<< Tuesday, October 22, 2019 >>

## Tuesday, October 22, 2019

### A Geometric Method of Hoverability Analysis for Multirotor UAVs

Seminar | October 22 | 10 a.m.-11 p.m. | 3110 Etcheverry Hall

Assistant Professor Tatsuya Ibuki, Department of Systems and Control Engineering; Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

Abstract: This talk presents a novel geometric method to investigate what structure of multirotor unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) can achieve stable hovering, i.e., hoverability. The hoverability is indispensable for a multirotor UAV to conduct its task safely, and even when a rotor fails, it should be satisfied to prevent an accident. The proposed geometric method reveals the relationship...   More >

Seminar | October 22 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | 3401 Dwinelle Hall

Mark Devenney, Co-Director of the Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics and Ethics; Principal Lecturer, School of Humanities, University of Brighton, UK

The Program in Critical Theory

Details forthcoming.

### Discovery of a T follicular helper cell subset that drives anaphylactic IgE

Seminar | October 22 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 101 Life Sciences Addition

Stephanie Eisenbarth, Yale University

This seminar is partially sponsored by NIH

### Seminar 217, Risk Management: TBD

Seminar | October 22 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

Speaker: TBD, TBD

### Merck-Banyu Lectureship: Exploring Stable Yet Unusual π-Electron Materials by Making Use of Phosphorus and Sulfur

Seminar | October 22 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall | Canceled

Aiko Fukazawa, Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences

College of Chemistry

The π-conjugated systems are indispensable building blocks in organic chemistry when we aim to attain optical and/or electronic functions with organic compounds. The molecular design of π-conjugated systems with unusual electronic structure and thus optical and/or electronic properties are of increasing importance for both progress of fundamental molecular science and development of...   More >

### BSAC Research Seminar - Prof. Brian T. Cunningham: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory

Seminar | October 22 | 12-1 p.m. | 490 Cory Hall

Prof. Brian T. Cunningham, University of Illinois

### Student Faculty Macro Lunch -

Presentation | October 22 | 12-1 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall

Alain Naef, UCB

Clausen Center

This workshop consists of one-hour informal presentations on topics related to macroeconomics and international finance, broadly defined. The presenters are UC Berkeley PhD students, faculty, and visitors.
** MUST RSVP**

RSVP  by October 18.

### Job Search Your Values at Work

Workshop | October 22 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, "Class of '42" Room

Human Resources

Values contribute to the meaning and satisfaction we find in work. This workshop offers a chance to clarify your highest-priority work related values, and explore avenues for enhancing alignment in your values and your work.

### Wellness/Ergonomic Tips for Self Care at Work (BEUHS668)

Workshop | October 22 | 12:10-1 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Section Club

Greg Ryan, Be Well at Work - Ergonomics; Lindy West, Be Well at Work - Wellness

Be Well at Work - Ergonimics

Learn how to set up your mobile/office workstation with a focus on self-care and explore methods for practicing these positive habits in our fast paced world. Content will include beneficial movement options while working with all your 'devices', recommendations for 'break time', and mindfulness and breathing exercises. Resources available on and off campus will be shared.

Colloquium | October 22 | 12:30-2 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

Dr. Eric Guntermann, UC Berkeley Political Science Department

Colloquium: Election Post-Mortem – Dr. Eric Guntermann, UC-Berkeley
Voting expert Dr. Eric Gunterman will help us dissect the 2019 elections results. Lunch provided. Free, open to all.

### Space Physics Seminar

Seminar | September 17 – December 3, 2019 every Tuesday | 1-2 p.m. | 325 LeConte Hall

Space Sciences Laboratory (SSL)

Workshop | October 22 | 1-2:30 p.m. | 309 Sproul Hall

Rachael Samberg; Timothy Vollmer

Library

This workshop will provide you with a practical workflow for navigating copyright questions and legal considerations for your dissertation or thesis. Whether you’re just starting to write or you’re getting ready to file, you can use this workflow to figure out what you can use, what rights you have, and what it means to share your dissertation online.

### Seminar 218, Psychology and Economics: Loss Aversion and Property Tax Avoidance

Seminar | October 22 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

Peter Jones, University of California, Berkeley

Department of Economics

### Harmonic Analysis and Differential Equations Student Seminar: Wave invariants and inverse spectral theory

Seminar | October 22 | 3:40-5 p.m. | 740 Evans Hall

Amir Vig, UCI & MSRI

Department of Mathematics

The wave trace is a distribution on $\mathbb R$ given by $\sum_{j = 1}^\infty e^{it \lambda_j}$, where $\lambda_j^2$ are the (positive) eigenvalues of the Laplacian on a compact domain. In general, two linear waves can be superimposed to give another solution to the wave equation. When we add up a bunch of waves at different frequencies, the peak singularities appear at points with substantial...   More >

### George C. Pimentel Lecture: Accelerated Reactions in Microdroplets and Thin Films

Seminar | October 22 | 4-5 p.m. | 120 Latimer Hall

Graham Cooks, Department of Chemistry, Purdue University

College of Chemistry

Reactions in small droplets with a gaseous interface are accelerated by orders of magnitude, the increase in rate being inversely dependent on the size of the droplet [1]. Acceleration is driven by the decreased activation energy (due to partial solvation) required for reactions occurring at the solution/gas interface [2], as shown in experiments on levitated droplets [3]. Recent data show that...   More >

### Seminar 281, International Trade and Finance

Seminar | October 22 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall

Timothy J. Kehoe, Professor, University of Minnesota

Department of Economics

### Power and Progress on the Prairie

Colloquium | October 22 | 4-5:30 p.m. |  Shorb House, Latinx Research Center

Tom Biolsi, Professor of Ethnic Studies, UC Berkeley

This talk will be based on Prof. Biolsi’s recently published book, Power and Progress on the Prairie, which traces the history of “modernization,” “improvement,” or “progress” on Rosebud Reservation. The central question of the book is how ideas about making things “better” were invented and applied to the people—both Indian and white—and the land.

### Natural Perfume Workshop with Jessica Hannah

Workshop | October 22 | 6-8 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

Botanical Garden

Join us for this two hour beginners natural perfume workshop. You'll learn about the history and art of natural perfumes. You will create a formula with oils from around the world, including Italian bergamot, Haitian vetiver, Bulgarian rose, and more.

Beginner Natural Perfume Workshop Includes:
15 natural essential oils and absolutes to sample
Your formula blended into a .25 oz...   More >

$85 /$75 UCBG Members