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Friday, February 10, 2017

An Introduction to Seed Propagation

Lecture | February 10 | 10-11 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Come learn about seed basics, seed treatment, sowing, and aftercare. After an overview of seed propagation of the Garden Collection, Susan Malisch, Garden Propagator, will share general information and tips for starting your own successful seedlings at home. The workshop includes a hands-on seed activity.

$20, $10 members

  Register online or by calling 510-664-9841, or by emailing gardenprograms@berkeley.edu

Jacobs Design Conversations: Kate Sofis

Lecture | February 10 | 12-1 p.m. | 310 Jacobs Hall

 Kate Sofis

 Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation

SFMade CEO Kate Sofis will speak at Jacobs Hall.

Data Carpentry: Training to Enable More Effective and Reproducible Research

Lecture | February 10 | 1:10-2:30 p.m. | 190 Doe Library

 Berkeley Institute for Data Science

Although petabytes of data are now available, most scientific disciplines are failing to translate this sea of data into scientific advances. The missing step between data collection and research progress is a lack of training for scientists in crucial skills for effectively and reproducibly managing and analyzing large amounts of data. Already faced with a deluge of data, researchers themselves...   More >

On Dwelling in the Linguacene: Where Hypomnesic Monolingualism to Reactionary Multilingualism

Lecture | February 10 | 3-5 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, B-4 (Classroom side)

 David Gramling, Assistant Professor of German Studies, University of Arizona

 Berkeley Language Center


Coordinated Decentralized Optimal Control for Connected and Automated Vehicles

Lecture | February 10 | 4-5 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

 Andreas Malikopoulos, University of Delaware

 Institute of Transportation Studies

Abstract: Recognition of the necessity for connecting vehicles to their surroundings is gaining momentum. In this “new world” of massive amounts of data from vehicles and infrastructure, what we used to model as uncertainty (noise or disturbance) for traffic becomes extra state information in a much higher-dimensional vector. Connected and automated vehicles provide the most intriguing...   More >