Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Presentation | May 8 | 9-11:30 a.m. | 490 Cory Hall
Daniel Contreras, EECS
Dissertation talk on walking silicon microrobots
Seminar | May 8 | 9-9:30 a.m. | Barrows Hall, Radio Broadcast, ON-AIR ONLY, 90.7 FM
Marianne Kaletzky, Department of Comparative Literature; Andrew Saintsing, Department of Integrative Biology
Tune in for another exciting episode of The Graduates as we speak with Marianne Kaletzky about the novel 2666 by Roberto Bolaño. Marianne is a PhD candidate in the Department of Comparative Literature. Her dissertation promotes the value of distraction in cultivating complex thought. In the interview, Marianne and I discuss the purpose of literature and address difficulties that prevent people... More >
Workshop | May 8 | 9:30-11:30 a.m. | UC Botanical Garden
Join Birds of Berkeley author, Oliver James, for a bird walk in the Garden. Birds of Berkeley is a full-color field guide to 25 birds easily found in Berkeley proves that even the citys avian residents are a little quirky. Copies of his book will be available for sale and signing.
$20, $18 UCBG members, Free for UC Students, Faculty, and Staff
Dissertation Talk: Energy-efficient and High-bandwidth Density Monolithic Optical Transceivers in Advanced CMOS Processes
Seminar | May 8 | 10-11 a.m. | 521 Cory Hall
Sajjad Moazeni, EECS
Dissertation talk by Sajjad Moazeni (Advisor: Prof. Vladimir Stojanovic)
Todays conventional cloud computing and mobile platforms have been challenged by the advent of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT). The performance and diversity requirements of these applications demand the shift towards hyper-scale datacenters, Exascale high-performance computing (HPC),... More >
Seminar | May 8 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall
The lipid phosphatase PTEN is a key tumor suppressor gene that regulates the level of the phospholipid PIP3 in cells, opposing the action of PI3-kinase. Rising PIP3 promotes cancer cell growth by stimulating Akt protein kinase activity. PTEN function is modulated by phosphorylation and the ubiquitin ligase WWP2. We will discuss our progress on understanding the mechanisms of regulation of PTEN,... More >
Seminar | May 8 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 101 Life Sciences Addition
Kenneth Cadwell, Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine, Department of Microbiology, New York University School of Medicine
This seminar is partially sponsored by NIH
Workshop | May 8 | 12-1 p.m. | Alumni House
Robin Reshwan, CS Advising
Join Cal Alumni Association and host Robin Reshwan to learn how to enhance your LinkedIn profile so employers and recruiters reach out to you.
Presentation | May 8 | 3-4 p.m. | 540AB Cory Hall
Roel Dobbe, EECS
How can we integrate data-driven techniques to improve and extend the capabilities of existing critical infrastructure, while safeguarding important values such as safety or privacy? In this dissertation, this question forms the driver for modernizing electric distribution networks to deal with higher levels of renewable generation and electrification.
Seminar | May 8 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall
David Chan, Stanford School of Medicine
Conference/Symposium | May 8 | 7:30-10 p.m. | Saroyan Hall, Krouzian-Zekarian-Vasbouragan Armenian School
825 Brotherhood Way, San Francisco, CA 94132
--Dr. George Bournoutian (Iona College)
The Transformation of the Erevan Province into the Armenian Republic.
--Dr. Amaduni Virabyan (Director of the National Archives of Armenia).
Socioeconomic Conditions during the First Armenian Republic. (in Armenian)
--Dr. Ashot Melkonyan (Director of the Institute of History of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of... More >