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Interdisciplinary Science, Engineering and Health Science Seminars

Swenson College encourages an exchange of ideas and collaboration between disciplines at UMD. Anyone organizing a seminar that would like to include it in this list for improved exposure and attendance, contact Nancy Kienzle at scse@d.umn.edu or 218-726-6397.

Seminars for the week of April 23-27, 2018

Monday, April 23

"Response of the Deep Chlorophyll Maximum in Lake Superior to Changing Temperatures"
Presented by Kait Reinl, Graduate Student, Large Lakes Observatory
3:00 p.m. in Room RLB200
Hosted by Dr. Sergei Katsev, Large Lake Observatory, skatsev@d.umn.edu, 218-726-6057

Tuesday, April 24

"Artificial Gut Simulator for Simultaneous Evaluation of Dissolution and Absorption of Super-Saturating Drug Formulations"
Presented by Krutika Harish Jain, Graduate Student
3:00 p.m. in Moos 5-125 (Please notify Katie James, 612-624-5153, kmjames@umn.edu, if attending from Duluth to ensure an ITV connection is made.)
Hosted by Pharmaceutics Seminar Series

Wednesday, April 25

"Energy Harvesting from Tristable Oscillators Under Random Excitation"
Presented by Samsul Mahmood, MSME Graduate Student
12:00 Noon in Montague 80
Hosted by Dr. PS Dhanasekaran, Assistant Professor, MIE, pdhanase@d.umn.edu, 218-726-6207

"Development and Characterization of New Composite Material for 3D Printing Additive Manufacturing"
Presented by Nabeel Ahmad, MSME Graduate Student
12:00 Noon in Montague 80
Hosted by Dr. PS Dhanasekaran, Assistant Professor, MIE, pdhanase@d.umn.edu, 218-726-6207

"Intrinsic Plasticity and Engram Formation in Neural Circuits"
Presented by Dr. Christian Hansel, Professor, Department of Neurobiology, University of Chicago
3:30 p.m. in SMed 130  (Also available by UMN WebEx Connection: https://z.umn.edu/ahchansel18,  Meeting #: 743 977 686)
Hosted by Dr. Yi-Mei (Amy) Yang, Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Medical School Duluth

Thursday, April 26

"Pharmacy Analytics"
Presented by Margaret Arts, PhD., from Optum, and Shannon Reidt, Adjunct Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Care and Health Systems
3:30 p.m - 5:00 p.m. in 165 LSci
Hosted by Social and Administrative Pharmacy (SAPh) Seminar Series

Friday, April 27

"Microtubule Mechanics"
Presented by Taviare Hawkins, Associate Professor, Physics  Dept, University of Wisconsin La Crosse
3:00 p.m. in Solon Campus Center 120
Hosted by Physics & Astronomy Department, smkelly@d.umn.edu

"Visual Sensitivity, Behavior, and Habitat of Select North American Fishes"
Presented by Trevor Keyler, PhD Candidate, University of MN Duluth
3:15 p.m.in 185 LSci     
Hosted by Dr. Tedy Ozersky, Biology Department, tozersky@d.umn.edu, 726-7492

Civil Engineering is announcing four seminars beginning at Noon, provided by graduate students as follows:

"Quality Control of Grouting for Post-Tensioned Tendons"
Presented by Jacob Bray, MSc Student, Department of Civil Engineering, UMD
12:00 -12:10 in SCiv 161 (Soil and Rock Lab)

"Flexural Performance of Nail Laminated Timber Crane Mats"
Presented by Ethan Herberg, MSc Student, Department of Civil Engineering, UMD
12:10-12:20 p.m. in SCiv 161 (Soil and Rock Lab)

"Anchorage of Epoxy-Coated Rebar Using Chemical Adhesives"
Presented by Connor Mills, MSc Student , Department of Civil Engineering, UMD
12:20-12:30 p.m. in SCiv 161 (Soil and Rock Lab)

"Deterioration of Reinforced Concrete Bridge Decks"
Presented by Cori Treat, MSc Student, Department of Civil Engineering, UMD
12:30-12:40 p.m. in SCiv 161 (Soil and Rock Lab)