWednesday 29 November 2017, 10:00-11:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Unconventional Order in some Framework Materials

UserProf. Andrew Goodwin, University of Oxford.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 23 November 2017, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Coupled phenomena: theory and applications

UserDr Václav Klika, Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering, Czech Technical University Prague.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 17 November 2017, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Exploring Chemical Space with Random Matrix Theory

UserDr Alpha Lee, University of Cambridge.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 16 November 2017, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Innovations in Drug Delivery by Supramolecular Design

UserEric Andrew Appel, PhD, Assistant Professor Stanford University.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 10 November 2017, 14:45-15:15

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Bonfires with a bang

Warning: There will be smoke, bright flashes and loud bangs!

UserDr Andy Szydio.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre at the Department of Chemistry (off the SPRI car park).

ClockWednesday 08 November 2017, 16:00-17:00

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Quantum Machine Learning

UserProfessor Anatole von Lilienfeld, University of Basel.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 08 November 2017, 14:15-15:15

Laboratory for Scientific Computing

Simultaneous and coded seismic sources: Present and upcoming technologies

Please confirm attendance https://beta.doodle.com/poll/xpuzqdvuc4srcv63

UserRaymond Abma - BP America.

HouseRayleigh seminar room, 2nd floor, Maxwell Building, Cavendish laboratory.

ClockTuesday 07 November 2017, 11:00-13:00

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Predicting and Designing the Self-Assembly of Colloidal Particles: A Computer Game

Formal Materials - Theory Seminar

UserProfessor Marjolein Dijkstra, Utrecht University.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Pfizer lecture theatre.

ClockFriday 20 October 2017, 13:00-14:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Surprises from 'simple' metals -- a case study of layered delafossites

UserProf. Andrew Mackenzie, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 19 October 2017, 14:15-15:15

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Shedding some Light on the Dark Matter of the Genomic Universe: Ribozymes, Telomerase and Regulating Epigenetics

2017 Herchel Smith Lecture given by Nobel Laureate Professor Tom Cech

UserProfessor Tom Cech, University of Colorado Boulder.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre at the Department of Chemistry (off the SPRI car park).

ClockMonday 16 October 2017, 16:00-17:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Scaling laws for spreading the quantum information

UserDr Adam Nahum, University of Oxford.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 12 October 2017, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Cracking of thin films

UserProfessor Michael Thouless, University of Michigan.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 06 October 2017, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Topological electronic properties of silicon

UserProf. Claudio Chamon, Boston University.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 05 October 2017, 14:15-15:15

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

BP KEYNOTE LECTURE: Importance of C-O Bond Activation for CO2/COUtilization - An Approach to Energy Conversion and Storage

UserYuhan Sun, CAS Key Lab of Low-Carbon Conversion Science and Engineering, Shanghai Advanced Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai..

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 03 October 2017, 14:00-15:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Photosynthetic water oxidation - the substrates view

For more information, please contact Dr. Erwin Reisner (reisner@ch.cam.ac.uk)

UserProf. Johannes Messinger, Department of Chemistry, Umeå University, Sweden.

HouseTodd-Hamied meeting room, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 13 September 2017, 13:00-14:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Manufacturing of designed nanomaterials

If you would like more information regarding Dr. Torrente's talk, please contact Dr. Erwin Reisner (reisner@ch.cam.ac.uk)

UserDr. Laura Torrente Murciano, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Cambridge.

HouseTodd-Hamied meeting room, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 06 September 2017, 14:00-15:00

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Networks, resilience and complexity

UserProfessor Gabriel Cwilich, Yeshiva University, New York, USA.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Unilever Centre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 15 August 2017, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Defect tolerance and design principles for bio-inspired fibrillar dry-adhesives

UserMattia Bacca, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, The University of British Colombia, Vancouver.

HouseJDB Seminar Room, CUED.

ClockFriday 04 August 2017, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

3D Bioprinting of Vascularized Tissues

UserMark Skyler-Scott, Harvard University.

HouseLR5, CUED.

ClockMonday 17 July 2017, 14:00-15:00

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Alternative Approaches to Chemical Risk Assessment: Assays, Databases, Models

Dr Richard Judson is a research chemist at the US EPA's National Center for Computational Toxicology. His research involves the development of databases and computer models to predict toxicological effects across a wide variety of chemicals.

UserDr Richard Judson, EPA National Centre for Computational Toxicology.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Todd Hamied Room.

ClockMonday 26 June 2017, 14:00-15:00

Machine Learning for the Materials World

UserEfthimios Kaxiras, Harvard University.

HouseLecture Room 1, Dept. of Engineering (Trumpington St).

ClockMonday 19 June 2017, 10:00-11:00

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Engineered growth factor microenvironments for regenerative medicine

UserProf Manuel Salmeron-Sanchez, Chair of Biomedical Engineering, Glasgow University.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 16 June 2017, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

On signatures of Majorana fermions

UserDr Benjamin Béri (University of Birmingham) .

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 01 June 2017, 14:15-15:15

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Title to be confirmed

UserProf. Joost Reek, Universiteit van Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 31 May 2017, 13:00-14:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Tuning charge transfer in low-dimensional nano carbons

UserProf. Dirk Guldi, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 23 May 2017, 15:00-16:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Transformation optics, surface plasmons, and metasurfaces

UserProfessor Sir John Pendry, Imperial College, London.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 11 May 2017, 14:15-15:15

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Merck, Sharp & Dohme Lecture

UserProfessor Stephen Buchwald, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Dr Richard Tillyer, Merck.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 08 May 2017, 14:30-16:30

Theory of Condensed Matter

Emergent phenomena in classical spin liquids

UserLudovic Jaubert, University of Bordeaux.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 04 May 2017, 14:15-15:15

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Cellulose-based helical micro/nano filaments and films

UserProf. Maria Helena Figueiredo Godinho, Universidad Nova de Lisboa.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 11 April 2017, 14:00-15:00

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Atomistic modelling of excited states and luminescence in sodium silicate glass

UserDr Konstantinos Konstantinou, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 15 March 2017, 11:00-12:00

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Decompressive Craniectomy following Traumatic Brain Injury

UserMr Hadie Adams, Neurosurgery Unit, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Cambridge .

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 10 March 2017, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

The Times They Are A-Changin'

UserProf. Nicola Marzari, EPFL.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 02 March 2017, 14:15-15:15

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

First-principles simulation of electrochemical reactions at solid-liquid interface

UserDr Minoru Otani, National Institute of Advanced Inductrial Science and Technology (AIST).

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 08 February 2017, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

A multiscale modelling strategy for virtual design of metallic alloys

UserProf Javier LLorca, IMDEA Materials Institute, University of Madrid.

HouseLR4, Engineering Department.

ClockFriday 03 February 2017, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Curl forces and beyond

UserProfessor Sir Michael Berry, University of Bristol).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 02 February 2017, 14:15-15:15

Co(non)solvency or the puzzle of polymer properties in mixed good or poor solvents

UserProf. Dr. Kurt Kremer, Max-Planck-Institut für Polymerforschung, Mainz.

HouseDept. of Chemistry, Wolfson Lecture Theatre.

ClockMonday 30 January 2017, 14:30-15:30

Laboratory for Scientific Computing

Academic Writing

UserDr. Karen Ottewell MCIL, University of Cambridge Language Centre.

HouseRayleigh seminar room, 2nd floor, Maxwell Building, Cavendish laboratory.

ClockMonday 30 January 2017, 10:00-11:00

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

The non-linear mechanics of slender deformable bodies

UserProf Basile Audoly, Laboratoire de mécanique des solides, École Polytechnique.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 27 January 2017, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Counting the Uncountable

UserProf. Daan Frenkel.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 26 January 2017, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

How many stem cells can you fit in a stem cell niche?

UserProf Henrik Jönsson, Associate Director Sainsbury Laboratory, University of Cambridge, .

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 20 January 2017, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

TCM Dragons' Den

UserFirst year PhD students.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 19 January 2017, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Materials Challenges for Rolls Royce

UserDr Neil Glover, Head of Materials - Capability Acquisition at Rolls-Royce plc.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 13 January 2017, 14:00-15:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

New Directions in Ni-catalyzed Cross Coupling

UserProfessor Abigail Doyle, Princeton University.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 13 January 2017, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Materials Challenges for Rolls Royce

UserDr Neil Glover, Head of Materials - Capability Acquisition at Rolls-Royce plc.

HouseOatley Meeting Room.

ClockFriday 13 January 2017, 14:00-15:00

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Label-free detection mechanism for carbon nanoparticles using non-linear optical excitation

UserDr. Christian Steuwe, Centre for Surface Chemistry and Catalysis, University of Leuven.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 13 January 2017, 12:30-13:30

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Buckling of Spherical Shells Revisited

UserJohn W. Hutchinson, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockMonday 12 December 2016, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Biological and bio-inspired locomotion at small scales - Mechanics Colloquium

UserProf Antonio De Simone, Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati, Italy.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR4.

ClockFriday 25 November 2016, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Biological and bio-inspired locomotion at small scales

UserProf Antonio De Simone, Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati, Italy.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 25 November 2016, 14:00-15:00

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Network Properties of Atomic Clusters

Thesis Seminar

UserJohn Morgan (University of Cambridge).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 25 November 2016, 12:00-12:40

Theory of Condensed Matter

The intimate relation between mechanics and geometry

UserProf. Mark Warner, University of Cambridge.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 24 November 2016, 14:15-15:15

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Insights into compound mode-of-action by exploring gene expression space

1st Year PhD Report

UserBenjamin Alexander-Dann (University of Cambridge).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 18 November 2016, 12:00-12:20

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Artificial photosynthesis: From bio-inspired H2-evolving catalysts to photoelectrode materials

Informal Materials RIG Seminar

UserDr. Vincent Artero, SolHyCat, Université Grenoble Alpes.

HouseTodd-Hamied meeting room, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 16 November 2016, 14:30-16:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Molecular catalysis for the reduction of CO2 with Fe complexes

Informal Materials RIG Seminar

UserProf. Marc Robert, Université Paris.

HouseTodd-Hamied meeting room, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 16 November 2016, 14:30-16:00

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Mapping the molecular landscape of disease

1st Year PhD Report

UserErin Oerton (University of Cambridge).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 11 November 2016, 12:20-12:40

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Lattice models for DNA origami self-assembly

1st Year PhD Report

UserAlexander Cumberworth (University of Cambridge).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 11 November 2016, 12:00-12:20

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Self-assembly of jammed heterogeneous colloidal shells by combining electrohydrodynamics and dielectrophoresis

UserProf. Jon Otto Fossum, Department of Physics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 10 November 2016, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Upside Down and Inside Out: The Biomechanics of Cell Sheet Folding

UserProf. Ray Goldstein, University of Cambridge.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 03 November 2016, 14:15-15:15

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Stochastic Coupled Cluster in Model Solid Systems

1st Year PhD Report

UserVerena Neufeld (University of Cambridge).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 28 October 2016, 12:20-12:40

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Synthesis and Analysis of Nanobody Sequence and Structure Data

1st Year PhD Report

UserLaura Mitchell (University of Cambridge).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 28 October 2016, 12:00-12:20

Theory of Condensed Matter

Quantum Criticality, Strange Metals and High Temperature Superconductors

UserChandra Varma, University of California, Riverside.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 27 October 2016, 14:15-15:15

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Contacts and Fretting - Mechanics Colloquium

UserProf David Hills, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR4.

ClockFriday 21 October 2016, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Contacts and Fretting

UserProf David Hills, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 21 October 2016, 14:00-15:00

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Controlling Life with Photons

UserGuglielmo Lanzani, Center for Nano Science and Technology, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia & Dep.of Physics, Politecnico di Milano .

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 20 October 2016, 14:30-15:30

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Applying Stochastic Coupled Cluster Theory to the Solid State

1st Year PhD Report

UserCharlie Scott (University of Cambridge).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 14 October 2016, 12:20-12:40

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Energy Landscape Landscaping

1st Year PhD Report

UserKonstantin Roeder (University of Cambridge).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 14 October 2016, 12:00-12:20

Theory of Condensed Matter

Current trends in cold atom physics

UserProf. Nigel Cooper, University of Cambridge.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 13 October 2016, 14:15-15:15

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Decorating the room at the bottom – designer nanomaterials for catalytic renewables conversions

UserProf. Anthony Masters, The School of Chemistry, The University of Sydney, Australia.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 11 July 2016, 14:00-15:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

CO2 + H2O + Sunlight → Chemical Fuels + O2

UserProf. Peidong Yang, Department of Chemistry, University of California Berkeley, CA, USA.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 07 July 2016, 14:00-15:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Artificial photosynthesis—From catalysts to devices for water splitting

UserProfessor Licheng Sun, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 01 July 2016, 15:00-17:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Studying Interfacial Processes During Water Splitting and CO2 Reduction

UserDr Alexander Cowan, Department of Chemistry, University of Liverpool.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 01 July 2016, 15:00-17:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Non-local density functional theory

UserProf. Stewart Clark, Durham University.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 09 June 2016, 14:15-15:15

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Informal TMI RIG Seminar

UserPatrick Lewis, Chongli Qin & Dr Nitin Sharma.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Unilever lecture theatre.

ClockWednesday 08 June 2016, 16:00-17:30

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Theoretical advances in aqueous ion solvation: Charge asymmetry

UserDr Stephen J. Cox - University of California, Berkeley, College of Chemistry.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 03 June 2016, 12:00-12:40

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Biomineralization of nacre

UserProf. Pupa Gilbert, University of Wisconsin – Madison.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 26 May 2016, 14:30-15:30

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Encapsulation of 1D crystals inside carbon nanotubes

UserDr Paulo V C Medeiros (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 25 May 2016, 11:00-11:45

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Simple microscopic models of complex systems

UserProfessor Jeremy Schofield (University of Toronto).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 20 May 2016, 12:00-12:40

Quantum mechanically derived biological force fields

Part of the "Advanced Computation for Drug Discovery" event

UserDaniel Cole, Theory of Condensed Matter Group, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseMaxwell Centre, JJ Thomson Seminar Room.

ClockThursday 12 May 2016, 17:15-17:45

Practical Application of Simulation in the Drug Discovery Industry

Part of the "Advanced Computation for Drug Discovery" event

UserMatthew Segall, Optibrium Ltd..

HouseMaxwell Centre, JJ Thomson Seminar Room.

ClockThursday 12 May 2016, 16:45-17:15

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

A New Approach to Asymmetric Lewis Acid Catalysis

UserProf. Dr. Benjamin List, Max-Planck-Institute, Mülheim.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 12 May 2016, 16:00-17:00

Masterclass I - Ferroelectrics

UserProf. Dr. Nicola Spaldin ( ETH Zürich).

House Small Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, J.J. Thomson Avenue.

ClockThursday 12 May 2016, 14:30-15:30

Theory of Condensed Matter

New understanding of liquid thermodynamics and supercritical state

UserKostya Trachenko, Queen Mary, University of London.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 12 May 2016, 14:15-15:15

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Using Proteins to Prepare Functional Polymeric Nanomaterials

UserProf. Nico Bruns, Adolphe Merkle Institute, University of Fribourg, Switzerland.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 12 May 2016, 11:00-12:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

“TRANSLATION OF FUNDAMENTAL CHEMISTRY TO FUNCTIONAL NANOSCOPIC MACROMOLECULES DESIGNED FOR ADVANCED APPLICATIONS”

UserKaren L. Wooley, W. T. Doherty-Welch Chair in Chemistry and Distinguished Professor at Texas A&M University.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 05 May 2016, 16:00-17:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Stripe Phases in Quantum Dipolar Gases

UserProf. Jordi Boronat, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 05 May 2016, 14:15-15:15

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Molecular Electronics for Chemical Sensors

UserProf. Timothy M. Swager, Department of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 29 April 2016, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Modelling non-symmetry of collagen fibre dispersion in the elasticity of arterial wall tissue

UserProfessor Raymond Ogden, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Glasgow.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 29 April 2016, 14:00-15:00

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

2016 Lord Lewis Lecture: Dynamic Particles for Biological and Chemical Sensing

UserProf. Timothy M. Swager, Department of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 27 April 2016, 16:00-17:00

Title to be confirmed

UserErik Lindahl.

HouseMaxwell Centre, JJ Thomson Seminar Room.

ClockWednesday 27 April 2016, 15:45-16:45

Theory of Condensed Matter

First-Principles Study of Frequency-Dependent Resonant Raman Scattering

UserYannick Gillet, Université catholique de Louvain.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 27 April 2016, 11:00-12:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Professor Steven Ley's 70th Birthday Symposium

UserProfessor D. Enders, Professor M. Gaunt, Professor D. MacMillan, Professor R. Grubbs.

HouseBMS Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 08 April 2016, 09:00-17:00

Melville Laboratory Seminars

The EvoDevo and Physics of Skin Appendages and Skin Colours in Vertebrates

UserProf. Michel C. Milinkovitch, Laboratory of Artificial & Natural Evolution (LANE), Dept of Genetics & Evolution, University of Geneva and SIB (Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics). .

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 21 March 2016, 10:00-11:00

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Strain gradient plasticity: Numerical modeling and fracture assessment

UserMr Emilio Martinez Paneda, PhD candidate at University of Oviedo (Spain).

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockFriday 18 March 2016, 14:00-15:00

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

The v Jastrow factor

UserThomas Whitehead (TCM).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 09 March 2016, 11:40-12:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Seeing the Invisible: Vibrational Imaging for Biology and Medicine

UserProf. Xiaoliang Sunny Xie - Mallinckrodt Professor of Chemistry, Harvard University.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 19 February 2016, 16:00-17:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Single Molecule Enzymology: Transcription against Supercoiling

UserProf. Xiaoliang Sunny Xie - Mallinckrodt Professor of Chemistry, Harvard University.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 18 February 2016, 16:00-17:00

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

The Linnett Lecture - Life at the Single Molecule Level: Single Cell Genomics

UserProf. Xiaoliang Sunny Xie, Mallinckrodt Professor of Chemistry, Harvard University.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 16 February 2016, 16:00-17:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Ultracold dipolar gases with quantum Monte Carlo

UserStefano Giorgini, Università degli Studi di Trento.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 11 February 2016, 14:15-15:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Many-body effects on electron-phonon coupling

UserBartomeu Monserrat (TCM, University of Cambridge and Rutgers University).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 10 February 2016, 11:00-12:00

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Adhesion of Volcanic Ashes in Gas Turbines and Potential Effects on Thermal Barrier Coatings

Please note that this is a Mechanics Colloquium and is in LR4

UserProfessor Bill Clyne, Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR4.

ClockFriday 05 February 2016, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Geometric responses of Quantum Hall systems. Bulk and boundary.

UserAlexander Abanov, Stony Brook University.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 04 February 2016, 14:15-15:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

High-throughput calculation of phase diagrams with nested sampling

UserLivia Bartók-Pártay (Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 03 February 2016, 11:30-12:00

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Nested sampling with Hamiltonian Monte Carlo

UserRobert Baldock (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 03 February 2016, 11:00-11:30

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

The Phase Behavior of Deeply Supercooled Water: a Computational Perspective

Note unusual time

UserPablo Debenedetti (Professor in Engineering and Applied Science and Dean for Research of Princeton University).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 22 January 2016, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Spectral statistics of chaotic many-body systems

Please note unusual time

UserSebastian Müller, University of Bristol.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 21 January 2016, 15:30-16:30

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

Atom Tunnelling as a General Phenomenon in Chemistry: from the Interstellar Medium to Enzymes

UserJohannes Kaestner (Institute for Theoretical Chemistry, University of Stuttgart).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 15 January 2016, 12:00-12:40

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Title to be confirmed

Recipient of RSC Synthetic Organic Chemistry Award.

UserProf Richmond Sarpong, University of California, Berkeley.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 14 January 2016, 16:00-17:00

Chemistry

Catalysts for CO2 reduction: from molecules to solids

UserProf. Marc Fontecave, College de France.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 14 January 2016, 14:30-15:30

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Nature Inspired Manufacturing Workshop

UserRoberto Cingolani, Erwin Reisner, Pierre Emannuel Fayemi, Danilo De Rossi, Carlos Rego.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 15 December 2015, 09:00-13:30

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Nature Inspired Manufacturing Workshop

UserThomas Speck, Ryad Benosman, Carlos Saez, Theresa Millard, Iain Valentine.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 14 December 2015, 14:00-18:30

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

Nanostructures for Energy Conversion: From Metal Oxides to Electroactive Covalent Organic Frameworks

UserProf. Thomas Bein, Department of Chemistry and Center for NanoScience (CeNS), University of Munich (LMU), Germany.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 10 December 2015, 14:30-15:30

Theory - Chemistry Research Interest Group

Disordered Hyperuniform Many-Particle Systems: New States of Amorphous Matter

UserSalvatore Torquato Dept. of Chemistry, Dept. of Physics, Materials Institute and Applied & Computational Mathematics, Princeton University.

HouseDepartment of Chemistry, Cambridge, Pfizer lecture theatre.

ClockMonday 07 December 2015, 16:00-17:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Coupling Spin and Charge Transport in Complex Materials

UserDr Martin Gradhand, University of Bristol.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 03 December 2015, 14:15-15:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

The exact functional of density functional theory

UserDr Aron Cohen, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 02 December 2015, 11:00-12:00

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Emergent parabolic scaling of nano-faceting crystal growth

UserDr Stephen Watson, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Glasgow.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 27 November 2015, 14:00-15:00

Theory of Condensed Matter

Dragons' Den

UserVarious members of TCM.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 26 November 2015, 14:15-15:15

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

The generation of free charges in efficient organic solar cells

UserSamuel Smith (TCM Group, University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 25 November 2015, 11:00-11:40

Materials Chemistry Research Interest Group

The Joint Center for Energy Storage Research (JCESR): New Paradigms for Next Generation Energy Storage

UserProf George Crabtree, Director, Joint Center for Energy Storage Research, Argonne National Laboratory, University of Illinois at Chicago.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 23 November 2015, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Bio- and Micromechanics Seminars

Counting with symmetry for structural mechanics

Please note that this is a Mechanics Colloquium and is in LT2

UserDr Simon Guest, CUED.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LT2.

ClockFriday 20 November 2015, 14:00-15:00

Theoretical Chemistry Informal Seminars

The Exact Functional

UserAron Cohen (University of Cambridge).

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockFriday 13 November 2015, 12:00-12:40

Theory of Condensed Matter

Powerful and deceptive Feynman diagrammatic series

UserEvgeny Kozik, King's College London.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 12 November 2015, 14:15-15:15

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

"Solar Powered CO2-to-Fuel”

UserProfessor Geoffrey Ozin, University of Toronto.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 11 November 2015, 15:30-16:30

Chemistry Departmental-wide lectures

Improving pharmaceutical manufacturability through crystal engineering

UserProfessor Calvin Sun, University of Minnesota.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre.

ClockTuesday 10 November 2015, 15:00-16:00

Chemistry

"Studies at the abiotic-biotic interface"

UserProf. Carole Perry, Nottingham Trent University.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 05 November 2015, 14:30-15:30

Theory of Condensed Matter

Tensor Network Representation of Strongly Correlated States of Matter

Note unusual time / day

UserDidier Poilblanc, Laboratoire de Physique Théorique, IRSAMC, Université Paul Sabatier Toulouse.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 04 November 2015, 14:15-15:15

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