<< Week of July 29 >>

Monday, July 30, 2018

Qigong with Director Eric Siegel

Workshop | July 30 | 10-11 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join UCBG Director, Eric Siegel, for a morning practice in Qigong (pronounced cheegong), a form of meditative exercise with repeated movements, gently stretching the core and limbs and building body awareness.

Free with Garden Admission

  Register online

Materials Discovery using Computational and Data-Driven Approaches

Seminar | July 30 | 1-2 p.m. | Hildebrand Hall, Library Room 100F

 Yousung Jung, Graduate School of EEWS, KAIST

 College of Chemistry

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

BSAC Technology Seminar - Radio Frequency Microsystems for 5G and IoT-Inspired Front End Signal Processing

Seminar | July 31 | 12-1 p.m. | 540 Cory Hall

 Prof. Songbin Gong, Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering

 Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center

5G and IoT have sparked interest in next generation front ends that meet stringent performance, scalability, and power consumption requirements. New RF microsystems that enable signal processing functions with unprecedented performance specifications will be discussed, as well as MEMS resonators, transformers, gyrators, etc. developments, and overcoming bottlenecks to commercialization.

  RSVP online by July 30.

Seminar 217, Risk Management: A Term Structure Model for Dividends and Interest Rates

Seminar | July 31 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

 Speaker: Damir Filipović, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

 Consortium for Data Analytics in Risk

Over the last decade, dividends have become a standalone asset class instead of a mere side product of an equity investment. We introduce a framework based on polynomial jump-diffusions to jointly price the term structures of dividends and interest rates. Prices for dividend futures, bonds, and the dividend paying stock are given in closed form.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Getting Started in Undergraduate Research and Finding a Mentor Workshop

Workshop | August 1 | 4-5 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Leah Carroll, Haas Scholars Program Manager/Advisor, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

 Office of Undergraduate Research

Getting Started in Undergraduate Research

If you are thinking about getting involved in undergraduate research, this workshop is a great place to start! You will get a broad overview of the research opportunities available to undergraduates on campus, and suggestions on how to find them.

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Thursday, August 2, 2018

Mindfulness for Well-Being

Workshop | August 2 | 9:30-10 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Discover more by joining this weekly 30-minute mindfulness group where you will learn a variety of evidence-based practices designed to reduce stress and enhance well-being, all while taking in the beautiful surroundings of the UC Botanical Garden. This group is welcome to all.

Free with Garden admission ($12); Free for UCBG members, UC Berkeley students, staff, and faculty

  Register online

Saturday, August 4, 2018

1+1=11: Risograph Workshop with Tim Belonax

Workshop | August 4 | 12-1:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Join local designer and educator Tim Belonax for an afternoon of creative amplification. In response to Way Bay 2, we’ll be creating postcards on the Art Lab’s Risograph printer that mix phrases and imagery to create new meaning.