Toward a Simulation-Based Qualification Paradigm for Metal Additive Manufacturing: Support Design for Residual Stress and Process-Grain Structure Modeling: SEMM Seminar
Lecture | September 23 | 12-1 p.m. | 502 Davis Hall
Albert C. To, Ph.D. Professor, University of Pittsburgh
This seminar will present recent advances in models and methods developed for achieving a simulation-based qualification paradigm for laser-based metal additive manufacturing (AM).
Lecture | September 23 | 1:30-2:30 p.m. | 190 Doe Library
Full details about this meeting will be posted here: https://bids.berkeley.edu/events.
Experiencing Community: Residential Life Under the lnka Empire in Huarochirí (Lima, Peru): Anthropology 290 Series
Lecture | September 23 | 2-4 p.m. | Kroeber Hall, 221 (Gifford Room)
I discuss how lnka imperialism was experienced by a small Andean community in the Peruvian Highlands. I argue that lnka imperialism in Huarochiri built upon existing local practices and rituals, as well as the appropriation and redefinition of community organization.
Lecture | September 23 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | 210 South Hall
Michelle R. Carney
As AI and ML shape technology, how do we ensure that products are designed by and for people?
Lecture | September 23 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | 202 South Hall
Can conversational dynamics â the nature of the back and forth between people â predict outcomes of social interactions?Â This talk will describe efforts on developing an artificial intuition about ongoing conversations, by modeling the subtle pragmatic and rhetorical choices of the participants.
The resulting framework distills emerging conversational patterns that can point to the... More >
Lecture | September 23 | 5 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Oyungerel Tsedevdamba; Jeffrey L. Falt
Brian Baumann, UC Berkeley
"The Green-Eyed Lama" (2008) is an award-winning and best-selling novel written by Oyungerel Tsedevdambaand Jeff Falt. Originally published in Mongolian, the book chronicles the romance between Sendmaa, a young belle in the countryside, and Baasan, a monk in the lamasery, as they try to cope with the turmoil of political purges, terrible massacres and mass executions of thousands of innocent lamas... More >
Lecture | September 23 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Marisa Morán Jahn
Presented by the Berkeley Center for New Media
Marisa Morán Jahn, Artist, Cambridge, MA and New York, NY
In her talk, artist Marisa Morán Jahn weaves together her interest in creative technology as myth-making and her practice of codesigning with and for historically underserved communities (specifically low-wage workers, immigrants, youth, and women). She draws from her background as an... More >
Lecture | September 24 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)
Lawrence Cohen, Professor in Anthropology and South and Southeast Asian Studies and the co-director of the Medical Anthropology Program
A talk by Dr. Rebecca Whittington on an understudied aspect of modern South Asian literature: the representation of dialect and colloquial language.
Lecture | September 24 | 6-7 p.m. | N270 Chou Hall
Today, the Hydro Flask is one of the most used water bottles around the world, with its application of vacuum technology to an everyday, durable, and visually appealing product. During his talk, Travis will walk through his experience with the company and provide his insights for young entrepreneurs.
Hydro Flask, a maker of double-wall vacuum insulated stainless steel water... More >
Townsend Book Chat with Michael Lucey: Someone: The Pragmatics of Misfit Sexualities, from Colette to Hervé Guibert
Lecture | September 25 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens
Imagine trying to tell someone something about yourself and your desires for which there are no words. Lucey examines characters from 20th-century French literary texts whose sexual forms prove difficult to conceptualize or represent.
Lecture | September 25 | 12-1 p.m. | 254 Barrows Hall
Beatrice Baragli, Visiting Scholar, Near Eastern Studies
The Sumerian Kiutu incantation-prayers addressed to the sun god Utu constitute a small genre of roughly 20 texts, but which includes compositions that are very different from each other. Since these texts were categorized as such according to ancient criteria, the modern reader would face the following question: Why were so different texts labeled in the same way? This talk will analyze the... More >
Floods, droughts, and salmon-supporting vs cyanobacterial food webs in California North Coast rivers
Lecture | September 25 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility)
Mary Power, Professor, Integrative Biology
About the Speaker:
Mary Power's research interests center on river food webs. She has studied interactions among fish, birds, invertebrates, and algae in temperate and tropical rivers, and has a particular interest in how attributes of species affect food web structure and dynamics, and how strengths of these interactions change under different environmental regimes. Her team has studied, for... More >
Heather Boushey | Unbound: How Inequality Constricts Our Economy and What We Can Do about It: IRLE Speaker Series
Lecture | September 25 | 4-6 p.m. | 2521 Channing Way (Inst. for Res. on Labor & Employment)
Heather Boushey, Washington Center for Equitable Growth
Do we have to choose between equality and prosperity? Heather Boushey insists that rising inequality actually undermines growth. She will discuss how we can preserve the best of our nations economic and political traditions by pursuing policies that reduce inequalityand by doing so, boost broadly shared economic growth.
Lecture | September 25 | 4-5 p.m. | 2334 Bowditch (Center for Latin American Studies) | Canceled
Harley Shaiken, Director, UC Berkeley, Center for Latin American Studies
March 1932 was not a good time to come to Detroit. Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo arrived in the city in the midst of a plummeting economy and social upheaval. The artists painted during grim economic times, yet Riveras dream of a popular international art has found an enthusiastic new audience, and Kahlo has become iconic throughout the world. In this talk, Harley Shaiken will explore the ways in... More >
Join UC Berkeley Master of Engineering students for an executive speaker series with leaders from different technology industries. The technology industry forms a vital part of the Northern California economy and these sessions provide an opportunity to deepen your understanding and connections. Engage with innovative leaders from top companies, deepen your industry and functional knowledge and... More >
Research Transparency and Reproducibility in Economics and Beyond: UC Berkeley Economics Departmental Seminar
Lecture | September 25 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center
Ted Miguel, UC Berkeley Economics
Full details about this lecture are posted here: https://bids.berkeley.edu/events/research-transparency-reproducibility-economics-and-beyond
Lecture | September 25 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Hearst Museum of Anthropology
Dr. Beau Kilmer, RAND Corporation; Dr. Ann A. Laudati, UC Berkeley
Two leading experts will speak about the economic and social implications of a growing global cannabis industry.
The Distinguished Lecture in Astronomy: From Spinning Black Holes to Exploding Stars: New Views on the Energetic Universe
Lecture | September 25 | 6:30-7:45 p.m. | 105 Stanley Hall
Fiona A. Harrison, Benjamin M. Rosen Professor of Physics, Caltech
Using space-based telescopes that image the cosmos in high energy radiation, Professor Harrison is exploring the densest, hottest, and most energetic regions in the Universe. These observatories are helping us to understand how black holes grow, how the elements that make up life are forged in extreme environments, and how matter behave in conditions beyond any we can create on Earth.
Lecture | September 26 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Melodie Yashar, design architect, researcher, cofounder of SEArch+
Melodie Yashar shares insights from her work as a design architect, researcher, and cofounder of Space Exploration Architecture (SEArch+), a group building upon a ten-year portfolio of academic space research and practice developing human-supporting concepts for space exploration. In 2015 SEArch+ was awarded the top prize in... More >
Lecture | September 26 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall
Monica White, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Freedom Farmers: Agricultural Resistance and the Black Freedom Movement revises the historical narrative of African American resistance and breaks new ground by including the work, roles, and contributions of southern Black farmers and the organizations they formed. The book traces the origins of Black farmers organizations to the late 1800s, emphasizing their activities during the... More >
The Patrick Finelli Keynote Speaker Series presents Joseph Roach | The Temptations of Goodness: Brechts Enlightenment
Lecture | September 26 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, Maude Fife Room, Room 315
Joseph Roach, Professor Emeritus of Theater and English, Yale University
Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies, Department of English, The Patrick Finelli Keynote Speaker Series Fund
The Patrick Finelli Keynote Speaker Series presents "The Temptations of Goodness: Brechts Enlightenment," a talk by Joseph Roach.
Lecture | September 26 | 5-7 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, First Floor Colloquia
Vaccine-preventable diseases are at the forefront of public health debates in 2019. The U.S. Centers for Prevention and Disease Control recently reported that the current measles outbreak the worst in the United States in 25 years has spread to 1,022 cases in 28 states since September 2018. More than 50 patients have been in California, but most have been in New York State. Recent laws and... More >
Lecture | September 27 | 12 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
Seth Lerer, Distinguished Professor of Literature at UC San Diego, examines how cross-hatching the controlled marking of parallel lines became the great technique through which visual artists of the early modern era discovered the representation of physical and emotional reality.
Roving Revolutionaries: Armenians and Connected Revolutions in the Russian, Iranian, and Ottoman Worlds
Lecture | September 27 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 270 Stephens Hall
Three of the formative revolutions that shook the early twentieth-century world occurred almost simultaneously in regions bordering each other. Though the Russian, Iranian, and Young Turk Revolutions all exploded between 1904 and 1911, they have never been studied through their linkages until now. Roving Revolutionaries probes the interconnected aspects of these three revolutions through the... More >
Lecture | September 27 | 12-1 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium, 3rd floor
Society of Women Engineers, UC Berkeley College of Engiennering
Business leader, Grammy-nominated artist, and humanitarian Chandrika Tandon will discuss the importance of defying conventions in "Breaking Boundaries," a conversation with College of Engineering Dean Tsu-Jae King Liu.
Chandrika was the first Indian-American woman elected to Partner at McKinsey and Company and the Founder of Tandon Capital. She is a recognized leader in the worlds of business,... More >
Jupyter Berkeley Seminar: Using Jupyter at scale within an enterprise: 10,000 users, 10,000 notebooks
Lecture | September 27 | 1-2 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall
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